Programming and Administrative Support, Collingwood Office

(Canadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S)

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Position ID: V-MID0708 Last Modified: 01 Oct 2020 Last Full Update: 26 Aug 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactMarg Gow, Coordinator of Volunteer Resources, Canadian Mental Health Association - Simcoe County Branch; Phone: 705-726-5033 ext 532; Email:
DutiesVolunteer duties include: reception desk activities such * as greeting clients and family members * answering phones * preparing information packages * assisting with the running of discussion groups which could lead to acting as a co-facilitator with a regular staff member
BenefitsGain knowledge of mental health and addiction issues * meet and network with knowledgable people * gain experience working as part of a team to reach a common goal
ClientsIndividuals with mental health and addiction Issues
Ages20 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestMental Health / Addictions ; Office Administration ; Program Coordination / Support ; Reception Support ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - Minimum 6 months
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours4 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am-1 pm, 1 pm-5 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am-1 pm, 1 pm-5 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am-1 pm, 1 pm - 5 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am-1 pm, 1 pm-5 pm) 
Friday: Morning (9 am -1 pm) 
We are seeking weekly commitments to one or more of these shifts.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance - Designated parking at entrance - parking lot pass will be provided once individual's car registered. ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Location186 Erie Street
Number of PositionsCollingwood 
9 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsThere are several on line training modules that must be completed.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 01 Oct 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Barrie - 128 Anne St S
Office Phone705-726-5033
Toll Free Phone1-800-461-4319
Address & Map
128 Anne St S
Barrie, ON L4N 6A2
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