Work at Coast Mental Health

Coast Mental Health: Leadership



Coast Mental Health has been a leader in recovery from mental illness for more than 45 years. Accredited with exemplary standing by Accreditation Canada, we are known for our innovative, holistic approach to recovery based on the Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) model. Our staff is the heart of Coast.

We hire for a variety of roles to support our many programs and services, such as mental health workers, nurses and LPN, cooks, cleaners and building operators, as well as supporting roles at head office.  We encourage you to learn more about Coast and our three-pillar approach.


Coast Culture

We know that the culture of an organization is a key element of your selection process when choosing an employer. A big driver of our culture is our shared passion for making a difference in the lives of our clients, and dedication to going above and beyond to make a positive impact. We support initiative and innovation, and both inspire and are inspired by the work we do. We learn and grow – both organizationally and individually. Collaboration and communication are important here, working together, supporting each other’s success, and ensuring we celebrate and laugh together too. All of this is based on core fundamentals for us: respect, integrity, safety, and excellence.


Why Work at Coast Mental Health?

We know that with the right supports, recovery from mental illness is possible.

  • We operate client-centered care under the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation
  • There is a variety of work within our positions and across the organization
  • We strive to be the best that we can be
  • We hold Exemplary Status accreditation through Accreditation Canada
  • We have won numerous awards for our innovative programming, including CMHC Housing Award for Doug Story Apartments 2010, HEABC Excellence in BC Healthcare Awards: Quality Work Initiative Kit 2008, Canadian Council of Health Care Executives 2007 and Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation Good Practice Award for Crossroad’s Follow U Program 2003
  • We care about our employees and believe in living our values and culture throughout the organization



Coast offers a comprehensive benefits plan including extended medical, dental, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, pension, and an Employee and Family Assistance program. We have a generous time-off plan to balance out work and life.

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If you have questions about working at Coast, or the Coast Career Centre, please contact us at


Your donation to Coast Mental Health Foundation provides essential housing, support, and employment services for people with mental illness so they can find their meaningful place in our community – a place to live, a place to connect, and a place to work.



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