CMHA is a great place to work! We have a positive and fair workplace culture, where staff are provided with opportunities for learning and advancement. We are also big believers in wellness and work-life balance.
If you care about mental illness and mental health and you have the right skills, then CMHA may be the place for you.
Current job opportunities are posted below. You may also be interested in our volunteer opportunities.
The Family Peer Supporter and Navigator will work as a member of the Integrated Youth Services Centre and will utilize their own lived experience of mental health or substance use challenges in the provision of peer-based mentoring and support of families who utilize the services of the Youth Centre. The Family Peer Support and Navigator will work with families by offering navigation, information and support, and promote family participation in programs through fostering the development of relationships based on respect with families, youth, and service providers.
The Balancing Bipolar Peer Supporter functions as a positive role model to clients with bipolar disorder; demonstrating competency in personal recovery and use of evidence-based self-management strategies. They provide clients in inpatient or outpatient settings with resources, support and advocacy from a consumer perspective. The Balancing Bipolar Peer Supporter performs varied tasks to assist clients in re-establishing connection within their community and self-determination in their recovery process.
Working out of the Kelty Dennehy Mental Health Resource Centre (KDMHRC) the Community Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator supports individuals in learning about mental health, develops public education events, coordinates CMHA NWV volunteers and engages community groups and agencies to develop capacity and resiliency relative to mental health literacy and decreasing stigma. The Community Engagement Coordinator ensures the KDMHRC is accessible and supportive to diverse communities and promotes the Centre as a venue for self-help and mutual help groups and other activities that fulfill the vision of the KDMHRC.
We are seeking Residential Mental Health Workers with a passion for the wellbeing of others to assist residents living with mental health challenges and other chronic health conditions. The Residential Mental Health Worker dispenses medication, prepares meals and coaches residents in daily activities which may include accompanying individuals to medical appointments, volunteer shifts and exercise programs. Our residents are responsible for their own personal hygiene. The ideal candidate has experience in a harm reduction setting, an understanding of psychosocial rehabilitation and can build professional rapport with residents in a manner that maintains and respects the spirit, dignity and inclusivity and individuality of others in a 7 bed supportive home