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Family Peer Support Worker Application Form
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Thank you so much in your interest in becoming a Family Peer Support Worker with the Tanner Steffler Foundation. Peer Support is developed on three core pillars: self determination and equality, recovery and hope, mutuality and empathy. The fundamental requirements of being a Family Peer Support Worker is lived experience supporting a loved one, friend or family member living with mental illness, mental health challenges and/or substance use on their journey to recovery.

Requirements of being a Family Peer Worker include:

- Minimum 16 years old

- Live within Huron County

- Have lived experience supporting a loved one, friend, or family member living with mental illness, mental health challenges and/or substance use on their journey to recovery

- Able to attend all Peer Support Worker training. This program is a commitment, we ask that you only apply if
  you are able to commit to attending all sessions. That said, we are reasonable and flexible in accommodating
  unforeseen absences.

- Able to commit 2-5 hours per week, providing family peer support to the client in person and/or online/telephone

Thank-you so much for taking the time to complete this application form. All applicants will be notified if they are eligible for the interview process.

TSF is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any accommodation requirements, please contact Shannon McGavin, Executive Director of TSF at

If you have any further questions or concerns please also email
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Email *
What is your full legal name? *
Example: Jaden Appleseed
What is your chosen name? *
Example: Jade
What are your pronouns? *
Example: (he/him) (she/her) (they/them) (zi/zir)
How old are you? *
What is your address? *
Example: 32 Centennial Dr. Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0
What is your phone number? *
What is your email address? *
How do you preferred to be contacted? *
Please provide an emergency contact including their name, phone number and relationship to you. *
Are you able to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check? *
How do you hope to connect with your client to ensure COVID safety precautions? *
What would your preference be for meeting clients? Please check all that apply. *
Please report any previous experience you've had either paid or volunteer. Include the organization, the duties you performed and how long you worked there. *
Please provide three references (one must be a professional reference). Include their name, phone number, email and relationship to you. *
For a family peer support worker, lived experience of supporting a loved one, family member or friend with a mental health challenge, illness or addiction is a fundamental requirement. What can you share in regards to your lived experience? *
A family peer support worker supports their loved one, family member or friend on their path of recovery. How do you support their path of recovery? How do you practice self-care and implement strategies of resiliency? *
Acknowledgment *
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