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The Canadian Mental Health Association - Champlain East is a community-based agency dedicated to providing community support services to persons living with a mental illness and concurrent disorders.  Our Branch has been designated under the French Language Services Act since 1991 and as such, is committed to providing services in both official languages (French and English).


Job Description


POSITION TITLE:                  Manager of Mental Health Promotion, Peer Resources & Volunteers

REPORTING TO:                  Program Director

BRANCH TEAM:                   Management



  • University Degree in one of the Social Services, College Diploma/B.A. in Marketing/Education or a certificate in Fundraising Management, Volunteer Management combined with three years of direct experience in a non-profit, management position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good working knowledge of mental health and addiction disorders with supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership with successful marketing and communication plans and strategies.
  • Experience in project management, fundraising planning and managing volunteer resources.
  • Demonstrated skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Effective planning, organizational skills and project management. 
  • Comfort level with public speaking.
  • Advanced language skills in French and English are a requirement.


Working Conditions and requirements:


  • Must possess a valid Canadian driver’s license, access to a vehicle and minimum of $1,000,000.00 third party liability insurance during the period of employment. Regular travel within the Champlain Region and occasionally outside this catchment area.
  • Ability to work flexible hours with occasional evening and weekend hours.
  • Works mainly at a desk using a computer in an office environment and from time to time with the general public in the community.


Personal Attributes

  • Ability to motivate, influence and maintain partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders, including donors, community groups, corporate and government leaders.
  • Strategic, innovative, and creative approach to challenges and opportunities.
  • With excellent time management skills, is a self-starter and a collaborative team player.



Oversees and is responsible for the day to day programming activities of the Mental Health Promotion Program, Peer Resources and management of Branch volunteers as established by the Branch.



  • Provide timely and informative reports as directed and requested by the Program Director.
  • Interface with community organizations, the media and other stakeholders to promote the agency and develop a positive relationship with the community and participates in community meetings as required.
  • Responsible for adherence to the program budgets and makes budget recommendations to the Program Director.
  • Ensures adequate program records are maintained including the client database.
  • Identify gaps and needed modifications in services and bring these to the attention of the Program Director.
  • To recruit, screen, interview, manage and support program volunteers.
  • Research, develop and submit funding applications to support Branch programs.
  • Oversee and approve mental health promotion materials, workshops and presentations.
  • Oversee, approve, and as required, act as the spoke person for promotional campaigns conducted throughout the year.
  • Oversee and coordinates all aspects of branch’s website and social media platforms while adhering to existing policies.
  • Monitor and evaluate fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved; monitor trends in the community and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary; monitor expenses and analyze budget reports on fund development and recommend changes as necessary.
  • Prepare regular funding proposals and evaluation reports on progress, budgets, as prescribed by funding sources.


Supervision of Direct Reports

  • Supervises and evaluates Mental Health Promoters, Resource Centre Facilitators and volunteers.
  • As a resource, facilitates change management and consults for increased organizational effectiveness.
  • In conjunction with Human Resources and Program Director, makes recommendations and reports to the Executive Director relative to matters of hiring, non-disciplinary corrective actions and disciplinary actions with direct reports.
  • Makes recommendations to Human Resources to begin disciplinary actions on direct reports.
  • Acts as staff relief as required.



  • Active participant in maintaining positive team relations within the staff teams at the Branch.
  • Participates in program development, improvement activities, and staff meetings.
  • Participates in professional development.
  • As part of the Leadership team, inter-departmental coverage is expected from time to time.
  • Provides timely and informative reports as directed and requested by the Program Director.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.



Manager of Mental Health Promotion, Peer Resources & Volunteers

in Based out of the Cornwall and Hawkesbury offices
Full Time
Start date: 02.07.2019
Terms of reference

Start date is flexible depending on availability.

Permanent Full-time Position



To apply please click on “Open application form” below and submit your application by May 30th 2019. If you have any difficulties please contact us at 613-933-5845 and we will be happy to help.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered for the position

will be contacted. The Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Accommodation will be

provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs

known in advance.

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