CMHA is a great place to work! We have a positive and fair workplace culture, where staff are provided with opportunities for learning and advancement. We are also big believers in wellness and work-life balance.
If you care about mental illness and mental health and you have the right skills, then CMHA may be the place for you.
CMHA BC is seeking an Executive Assistant to join our amazing team. You will be based in the Victoria office. Your main focus will be to provide skilled and high-quality support for our CEO. You will also provide liaison support for the provincial branch network and will provide administrative support to other members of the team when needed. You are an excellent communicator, skilled at managing the details, and want to make important contributions at an organization passionate about mental health. You are accustomed to providing excellent support for senior leadership including handling confidential and sensitive information. You are someone who responds quickly to change, thrives with competing and multiple priorities, and can influence people. You are flexible, proactive and resourceful. You have a well-honed ability to anticipate and deeply understand challenges and obstacles on the horizon, you have the skills to prevent or minimize those challenges and obstacles, in turn allowing the people you work with to concentrate on their core roles. You are self-motivated, equally comfortable working autonomously, as part of a team, and remotely. You have vision for the bigger picture and are great at seeing the steps needed to constantly improve effectiveness. You are adept at tact and diplomacy amidst difficult situations. Your ability to bring calm and order is renowned. Apply by October 9.
CMHA BC is looking for a Director of Policy to provide organizational and departmental leadership to strengthen and support the policy and advocacy work of CMHA BC. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Policy oversees the design and execution of research, advocacy and communication that will impact public policy in BC. The Director of Policy will be responsible to provide policy research and organizational strategy leadership, departmental operations management and will direct the development and implementation of knowledge translation plan as part of the department’s multi-year policy plan. The end goal of all CMHA BC’s policy work is to better support the mental wellness and dignity of people, so that everyone in BC has an equal opportunity to achieve their best mental health. Apply by September 25, 2020.
The primary role of the Project Manager will be to support the ongoing implementation and management of a province-wide project. The project includes the management and administration of a $2.5-million grants program in addition to supporting evaluation and knowledge exchange activities. The aim of the project is to support community-led opioid overdose prevention and response efforts across the province of British Columbia. This project is being delivered in partnership with the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions (MMHA) Overdose Emergency Response Centre (OERC) as a part of a broader provincial effort. This position will require the successful candidate to work effectively with diverse stakeholders engaged in the response including community-based organizations, provincial government bodies and people / families with lived or living experience of substance use. This position reports directly to CAI’s Executive Director. Apply by September 28, 2020.
The Peer Project Coordinator’s primary role is to coordinate telephone calls with CATs and to conduct semi-structured interviews to gather information from each CAT. This role will report to the Manager of Policy, Learning and Evaluation and to the Project Manager overseeing CATs. ‘Peer’ refers to a person with lived or living experience (PWLLE) of substance use who is willing to use their expertise in a professional context. Apply by October 2, 2020.
Please keep in mind that only those selected for an interview will be contacted, and that we are unable to respond to phone inquiries.