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Manager of Organizational Support, Community Organizational Health

Community Organizational Health (COHI) is a provincial not-for-profit
organization which builds capacity and 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 dynamic Manager of
Organizational Support (full-time) to manage BHO accreditation reviews
and member education.  The Manager of Organizational Support will
also be a team leader on accreditation reviews.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead teams of peer reviewers/volunteers on approximately three accreditation reviews per year.
  • Provide information and support to member organizations and review teams preparing for accreditation reviews.
  • Manage the non-technical aspects of creating a resource library
    on the COHI website to share policies, procedures, tools, stories of
    innovation and excellence to build capacity amongst members and other
  • Implement other mechanisms for building the capacity of members in priority areas.
  • Work with a technical consultant to manage the databases
    including ensuring needed improvements to the databases, coordinating
    training of members in use of the databases and responding to requests
    for information.
  • Provide member education/orientation workshops and assist in training peer reviewers.


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.
  • 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 (under review) plus excellent benefit package

Please send letter of application detailing how your qualifications fit
the position and a resume by 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 23, 2006, by
e-mail to

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