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Consultant , Comprehensive Workplace Health Promotion Project, The Health Communication Unit, Centre for Health Promotion

The Health Communication Unit, at the Centre for Health Promotion, is
seeking a Consultant on a contract basis. Our mandate is to provide
health promotion practitioners in Ontario with training and
consultation in the area of Comprehensive Workplace Health Promotion

More information about the project can be found on our website at


THCU seeks a Consultant to

  1. Provide consulting services to our clients related to CWHP:
  2. Plan, design, and deliver training events (including e-learning events and problem-solving teleconferences);
  3. Provide support to emerging CWHP coalition of key stakeholders;
  4. Contribute to Knowledge Exchange products (see website for examples of current products, some of which require updating);
  5. Contribute to the development of THCU's services, e.g., by
    attending staff meetings and strategic planning sessions--THCU
    extensively uses an intranet, web conferencing, web-based databases and
    content management, email, and other means to coordinate its efforts
  6. Other duties as assigned
  7. Participate in other related projects undertaken by the Centre
    for Health Promotion and The Health Communication Unit (as appropriate)

Occasional overnight travel is required.


This is a contract position, pay based on a per diem rate and without
benefits. Current funding is secured to the end of the fiscal year
(March 31, 2007) with some possibility of renewal in 2007/2008.

The  above duties may require  full-time commitment, although
we may consider part-time commitments as well, possibly shared among
more than one individual.


Those interested are asked to apply in writing by November 17, 2006.
Please submit a resume and a cover letter outlining in brief

  • experience and interest in CWHP
  • relevant skills (e.g., presentation/training/education,
    consultation, community facilitation, project management, literature
    searches, interviewing, writing, computer)
  • expectations regarding compensation

The ability to communicate in both official languages is an asset.

Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be
contacted and resumes may be retained for possible future short-term
contract assignments (e.g., one or two days). Work samples can be
submitted and will be returned if requested.


For more detailed information, please contact Larry Hershfield,
Manager, at (416) 978-0585,, or fax (416)

Further information is available from Ali Kilbourn at (416) 978-0595 or

Please submit application to

Attention: Larry Hershfield
The Health Communication Unit
at the Centre for Health Promotion
University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building
155 College Street, Suite 400
Toronto, ON M5T 3M7
Tel: (416) 978-0522
Fax: (416) 971-1365