Volunteer Council Members

Time Commitment: 
Long-Term (6+ months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Friday, December 17, 2021
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Seeking Volunteer Council Members

Organization:The London-Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council (LMSPC) is a non-profit, voluntary council comprised of volunteers representing organizations that deliver suicide prevention, support and/or treatment programs as well as survivors of suicide and community members passionate about supporting our mission. We have been in existence since 1990.

OBJECTIVES

1. To provide public awareness, community education, and advocacy in regard to suicide risk and prevention.

2. To provide opportunities for skill development that address suicide awareness, intervention, support, and treatment.

3. To support the appropriate allocation of resources for a full range of consumer-centered services to individuals and families.

4. To eliminate stigma and discrimination experienced by individuals who have attempted suicide or the family members of those who have died by suicide.

5. To promote and support collaboration among service providers.

Position Descriptions:The LMSPC is seeking volunteer applications for the following positions-

General Council Members

We are seeking volunteer council members who are committed to supporting the Mission and activities of the London-Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council. The LMSPC is committed to diversity- we are actively recruiting volunteers who reflect and represent the community we serve. We highly encourage applicants that identify with the following groups to apply:

Indigenous/First Nation Community                           

First Responders

Youth over 16                                                              

LGBTQ community

Business Community                                                   

Older Adults

Individuals with Disabilities

Residents of Rural Communities                                 

Individuals with Lived Experience of Suicide Struggle or Suicide Loss  

Faith Based Organizations                                           

Newcomers to Canada

Members may sit on the council as individuals or as a representative of an organization/service/agency that delivers suicide prevention, support, and/or treatment programs or services. Volunteers are required to attend monthly full council meetings.

Application Deadline:

Please apply with a letter of intent no later than 4:00PM December 17th, 2021. 

Email:info@lmspc.ca 

London Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council

Attn: Search Committee

We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. LMSPC is committed to inclusive and accessible employment/volunteer practices- if you require an accommodation to fully participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform the Search Committee.

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