Helping Ourselves through Peer Support & Employment


H.O.P.E. is an organization run by and for consumers of mental health services in Brant County. We work collaboratively with our community to help people in their recovery by providing meaningful employment, peer support, employment and advocacy.  H.O.P.E receives funding through the Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant Local Health Integration Network and donations to provide programs and services.

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H.O.P.E. is currently recruiting a PROGRAM MANAGER

H.O.P.E. requires a Program Manager, reporting to the Acting Executive Director to oversee the peer and volunteer services.

Duties include managing and promoting peer support services and coordinating all volunteer services. The Program Manager will hire and train employees, help deliver services, and explore new opportunities for funding and program expansion.

Qualifications include 2 – 4 years of relevant work experience, a post-secondary education graduate, excellent organizational and communication skills, computer literacy, a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, and personal experience using the mental health system.

This position is permanent and funded at 26 hours per week.

Apply by email by January 27th, 2017 to:

Mr. Michael F. Benin, Acting Executive Director



  Peer support is core to all that we do!


Whether we are offering peer support to our  program participants, volunteers or our co-workers, H.O.P.E. staff & volunteers embrace the following values:

  • Mutual respect for all persons regardless of circumstances
  • Empathy for individuals who have experienced mental illness
  • Personal responsibility for one’s own actions & decisions
  • Understanding that comes from personal experience with mental illness
  • Non-judgmental support
  • Hope for recovery from the effects of mental illness
  • Self-Determination to make one’s own choices
  • Self-care for one’s own health
  • Give-and-take between all people
  • Mentoring to share life learnings with others

Recovery is our destination


Funded by: Local Health Integration Network