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Health Educator, Northwestern Health Unit

Atikokan, Ontario
Deadline April 3, 2017

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Position: Health Educator, #2017-11
Terms: Permanent, Part Time, 21 hours per week, COPE Local 521
Location: Atikokan, ON

Position Summary:

An exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking professional to work with a progressive team that values initiative and innovation. You will work in a self-directed manner within a collaborative multidisciplinary team to plan, implement, and evaluate chronic disease prevention programs. The position involves extensive community collaboration and mobilization within the service area; recommending and delivering program initiatives based on analysis of data and results; and providing consultation with community members regarding evidence-informed practices which meet program objectives and community needs.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a collaborative and empowering working style experienced in program development, adult education, and community capacity building.


  • College diploma in community and social services, health and wellness, health education or health promotion is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of health promotion principles, project management and community development.
  • Ability to work with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and the Internet.

Salary: $23.87 - $30.65 per hour

Other: Access to transportation required.  Mileage allowance provided. Successful applicant requires a clear Criminal Record Check and proof of required immunizations prior to start of work.

Resumes accepted at:
Via email only to:

Applicants must reference posting #2017-11

Applicants who do not receive an auto generated receipt response should contact the Human Resources Administrative Assistant at 807-468-3147

Deadline for Applications: Monday April 3, 2017 at Noon CST

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.