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CMHA-ER
Posted August 19, 2109

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Position: Help Lines Support Worker
Terms: Permanent Full-time (2 positions available)
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 15:00-22:30 – Sunday – Thursday 17:00-00:30
APPLY: submit CV & cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | Note: On your application please indicate the shift time you are applying for.
About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.
Abstract: Reporting to the Help Lines Supervisors, the Help Lines Support Worker is responsible for coordinating and assisting with the activities necessary for effective program delivery in the Distress Line. The Distress Line is a 24 hr line that helps people in crisis who may be feeling overwhelmed, experiencing abuse or contemplating suicide get emotional support, crisis intervention and connection to resources. The position duties include supervising/overseeing the performance of volunteers who answer Distress Line calls and arranging for emotional and practical support for the volunteers as may be required. The Help Lines Support Worker will also undertake activities related to orientation, retention, evaluation, training and recognition for Distress Line Program volunteers.
Qualifications/Experience: Related post-secondary Diploma or relevant course work (in a Social Science preferred) · Frontline experience on a Distress Line or in another similar role is required · Experience supervising volunteers is an asset · Successful Completion of Gender Based Analysis + Training and Brain Story Certification are an asset · Successful attainment and maintenance of: Information and Referral Specialist Certificate; Crisis Worker Certificate. Acceptable attainment & maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check.
Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including excellent telephone skills to ensure callers’ needs are determined and met · Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment, deal with difficult situations and respond in a composed manner · Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients · Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness & recovery; information|referral services; and crisis intervention · Ability to work independently and in a team environment · Ability to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively · Organizational, time management and problem solving skills · Demonstrated abilities and initiative in completing tasks and projects · Ability to provide constructive and positive feedback to others and be able to accept the same · Ability to be empathetic, assertive and non-judgmental when assisting clients · Keyboarding skills & the ability to effectively use MS Office + other program software. –

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CMHA-ER
Posted August 3, 2109

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Position: Advocacy and Wayfinding Coordinator
Terms: Permanent Full-time
Closing Date: August 19, 2019
About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.
Abstract: Reporting to the Manager, Crisis and Navigation Support Services, the Advocacy and Wayfinding Coordinator is responsible for providing individual advocacy support and advocacy education to people living with mental illness, their family members and significant others. This position supports mental health recovery by assisting individuals with system navigation along with locating and accessing information and resources. It enhances the ability of people with lived experience of mental illness to advocate on their own behalf. For the larger community, the Advocacy and Wayfinding Coordinator acts as a resource for information and referral services, works with others to constructively identify system limitations and generate creative solutions while developing and maintaining networks with community contacts. The position liaises with community agencies and other stakeholders to support Advocacy and Wayfinding and CMHA-Edmonton initiatives and provides information on services offered through presentations and discussions.
Qualifications/Experience: • Post-secondary Diploma in a related Human Services program (Degree preferred) • Minimum of 3 years of recent community mental health and case management experience • Current registration with a professional body (as appropriate) • Successful attainment and maintenance of: Information and Referral Specialist Certificate | Crisis Worker Certificate • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector search and Child Welfare Intervention Services Check • Successful Completion of Gender Based Analysis + Training and Brain Story Certification are an asset.
Skills/Abilities: • Strong interpersonal, verbal|written communication skills • Ability to set boundaries with clients, deal with difficult situations & respond in a composed manner • Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients • Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness and recovery; information and referral services; and crisis intervention • Knowledge and skills of advocacy, empowerment, and mental health recovery principles • Knowledge of and abilities to access and utilize mental health resources and networks • Ability to work independently, set priorities, meet deadlines and allocate time and resources effectively • Organizational and problem solving skills • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations • Skills and abilities in making presentations, group facilitation and networking • Skills in program development, evaluation, and research.
TO APPLY: submit CV|cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

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CMHA-ER
Posted July 17, 2019

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Position: Community Resource Specialist
Terms: Contract Full Time – 6 month Contract
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
TO APPLY > Submit cover letter|resume in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.
Position Abstract: Reporting to the Team Lead, 211, the Community Resource Specialist will provide assistance to individuals contacting the 211 information and referral line through phone calls, emails and/or online chat services. 211 is a 24hour information and referral line that helps people connect to non-emergency social, health and government services. The position provides information, assistance and liaison to people calling the 211 line; gathers statistics for reporting; and assists in various ways with the activities of the Information and Referral Program. The Community Resource Specialist provides information directly for those individuals who know what they need, and utilizes questioning/probing skills to determine the needs of individuals who don’t specifically know what they are looking for.
Qualifications|Experience: Completion of Grade 12 (related post-secondary Diploma or relevant course work in a Social Science preferred) • Frontline experience on a Distress Line or in another client support role is required • Successful Completion of Gender Based Analysis + Training and Brain Story Certification are an asset • Successful attainment and maintenance of: Information and Referral Specialist Certificate and Crisis Worker Certificate • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check & an Intervention Record Check.
Skills|Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills • Excellent telephone skills, including questioning, probing and/or interviewing abilities, to ensure individuals’ needs are being determined and appropriately met • Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment, deal with difficult situations and respond in a composed manner • Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients • Ability to work independently and in a team environment • Ability to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively • Organizational, time management and problem solving skills • Demonstrated abilities and initiative in completing tasks and projects • Ability to provide constructive and positive feedback to others and be able to accept the same • Ability to be empathetic and non-judgmental when assisting clients • Keyboarding skills and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office and other program software.

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CMHA-ER
Posted July 17, 2019

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Position: Community Resource Specialist – Database Curator (CRS-DC)
Terms: Permanent Full-Time
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Salary/Wage: $41,061.00 - $55,654.00
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
TO APPLY > Submit cover letter|resume in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.
Position Abstract: Reporting to the Team Lead, 211 Community Resource Database, the Community Resource Specialist – Database Curator (CRS-DC) will work remotely and is responsible for implementing activities relevant to the expansion of 211 services across Alberta, including visiting or connecting with organizations in new service areas and adding new listings to the 211 database of community resources. 211 is a 24-hour information and referral line that connects people to community services such as non-emergency social, health and government services. The position is part of a team that manages the information and referral data utilized by 211, while ensuring adherence to required AIRS accreditation standards. The CRS-DC identifies and researches new and updated community services information to respond to the changing needs and resources of communities in Alberta.
Qualifications|Experience: Related post-secondary diploma or bachelor’s degree preferred • Minimum 1 year of experience in a data entry/administrative support role that included proof-reading, editing documents or records management and/or experience developing relationships with community organizations and stakeholders • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License or equivalent • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check • Successful Completion of Gender Based Analysis + Training and Brain Story Certification are an asset • Knowledge of database principles, including taxonomy, is an asset.
Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills • Ability to proof read materials in different formats and utilize editing skills to make information clear & concise • Ability to work independently, set priorities and meet deadlines in a stressful environment • Organizational and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail, a high degree of accuracy, and excellent time management skills • Ability to maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with other staff & volunteers • Ability to liaise effectively with community agencies and maintain good relationships • Ability to research, assimilate, organize, analyze and summarize information • Typing skills and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office and other program software • Ability to work independently and in a team environment • Ability to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively • Organizational, time management and problem solving skills • Demonstrated initiative in completing tasks and projects • Ability to provide constructive and positive feedback to others and be able to accept the same.

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ERIEC
Posted June 20, 2019

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Position: Connector Program Coordinator
Terms: Full-time
Location: Edmonton, AB
Hours: 9am – 5pm
Closing Date: 5pm, Tuesday, July 2nd 2019
TO APPLY: Email your CV/cover letter in confidence to the Hiring Committee at: info@eriec.ca | Note: Only those applicants invited to an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in ERIEC.
Context: The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) addresses issues of labour market integration for internationally trained professionals. ERIEC is dedicated to implementing innovative, high-impact strategies and initiatives for increasing the number of skilled immigrants employed to their full potential in Edmonton. The Connector Program Coordinator is responsible for administering the Edmonton Connector Program and assisting with the other three ERIEC networking programs: Smart Connections, Speed Career Networking and Edmonton Global Talent Conference.
Responsibilities: Administer the Connector Program under the leadership of the Networking Programs Director and the Executive Director; Assess clients to identify their eligibility to enroll in ERIEC networking programs; Meet with clients, review their profile, determine client educational|career goals, ensure the job readiness of the client, provide labour market information, make selection for participation & match to the first Connector; Manage the program dBase and ensure accuracy, integrity|timely entry of data; Organize, implement and evaluate programs and events including events related to bridging employers and skilled immigrants; Deliver presentations on the program to internationally educated professionals, staff booths and events to promote ERIEC programs; Assist with ERIEC social media initiatives.
Qualifications: Post-secondary education in business, education or social sciences or related field (equivalencies considered); 3+ years of related experience; Demonstrated experience in project facilitation and evaluation, event coordination; Knowledge of skilled immigrant labour market access issues; Excellent organizational, time-management, presentation, communication (both verbal|written), interpersonal skills and flexibility to respond to changing priorities; Strong competences in computer applications (MS Office Suite).

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CMHA-ER
Posted June 18, 2019

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Position: Help Lines Support Worker
Position Type: Permanent Full-time
Closing Date: June 28, 2019
TO APPLY: Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness|understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.
Position Abstract: Reporting to the Help Lines Supervisors, the Help Lines Support Worker is responsible for coordinating and assisting with the activities necessary for effective program delivery in the Distress Line. The Distress Line is a 24 hr line that helps people in crisis who may be feeling overwhelmed, experiencing abuse or contemplating suicide get emotional support, crisis intervention and connection to resources. The position duties include supervising/overseeing the performance of volunteers who answer Distress Line calls and arranging for emotional and practical support for the volunteers as may be required. The Help Lines Support Worker will also undertake activities related to orientation, retention, evaluation, training and recognition for Distress Line Program volunteers.
Qualifications/Experience: Related post-secondary Diploma or relevant course work (in a Social Science preferred) • Frontline experience on a Distress Line or in another similar role is required • Experience supervising volunteers is an asset • Successful Completion of Gender Based Analysis + Training and Brain Story Certification are an asset • Successful attainment and maintenance of: Information and Referral Specialist Certificate & Crisis Worker Certificate • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check.
Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal|written communication skills, including excellent telephone skills to ensure callers’ needs are determined and met • Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment, deal with difficult situations and respond in a composed manner • Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients • Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness & recovery; information|referral services; crisis intervention • Ability to work independently & in a team environment • Ability to set priorities & allocate time|resources effectively • Organizational, time management and problem solving skills • Demonstrated abilities and initiative in completing tasks and projects • Ability to provide constructive and positive feedback to others and be able to accept the same • Ability to be empathetic, assertive and non-judgmental when assisting clients • Keyboarding skills and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office and other program software.

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CMHA-ER
Posted June 13, 2019

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Position: Resource Development Summer Student
Position Type: Summer Student
Closing Date: Position remains open until a suitable candidate is found
TO APPLY: submit CV/cover letter ion confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca
About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.
Abstract: Reporting to the Executive Assistant and Director Resource Development, the Resource Development Summer Student is responsible for providing administrative support, planning and executing activities in the Resource Development area of the Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton. Specific duties performed may include: planning, executing and providing administrative and promotional support to special events and campaigns; providing acknowledgment letters; and the provision of administrative/coordination support for third party events. The Resource Development Summer Student will also work with and support social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook to promote and market agency and third party events. It will liaise with the public, stakeholders and external organizations in relation to agency events and activities, and maintain good public relations.
Qualifications/Experience: Post-secondary student (2nd or 3rd year preferred) in a related field • Previous experience with various social media applications is required • Previous experience in the non-profit sector in a paid or unpaid capacity is preferred • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check. ||| Skills/Abilities | Strong interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills • Ability to work independently, set priorities, meet deadlines and allocate time and resources effectively • Possess organizational skills with a keen attention to detail, a high degree of accuracy & excellent time management|prioritization skills • Skills in the understanding and use of social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook to advance agency priorities • Ability to deal effectively with the other staff, the public and stakeholders and maintain good relations • Ability to work effectively in a multi-task environment and manage multiple projects (as required) • Demonstrated initiative and ability to respond to situations with maturity and composure • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends • Ability to effectively use MS Office (including familiarity with Excel, Publisher & PowerPoint).

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CMHA-EDMONTON
Posted May 15, 2019

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Position: Community Resource Specialist – Database Curator (CRS-DC)
Terms: Temporary Full-Time Contract, Remote (3 positions available)
Locations: The 3 remote CRS-DCs will ideally be based in southern, east central, and either northwestern or north central Alberta
Closing Date: Positions remain open until suitable candidates are found
Apply in confidence with cover letter|resume, to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | Thanks!
About: CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness. Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.
Abstract: Reporting to the Team Lead, 211 Community Resource Database, the Community Resource Specialist – Database Curator (CRS-DC) will work remotely and is responsible for implementing activities relevant to the expansion of 211 services across Alberta, including visiting or connecting with organizations in new service areas and adding new listings to the 211 database of community resources. 211 is a 24-hour information and referral line that connects people to community services such as non-emergency social, health and government services. The position is part of a team that manages the information and referral data utilized by 211, while ensuring adherence to required AIRS accreditation standards. The CRS-DC identifies and researchesnew and updated community services information to respond to the changing needs and resources of communities in Alberta.
Qualifications/Experience: Related post-secondary diploma or bachelor’s degree preferred; Minimum 1 year of experience in a data entry/administrative support role that included proof-reading, editing documents or records management and/or experience developing relationships with community organizations and stakeholders; Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License or equivalent; Acceptable attainment & maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check; Successful Completion of Gender Based Analysis + Training & Brain Story Certification are an asset; Knowledge of database principles, including taxonomy, is an asset.
Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal|written communication skills; Ability to proof read materials in different formats and utilize editing skills to make information clear and concise; Ability to work independently, set priorities and meet deadlines in a stressful environment; Organizational and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail, a high degree of accuracy, and excellent time management skills; Ability to maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with other staff and volunteers; Ability to liaise effectively with community agencies and maintain good relationships; Ability to research, assimilate, organize, analyze and summarize information; Typing skills and the ability to effectively use MS Office and other program software; Ability to work independently and in a team environment; Ability to set priorities and allocate time and resources effectively; Organizational, time management|problem solving skills; Demonstrated initiative in completing tasks and projects; Ability to provide constructive and positive feedback to others and be able to accept the same. –

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Pride Centre of Edmonton
Posted May 9, 2019

Position: Executive Director
Abstract: The Pride Centre of Edmonton seeks an Executive Director with the vision & competencies to lead the Centre to effectively fulfill its mission. The PCE is uniquely positioned to provide & support services that strengthen a multifaceted Community of communities with different, and sometimes competing, needs|interests, and to channel a voice for those communities. Our Community includes persons of all minority sexual orientations and identities, often intersectional with other minority identities, with diverse experiences and views. Our budget is under $1M and we have a staff of about six.
Key Responsibilities include: Develop & maintain relationships with multiple groups within the Community we serve so that their concerns are reflected in how the PCE carries out its mission; Interpret the mission, develop and implement strategic plans, and measure results; Share leadership with the active, policy-style Board; Develop & maintain the PCE’s visibility and leadership in both our service Community and the wider Edmonton community.
Qualifications: Experience as a not-for-profit Executive Director preferred; relevant senior management experience will be considered; Relevant post-secondary education; A strong personal connection the community we serve, preferably lived experience as a member of one of the communities; Knowledge of queer history and understanding of issues faced by sexual minorities, especially where these issues intersect with the needs of other marginalized groups; Superior leadership, communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills.
Required TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: Typical to an Executive Director role in a small not-for-profit, include: Budgeting, grant application|financial management; Personnel management; Public relations; IT and social media management or oversight; Fundraising leadership and oversight; Effective use of office computer applications; Facility management.
TO APPLY: Send your covering letter and résumé in confidence to: EDsearch@PrideCentreOfEdmonton.ca by May 27, 2019.
Note: we appreciate the effort it takes to prepare an application; all applicants will receive a response. Inquiries welcome. The competition may reopen if a suitable candidate is not found.

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