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Chapter Leaders are responsible for establishing and providing peer support; sometimes this is done through monthly peer support groups or being available for one-to-one support. Chapter Leaders must have lived experience raising a child/youth with mental health challenges and have a solid understanding of local resources in the Child and Youth Mental Health Sector.
Peer support is a form of self-care, being heard and seen by others who understand what it is like to be on your journey helps make the journey a bit easier.
● Flexible availability and use of methods in providing support for families
● Knowledge of mental health supports and services within the community
● Communicate issues or challenges with Family Partnership Program Manager as they arise
● Communicate periodically with families through the peer support offered and/or through a distribution list (eg. email, newsletter, or mail) as necessary
Chapter Development & Leadership
● Attend mandatory training (no more than 10 hours per year)
● Promote PCMH within the community to ensure it is a widely known resource to our target audience
● Communicate with PCMH through email, phone, virtual and in-person meetings
● Ensure chapter email and telephone line are checked at a minimum every 4 days
● Attend monthly Town Halls and support resource creation by sharing your experiences and knowledge
● Participate in training opportunities
● Complete quarterly data surveys and respond to requests for information to better inform PCMH programming and support initiatives
● Strong Facilitation Skills
● Communication Skills
● Planning & Organizing
● Ethics & Integrity
● Compassion & Empathy
● Knowledge of child and youth service systems and sectors, both locally and provincially or a willingness to learn more about this to be effective in your role
• Works together with the Executive team to decide which events HBFI will participate in, and host.
• Annual events:
HBFI participates in Multicultural Event, and Oakville and Burlington Children’s Festivals
HBFI hosts Spring Movie, World Breastfeeding Week Family Picnic, and Canadian Breastfeeding Week Family Hike
• Leads event planning work groups. Ensuring that events run on time; that all stakeholders are communicated in a timely and professional manner.
• Oversee all production, set-up, volunteers, event operations, and event signage
• Prepares and submits all applications to relevant City offices for event venues before cut-off dates.
• Arranges all aspects of events: insurance, permits, event budgets, entertainment, food, participating partners, door prizes, giveaways, and baby changing area.
• Collaborates with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure appropriate\ volunteers are required at all events, and volunteer certificates after events
• Oversees fundraising and donations for events.
• Collaborates with Website Coordinator and Social Media Coordinators for the promotion of community events, including advertising, posters, and distribution.
• Reports progress and updates at meetings or communicates report to the executive if unable to attend meetings.
• Provide post-event analysis by holding an event debrief.
• Prepares an annual report for the AGM.
• Manage the storage of materials for events
High school students will mentor a child once a week after school, in a one-to-one relationship. Involves assisting a child in grade 3-8 with their homework, playing educational games, and developing organizational skills. Homework Club takes place at a number of elementary schools across Halton Region. In the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 School Years, Homework Club has run entirely virtually on Zoom. Our hope for Fall 2022 is to return to IN-PERSON programs.
Are you between the ages of 14 - 24? Are you interested in protecting the environment? Do you want to learn how YOU can make a difference? Whether you are a passionate environmentalist, if you have even a small interest, or want to know where to start, our drop-in Zoom meetings are for YOU!
By sharing ideas, resources, successes and by working together on school and community eco-projects, we can have a greater impact with a louder voice. After all, it is OUR collective future.
UPCOMING BGYN (BurlingtonGreen Youth Network) MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Usually every other Monday @ 4:30 over Zoom, plus outdoor hikes, event greening activities, and opportunities to connect and care for nature as part of our Youth Connect 4 Climate initiative.
Join us every other week as we learn about eco-issues and campaigns, plan educational / empowering activities eco-action activities for the community, discuss the latest eco-news, and connect with like minded people. All are welcome!
Where and How: On Zoom. Message us on social media or send us an e-mail for the link
When: Every other Monday at 4:30pm (stay tuned to our Instagram to see promos for upcoming meetings / events).
If you have something you would like to add to the agenda, please let us know when you join the meeting or get the invite.
• Ensures the continuous development and sustainability of the Halton BFI website.
• Ensures Wix and Zoho annual fees are paid in a timely manner
• Checks regularly to ensure web pages are accurate and effective, and all links are in good working order.
• Maintains the integrity of the website and makes changes and updates as needed.
• Coordinates with Social Media Coordinator and Event Manager to promote events and initiatives.
• Upload GM/AGM agendas to website one week prior to each meeting.
• Upload GM/AGM minutes and recordings to the website News Page within 3 days of said meetings
• Provides website reports and project reports, as appropriate, at GMs and AGM.
• Provides course registration reports to the Administrative Coordinator
• Regular review of web analytics, identify gaps and opportunities for website improvement and content development
• As required, assist in managing content for website including but not limited to editing, fact checking, image selection, and layout design.
- Attend monthly in person or virtual meetings as able
- Participate in meetings and workgroups as able (workgroups may be related to social media, printed resources, planning and hosting events, celebrating Canadian or World Breastfeeding Week, etc.)
• Assisting staff with coaching and supervising children at camp
• Equipment collection and maintenance (ie. inflating soccer balls, collecting cones)
• General help around camp
• Maintain a clean camp environment and help staff meet all safety protocols
• Adhere to and help enforce all camp policies
Qualities we’re looking for:
• Enjoys soccer and sporting activities
• Great with children (ages 5 to 13 years)
• Energetic and enthusiastic
• Responsible and reliable
Volunteers at our camp must be at least 14 years of age by the time their camp week of volunteering starts. If you are 16 or older, you may be eligible for a CIT (Counsellor in Training) or Camp Counsellor position with us. Any volunteers aged 18 or older will be required to submit a police background check. There are a limited number of volunteering spots available at each camp location.
Next Cohort begins FALL 2022. Deadline to apply is October 31, 2022. Chapter Heads are responsible for running a BLC Chapter at their school from Fall 2022 - Spring 2023. It is an extracurricular club that runs throughout school year.
If accepted you would be in charge of running a Believe Leadership Chapter at your school or in your community. You will:
- Complete the Chapter Head training which will give you everything you need to be able to run a successful chapter
- Set up Chapter at your school
- Promote the Chapter & recruit members
- Teach lessons to help your members build leadership skills and complete a Believe Passion Project. All lessons, activities, and content will be provided
- Optional Chapter Head meet ups to connect and learn from other Believe Chapters
- Can choose to apply with a friend/peer
Next Step: Apply @ https://www.believeinitiative.com/believe-leadership-course/
- Make phone calls to clients that are in need, especially during these hard times
- Assist in various programs that we offer online to clients
- Training will be provided
- Shifts are flexible and are offered to our clients throughout the Region, Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm
- Lived mental health experience considered an asset.