Programming and Administrative Support, Collingwood Office

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

Position ID: V-MID0708 Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 Last Full Update: 09 Sep 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactKatie Enwright, Volunteer Services Coordinator/HR Administrative Assistant, 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
Benefits* Gain knowledge of mental health and addiction issues 
* Meet and network with knowledgeable 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
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