The Mental Illness Family Support Centre is dedicated to providing support, education and advocacy to families of individuals who have a mental illness and/or addiction or substance misuse issue. We offer a range of programs, services and helpful, practical information. Our Vernon office provides services to families in the North Okanagan. Our staff and Board of Directors are experienced, knowledgeable and devoted. All services are FREE.
We work in partnership with the BC Schizophrenia Society, Interior Health and the Province of British Columbia.

Our Mission

To provide hope to families affected by mental illness and empower them through support, education and advocacy.

Our Vision

A world where families affected by mental illness have knowledge about mental illness and the mental health system; have timely access to appropriate services and support; are partners in care; and are accepted in society.

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Part-time Position

Mental Illness Family Support (MIFSC) is devoted to making a difference in the Vernon community. We provide support through programs that benefit family and friends who support loved ones with a mental illness or substance use issue.  We are looking for a part-time fundraiser coordinator to join our team as we expand services to meet our members needs.
MIFSC is seeking a dedicated and capable fundraiser with a proven track record in raising funds in the non-profit sector. You will be working with our Manager and Board of Directors on fundraising by method of grant research and writing, membership administration and communications.  You will be responsible for developing and delivering on overall fundraising strategy. 
This position will require administrative work.  The coordinator will be responsible for developing the charity's communications and media profile, in addition to developing a diverse range of sustainable funding streams to support and expand the current work of the busy charity.  You must be a self-starter and enjoy working as a part of an enthusiastic team. This is a contract position with an approximate hourly rate of $18-24 dependent on experience.

Please email Jenn Millan, MIFSC Manager with your resume and cover letter before June 15th, 2016 @ mifsc@shaw.ca

Thank you!

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