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Project Coordinator: Chronic Disease Prevention Community Initiative, Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline November 22, 2009

Reports To: Co-Ordinator Of Services For Seniors / Advisory Committee
Schedule: 28 Hours Per Week
Rate Of Pay: $24.10/ Hr

Program Description:

This contract position requires a health promotion specialist who will be responsible for coordinating the Chronic Disease Prevention Community Initiative project, a Healthy Communities Fund initiative of the Ministry of Health Promotion. Phase I of the project concludes March 31,2010 and will focus on a series of language-specific community consultations. Phase II is one year in length and is dependent on the successful completion of Phase I. The project is community led and participant driven.

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Connect/work with community partners and advisory committee
  • Phase I: Organize and facilitate a series of language specific community consultations
  • Phase II: Supervise a team of volunteers and staff to deliver activities that address chronic disease prevention
  • Network with community partners to deliver the project objectives
  • Project documentation as required, statistics and reports to advisory committee
  • Develop project evaluation tools
  • Participate in the evaluation of the project in collaboration with community partners
  • Conduct ongoing outreach and public relations activities
  • Ensure the delivery of services in a culturally sensitive manner
  • Manage administrative duties associated with the program
  • Maintain Health and Safety requirements
  • Maintain a co-operative working relationship with other staff members, volunteers, placement students, and partner agency representatives and nurture the collaborative work environment
  • Ensure the work environment is inclusive and welcoming to all members of the community
  • Other duties that support the operational growth of the project

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education and/or experience in the human services sector.
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in coordinating health promotion initiatives
  • Proven success in project management
  • Ability to effectively plan, implement and evaluate project goals and activities
  • Sensitivity to working collaboratively in a diverse community setting
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Use of personal car an asset
  • 2nd language an asset
  • Police check required

Please submit your resume and cover letter by November 22, 2009, to:

Human Resources Officer
Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre
Suite 315, 1420 Burnhamthorpe Road
Mississauga, ON L4X 2Z9
Fax: 905-629-0791
Email: ProjCoord@dixiebloor.ca

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for applying but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.