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Health Promotion Specialist, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Position No.:    2009-05

Position Title:    Health Promotion Specialist -- Casual
35 hrs/week - 1 FTE
March to December 31, 2009
Location:    Shelldale - Guelph

Division:    Child and Family Health

Program Manager:    Reproductive Health and Injury Prevention

Position Summary:    As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, will plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate health promotion strategies in the area of healthy living, reproductive health, child health, women's health and injury, and family abuse prevention.  This will include community development, program planning and evaluation, coalition building, inter-professional collaboration, policy development and social marketing. 

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Hours of Work:    Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Flexible working hours are required
Position Effective:    March 2009

Salary Range:    Hourly Rate:  $33.26 to $39.12

Other Requirements:    

  • Baccalaureate degree in health
  • Masters degree in health promotion or equivalent
  • Proven expertise in health promotion strategies including adult education, social marketing, health education, health communication, community development and mobilization, program planning and evaluation, coalition building and advocacy.
  • Experience in engaging multiple stakeholders in working together on health promotion strategies.
  • Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communications, group facilitation skills and computer skills.
  • Valid driver's license and use of vehicle
  • Maintain annual influenza immunization and adult immunization.

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please forward a resume and cover letter to the attention of:

Human Resources
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
474 Wellington Road 18, Suite 100
N1M 2W3
Fax (519) 846-0323

Deadline for application is Tuesday, February 24, 2009, at 4:30 p.m.

We thank all interested applicant, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.