Mental Health Education Resource Centre (MHERC) Support

Organization Details
Organization Name: Peer Connections Manitoba
Address: 100-4 Fort Street
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1C4
Organizational Description: As a peer support mental health organization, Peer Connections Manitoba is dedicated to the improvement of quality of life for those living with mental health challenges through education & peer support. We offer a number of services in Winnipeg and around the province. Many of our programs are run by people with lived experience or family members who can relate on a personal level to the experiences.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4236
Description of Duties:

1. Greeting individuals as they enter library space

2. Performing basic office tasks; data entry, answering phone & emails

3. Registering individuals for memberships (in-person, through email and over phone)

4. Support workshops (Zoom & in-person)

5. Adding NEW books and organizing current selection

6. Resource referrals for mental health services

7. Creating content for social media accounts

8. Other duties assigned by the MHERC Manager (Sarah)

Skills Required:

1. Must be very comfortable using computer, Zoom and able to trouble shoot independently

2. Ability to work in a collaborative environment

3. Passionate about mental health and have personal experience (yourself or supporting someone else)

4. Ability to take direction/feedback and work independently

5. Pays attention to detail and can multitask

6. Commitment to weekly shift (Commitment of 1 year)

7. PHIA Training is required (and will be provided)

8. Criminal Record Check & Abuse Registry Checks within the last 6 months

**Resume is required to move onto next step in application process**

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Skills gained include:

Increased knowledge of MB mental health resources, ability to collaborate with neighboring organizations, increased knowledge of Canva/Zoom & Destiny (Library managing program), customer/client service, co-facilitation and more!

Related careers include:

Receptionist, Librarian, Office Administrator, Administrative Assistant & Content Creator.

Age: 18-30, 31-54
Time Commitment:

Shifts are 3 hours long and include the following:

9:30am - 12:30pm & 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Currently filling both above shifts (4 positions available) for Mondays and Fridays.

**Looking for a minimum commitment of 1 year**

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Uses a mobility device
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Aug 30, 2024


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