5Ps Project Coordinator
One Full-Time 12 month contract position, 1.0 FTE (35 hours/week), Bargaining Unit – UFCW Local 175
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (Parkdale Queen West CHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization serving mid-west downtown Toronto. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care, and we strive to reduce these barriers. PQWCHC is a multi-sited organization.
The Project Coordinator coordinates the provision of the Parkdale Parent’s Primary Prevention Project (5Ps) which supports multi-stressed families with young children aged 0-6 years, living in the Parkdale neighbourhood. The Project Coordinator works in collaboration with several health and community partner agencies and initiatives within Parkdale, the GTA and provincially to coordinate and advocate for integrated services for multi-stressed pregnant women and families with young children. Current projects that fall within the portfolio include: Canadian Perinatal Nutrition Program (CPNP); Community Action Plan for Children (CAPC), and the Infant Feeding Program. This role reports to the Director of Health Promotion and Community Engagement and is based out of the Satellite office, located at 27 Roncesvalles Avenue.
The project coordinator is responsible for ensuring consistent coordination of all projects that fall within the 5Ps portfolio. This includes ensuring achieving project deliverables, working within funding requirements, maintaining accurate records, reporting and evaluation, as well as program design and adjustments to meet the changing needs of the communities. The Coordinator works closely with a team of colleagues who ensure service delivery to clients. This includes supervising childminders, students, and volunteers as needed. The Coordinator works closely with partner agencies across the neighbourhood and beyond and is the 5Ps representative on relevant advocacy committees and planning tables.
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university or some post-secondary education combined with significant experience in health promotion and/or community development. Your 5 years of experience in a community setting should include demonstrated knowledge of issues pertaining to child development in the context of families facing multiple barriers and stressors and accessing relevant community resources from a feminist and anti-oppressive framework. Demonstrated experience in project development, implementation and evaluation, including budget management and grant writing, is also required. Proficiency in a language other than English and experience with supervision and group facilitation is an asset.
If you are interested in joining a creative and dedicated team to make things better, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format only) to , quoting “5Ps PC” in the subject line. Internal candidates please submit your application by 5:00 pm on October 6, 2021. External applicants the deadline to apply is October 15, 2021. We truly appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a police reference check as a condition of employment.
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