REPORTS TO: Manager of Learning & Development
At CMHA Kelowna, we are dedicated to Mental Health in our community. No matter how old or how young, we provide support for families and individuals through programs that promote positive mental health and support recovery, while championing the elimination of barriers that can prevent people from thriving. We are a dynamic, innovative and visionary organization.
Thoughtfull is a workplace wellness social enterprise being developed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Kelowna with expertise in psychological health and safety. Proceeds reduce barriers to community education for young people, families, and individuals so they can benefit from increased mental health awareness and skills.
We’re seeking a Workplace Advisor & Trainer to join the Thoughtfull team to build partnerships with businesses and organizations and identify opportunities for positive mental health at work through custom training, culture support, and helpful resources. This position requires expertise in workplace psychological health and safety across sectors, confidence in public speaking, and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate has experience in both human resources and workplace training.
- Draw on and incorporate well-established and emerging practices in human resources, occupational health and safety, and talent development in all aspects of your role;
- Advise workplace clients on their wellness initiatives and psychological health and safety strategies using baseline assessments, interviews, and facilitated discussions to determine areas of strength and opportunities for partnership;
- Develop detailed training and communications proposals and plans;
- Conduct workplace training sessions in-person and virtually (e.g. webinars);
- Identify opportunities in external training needs and provide recommendations on enhancing learning solutions;
- Provide outstanding customer service and foster relationships with clients and strategic partners;
- Work with marketing team to ensure all materials align with branding standards;
- Participate in ongoing professional development;
- Contribute to evaluation and analysis of Thoughtfull’s Key Performance Indicators and reporting for organizational and contractual requirements;
- Regular travel throughout the Okanagan will be required; additional travel may be required.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree (in a relevant field) or applicable experience;
- Demonstrated experience in workplace training and/or adult education;
- HR and/or leadership training and certification(s);
- Knowledge of occupational health and safety requirements and best practices, particularly as they pertain to psychological health and safety and bullying and harassment;
- Extensive knowledge of workplace resources, including employee assistance plan providers and services;
- Demonstrated ability to design presentations and training experiences including planning, implementation, and evaluation;
- Skilled presenter and facilitator able to train and coach all levels of employees and stakeholders;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- Strong customer focus;
- High degree of organizational skills;
- Ability to work independently, problem-solve, and make decisions that align with Thoughtfull’s strategic direction;
- Excellent ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with members of your team, clients, and training participants;
- Strong time management and scheduling skills;
- Strong technological ability (e.g. comfortable setting up and troubleshooting AV equipment);
- Proficient at using Microsoft Office Suite. In particular, expertise and awareness of best practices in designing PowerPoint presentations;
- Experience with online learning technologies considered an asset;
- Marketing, communications, and/or business experience an asset.
To express your interest in joining our team, please forward a cover letter and resume to Lisa Fletcher, Operations/HR Manager at email@example.com outlining your passion for creating a mentally healthy Kelowna.
CMHA is an equity employer and encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people, people of all sexual orientation and genders, and others who may contribute to our further diversification.
We appreciate all applicants for their interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CMHA, we look forward to hearing from you.