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The Older Persons’ Mental Health & Addictions Network – Resource & Membership Coordinator

The Older Persons’ Mental Health & Addictions Network, “OPMHAN” of
Ontario, is delighted to announce a three year grant from the Ontario
Trillium Foundation: “Strengthening Provincial Capacity To Address
Older Persons’ Mental Health & Addictions”

OPMHAN will be focusing on:

  • Supporting older adults at risk of, or coping with, mental health and addiction issues.
  • Raising awareness of older adults’ mental health and addictions issues through public and provider education and training.
  • Supporting OPMHAN’s provincial affiliates and partners.

To assist in effectively carrying out this ambitious initiative, OPMHAN
is seeking exceptional individuals to fill the position of
Resource & Membership Coordinator.

Major Focus of Position:

  • To work with OPMHAN staff and committees in developing, producing and disseminating relevant resource materials
  • To manage OPMHAN’s growing membership roster and related activities

Reports to: Executive Director

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and understanding of issues related to older persons’ mental health and addictions
  • Ability and flexibility to manage multiple priorities in an exciting and evolving small organizational environment
  • Willing to learn and accept new challenges
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Experience in the development, implementation and analysis of information-seeking surveys
  • Experience in resource production, editing, collation and coordination, preferably in the social service or health sector
  • Experience in working with websites and listservs
  • Relevant post Secondary education
  • High level of computer skills including Windows related software and internet, listserve and e-mail proficiency
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • French or a second language an asset


  • Work with the Executive Director and relevant committees to develop,
    disseminate and analyze the results of a provincial survey
  • Sourcing, updating, preparing and arranging for publication and
    dissemination of a provincial resource guide and related materials
  • Preparing resource and promotional materials for public and professional forums, conferences and other communication vehicles
  • Coordinating production and distribution of resources in print and on-line
  • Updating and maintaining membership rosters and related data
  • Updating and monitoring the OPMHAN website and related listservs

Other duties: As required under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director
Term: This is a one -year part-time position (0.5 FTE) with the possibility of renewal.

Please send resumes (e-mail only) by October 28th to:
Randi Fine, OPMHAN
C/O Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat
77 Wellesley Street West
6th Floor, Ferguson Block
Toronto, ON M7A 1R3