Parenting Program Coordinator - Volunteer

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Virtual work: 
Yes
Position description: 

CCMF  will once again offer the Fathering After Separation or Divorce (FASD) program, dedicated to divorced or separated fathers. The ‘Fathering After Separation or Divorce program will provide a broad range of knowledge, resources and skills for fathers looking to maintain a strong relationship with their children following a divorce or separation.

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

2. Empower fathers undergoing separation and divorce through legal clinics and fathering groups that strengthen the father-child relationship, while working to promote positive social attitudes toward fatherhood.

3. Support men who are experiencing domestic abuse and other forms of trauma while working with other agencies to improve services for this population.

Deliverables/Duties: 

CCMF  will once again offer the Fathering After Separation or Divorce (FASD) program, dedicated to divorced or separated fathers. The ‘Fathering After Separation or Divorce program will provide a broad range of knowledge, resources and skills for fathers looking to maintain a strong relationship with their children following a divorce or separation.

Position Summary:

  • The Parenting Program Coordinator will provide valuable knowledge, resources and skills with a curriculum built for fathers, through the facilitation of an 8 week program.
  • Lead weekly counselling sessions with the client and their new support group present
  • Develop ways for the support group to assist in the treatment and progress of the client
  • Monitor and modify treatment plan as necessary based on client and support group feedback
  • Conform to all required documentation and ethics requirements
Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Social Work required
  • Master’s degree in Clinical and/or Counselling Psychology or Social Work is an asset
  • Experience running group therapy and counselling sessions
  • Experience in the development, facilitation and promotion of self-help programs, community meetings and workshops;
  • Experience in advocacy & referral, research/data collection and community development;
  • Experience in the development and promotion of parenting programs within the GTA is considered an asset;
  • Excellent written, verbal, facilitation and communication skills;
  • Strong organization skills and initiative;
  • Ability to work evenings
  • Remain current with new policies, services, resources and legislation applicable to the mental health community and peer movement.
  • Demonstrated behavior consistent with organizational values and peer support code of conduct.
  • Sound judgement and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong relationship building skills and demonstrates good judgement regarding boundaries and limitations related to peer’s concerns, a peer’s personal or financial concerns and interpersonal relationships with peers.

 

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
How to apply: 
Please email your resume and cover letter to Justin Trottier, Executive Director. Use subject line "CCMF Vancouver Volunteer Application"
Contact person: 
Justin Trottier
Other Volunteer Opportunities: 

We are looking for a counselor with experience in providing support to survivors of trauma, domestic violence or sexual assault. The Counsellor will deliver individual and group counselling to men from diverse communities who have experienced and/or witnessed violence.

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

Volunteer skills: 
Program, Office Assistance
Counselling, Social Services (Other)
Project Management

The Mental Health counsellor will provide services and support to men and families with a broad range of mental health, emotional health and substance use issues, assessment time-limited individual, couple, and family counselling.

Volunteer skills: 
Counselling, Social Services (Other)
Mental Health Support

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

Volunteer skills: 
Counselling, Social Services (Other)
Mental Health Support

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

Volunteer skills: 
Program, Office Assistance
Counselling, Social Services (Other)
Project Management
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Education & Research
Family & Children
Health, Social Services
Mission:
The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is the first facility of its kind. We’re an open, inclusive and safe space serving as a hub for services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education all focused on the health and wellbeing of boys, men, fathers and families. Our vision focuses on three critical areas: 1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 2. Empower fathers undergoing separation and digorce through legal clinics and fathering groups that strengthen the father-child relationship, while working to promote positive social attitudes toward fatherhood 3. Support men who are experiencing domestic abuse and other forms of trauma while working with other agencies to improve services for this population.
Position type:
Skilled Role:
Yes
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
12 Mar 2020
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Canadian Centre for Men and Families
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: March 30, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: March 31, 2022