CONSUMER INITIATIVE FUND
Notice of Contract
Assistant Manager for the Evergreen Project
Evergreen Project Goals:
To provide opportunities for mental health clients living in neighbourhoods in the easternmost areas of Vancouver for self expression, companionship, outings and special events in their own community without professional supervision during the evening hours. To lessen the need for mental health clients to resort to drastic measures to resolve social, economic, isolation, and marginalization issues. To assist clients towards recovery in their own way, in their own time in a socially supportive atmosphere among their own peers. To provide local evening community mental health social service programs using a simple, direct, and efficient format. Our programming is conducted outside of mental health facilities, (with some exception given to women’s programming), in order to develop self esteem, independence, self motivation and creativity in mental health clients. (Our program is the therapy, we do not conduct any therapeutic activities.)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
- Assist the Project Manager to:
– oversee meetings and outings.
– oversee women’s group.
– prepare and conduct special events. (6 during the year)
- Maturity, sound judgment, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Good communication and organizational skills.
- Must be a mental health Consumer.
Successful applicant must obtain Criminal Record Check. Cost will be reimbursed.
Submit resume and 2 letters of reference to:
Consumer Initiative Fund
200-520 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC. V5Z 4H5
Tel: 604-730-7675 Fax: 604-874-7661
Application Deadline: February 19, 2010
THIS IS A CONTRACT POSITION