Vice President, People & Experience - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

  • c/o Odgers Berndtson
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jul 09, 2018
Full time Vice President

Job Description



Join the Movement for Change in Mental Health

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest academic health sciences centre and one of the world’s leading research centres in mental illness. Dedicated to improving the lives of patients today and tomorrow, CAMH is a leader in clinical care, research, education, and system building nationally and globally.

CAMH is located in Toronto, Ontario. With a dedicated staff of nearly 3,000, over 400 affiliated physicians, and hundreds of volunteers CAMH delivers care from its downtown hub, and collaborates to improve the mental health care system across the province.

Through its core values of Courage, Respect and Excellence, CAMH is implementing its Strategic Plan: Vision 2020, to transform lives, ignite innovation and discovery, revolutionize education and drive social change. CAMH is more than a hospital, it is a cause. We are on a mission to change the way society thinks about and responds to mental illness. We aim to eliminate prejudice and discrimination, and shape a world where mental illness is central to our healthcare system – a world where Mental Health is Health.

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President, People & Experience is a key member of the CAMH Executive Leadership Team, providing strategic and operational leadership to the organization in all matters relating to human capital. Responsibilities include: delivering the human resource components of Vision 2020; aligning human resource department responsibilities with the overall objectives of CAMH; advancing key issues of safety and wellness across the organization, and providing counsel and guidance to clinical and administrative leadership on all human resource management issues. The Vice President, People & Experience plays a vital role in supporting and advancing CAMH’s values-based culture by ensuring that human resource management practices are aligned with the purpose and values of the organization. You won’t find a more exciting human resource leadership opportunity than this or a greater chance to create meaningful change.

If you are an inclusive leader, accustomed to working with multiple stakeholders, in a high performance, complex environment, and would like to be part of this human resources transformation, please contact Penny Mirams or Hayley Becker at 416-366-1990. Please submit your resume and related information to or online at

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and CAMH throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

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Vice President