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In this week's issue, Carol Dombrow describes the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Health Check program.

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Social Worker, Family Health Services, Middlesex-London Health Unit


London, Ontario
Deadline September 7, 2011

Family Health Services has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Worker for a full-time assignment. The Social Worker will participate in the delivery of the Healthy Babies Healthy Children (HBHC) Program working with Public Health Nurses and Family Home Visitors providing home visits to families in London and Middlesex County.   
The successful candidate will:

RFP--Website Development, Community Legal Education Ontario/ Éducation


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline September 2, 2011

Community Legal Education Ontario/ Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario (CLEO) is seeking proposals to design and develop our new bilingual website on a content management system (CMS).

The overall purpose of the website is to make available Public Legal Education (PLE) materials of a variety of topics, languages and formats including html, PDF, audio and video and to facilitate sharing this information with third party organizations.

Senior Coordinator, Prevention, Canadian Cancer Society


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline August 28, 2011

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Prevention, the Senior Coordinator, Prevention is responsible for promoting and advancing the Society’s mission, role and priorities related to primary and secondary cancer prevention with key internal and external stakeholders.  Specifically, this position will work to support provincial initiatives as well as enhance staff and volunteer capacity within assigned regions to develop, implement and deliver prevention-related activities.

Public Health Inspector, Eastern Ontario Health Unit


[Ed: Updated August 18, 2011]

Winchester, Ontario
Deadline August 28, 2011

Office: 12 week Practicum position in Winchester
Salary: $26.82 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits and 6% in lieu of vacation.

Description of Job:

The incumbent will be responsible to provide education in matters related to health promotion, community health protection and certain infectious diseases with emphasis in food and water and infection control; and to enforce the provisions of the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Call for Aboriginal Advisory Group Members (Volunteer)--Addressing Smoke Free Homes for Aboriginal Families, Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus


Deadline August 26, 2011

The rate of smoking in First Nations populations is a serious health concern, as is the number of First Nations children exposed to second-hand smoke in their homes. There is a need for culturally relevant tools to address second-hand smoke in First Nations populations, particularly in regards to pregnant women and young children.


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