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Supervisor, Youth Engagement, Brant County Health Unit

Brantford, Ontario
Deadline February 25th, 2011
Initial assignment will be focused on the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport (MHPS), Youth Engagement Program leading and co-ordinating Smoke-Free Ontario-funded youth programs. In your role, you will ensure that the MHPS Youth Engagement guiding principles are communicated to both internal and external stakeholders. You will provide program leadership, co-ordination and collaboration internally and externally with respect to tobacco control and the reduction of tobacco use and other highly correlated risk factors, as they relate to chronic diseases. Supervise a multidisciplinary team of professionals and Youth Engagement Program volunteers.

Education and Experience:

The preferred candidate will have a Master’s in a specialty relevant to the job description, e.g., social work, community development; proven leadership, team building and highly effective communication and problem-solving skills; experience in a health services setting, preferably in public health, working within a multidisciplinary team leading the development, implementation and evaluation of programs; demonstrated ability to engage youth and young adults; initiate and model positive change. Must be able to work flexible hours e.g., afternoons, evenings and some weekends to reach target population. A valid Ontario driver’s license and the use of a reliable motor vehicle required.

The position offers a salary range of $71,292-82,602 plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Forward confidential resume by February 25, 2011 to:

Sandra Wilson, Human Resources Manager
Brant County Health Unit
194 Terrace Hill St.
Brantford, ON N3R 1G7
Fax: 519-753-2140

Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.