Are you passionate about a career that helps Ontario students be healthy and active at school? If so, we want to hear from you! Ophea is interested in meeting with outgoing individuals who are open to learning and growing in a fast-paced, project-based organization.
Ophea (www.ophea.net) is a charity (based out of Toronto) that believes schools are an important place where students learn healthy habits that stay with them throughout their lives. Ophea works closely with educators (working across Ontario’s 72 school boards) to ensure the health and well-being of all students remains top of mind. This includes offering programs and services across a variety of health topics including physical activity, concussions, healthy eating, mental health, and many more.
What’s It Like to Work for Ophea?
Ophea promotes collaboration (working in small project teams) to execute our work. All staff work and learn across a variety of different areas of the organization (e.g., program development, marketing and communications, training, evaluation) to grow their professional skill sets and keep their jobs challenging and rewarding. Ophea’s work is grounded in proven project management principles.
Ophea believes a healthy staff is a productive staff and we offer a variety of benefits including dental and health benefits, competitive vacation (starting at three weeks), flexible hours (e.g., start times between 7:30am and 10:00am), and shortened workdays before long weekends/on Fridays during summer months.
Note: Given the circumstances with COVID-19, Ophea staff are currently working remotely to ensure the ongoing health and safety of all staff as opposed to in our Toronto office.
Ophea is looking for a permanent (full-time) Projects Leader. Ophea is open to negotiating different work arrangements depending on the applicant, including offering a partial/full remote working arrangement for those living outside of Toronto.
The Projects Leader manages a portfolio of projects following organizational project management practices. This position is responsible for leading all aspects of their projects, including initiating/closing projects, leading teams, planning and executing work plans, managing budgets, problem solving, and reporting.
Sample job tasks for this position include:
This is a full-time position starting in October 2021 (to be negotiated with successful candidate) with a salary range of $55,000 - $70,000.
Knowledge (formal education or general knowledge):
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- Ophea is committed to removing barriers and providing accommodation to all applicants and employees. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR representative of the accommodation required which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
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