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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CMHA PEI! CMHA PEI is an organization that depends on volunteers like you to help us contribute to our vision of mental health for all!
Please see our current volunteer opportunities listed below. If you would like to be notified of future volunteer opportunities, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form. If we have any volunteer needs that come up, we will get in touch!
We are currently recruiting volunteers for the I’m Thumbody Program for the 2022-2023 school year. I’m Thumbody is delivered to grade 3 students across PEI to teach children the importance of self-esteem and positive mental health. It is delivered over two 1-hour classroom engaging sessions to help the student recognize their uniqueness, identify their emotions and regulate their behaviour through games, activities, and discussions.
Volunteers are the primary representatives for the program in schools and deliver the presentations solo or in pairs and interact with the students. We have opportunities for volunteers in Kings and Prince County.
Key requirements and Duties:
Please note: All selected volunteers will be asked to complete a criminal records check and show proof of vaccination prior to delivering in classrooms.
Interested? The next step is completing the I’m Thumbody volunteer interest form.
We are currently seeking a volunteer to help facilitate our 8-Week Family Program in Montague this coming Spring, 2023. The volunteer role would be a co-facilitator who is able to commit to leading the 8-week session (once a week over 8 weeks, in the evenings). A facilitator guide and all materials will be provided. The following would be what we are looking for:
– Someone with lived experience caring for a family member with a mental illness
– Enjoys connecting with others and providing support
– Responsible for following the program curriculum and guidelines
– Comfortable leading a group
– Able to share insight and give examples based on their own experience
– Able to maintain confidentiality
– Dependable and reliable
Assets but not required would be:
-Someone who has taken the Family program as a participant in the past
-Experience with support groups/teaching/facilitating
-Access to a reliable vehicle (we can work with the individual if assistance is needed)
Also, facilitator training can be provided prior to the program!
If interested, please reach out to our Manager of Community Outreach and Education, Julia Ramsay by email at [email protected]
Questions? If you’d like more information contact our Director of Community Education and Peer Support, Julia Ramsay by email at [email protected]