FT Recovery Trainer – Leisure Recreation
|Title||FT Recovery Trainer – Leisure Recreation|
|Location||1040 – 7 Avenue SW & Calgary Community|
Are you a dynamic, committed individual looking to make a difference in the lives of members of our community?
The Canadian Mental Health Association – Calgary Region is a leader in promoting mental health and wellness through comprehensive community-based services for individuals, families, groups and organizations. Established in Calgary in 1955, we are a community based organization that provides mental health education and support services. We are currently accepting applications for the position title below:
Canadian Mental Health Association, Calgary Region builds awareness and provides education and support for individuals and families living with a mental health condition, addiction, or a loss by suicide. We provide community-based support programs, including post discharge/supportive living, street outreach, suicide bereavement and family support counselling therapy, and peer support programs for families and individuals.
We work closely with other community organizations to assist in bridging gaps in the mental health care system and facilitate access to important services and resources. CMHA Calgary strives to improve public understanding of mental health conditions at home, in the community and in the workplace through community education, influencing policy and mental health awareness initiatives.
In return for your commitment: CMHA offers their employees a competitive salary, work/life balance, career planning as well as professional development opportunities. Come and work with other amazing individuals that are as committed to helping, learning and growing as you are!
POSITION TITLE: Recovery Trainer – Leisure Recreation
JOB STATUS: 1.0 FTE
HOURS: 35 hours per week with flexibility. Some Evening work required for this role
SUMMARY: The Recovery Trainer is responsible for the delivery of evidenced-based skills, educational workshops and interventions, using a recovery focused approach to a variety of target groups, but primarily focused on engaging individuals in Leisure/Rec activities.
Sessions will support resiliency and build confidence and increased knowledge of mental health. The position will work collaboratively with trained Peer Support Workers, providing increased access for individuals, youth and families needing informal and formal resources and support.
Client Service Responsibilities:
Qualified applicants should apply directly to our CMHA Calgary website at http://cmha.calgary.ab.ca/get-involved-2/employment/careers/ Click on position to review details then click on Apply Now at the bottom of the position page to complete the Job Application Form along with upload your Cover letter and your Submit your full application to Human Resources Calgary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of education credentials upon hire and complete a criminal record check.
Thank you for your interest. While we appreciate all the submitted applications, we will only contact the candidates considered for this position.
We will post this position until suitable candidate is selected.