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Dietitian Team Lead, Best Start Health Coalition in Peel

The Best Start Health Coalition in Peel aims to reduce the incidence of low birth-weight babies by offering free comprehensive services that promote the healthiest pregnancies possible, including health education, nutrition and social support to child bearing women and their families.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Report to the Executive Director

* Supervise site coordinators at Healthy Start/Teen Prenatal Supper Club programs

* Co-ordinate the daily operations of the Healthy Start/Teen Prenatal Supper Club programs: staffing, physical facility, program curriculum, site communications

* Provide nutrition education and counselling services

* Facilitate cooking demonstrations and group sessions

* Compile CPNP statistical data

* Other duties as assigned
Compensation/Time Commitment

A permanent position working 28 hours per week at $24.00 per hour, six month probationary period, some evening and weekend work required


* Undergraduate degree or equivalent

* Excellent organization, management and communication skills

* Knowledge of health promotion strategies

* Registered Dietitian with current membership in College of Dietitians of Ontario

* Excellent interpersonal, leadership and facilitation skills

* Skills in nutrition assessment, nutrition education and individual counselling

* Knowledge and expertise in the areas of pre and postnatal nutrition with particular attention to the needs of the low income population and people of other cultures

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by Thursday, February 5, 2004.

Barbara Wallace

Executive Director

Best Start Health Coalition in Peel

57 Mill Street North, Suite Ste 105

Brampton ON L6X 1S9

Fax: (905) 452-0760