Let's make a difference together
MDAM is a non-profit organization that offers support services primarily in the form of peer-support. Our dedicated and diverse team shares a passion and commitment in making a difference in the lives of those suffering with mental illness. MDAM strives to provide each employee with several initiatives, benefits and compensation in order to continually retain our employees. MDAM employees are given the opportunity to work for a meaningful organization, which aims to help those in need through alternative means.
Hiring Rock it Out! Camp Counsellors
Camp counsellors are to act as a group leader that provides peer support and musical mentorship for youth participating in the Rock It Out summer band camp. Camp counsellors are to provide support that enhances and promotes recovery for youth experiencing mental health concerns by establishing positive peer relationships with the youth seeking support throughout the Rock It Out program. Skills required for all Rock It Out camp counsellors are as follows: - The ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals and groups. - The ability to provide leadership and motivate individuals and groups. - To be accepting and open to people with mental health concerns. - To be an advocate in conversations about mental health concerns with the goal of decreasing stigma. - The ability to promote positive mental health. - To understand and practice care and compassion. - To have a non-judgemental attitude. - To understand the principles of self-help (“Helping people help themselves”) - Understand and maintain confidentiality and proper Code of Conduct.
Other requirements for a Rock It Out camp counsellor: - Ability to work full-time hours from Monday to Friday, with flexibility in hours to be able to work one evening every two weeks throughout the summer. - Must be available to attend various training days for staff and volunteers during the month of June. - Must report directly to the Youth Programs Coordinator and the Director of Education and Youth Services.
Salary: $11.35/hour working 37.5 hours/week
If you are interested in a position as a Rock It Out camp counsellor this summer, send us your resume and a cover letter to Griffin. Applications are due by Tuesday, May 1st, 2018.