Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Services Advisory Council Member - Winnipeg Regional Health

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Community Health & Corporate Programs
Address: MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Organizational Description: The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's (WRHA) Community Health and Corporate Services Volunteer Program provides meaningful public engagement, develops effective partnerships, mobilizes appropriate volunteer and community resources, supports a positive working environment and enhances the WRHA's capacity to support and deliver quality services.

Volunteers are placed in the community, supporting a variety of programs within Public Health, Primary Care and Corporate.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4944
Description of Duties: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is seeking individuals who have a personal passion for and commitment to ongoing improvements to the mental health and addictions system and the quality of life of those living with mental illness and addictions.

What does a good experience in the health care system look like to you? What is most important to you when you are getting care? How can we make sure that our health care system meets the changing needs of people from across Winnipeg? How can we better support people so that they can get care when they need it and have their health needs addressed?

Our health care system works best when we listen to and learn from patients, family members, and the public. Engagement refers to actively seeking out the insights and advice of our most important stakeholders - you. For over 18 years, members of the public, patients, and family members have been involved in sharing their experiences, opinions, and ideas about health care services and overall strategies.
Skills Required: -Must be 18 years or older
-commit to term of 3 years and attend 4 to 6 meetings between September and May of each year (in-person)
Please see more information linked below:
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - gain advisory group member experience in a health care environment
-provide input regarding Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Services planning, implementation and evaluation
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

-Term of 3 years attending 4 to 6 meetings per year
-Meetings are held in person and may take place weekdays day-time or evening (TBD)
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: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Are able to attend with a support person
Uses a mobility device
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Dec 1, 2023