Summary: Moyo Health and Community Services is a community and AIDS service organization (ASO) in the Peel region that provides a growing array of health promotion, education, social and support services for people living with, affected by, and at systemic risk of HIV for communities in Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon.
We are seeking to hire a dynamic individual with expertise in leading teams and growing a health promotion portfolio, to manage our Health Promotion team and deliver high quality preventive supports to equity owed communities. This person is also responsible for seeking out and maintaining solid relationships with community partners, equity owed communities, and academic institutions to build stronger and resilient communities.
Guided by a strengths-based multidisciplinary approach rooted in principles and values of inclusion, anti-racism, anti-oppression, self-determination, sex positivity, and harm reduction, this position recognizes and meaningfully promotes the voices of folks with lived experience.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- Program management, monitoring, and evaluation
- Program development, implementation, and evaluation in collaboration with stakeholders, title, and rights holders
- Staff and student supervision
- Partnership engagement and retention
- Grant writing and support with fundraising
- Administrative responsibilities including report writing, data management and capacity development
To be considered, you should possess the following:
- Post-secondary education in Public Health (MPH), Social Work (BSW, MSW) or Health Sciences (BSc, MSc, diploma) from a recognized university, OR a relevant degree or post-secondary diploma coupled with equivalent experience in the HIV/AIDS or similar sector
- A demonstrated commitment to health equity and working with equity owed communities; 2S and LGBTQ+ folks, racialized communities, folks living with chronic diseases, substance users, etc.
- At least two to five years of experience in program planning (using health promotion and HEAI frameworks), implementation, and evaluation (development of evaluation frameworks and tools)
- Training and/or extensive experience in community development, adult education, program development principles and practice an asset
- Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and supervise staff and volunteers with excellent personal and professional boundaries
- Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and respect when communicating to Moyo HCS stakeholders and external contacts
- Passion for nurturing community participation and modelling effective leadership
- Well-developed, analytical decision-making, problem solving and organizational skills
- Enthusiastic about and skilled in using social media platforms/apps (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) and web-based communication platforms
- Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to work outside regular working hours as required (evening and weekends at times)
- Strong English communication skills (verbal and written), additional language proficiencies are considered an asset.
Program Travel is required for this job; therefore, candidate must have a valid Driver’s License, insurance, and access to a vehicle OR access to other forms of transportation to attend meetings and events as required. Candidate must also possess excellent time management and organizational skills with flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Moyo Health and Community Services is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from persons living with HIV/AIDS, racialized individuals, members of the 2S and LGBTQ+ communities, differently abled and people with culturally diverse backgrounds. Please note that disclosure of any of the identities mentioned above is not required.
What’s in it for you?
- In addition to vacation allowances, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision upon successful completion of your probationary period
- A flexible, trust-based environment that invests in staff well-being and in a holistic way
- A chance to contribute to the growth of an aspirational organization and add to the culture and diversity of our growing team while making a significant impact on the sexual health and well-being of our communities
- Working for an organization that is committed to sex-positive, anti-racist, anti-oppressive work and is invested in your personal and professional growth.