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Director, Parents For Better Beginnings, Regent Park Community Health Centre

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline December 19, 2011

Regent Park Community Health Centre (RPCHC) is a non-profit, community-based organization that provides primary health care, social and community outreach and capacity-building services with a focus in the diverse and dynamic area of Regent Park, Toronto.

The Director, Parents For Better Beginnings (PFBB) is responsible for overall leadership and management of an integrated interdisciplinary team of staff who, in partnership with the rest of RPCHC, are dedicated to supporting the healthy development of children 0 – 6 years old within a family and community context.   This program includes a variety of services including child development screening, school readiness programming, family home visiting, social work, and community development.

Responsibilities include program development, monitoring and evaluation, team building & human resource management, strategic & community liaison, financial and risk management.  This position is also a member of the RPCHC senior management team and works collaboratively to ensure the smooth functioning of the Centre.  

Qualifications include: knowledge of early childhood education & development; health promotion strategies/community development; health equity.  Masters’ degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent. Minimum of three years of senior management experience in a community agency.  Collaborative management style. Ability to work positively within a team.  Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.  

This position is a 10 month contract commencing in February 2012 covering a maternity leave.  Please forward resume and cover letter no later than Noon December 19, 2011 to

Sheila Braidek, Executive Director
Regent Park Community Health Centre
465 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON     M5A 2B2

Regent Park CHC is an equal opportunity employer.  Thank you for your interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.