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Manager of Organizational Support, Community Organizational Health

Community Organizational Health (COHI) is a provincial not-for-profit
organization which promotes quality improvement in the not-for-profit
sector.  COHI is responsible for implementation of the Building
Healthier Organizations (BHO) accreditation program.  COHI is
currently seeking a full-time Manager of Organizational Support to
manage BHO accreditation reviews and member education.  The
Manager of Organizational Support will also be a team leader on BHO

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead teams of peer reviewers on selected BHO reviews.
  • Provide support to member organizations preparing for BHO reviews.
  • Implement a Good Practices Bank on the COHI website to share
    policies, procedures, tools, stories of innovation and excellence so
    that members and other not-for-profits benefit from the information
    collected via BHO reviews.
  • Manage the COHI website to ensure it is current and responds to members' needs for information.  
  • Implement mechanisms for communicating to members key learnings
    resulting from the BHO program including areas of growth, innovations
    and areas of excellence so that stakeholders can benefit from this
  • Develop resources for members to support sector-wide learning in areas identified via BHO as problematic.
  • Work with technical consultants to manage the BHO database
    including ensuring needed improvements to the database, coordinating
    training of members in use of the database and responding to requests
    for information.
  • Provide member education/orientation workshops as requested


The ideal candidate will possess

  • A graduate degree from a recognized university in a relevant
    discipline or combination of an undergraduate degree with significant
  • Three to five years experience with progressive responsibility in health, social services or a related setting.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with not-for-profit boards, management, staff, and volunteers.  
  • Exceptional communication (both written and verbal), interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with accreditation and/or evaluation programs.
  • Good analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Highly developed project management skills including the use of appropriate project tracking tools.
  • The ability to work independently and reliably with a minimum of supervision.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications (e.g., Word, Access, MS Project, Excel).
  • Bilingualism (French/English) a definite asset.    

Salary range: $61,420 to $74,000 plus excellent benefit package

Please send letter of application detailing how your qualifications fit
the position and a resume by Monday, August 14, 2006, to

Community Organizational Health
Suite 305, 1 Eva Road
Toronto, ON, M9C 4Z5
Fax: (416) 239-5074

We thank all candidates who apply but only those interviewed will be contacted.