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Coordinator of Research and Evaluation, Canadian Mental Health Association/Toronto Branch

2 Year Contract

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Toronto
Branch   has an opening for a qualified candidate that will
work collaboratively with CMHA and their partners to further our
experience in research and evaluation activities.  More
information about the organization can be found at

Responsibilities can include

  • Work collaboratively with programs to develop program models within a logic model framework
  • Work collaboratively with programs to identify evaluation needs,
    and integrate these evaluation components into regular programming
  • Conduct literature searches / reviews  inform evidence based practice within programs
  • Manage and coordinate research database
  • Identify opportunities for building capacity and staff competency in research and evaluation
  • Develop and organize opportunities for knowledge transfer and dissemination
  • Participate in developing research proposals and ethics submissions
  • Co-ordinate research across the agency
  • Seek opportunities  to involve clients and consumers 
    in evalution and research knowledge development and participation


  • Ability to work with ethno-culturally diverse communities
  • Experience in program evaluation and co-ordinating research projects
  • Knowledge of broad range of issues across mental health
  • Knowledge of the field of continuous quality improvement and outcome measurement
  • Experience in survey research/ client satisfaction research would be preferable
  • Experience in managing and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Meeting facilitation and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, SPSS
  • Partnership skills
  • Masters level education, with research component

Please forward resume by Friday, September 29, 2006, to

Director of Specialized Services
Canadian Mental Health Association/Toronto Branch
700 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 480
Toronto, ON  M6A 3B4
Fax: (416) 789-9079