Careers with SSA

Make a real difference in the lives of those affected by schizophrenia.

The Schizophrenia Society of Alberta is a dynamic, rewarding work environment. Our branch teams across the province work closely together to provide the best programming and services possible to our clients.

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SSA is currently looking for:

Volunteer Board of Directors




 The Schizophrenia Society of Alberta (SSA) is a not-for-profit organization that improves quality-of-life and provides information and support programs for Albertans affected by schizophrenia and related disorders. The Society also works to increase public awareness and understanding of schizophrenia while reducing stigma and discrimination due to this illness.  SSA offers quality programs and services based out of our six branches throughout the province of Alberta.  We’re very proud of our three housing facilities that provide housing for people living with serious mental illness and at risk of homelessness.

The current focus of our board is on strengthening our governance model and strategic plan to assist the Executive Director in enhancing program delivery and ensuring a sustainable future.

SSA is currently seeking new volunteer members who possess a passion to support people living with mental health, to join our Board of Directors. Our ideal candidates will be from any of the following areas of expertise/professionalism.

·         Emergency Response Fields

·         Policy Development

·         Government Social Work

·         Property Management  

·         Aboriginal Community and Outreach

·         Corporate Finance/accounting


Please contact us to learn more about this opportunity, or interested applicants can submit a resume to: 

  • Shelley Stigter


  • Doug Race



Our goal is to be a diverse board that is representative, at all levels, of the citizens we serve.  The SSA welcomes applications from aboriginal people, racially visible people, and persons with disabilities. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.