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Date Posted:
Sep 26, 2017

Closing Date:
Oct 31, 2017

Job Status:
Full-Time Seasonal/Contract 1 year

Social Science, education, government & religion

$ 20. per hour

Hours per Week:
37.50 hours/week - 2 months

How to Apply:
To apply, please direct your application by email to: Kim McMahon, Human Resources / Executive Assistant Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce Email: Deadline for application is Friday October 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Leisure Links Program Assistant

Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce

Job Description:


  • Serve as a positive role model
  • Actively promote CMHA programs through community presentations
  • Participate in staff, planning and interagency meetings
  • Prepare and submit reports as required
  • Maintain petty cash records
  • Strong culinary background
  • Plan and prepare brunch daily / create menu on a budget
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are adhered to (storage of food, etc.)
  • Daily maintenance of program areas and offices (general tidiness, organized appearance)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Leisure Links Site Coordinator or designate


Social Recreation

  • Develop, organize and provide consumer-centered social, recreational, and leisure programs through the service area
  • Assist in the development of a monthly activity calendar in conjunction with program participants
  • Monitor needs of individuals and groups on an ongoing basis
  • Advocate on behalf of participants when necessary
  • Assist the site coordinator in maintaining a safe and secure environment
  • Facilitate drop-in activities
  • Support consumer-survivors initiatives
  • Develop and schedule volunteers
  • Work with the principles of psycho-social rehabilitation

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS • Excellent communication

Other Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS • College diploma/certificate in Psychosocial Rehabilitation is an asset • Safe Food Handling certificate or willingness to complete this training • Current CPR and First Aid certification • Valid driver’s license and use of a reliable car • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificate • Completion of Suicide Intervention Training (ASIST) and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) are assets • Ability to lift 40 lbs

Education Required:


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