COPE Program - Group Support Assistant

(Community Care Durham)

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Position ID: V-OSH0109 Last Modified: 22 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 22 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMarcy Marchuk, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Care Durham; Phone: 905-668-6223 ext 269; Email:
DutiesBecome a facilitator in recreation and support groups for those with emotional or mental health concerns * extensive training provided
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BenefitsWith the support of volunteers, COPE clients are able to learn, develop, and maintain skills while improving ways to cope and manage
ClientsAdults 16+ with emotional or mental health issues * groups for caregivers and family members
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability
Areas of InterestLife Skills Support ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term ; One year commitment
Interaction LevelSmall Group
SeasonsYear Round
LocationThroughout Durham Region
Number of PositionsBrock ; Durham Region ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) 
16 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training consists of one night a week for 12 weeks * next training session available September 2019
TransportationNear public transit
CostNo cost for training
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsApplication form with references * Vulnerable Sector police check - if completed within a 6 month period, no need to re-apply
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Organization NameCommunity Care Durham

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