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Friday, July 27, 2018

ADVENTURES | Cancun & The Mayan Riviera |


ADVENTURES Cancun & The Mayan Riviera | If you are looking for adults-only holidays and special journeys in Cancun and the Mayan Riviera you can give us a try. Are you a Senior? 55+? LGBTQ? Looking for a unique place to bring your family along? Get in touch! We are looking forward to offer you an exceptional experience. | Let us welcome you in Cancun & The Mayan Riviera | Stop wasting time in mindless searches; connect with us – ask Carmen about our excellent value-packages, and our skilled-professional team on the ground. 

Our commitment is to you – we want you to enjoy your stay, and return! We’re about affordable rates, alternative excursion packages in a friendly & safe atmosphere. Quality adults-only vacations to Cancun & The Mayan Riviera? Email: mdcarmengm67@gmail.com :)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

BOARD RECRUITING | Creating Hope Society of Alberta |

BOARD RECRUITING | Creating Hope Society of Alberta
“An Aboriginal Home for Every Aboriginal Child in Care by 2025”

Call out for Board of Directors | Are you looking for a unique leadership opportunity? If you like to create hope for a better future for Aboriginal people who work towards healing processes, support and reconciliation and advocate for changes in the Child Welfare system and in education. You are at the right place. If you hold yourself to high expectations, then you’ll find board service very rewarding. | 

The organization | The Creating Hope Society www.creatinghopesociety.ca is looking for leaders like you to join our board of directors. Since 2006, our volunteer board has been the strategic heart of our organization, ensuring that in our work for children and families, we deliver real results, respond to changes in our community and always deliver the highest ethical standards to be worthy of our public support.

If you are one or more of the following, we’d like to talk to you: Energetic and entrepreneurial business people, who are not already overextended with other commitments, eager to put their enthusiasm for changing the world to work for our children and families; Community leaders/philanthropists willing to engage their peers to work for the betterment of Indigenous, Metis, Inuit families and community; Leaders at our partner agencies – parenting, education, family violence, justice, and child and youth services – interested in building strong programs with us; Scholars/academics who want to put their expertise in understanding the cycle of child welfare, historic trauma and physical and mental health promotion, children, youth and families to work in the community; Parents/grandparents and others who have a demonstrated talent, joy and energy in chairing successful fundraising events and promotions.

We are looking for folks who will: Attend six board meetings annually; Actively serve on one of our committees: Program, Advocacy and Outreach, Promotions and Events, Governance; Advocate for our needs in the community and among your colleagues and peers; Reviewing the Strategic Plan and setting annual goals for the organization; (including financial, operational, social/environmental goals); Monitoring the financial statements of the organization; Reviewing and setting policy as required; Be always curious to learn more about the field of Early Intervention Program and as well as non-profit governance.

TO APPLY | We look forward to hearing from you. Please submit CV/cover letter in confidence to > Attention CHS President at: info@creatinghopesociety.ca (or) Fax: 780.477.7918. Only candidates selected will be contacted. –

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

ORGANIZATIONAL EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE | July 25, 2018.

ORGANIZATIONAL EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE | with guest-speaker Harvey Deutschendorf. July 25th, 2018 at Tiramisu Bistro, 10750 – 124th Street | Time: 7:00 pm. | Admission $5.00 at the door. | Getting smart people into your company or project is hard enough. Turning them into great collaborators & risk-takers even harder. Coworkers don’t just openly share feedback and challenge each other’s ideas. But what if we were to create a culture that encourages this? Join us and explore these issues. RSVP by July 23rd 2018 to: leocamposa@gmail.com | T: 780.474.6058.

ABOUT: Harvey Deutschendorf is an Emotional Intelligence expert, internationally published author and speaker. Emotional Intelligence transformed Harvey's life; he invites you to revitalize your business, team leaders/employees. It is time to renew your organization.

SPONSORED by:
Wayfinders Business Cooperative ©

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Agency: CMHA-ER Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER www.cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | Position: 211 Information & Referral Specialist | Closing Date: July 16, 2017 | Terms: $26.95 hr. Note: contract position ending Dec. 31, 2018 | 35 hours per week, 8:00 pm. to 3:30 am. Saturday thru Wednesday. | Details: Canadian Mental Health Association – Edmonton Region is a ‘go to’ non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. 211 is an accredited 24 hour information and referral line that connects people to resources in their community. Information and Referral Specialists are part of a team that answers the 211 Information and Referral Line, the Family Violence Information and Bullying Help Line, Seniors Information Phone Line and Triages calls for the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Team. The incumbent should be organized, warm, welcoming and, courteous; non-judgemental with strong verbal & written communication skills.

Responsibilities: Prioritization for this role is responding to requests via the 24/7 Crisis Diversion Line, this involves assessment, triage and dispatch • Responding to overflow callers on the 211 line, Seniors Information Phone Line, Family Violence Information Line and Bulling Helpline, determining client needs and providing information on appropriate community resources, securing opportunities for follow-up when appropriate • Clear and accurate communication of information and referrals from the database to callers • Providing assistance and liaison between service providers and callers, where appropriate; actively participating in linking callers to needed services • Documenting and maintaining relevant statistics • Participating in follow-up with callers.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in the human services field preferred • Knowledge or experience in crisis intervention, domestic violence, suicide assessment and intervention and/or mental health is an asset • Experience working in a call centre environment is an asset • Above average keyboarding skills with the ability to type 65 wpm • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including superior phone and email etiquette • Background and interest in the non-profit human services sector • Ability to work independently and as a team member • Ability to maintain good public relations and provide excellent customer service with the public and community agencies • Strong knowledge of MS Word & MS Excel • Successful Completion of Distress Line Listener Training. > TO APPLY: submit CV/covering letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Agency: CMHA-ER Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Agency: CMHA-ER | Position: Peer Supports & Housing Coordinator | Terms:  Permanent Full-time | Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm | Salary: $41,061 - $55,654 | Closing Date: July 31, 2018 | Organization Summary | CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness/understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. | 

Job Summary: Reporting to the Manager, Housing Services, the Peer Supports and Housing Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the activities necessary to ensure the effective and efficient operation of Practical Supports, Peer Connections, Wellness Network and Housing Program. This includes activities such as face to face support and supervision of front line staff, coordination of front line staff projects and tasks, staff scheduling and housing administration.

Qualifications & Experience | Post-secondary Diploma or Degree in a related Human Services program • Minimum of 1 year of previous experience supervising staff and/or working directly with volunteers • Previous property management experience is considered an asset • Recent community mental health and case management experience preferred • Current registration with a professional body (as appropriate) • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check.

Skills & Abilities | Positive, helpful attitude towards assisting clients • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills • Ability to set boundaries with clients, deal with difficult situations and respond in a composed manner • Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness and recovery; information and referral services; and crisis intervention • Knowledge and skills of advocacy, empowerment, and mental health recovery principles • Knowledge of and abilities to access and utilize mental health resources and networks • Ability to work independently in a stressful environment, set priorities, meet deadlines and allocate time and resources effectively • Organizational and problem solving skills • Ability to effectively use MS Office • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations.

TO APPLY > Submit CV/covering letter in confidence to: hr@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca