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Community Health Worker - Seniors Outreach (Primary Care)

Casual position

Pay Scale

$26.44 - $31.86 hourly

Pension and Benefits

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) including some benefits

Application Deadline

June 19, 2023 at 3:59:00 a.m.

About the Role

The Community Health Worker (CHW) provides community health services on an outreach basis to senior’s living in the community. The CHW will work closely with other members of an interdisciplinary team to support the care coordination or case management for clients, including providing health education, advocacy, practical assistance and support, access to other programs and services, and assisting clients and their caregivers to build support networks.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a community-based health setting.

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working with seniors.

  • Knowledge of related community resources for seniors

  • Ability to assess situations and to respond appropriately

  • Interest in a variety of health issues and willingness to learn and teach others about them.

  • Organizational skills including time management

  • Ability to work flexible hours based on client need.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary setting, with clients and other agencies who are involved with the care of the clients.

  • Sound judgement and strong problem solving skills.

  • Proficient with Windows-based computer systems, in particular, email, MS Word and client management systems

  • Fluency in English; other languages an asset


  • Knowledge and understanding of the health system and community resources in Ottawa

  • Experience in the health and social services field.

  • Experience with outreach and/or home visiting

Language designation

English, written and spoken

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 June 18, 2023 by 11:59pm to

Please note the following:

- The subject line of your email should read “Community Health Worker - Seniors Outreach”

- 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 so arrangements can be made. CCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce and as such we encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with.

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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