NW Community Mobilization Thunder Bay & Region Coordinator

Canadian Mental Health Association Thunder Bay Branch - Thunder Bay, ON (30+ days ago)

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NW Community Mobilization Thunder Bay & Region Coordinator

Four Day Work Week (30 hrs/week)

Start date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: July 17, 2020

This position supports the overall development, functioning and decision-making of the NW Community Mobilization Thunder Bay and Regional Model. The objectives of this position are to ensure effective implementation of this community based multi-agency strategy to strengthen community safety and wellbeing through the coordination and seamless delivery of services to at-risk people with diverse social and health care needs. This position supports Situation Tables in the North West region and is responsible for coordinating the COR.

This position also coordinates the management of a performance excellence system to track and support achievement of annual strategic and operating goals, and is responsible for ensuring compliance to Accreditation Canada standards of excellence.

This position is responsible to the CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for implementing the North West Community Mobilization Network work plan and ensuring completion of all accompanying work plan deliverables

2. Work with partners, stakeholders, police services, the NW Centre of Responsibility and COR Task Forces and Working Groups

3. Facilitate training on the Four Filter Approach and provide support to the Four Filter discussions as required, ensuring adherence to the process and privacy legislation

4. Maintain a comprehensive regional referral network and conduct community outreach and educational sessions when required

5. Develop pertinent training, communication and outreach materials to community partners, ensuring consistency

6. Entering and monitoring de-identified client information in database and assist in the implementation and use of a monitoring and evaluation tool that will capture and measure outcomes

7. Analyze and translate data into various formats including statistical reports, comparative graphs and trends analyses.

8. Assist with the production and/or prepare reports for publication, presentation and public dissemination

9. Complete annual work plan and annual reports to provincial HSJCC Secretariat

10. Assess deliverables in the work plan for following year

11. Research, develop and deliver table briefings that identify issues, trends implications and recommendations for Table as a whole

12. Present issues that have arose at Situation or Community Tables at the NW Centre of Responsibility and other local planning tables (eg. Crime Prevention Council, Thunder Bay Drug Strategy) and communicate recommendations for strategic action.

13. Serve as a point-of-contact for the Network and as a source of knowledgeable information.

14. Build strategic partnerships with service providers from diverse sectors and geographics throughout the North West region and support Situation Table in the region.

Qualifications and Characteristics:

  • Undergraduate degree in Health or related discipline (criminology, social work, etc.), combination of education skills and experience will be considered
  • Master Degree in Public Health or a related discipline (Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, Healthcare Quality, etc.) is preferred
  • In-Depth knowledge of the accreditation process, Accreditation Canada, and Quality Management Systems
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of continuous improvement principles, best practices, methods and techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the area of community engagement
  • Demonstrated facilitation and presentation skills, and a working knowledge of multiple services sectors
  • Knowledge of the Situation Table Initiative, HSJCC, PHIPA, FIPPA, MFIPPA, and the Four Filter Process for information sharing
  • Demonstrated policy researching and writing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent data analysis and problem solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel, Outlook and Word, along with expertise in various types of presentation/meeting software (Power Point, Prezi, Zoom, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work and coordinate project timelines
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of community resources in Northwestern Ontario, as well as the systemic issues that vulnerable populations face in Northwestern Ontario
  • Proficiency in French is considered an asset
  • Driver’s license and access to a vehicle with 2 million liability
  • Successful completion of a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) is required

CMHA Thunder Bay is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including those with a lived experience, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities.

Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) is required. Ability to speak French considered an asset.
Applications should include a resume, cover letter and 3 work related references

Application deadline: 2020-07-17

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company Pension
  • Extended Health Care