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Health Promoter, Timiskaming Health Unit

New Liskeard, Ontario
Deadline January 24, 2011

Full-Time, Contract till December 31, 2011 (Special Project)

The Timiskaming Health Unit is seeking a highly motivated individual to coordinate the implementation of aone-year project to enhance breastfeeding in the District of Timiskaming.   


  • Undergraduate Degree in a related field with a concentration in health promotion preferred (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered);
  • Fluency in both official languages preferred;
  • Demonstrated project coordination with multiple internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated research, evaluation and report and grant-writing skills considered definite assets;
  • Understanding of comprehensive health promotion and population health;
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to multi-task; ability to plan tasks and implement them; previous experience in conducting meetings;  
  • Ability to work with minimal direction, and to offer leadership in a team setting;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Friendly, professional and outgoing to promote positive working relationships and maintain team
  • enthusiasm.

Applications will be accepted until January 24, 2011. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please apply to:
Tara McCallan,CHRP
Manager of Human Resources
Timiskaming Health Unit
421 Shepherdson Road
New Liskeard, ON POJ 1PO