|Organization Name||Position Types||Duration||Great For||Region and Location(s)||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Mood Disorders Association of Ontario||On-going (More than 1 year)||2019-05-14||2019-08-12|
The Mood Disorders Association of Ontario (MDAO) offers free peer support, counseling and recovery programs to people across Ontario living with mental health challenges. We provide drop-in peer support groups, recovery programs, family and youth clinical support, early intervention for mood disorders and psychosis and online tools focused on wellness and recovery.
We are looking for mental health peer support volunteers to assist in the delivery of our key peer support programs:
Phone Peer Support Volunteer: The Telephone Information and Peer Support (TIPS) volunteer offers support to callers through our confidential, free phone helpline that is open daily during the week. Through the warm line, the volunteer provides a listening ear and support regardless of diagnostic criteria and information about MDAO programs and other resources as requested. This person also performs reception duties.
Peer Support Group Facilitator Volunteer: This person provides leadership as a facilitator in peer support groups for individuals and their families living with mood disorders.
Training and orientation are provided, as is ongoing support for the volunteer. This is an opportunity to build interpersonal communication skills as well as to derive personal satisfaction from the important job of helping others. We are asking for a minimum of 1 year commitment, please consider that prior to submitting your application
Key skills, competencies and knowledge areas:
For questions and inquiries, please reach out to QV at email@example.com