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Community Health Promoter, Family Wellness Centre, Scarborough Hospital, Grace Division

Part time

Available: April 8, 2002

Position Summary

As an integral member of The Family Wellness Centre, the Community Health Promoter maintains responsibility for the development, support and promotion of a range of community and hospital health promotion initiatives in response to community defined needs and issues, and in collaboration with community based organizations and hospital departments and programs.

Qualifications Required

* Knowledge and experience of health promotion and community development principles and the determinants of health, as demonstrated through a combination of education and practical experience (graduate degree in Health Promotion, Adult Education, or Social Work, and/or equivalent experience)

* Demonstrated program development, evaluation and coordination skills (3-5 years experience

* Demonstrated ability to work with diverse (ethno-cultural) and marginalized communities

* Ability to work independently and as an integral team member

* Strong analytical, problem-solving and strategic skills

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Knowledge of computer work processing

* Ability to work flexible work schedule in response to community needs

* Fluency in other languages (Cantonese, Mandarin, Tamil) an asset

* Satisfactory work performance and attendance record

Hours/Shifts: Days. Average of 48 hours per pay period. Schedules are subject to change to meet department's needs

How to Apply: Submit resume for vacancy number GR-N02-47 to the attention of

Laureen Gordon, HR Consultant

The Scarborough Hospital - Grace Division, Human Resources

3030 Birchmount Rd

Scarborough, ON M1W 3W3

Fax: (416) 495-2560

(Internal applicants must submit an Internal Transfer Form)

Deadline: March 11, 2002