Saturday, 24 October 2009

CIF committee member wanted





CONSUMER INITIATIVE FUND POSTING:





COMMITTEE MEMBER





The Consumer Initiative Fund was established in 1995 to promote dignity and self-determination for Consumers of the mental health system.

Duties Include:

v    Ongoing liaison work via phone and/or email, and meetings with Project Managers.
v    Modeling individual recovery and wellness.
v    Participation in CIF events.
v    Participation in weekly Committee meetings.
v    Review proposals and criteria for potential projects.
v    Review VCMHS Policy and Procedure documents.
v    Monitor development and implementation of projects.
v    Facilitate evaluations of projects.
v    Advocate for continued opportunities for Consumer driven programs.

Terms of service:

v    2 years of service with an additional 2 years after review.

Preference given to Consumers with previous committee or group work experience and a commitment to self-education and community outreach.








STARTING DATE: TBA

v    $220.00 per month -  Consumer contract


Submit resume and 2 letters of reference to:

Merle Ginsburg, Program Coordinator
Consumer Initiative Fund
#200 – 520 W.6th Ave.
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H5
 604-708-5317(tel.)  604-874-7661 (fax)


Closing: November 10, 2009