You performed a search for: Organization / Program Name(s): Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch, St Catharines - Page St, Administration

There are 4 record(s) that match your criteria.

[  Print Version (New Window) ]

Group Community Access Volunteer   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch, St Catharines - Page St, Administration
The Community Engagement Program provides support to individuals experiencing mental health issues through various social/leisure and recreational activities out in the community. 
 
Position Summary: 
 
Trained volunteers will provide group outings and workshops to those experiencing mental illness. The Volunteer will create an environment where clients can actively engage and learn about various social, leisure and recreational activities. The objective is to promote, support and/or encourage independence the areas of social, leisure and recreational skills, working with the Case Manager (CM) and client’s pre-stated goals. This role is non-clinical. 
 
Essential Job Functions:  
• Provide group support to clients out in the community to enhance in the development of social, recreational and leisure skills 
• Engage in various activities including: gardening, music, arts and crafts, yoga, cooking/nutrition, physical fitness/recreational activities, sports, etc.  
• Develop ice breakers to encourage participation between clients 
• Receive feedback from clients using evaluation forms 
• Consult with professional program staff (CM) as needed and maintain communication on a monthly basis (minimum) with Volunteer Coordinator 
• Provide encouragement and support to client in reaching program goals 
• May provide some life skills coaching at the direction of the professional program staff (taking bus, home organization etc.) 
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of client partner outside of reporting responsibilities with professional staff 
• Develop case notes after each group outing/workshop 
• Log hours and mileage 
 
Essential Job Requirements: 
• Able to provide support and encouragement to people experiencing mental health issues to enhance their quality of life  
• Minimum age of 18 
• Willing to: 
- Provide application information and participate in a selection interview 
- Participate in volunteer orientation and ongoing training sessions specific to role 
- Participate in match closure meeting at end of commitment 
- Submit to a police records check 
- Provide the names of two credible references 
- Participate in an evaluation meeting 
- Sign a confidentiality statement 
- Background in social service field and those with lived experience an asset
Bingo Volunteer   Fort Erie  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake 
Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch, St Catharines - Page St, Administration
Niagara Falls, Fort Erie
Are you passionate about mental health and would like to give back to your community?  
Are you 1-2 times a month in Niagara Falls or Fort Erie? 
 
We need you! This volunteer position involves greeting customers and promoting services at CMHA at the Bingo. This position is essential as money raised goes directly to our programming, such as counselling, at CMHA.  
 
You can make a difference in as little as two hours a month. We provide training and a supportive atmosphere. Must be over 18 years of age to volunteer and we ask for a year-long commitment.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Individual Community Access Volunteer   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch, St Catharines - Page St, Administration
Niagara Region
The Community Engagement Program provides support to individuals experiencing mental health issues through various social/leisure and recreational activities out in the community.  
 
TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: 
http://cmhaniagara.ca/volunteer/ 
 
 
Position Summary: 
 
Trained volunteers will be matched on a one-to-one basis with people living in the community who are recovering from mental illness. The volunteer will meet regularly with the client(s) out in the community to facilitate social and community connections. The objective is to promote, support and/or encourage independence the areas of social, leisure and recreational skills, working with the Case Manager (CM) and client’s pre-stated goals. This role is non-clinical.  
 
Essential Job Functions:  
• Develop a friendly, supportive relationship with selected client partner to assist in their development in social, leisure and recreational skills 
• Work cooperatively with the client partner and professional staff to identify areas of common interest and plan activities 
• Engage in various activities including: gardening, music, arts and crafts, yoga, cooking/nutrition, physical fitness/recreational activities, sports, etc.  
• Consult with professional program staff (CM) as needed and maintain communication on a monthly basis (minimum) with Volunteer Coordinator 
• Provide encouragement and support to client in reaching program goals 
• May provide some life skills coaching at the direction of the professional program staff (taking bus, home organization etc.) 
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of client partner outside of reporting responsibilities with professional staff 
• Develop case notes after each meeting with client partner 
• Log hours and mileage 
 
Essential Job Requirements: 
• Able to provide support and encouragement to people experiencing mental health issues to enhance their quality of life  
• Minimum age of 18 
• Willing to: 
- Provide application information and participate in a selection interview 
- Participate in volunteer orientation and ongoing training sessions specific to role 
- Participate in match closure meeting at end of commitment 
- Submit to a police records check 
- Provide the names of two credible references 
- Participate in an evaluation meeting 
- Sign a confidentiality statement 
- Background in social service field and those with lived experience an asset
Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch, St Catharines - Page St, Administration
St. Catharines office, Wellington St
The Social Connections Program provides support to clients who are socially isolated.  
 
TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: 
http://cmhaniagara.ca/volunteer/ 
 
Position Summary: 
 
Trained volunteers will provide social interaction to those with mental illness. The Volunteer will meet regularly with the client(s) via telephone, Skype or email to encourage social connections. The objective is to promote, support and/or encourage independence the area of social skills while providing a listening ear to the concerns of the client. This role is non-clinical. 
 
Essential Job Functions:  
• Speak with clients on a weekly/biweekly basis to encourage social skills and/or to assist the client while on the waitlist for services at CMHA 
• Actively listen to client to develop a friendly, supportive relationship  
• Speak with client about various topics depending on their needs (social, leisure, etc.) 
• Provide encouragement and support to client in reaching program goals 
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of client outside of reporting responsibilities with professional staff 
• Develop case notes after each meeting with client  
• Log hours and mileage 
 
Essential Job Requirements: 
• Able to provide support and encouragement to people experiencing mental health issues to enhance their quality of life  
• Minimum age of 18 
• Willing to: 
- Provide application information and participate in a selection interview 
- Participate in volunteer orientation and ongoing training sessions specific to role 
- Participate in match closure meeting at end of commitment 
- Submit to a police records check 
- Provide the names of two credible references 
- Participate in an evaluation meeting 
- Sign a confidentiality statement 
- Background in social service field and those with lived experience an asset