The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health. CMHA facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness. The PEI Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association requires the services of a qualified individual to work as a Unit Coordinator- Employment Unit at our Fitzroy Centre Clubhouse. Fitzroy Centre Clubhouse offers people who are experiencing mental illness various opportunities to develop and reach their personal goals for their rehabilitation. 

This is a one (1) Full-Time Employment (FTE) permanent position. This position will be located at our Charlottetown office.  

No. of Vacancy: 1 Full -Time Employment (FTE) permanent position  

(Salary of the position is 53,500$ – 60,000$ per year or 27.44$ – 30.77$ / hour (37.5 hours per week) 

Job Summary:
 Organizes and coordinates the activities of the Employment Unit in the Fitzroy Centre Clubhouse.
 Delivers a full range of individual and group Employment Assistance Services including career
assessment, employment counselling, job search skills, labour market research, resume and interview
preparations and employment maintenance by the Employment Unit Team.
 Ensures compliance with International Clubhouse Standards.
 Provides direction and leadership to program staff and members
 Provides psychosocial rehabilitation supports with an emphasis on wellness
 Builds relationship with staff, members, referral agencies, service providers, landlords, and other key
supports and services.
 Organizes the activities, schedules, and work plans related to the project and activities while adhering to
International Standards for Clubhouse Programs
 Works with staff and members in the completion of activities and special projects.
 Maintains confidentiality of information

 Relevant degree in Social Sciences (social work, psychology etc.)
 Master’s Degree would be considered an asset

(Demonstrated Experience Equivalencies will be considered)

 A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals with complex needs
 Experience working with community agencies
 Experience working in and developing collaborative partnerships

Key Skills and Abilities:
 An understanding and ability to work within a recovery-oriented program delivery model
 Strong leadership skills
 Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
 Highly motivated and shows initiative
 Strong interpersonal skills, including active listening, written and verbal communication, and a positive
 Knowledge and understanding of the Clubhouse model
 Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues, as well as to work independently with
minimum supervision
 Ability to assist in the proposals, development and implementation of programs
 Sound knowledge of the social determinants of health
 Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of MS Office programs
 Awareness of social supports and services within the community
 Ability to work effectively with volunteers and community agencies

Other Requirements
 Vehicle and valid driver’s license required (frequent travel within the community)
 A satisfactory and current criminal records check
 CPR/First Aid

An asset to this position is a solid knowledge, sensitivity, and/or lived experience relating to the issues of
mental health and addictions.

Other Assets:
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Mental Health First Aid, Motivational interviewing, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and the management of concurrent disorders

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work will be required
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Closing Date for Application: This job ad will remain open until the position is filled
Start Date: As soon as possible
Interested candidates should apply with their resume and covering letter by either mail or email to:
HR Coordinator
CMHA PEI Division
178 Fitzroy Street, P.O. Box 785,
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7L9
(please indicate on subject line: 039 –FCC Unit Coordinator – Employment Unit)
CMHA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive
environment for all employees.
This opportunity is only available for candidates legally entitled to work in Canada.
We thank all applicants who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacteed.

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