To engage youth (13 to 24 years of age) and parents to help address issues related to healthy interactions between families and communities through support, group programs, mentoring programs, and referral to appropriate external agencies.
PCHS is looking for Peer Support workers with either lived experience of mental health/addiction concerns or has experience supporting a loved one with mental health/addiction concerns. The incumbent will provide support to individuals (16+ years old) who are experiencing substance abuse issues or mental health concerns and are ready to work towards recovery. The Peer Support Worker will acknowledge the value of personal lived experience as a demonstration of hope, recovery and ongoing personal growth and transformation in their work supporting the client. They will support the client to explore, question, challenge, decide and exercise his or her free choice and promotes self responsibility and self-advocacy.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer Peer Support Worker with pchs then please submit your cover letter and resume at firstname.lastname@example.org, you can also call us at 905-677-0889 Ext. 180.
PCHS has collaborated with Saint Michaels Hospital for a research project entitled “Son-biased sex ratios in the Indian community -a dialogue and pilot educational intervention to make progress on gender equity." Please find attached the recruitment posters, in both English and Punjabi to recruit 12 mothers, fathers and grandmothers. The poster has the phone number for those interested to call and leave their details. All participants will be given $50 cash for their time. Snacks/meals/beverages will be offered. Child care will be available during the fathers group if needed. Please circulate the posters through your networks as you see fit. ...