PEER SUPPORT VOLUNTEER (PSV)
is a patient or family member; is a permanent volunteer "staff"; and has a clinical-level professional background (e.g. healthcare, clinical psychology or social work, education) because of the independent nature of the (e.g. national) role
Current: Henry Seo
General description and agreement
PSV role in peer groups (Summary)
PSV role in peer groups (full)
Ethical responsibilities (can be applied to both group and individual work)
Only a PSV is involved in direct group (moderation) and individual support activity. They have contact with patients and family members through online (live chat or messaging, email) and telephone communication. They are also responsible for the weekly blog posts on coping and other biopsychosocial topics. Annually, they contribute about 56 hours for groups and 25 hours for 36 individual contact.
OTHER VOLUNTEERS contribute over 240 hours a year (E.g. administration and board of directors)
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FY17 (Nov '17...)
Rhonda Bull, Vice Chair
Paula McNally, RN
Henry Seo, MSW RSW, Chair
Constitution (Governing document or internal laws)
Meetings are quarterly and can be attended by telephone/Skype anywhere in Canada. We are a young nonprofit that is growing. We need help in governance, legal, accounting, business, and fundraising.
We need volunteers. Are you interested in getting involved or have questions?