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Regional Health Education Coordinator, CATIE

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 29, 2015

Position Title: Regional Health Education Coordinator (Quebec)
Service: Program Delivery
Reports to: Director, Program Delivery
Position(s) Supervised: none
Status: Full time; permanent
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posting Date: October 8, 2015

About CATIE

CATIE is Canada’s source for up-to-date, unbiased information about HIV and hepatitis C. We connect people living with HIV or hepatitis C, at-risk communities, healthcare providers and community organizations with the knowledge, resources and expertise to reduce transmission and improve quality of life.

Primary Role

To be the regional front-line representative of CATIE’s mandate and services via workshop delivery, partnership building, networking and response to telephone and e-mail inquiries.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Fulfills CATIE’s knowledge exchange role through the development, coordination and delivery of capacity-building programs on hepatitis C and HIV, including but not limited to:
    1. Workshops and trainings;
    2. Blended learning courses;
    3. Webinars;
  2. Learning Institutes, regional educational events and conferences.
  3. Actively develops and maintains new partnerships with organizational networks and front-line service providers in HIV and hepatitis C, public health and other allied agencies, by pro-actively meeting with key individuals in the assigned region to discuss their HIV and hepatitis C health education needs;
  4. Maintains a strong understanding of the response to HIV and hepatitis C in the assigned region, sharing information and acting as a resource for CATIE staff on key regional organizations, programs, activities and contacts;
  5. Liaises with key contacts in the assigned region to promote CATIE’s mandate and lead regional outreach activities to increase awareness of CATIE’s services (e.g., digital and print publications, WRIP stands, etc.);
  6. Provides accurate HIV and hepatitis C information and support in response to inquiries made via phone and e-mail and offers appropriate referral and/or appropriate publications;
  7. Supports HIV and hepatitis C programs and services in assigned region by representing CATIE on external committees as required;
  8. Initiates and participates in organizational information-sharing opportunities within CATIE, including maintaining provincial profiles for assigned region, acting as a knowledge hub as per CATIE’s Knowledge Management Strategy, and joining and contributing to internal committees as required;
  9. Engages professional development activities in order to maintain current awareness about hepatitis C and HIV and related issues within Canadian and regional contexts;
  10. Collects appropriate evaluation data in a confidential manner. This includes, but is not limited to, timely and accurate entries into CATIE’s Central Database;
  11. Completes administrative tasks and event logistics related to work in assigned region in a timely manner;
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  1. In-depth knowledge of HIV and hepatitis C prevention, testing, treatment, and care information, resources and services at the regional, provincial and national levels in Canada;
  2. Ability to research and evaluate HIV and hepatitis C information;
  3. Knowledge of adult learning theory and adult education methodologies to develop, present and facilitate workshops to diverse audiences;
  4. Superior presentation and group facilitation skills;
  5. Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate in an empathetic manner using clear, simple and sensitive language;
  6. Ability to multitask and prioritize projects efficiently; project management experience an asset;
  7. Experience working with, and having an awareness of, Canada’s diverse populations within an anti-oppression framework;
  8. Ability to develop and coordinate complex partnerships and networks;
  9. Bilingualism (French/English) is essential;
  10. Ability and willingness to work occasional weekend and evening hours. Extensive travel is required for this position.

CATIE is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from: people living with HIV and/or hepatitis C, visible minorities and people with culturally diverse backgrounds, people of all gender identities and sexual orientations and people with disabilities.

Interested applicants should visit our web site at http://www.catie.ca.

E-mail responses preferred. No phone calls, please.

We thank you for your interest, however, only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.

Deadline for applications: October 29, 2015

Submit applications to: jobs@catie.ca

Note: To reduce the number of “spam” responses to this posting, respondents must include the following text in the Subject line of your e-mail: CATIE Job