Volunteer Chapter Leader & Family Peer Supporter

(Parents for Children's Mental Health, Simcoe County Chapter)

Position ID: V-BAR0114
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 18 Jan 2024

Opportunity Details: Volunteer Chapter Leader & Family Peer Supporter

Contact Vicki Cochrane, Family Partnership Program Manager, Children's Mental Health Ontario; Phone: 416-921-2109 ext 128; Email: support@pcmh.ca

Volunteers must have lived experience raising a child with mental health challenges (parent, guardian, caregiver, etc.). 

Core Competencies 
● Strong Facilitation Skills 
● Team-focused 
● Communication Skills 
● Planning & Organizing  
● Leadership 
● Ethics & Integrity 
● Compassion & Empathy 
● Knowledge of child and youth service systems and sectors, both locally and provincially or a willingness to learn more about this to be effective in your role

Training and support are available to build further skills and competencies. We would look forward to having a further conversation with you if this sounds like a fit for you!

More Info Link https://www.family.cmho.org/be-a-chapter-leader/
Benefits Opportunity to advocate for system change in the child and youth mental health sector 
Co-design and co-facilitate support for families 
Share your lived expertise with others
Clients Caregivers and parents raising children with mental health challenges
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Community Outreach
Skills/Experience General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year) ; We ask for a commitment of one year or more
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 5 / Month
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Unknown
Number of Positions Barrie: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements CMHO will cover the cost for the police check
Liability Insurance Not Available
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PCMHOntario/
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/PCMHontario
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8woidBM94nNJWWjAVnToVA
Community Sets Barrie ; VC - Simcoe County ; VC - Simcoe, Muskoka, Parry Sound District, Bruce, Grey, Peterborough & Northumberland

Agency Details: Parents for Children's Mental Health, Simcoe County Chapter