Group Co-Facilitator

Organization Details
Organization Name: Sara Riel
Address: 101-66 Moore Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R2M 2C4
Organizational Description: Our Mission is to provide those individuals with mental health and substance use/addiction challenges a safe, inclusive and engaging environment where self-determined needs are valued, and all are assisted on their path to reaching their goals.
We can achieve this through best practice by helping those we serve create a:
Path to Self: Reconnecting an individual with the person they want to be;
Path to Wellness: Exploring ways to successfully manage their mental and physical health;
Path to Hope: Helping individuals to see that, despite potential barriers, their goals are achievable;
Path to Empowerment: Developing the skills in effective problem solving and decision making.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: A group Co-facilitator is responsible for:
- Handing out papers and documents
- Assisting the facilitator with running and organizing the group
- Might need to help the facilitator contact group members
- Direct new and existing group members to the group meeting location
- Recommend ideas and topics of discussion to the group facilitator.
And other.
Skills Required: - Personal lived experience of mental health, substance use and/or addiction challenges that would correspond to the co-facilitated group
- A level of recovery necessary to effectively provide mental health Peer Support to others
- Understand the importance of Peer Support to mental health and wellness recovery
- An unbiased understanding of mental health system and resources available
- Good critical-thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills
- To function in a demanding and stressful environment
- Be able to successfully demonstrate dependability and reliability
- Current and satisfactory checks for Criminal Record, Adult and Child Abuse Registry
- Checks are not necessary to apply for the position
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Sara Riel Volunteer Orientation
- group facilitator and co-facilitator training
- Training on safety
- Peer support
- Crisis management
- Effectively schedule community visits
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Commitment is important for this program since the facilitator would rely on the Co-facilitator to be present for every scheduled meeting. Meeting are generally schedule twice a month.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-297-9632
Closing Date: Jul 31, 2023
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