Health Boost Project Coordinator

Warden Woods - Scarborough, ON (30+ days ago)

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5-month Contract- December 2019-March 31, 2020

Bargaining Unit Position

Overall Accountability

As a member of the Warden Woods Community Centre staff team, the Coordinator of “Health Boost- A Community-based Health Enrichment programme:

Promote programme healthy eating, nutrition and exercise.

Provide disease prevention awareness information in Southwest Scarborough to improved health and well-being of populations

Arrange access to Flu shots

Reports to : Manager, Health Outreach Programmes

Program Area : Health and Recreation Services

Service Delivery and Development 90%

Program Management 40%

Develop, plan and implement Health Boost Programme

Outreach to the communities residing in and around Oakridge Neighbourhood

Liaise with the local physicians and health care providers to arrange the Flu Clinics in the designated locations, including TCH buildings

Plan and offer workshop on Health-related topics

Network with other service providers and partners

Administration 20%

Ensure that monthly statistical data is collected and submitted.

Adhere to the Centre’s policy and procedures.

Process, approve and monitor all program cheque requisitions.

Monitor monthly program budgets.

Process monthly billing for the Health Boost program.

Agency Participation (min) 5%

Promotes WWCC values and mission in a positive manner

Maintains good working relationships with co-workers and volunteers.

Attends meetings and participates in agency-wide fundraising and community outreach initiatives participate in special events and/or a committee of the Centre (For example, Christmas Day Meals on Wheels)

External Relationships 5%

Attend external meetings as required and approved by the Centre

Required Skills and Experience

Food and nutrition management, or equivalent experience.

Experience working in an office environment. Preference will be given to those with experience delivering community support services.

Specialized Training or experience related to job (i.e. Food Prep, Nutrition, Menu Planning etc.)

Competent communication skills (English; Oral & Written) and a commitment to training & skills development

Computer skills in programs such as Microsoft word, Excel, and Databases.

Working knowledge of CIMS is an asset.

Valid “G” driver’s license in good standing, an asset. Driver’s abstract required.

Be familiar with emergency procedures

Ability to work in diverse environments within an anti-oppression, client-centred framework

Availability to work evenings and weekends as required by program or agency activities (from time to time as required)

Food handling certificates an asset.

Mission , Vision and Values

Mission: To build caring, compassionate, equitable, inclusive and interdependent communities in Scarborough.

Vision: We envision our agency to be a place where everyone belongs, everybody is somebody, everybody is challenged to be a part of the solution, we grow and help one another grow, consultation and communication are norms, not exceptions, together we can build and share in a better tomorrow.

Values: Nurture one another, work in partnership, model and promote caring, compassionate and just relationships.

Members of equity seeking groups, who meet the above requirements, are encouraged to apply. Warden Woods Community Centre is a unionized workplace and employees are represented by CUPE Local 5218; this is a bargaining unit

A police reference check is required by the successful candidates prior to commence.

Warden Woods welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

From time to time all jobs will be evaluated and assessed based on the critical path, outcomes/deliverables, performance, and funding constraints, as deemed necessary by the Management Team.