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Community Health Worker- Health Resource & Wellness Centre

The Toronto Hospital is seeking a Community Health Worker for its community-based Health Resource & Wellness Centre. As an integral member of the Health Resource & Wellness Centre, the COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER will develop and implement health promotion, wellness education, and community outreach initiatives; participate in community and hospital networks that address community health issues; develop and/or participate in skills and capacity building activities; advocate on behalf of clients for access to services, opportunities, resources.

The successful applicant will have: Bachelors Degree in health promotion, health education, adult education, or recognised equivalent; three (3) years of practical experience in health promotion, health education, adult education, or community development; knowledge and experience of principles of program development, implementation & evaluation; knowledge and experience of community outreach and animation; experience working with diverse communities; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluency in a language other than English (preferably Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, or Vietnamese); ability to work collaboratively with other program staff and community agencies; knowledge of computer systems and the internet.

Please submit applications to: Katherine Wyslobocki, Staffing Advisor, Staffing Solutions Department, University Health Network, 101 College St. CW 2-335, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4 Please quote file vacancy #001857.

The University Health Network wishes to thank all applicants who apply for positions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.