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Bilingual Health Promotion Consultant , Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse

Closing Date: Monday, July 11, 2005

Start Date: As soon as possible. Contract until March 31, 2006, with possibility of extension.

Location: Toronto preferred; will consider other locations within Ontario. Travel throughout Ontario is required.

The Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse (OPC) is Ontario's longest standing prevention and health promotion organization, providing information, education, consultation and networking services in French and English province-wide.

The Health Promotion Resource Centre (HPRC) is a key program of OPC that works to strengthen health promotion. We help individuals, groups and communities develop and implement health promotion initiatives.

HPRC seeks a part-time Bilingual Health Promotion Consultant. The position requires sound knowledge of the theories and practices of health promotion and community development and of Ontario's Francophone communities. The successful applicant will provide clients/stakeholders with consultation, training, information and access to resources; participate in production of electronic bulletins, articles, resources; and work collaboratively with the HPRC team.


* Provide consultations and training across the province of Ontario to support and assist diverse audiences in the development and implementation of health promotion initiatives and strategies

* Research and develop presentations, resources, proposals, electronic bulletins and related materials

* Establish and maintain partnerships and initiatives with various local, provincial and national organizations and health promotion professionals

* Monitor health promotion trends and issues

* Participate in organizational and administrative duties as required


* A Master's degree in health promotion or related field and a minimum of three years' related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and French

* Comprehensive understanding of, and demonstrated experience in, health promotion and the determinants of health

* Good knowledge of Ontario's Francophone populations and social issues

* Demonstrated facilitation and training skills

* Demonstrated program planning, project management and evaluation experience

* Ability to assess and respond effectively to client needs

* Ability to work independently and as an integral team member

* Strong analytical, problem-solving and strategic skills

* Commitment to principles of diversity, inclusion and non-discrimination

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by Monday, July 11, 2005, to

Manager, Health Promotion Resource Centre

c/o Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse

180 Dundas Street West, Suite 1900

Toronto, ON M5G 1Z8

Fax: (416) 408-2122

For more information, visit

OPC is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.