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Project Assistant, Summer Student, Health Nexus

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline June 15, 2017

This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs 2017.

Closing Date: June 15, 2017
Employment Dates: June 26, 2017 – August 11, 2017 (6 weeks)
Location: Toronto
Status: Student 6 (six) week position

For 30 years Health Nexus has been enabling communities to promote health in Ontario and beyond. We help organizations and individuals develop and implement prevention and health promotion strategies. We focus on fostering healthy child development; facilitating the creation of inclusive and engaged communities; promoting conditions that contribute to healthy communities; and influencing the development of healthy public policy.

Eligible Students must:

  • Be between 18-30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Are currently registered on a full-time basis and returning to full time studies in September 2017
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act3 and,
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations


  • Support the team in the development and coordination of projects such as the development of resources, events and exchange of information among our clients
  • Other duties as required


  • Basic computer usage including MS Office Suite including word processing, presentation software, e-mail, internet/intranet usage, spreadsheets & databases
  • Attention to detail, and accuracy
  • English and French is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral team member
  • Introductory knowledge of health promotion an asset
  • Have completed at least one year of Post-Secondary (Community College, DEGEO, Technical Institute, University)

Please submit a letter of interest and resume by June 15, 2017 in confidence to:

Human Resources, Health Nexus
180 Dundas Street West, Suite 301, Toronto ON, M5G 1Z8

Please see our websites for more information (,

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Health Nexus is an equal opportunity employer.