Crisis Response Workers

Canadian Mental Health Association
Thunder Bay, ON

CRISIS RESPONSE WORKERS
Full-Time –12 Month Contract
Casual – Variable Hours
This position is within OPSEU local 720 Bargaining Unit
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
The Crisis Response Worker will assist individuals experiencing a
mental health crisis to resume community functioning. Specific
responsibilities include information and referral assistance, crisis
assessment, interventions and supports, brief crisis counseling
and on-site crisis intervention. In addition, you will be part of a
team assisting individuals to access mental health specialists
and/or hospitals and to coordinate referrals, linkages and followup to appropriate community support services.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in the Health or
Human Services Field
• Two years experience working with individuals with a
mental health illness
• Ability to speak French considered an asset
Applicants must be available for shift work on weekdays,
weeknights, weekends, and on short notice. Applicants must have
a valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle. Police
Clearance Certificate is required.
Closing Date: December 21, 2018 4:30 p.m.
For more information on this ad, please visit:
thunderbay.cmha.ca/get-involved/careers/
Applications including cover letter and 3 work related
references can be emailed to: careers@cmhatb.on.ca
CMHA Thunder Bay is committed to creating a diverse and
inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all
qualified individuals including those with a lived experience,
members of visible minorities, indigenous persons and persons
with disabilities.