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.
Punjabi Community Health Services provides volunteer opportunities to community members to participate in helping the South Asian Community. The Volunteer Program is designed to provide opportunity to new immigrants, students and those who want to contribute back to the community. PCHS provides reference letters for those who have volunteered with PCHS.
If you are interested to volunteer 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. 178. You can either mail or drop off your resume in a sealed envelope at the following address;
Peer Support Program Coordinator
Punjabi Community Health Services
2980 Drew Rd. Unit # 241
Mississauga, Ontario, L4T 0A7
Tel: 905-677-0889 ext. 178
PCHS is committed to provide clients with services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disability. We are also committed to giving people with disabilities the same opportunity to access our services and allowing them to benefit from the same services, in a similar way as our other clients.