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National Manager, Public Education

The Osteoporosis Society of Canada works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. The Society is committed to leadership in disease prevention and health promotion.

Position Summary: A full-time position reporting to the Director, Programs and Communications, responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of quality public education programs that meet the needs of the Society's various audiences.

Responsibilities include:

- developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating public education programs which support the mission and strategic directions of the Society

- identifying needs and developing effective public education materials

- working with the Society's Scientific Advisory Council to ensure programs and materials are scientifically accurate and reflect the SAC's consensus positions

- developing and delivering training modules for staff and volunteers in areas such as health knowledge and educational programming

- developing creative partnerships with external groups and organizations across the country to deliver educational programming which supports the Society's strategic directions and activities

- managing the Society's 1-800 French/English information line

- developing and managing budgets within the education area

- supervising program staff

Job qualifications:

- Degree in Education, Health Promotion, Social Services or related field.

- Demonstrated experience in adult education, program development or related field.

- Experience in multi-level, national, charitable/not-for profit organization preferred.

- Demonstrated success in working with volunteers.

- Strong writing and presentation skills.

- Strong interpersonal and group process skills.

- Proficiency in Windows 98 and Microsoft Office.

- Well-organized self-starter who can juggle multiple tasks and discern priorities.

- Bilingualism an asset.

Interested candidates should forward their resume to:

Osteoporosis Society of Canada

Attention: Director, Programs and Communications

33 Laird Drive

Toronto, Ontario

M4G 3S9

Fax: (416) 696-2673

For more information about the Society, see our web site at