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Bilingual Community Developer - Community Health Promotion and Early Years

Regular Full-Time Position

Pay Scale

$ 63,578– $ 76,600/ annually

Pension and Benefits

Excellent benefits package including Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

Application Deadline

December 9, 2022 at 5:59:00 p.m.

About the Role

The Community Developer is responsible for working with community members in the Centretown Community Health Centre (CCHC) catchment area on issues that affect their health and well-being, with particular attention to older adults and newcomers. These issues include determinants of health such as poverty, housing and social isolation. The Community Developer builds networks and works with partners (community groups and organizations) to identify needs and capacities, develop strategies and implement action. Strategies include community organizing, community networking, community network and coalition building and advocacy.

Requirements

  • Master level degree in health or social science, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in community development.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of community development including an understanding of the interactive relationship of the personal and the socio-political determinants of health.

  • Knowledge and experience in needs assessments and program evaluation.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with community groups to support self-help.

  • Experience working with people on low income.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with specific expertise in group facilitation.

  • Experience in political lobbying and advocacy.

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Experience working with a marginalized groups, specifically older adults and newcomers.

  • Experience working with a variety of community issues, e.g. employment, housing, social isolation, service accessibility, food security, mental health, safety, etc.

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (MS Word, Outlook, Excel and internet).

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

  • Organizational skills including time management.

  • Sound judgement and strong problem solving skills.


Desirable

The ability to communicate in a third language is a definite asset (e.g., Arabic, Mandarin, Somali or Spanish).


Language Designation:

English, written and spoken essential

French, written and spoken essential

Start Date

As Soon As Possible

How to “Express an Interest” for this Opportunity:

Submit your letter of interest along with your résumé on or before December 9, 2022 by 11:59pm to jobs@centretownchc.org.


Please note the following:

- The subject line of your email should read “ Bilingual Community Developer”

- The file name for your resume should read: “(last name)_(first name)_ Resume”

- The file name for your cover letter should read: “(last name)_(first name)_ Cover Letter”


We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants invited to an interview will be contacted. Candidates requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should contact us at jobs@centretownchc.org so arrangements can be made. CCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce and as such all applicants are welcome.


Centretown CHC has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, as such applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccinations to be considered for employment. Reasonable accommodation will be considered for persons with medical exemption or other exemptions under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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