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Job Number:  37940
Project Coordinator - Lead Agency
Job Posted: Thursday, 7 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 22 September 2017
(61 days ago)
East Metro Youth Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

East Metro Youth Services, Toronto Lead Agency and a fully accredited Children’s Mental Health Centre serving adolescents and their families in East Toronto for over 40 years, is inviting applications for the following full time contract positions:


Project Coordinator: Lead Agency Consortium and Primary Care Pilot Project

Part-Time Contract Position at 22.5 hours/week until March 2018


The Project Coordinator supports two initiatives:


  • The Lead Agency Consortium – which is the network of child and youth mental health agencies identified by the government as lead agencies in their communities; and,
  • Walking the path: An applied research pilot to improve service pathways between primary care and community-based child and youth mental health services.


The projects are based on external funding from the Lead Agency Consortium and the Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health.  Approximately 2/3 of the time will be spent on Consortium work; approximately 1/3 on the Walking the Path project.


For both projects, the incumbent will have demonstrated experience in project management and coordination, excellent communication (both verbal and written), presentation and networking skills; and demonstrated skills in partnership and relationship development.




  • Schedules and facilitates meetings, including site visits, advisory committee meetings and meetings of the Consortium and its committees.
  • Coordinates focus groups; recruitment, scheduling, honorariums
  • Provides administrative support to project leads, managers, and Consortium executive coordinator
  • Collects, compiles and summarizes information required for project activities
  • Assists with the identification of lead agency leading and innovative practices; researches the initiatives and documents these initiatives for distribution among lead agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Maintains project timelines and tracks deliverables for workload and performance measurement purposes
  • Assists in drafting, producing and sharing of reports on pilot activities
  • Provides regular updates to the pilot leads on a scheduled and ad hoc basis
  • Supports the development of a report on provincial priorities related to implementing Moving On Mental Health. This may include data gathering and analysis, writing, report production and dissemination.
  • Fosters relationships with community partners and lead agencies through the planning and coordination of meetings and through regular communication
  • Contributes to the pilot’s evaluation activities, including facilitating data collection, developing survey tools, collating and interpreting results to support program improvement
  • Supports other related tasks to as they emerge


The ideal candidate will have:


  • Bachelor degree in health or social sciences or other appropriate combinations of education and experience
  • Experience in administration and/or project coordination
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and professional communication with internal and external colleagues and stakeholders with all levels of staff and provincial governments
  • High degree of knowledge of community-based child and youth mental health services and primary care partners in the community
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Police Record Check



In accordance with the agency’s employment equity plan we are particularly interested in encouraging qualified applicants from all communities that reflect the diversity of the youth and families we serve. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free.  We ask applicants to make any accommodation requests when contacted for an interview.  The agency assesses all candidates in a fair and equitable manner.


Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume by September 22, 2017 at 4 p.m.


(Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted, no phone calls please)

Human Resources Manager, East Metro Youth Services, 1200 Markham Road, Suite 200

Scarborough Ontario, M1H 3C3 Fax: 416-438-7424








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Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume by September 22, 2017 at 4 p.m.
Contact Details:
East Metro Youth Services
200 - 1200 Markham Road
Toronto, ON, M1H 3C3
Fax: 416-438-7424
www:   emys.on.ca/about-us/new-employment-opportunities/

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