Ways to Get Involved

You can make mental health matter. There are many ways you can help CMHA promote the mental health of everyone and support the resiliency and recovery of those experiencing mental illness.

Careers at CMHA

Mental health begins where you live, learn, work and play. Together, we can make a difference.

Are you excited to bring your skills and passion to a supportive work environment that encourages teamwork, innovative thinking, and community collaboration?

Are you looking for a place where your knowledge and experience come together with a team that makes a difference and promotes mental health for all, supporting the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness?

If you are looking to make a difference in our community, care about mental health and have the right skills, we are excited to hear from you!

Along with the opportunity to be part of a team that shares your passion, we offer extended health benefits, pension plan, flexibility, and work/life balance!

Current job opportunities:

*Click on the job opportunity you are interested in to see the full job description.

Submit resumes to: [email protected]

While qualified CMHA BCGEU members have first consideration, all interested candidates should apply. 

Attention all students! We’re thrilled to have received funding through the Canada Summer Jobs Program that has allowed us to create 3 new temporary positions.

Are you looking for a summer job and are between the ages of 15 and 30? Want to be part of a great team promoting mental health?

Do you value hope and recovery, self-determination and equality, dignity and inclusion, and authenticity and trust? We’d love to hear from you! Consider making a difference in your community!

Current summer student opportunities:

CMHA Vernon is committed to building an inclusive workplace and community and seeks candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

** Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment with CMHA Vernon & District


How to Donate to CMHA Vernon

Your gift supports the Canadian Mental Health Association – Vernon District in its mission to promote mental health and help those with mental illnesses. As a nationwide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA-Vernon facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness. Because of your support, lives are being saved and transformed!

Donate in person or by mail

Cheques can be made payable to: Canadian Mental Health Association VERNON BRANCH

3100 – 28th Ave.
Vernon, BC
V1T 1W3

Cash donations can be made in person Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:00 pm

Thank you to our Supporters

We are incredibly grateful for our supportive community for making our mission of a mentally healthy community a reality. From individual/organizational donors to community partner event organizers, sponsors of our signature events and those who have donated in honor or memory of their loved ones, we could not do all that we do without you.

We would be happy to work with you to determine an opportunity that best suits your needs and wishes including Legacy Giving, sponsoring an event or having your own. Please contact CMHA Vernon Fund Development and Communications Manager, Cera Brown for details.

Cera Brown
Fund Development & Communications Manager
250-542-3114 ext 224
[email protected]

Online Donation Form

Become a Member

Thank you for your interest in becoming a CMHA VERNON Member!

By becoming a member of CMHA you are:

  • Providing hope to the 1 in 5 Canadians who are directly affected by mental illness
  • Supporting specialized services across BC and in your community
  • Joining a movement to build a community of hope, support and inclusion for people with mental illness
  • Showing you care about mental health in BC and in your community

Your membership includes:

  • Membership with your local CMHA branch, CMHA BC Division and CMHA National
  • The opportunity to vote for members of our governing board of directors
  • A free subscription to the award-winning Visions Journal

Annual membership fees:

  • $20 Individual
  • $5 Individuals on limited income

To become a CMHA member or to renew your membership, please attend the office located at 3100 – 28th Ave. Vernon, BC. Here is a pdf of the membership form. 

You may also send your completed membership form by mail with payment (cheque or money order) to:

Canadian Mental Health Association, Vernon & District Branch
3100 – 28th Ave
Vernon, BC  V1T 1W3

Fax: 250.549.8446
Email: [email protected]

Alternatively, you may securely purchase your membership online via Paypal.

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Do you need to chat?Our Crisis Chat service is available now

Picking up the phone can be challenging and uncomfortable and we get that. We encourage you to use our online Crisis Chat. Crisis Chat is available from 5pm – 9pm Thursday through Sunday. You can access Crisis Chat here.

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