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Health Promotion Consultants, Stroke Prevention Initiative, Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse

The Stroke Prevention Initiative ( of the Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse's ( is seeking one or two health promotion consultants for immediate work in either a short-term staff or freelance consultant role.

Initial tasks include

* Documentation of our community networking experiences, Connecting the Dots

* Develop work book of current resources to support new planning teams in other communities

* Working with teams planning a local Connecting the Dots event

* Develop displays for workshops

* Supporting the review of the new website and community resource database

* Knowledge/experience in health promotion and determinants of health, preferably in community settings

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to assess and respond effectively to client needs

* Ability to work with content in website and database, experience preferred

* Ability to work independently and as an integral team member

* Strategic and problem-solving skills and ability to respond to Ontario's cultural and regional diversity

* Hospital or primary care/clinical experience an asset

* French language fluency is preferred

* Potential to shift to a longer-term staff position should longer term funding be obtained

Location: Negotiable, GTA preferred

Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume by March 4, 2005, to SPI manager at

We thank all applicants but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. OPC is an equal opportunity employer.