Call for Visual Artists
We are is seeking proposals from local/regional professional visual artists for:
- The design of quilt panels commemorating an event related to the history of mental health, mental illness, addictions and recovery in Canada.
- Workshop assistance
The selected artists’ designs will be sewn by the facilitator of our Memory Quilt workshops. These workshops are a part of our 2017 “Uncovering Recovery” project, funded through the City of Greater Sudbury’s Municipal Arts and Culture Grant. NISA will run two Memory Quilt workshops in English and one in French.
Four artist designs will be selected. Two artists will be selected to assist with workshops.
Deadline: Friday, August 18
Bilingual Regional Warm Line Peer Support Worker, Sudbury
12hrs per week, evenings between 6pm and Midnight, weekdays, weekends, holidays. Contract position for 3 months.
Under the direction of the Regional Warm Line Coordinator, the Bilingual Warm Line Peer Support Worker is responsible for operating a pre-crisis telephone support line. This includes assisting callers by listening, talking, and referring them to other community resources. The Warm Line Peer Support worker will provide a continuum of functions, from a recovery-based approach, including: active listening and reflection, building relationships, developing support plans with callers, systems advocacy, symptom management, life skills teaching. In addition, Warm Line Peer Support Worker’s will develop a working knowledge of community resources through Northeastern Ontario and provide assistance in connecting callers to appropriate services.
Deadline: Friday, August 25