CIF committee member wanted

CONSUMER INITIATIVE FUND POSTING:

COMMITTEE MEMBER

The Consumer Initiative Fund was established in 1995 to promote dignity and self-determination for Consumers of the mental health system.

Duties Include:

v    Ongoing liaison work via phone and/or email, and meetings with Project Managers.
v    Modeling individual recovery and wellness.
v    Participation in CIF events.
v    Participation in weekly Committee meetings.
v    Review proposals and criteria for potential projects.
v    Review VCMHS Policy and Procedure documents.
v    Monitor development and implementation of projects.
v    Facilitate evaluations of projects.
v    Advocate for continued opportunities for Consumer driven programs.

Terms of service:

v    2 years of service with an additional 2 years after review.

Preference given to Consumers with previous committee or group work experience and a commitment to self-education and community outreach.

STARTING DATE: TBA

v    $220.00 per month –  Consumer contract

Submit resume and 2 letters of reference to:

Merle Ginsburg, Program Coordinator
Consumer Initiative Fund
#200 – 520 W.6th Ave.
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H5
 604-708-5317(tel.)  604-874-7661 (fax)

Closing: November 10, 2009

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