Ontario Peer Development Initiative call for nominations

Lighthouse awards - Call for nominations

Awards to Individuals include the Peer of the Year Award for excellence in peer support, the Unsung Hero Award for someone whose contribution to mental health/addiction work has not been recognized at a provincial level, and the Pay it Forward Award for someone who has overcome extreme challenges including poverty, and still managed to contribute their time, expertise and support for the good of others.

Awards to organizations include the Innovators Award for organizations, whether peer-run or clinical, that implement innovative practices or ideas to serve clients with mental health/addiction issues; and the Community Builders Award for organizations, media outlets, or public figures who contribute to the mental health/addiction and/or peer support community through their work.  

Download the brochure, nomination forms: individual and organization 

Board of Directors - Call for Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2018-2019 OPDI Board of Directors. 

Board members represent the diversity and interests of OPDI membership as a whole rather than a particular organization. The board is looking to fill 4 vacancies according to its bylaws. Board members will sit for a term of 2 years, renewable to 3. The board meets at least 6 times per year, including weekend meetings in Toronto and weekday teleconferences.

A reference from an OPDI member is required. For full details please see the board nomination letter and application form. 

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