COPE Mental Health Program

(Community Care Durham)

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Position ID: V-OSH0109
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2021
Last Full Update: 24 Sep 2021

Opportunity Details: COPE Mental Health Program

Contact Marcy Marchuk, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Care Durham; Phone: 905-668-6318 ext 269; Email:
Duties Become a facilitator in recreation and support groups for those with emotional or mental health concerns * groups take place virtually during the week * telephone support also provided * extensive training required
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Benefits With the support of volunteers, COPE clients are able to learn, develop, and maintain skills while improving ways to cope and manage
Clients Adults 16+ with emotional or mental health issues * groups for caregivers and family members
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of Interest Life Skills Support ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment Length Long Term ; One year commitment
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Seasons Year Round
Location Throughout Durham Region
Number of Positions Brock ; Durham Region ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) 
16 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Winter Training session begins virtually in January for 12 weeks
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Application form with references * Vulnerable Sector police check - if completed within a 6 month period, no need to re-apply 
Volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated in adherence to COVID-19 protocols and the new Vaccination Policy.

Agency Details: Community Care Durham

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