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Consultant Health Promotion, AIDS and Drug Prevention Community Investment Programs, Toronto Public Health

Etobicoke, Ontario
Deadline May 10, 2013

Job Status: Permanent

  • Provides expert advice and consultation to Toronto Public Health grants program officers, the Board of Health, community organizations and the general public on health issues pertaining to HIV prevention, harm reduction and youth resiliency.
  • Assesses community needs and analyzes information with respect to public health issues.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates directorate initiatives related to community funding issues.
  • Supports community organizations in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of community-based initiatives by applying health promotion strategies such as community mobilization, advocacy, healthy public policy, social marketing and health education.
  • Coordinates and/or delivers knowledge translation and exchange activities amongst academic and community-based researchers and community based practitioners.

Key Qualifications: Master's degree in public/community health or related field, or approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  • Experience in strategic policy development and analysis; monitoring performance measurement; and designing, implementing, and evaluating public/community health programs.
  • Experience in the review, analysis, knowledge translation and exchange of community-based research findings in support of effective decision making in both community and public health settings.
  • Experience in grant allocation process.

To view the complete job posting including additional responsibilities and qualifications, salary, and to apply for this position, please visit our website at http://www.toronto.ca/employment/index.htm.

This position closes on May 10, 2013.