Job Posting 76278

Manager – Health Promotion Programs
Indus Community Services
Halton / Peel area
Mississauga & Brampton
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 18 Oct)
full time  •  $60,000.00 per annum plus a generous RRSP plan and group health benefits

Job Position: Manager – Health Promotion Programs

Department: Health Services

Status: Full-Time – 35 hours per week

Location: Mississauga & Brampton

Compensation: $60,000.00 per annum plus a generous RRSP plan and group health benefits

Indus Community Services is an accredited, not-for-profit community benefit organization that has served local communities for over three decades. We are a registered charity, supported by our donors and by all three levels of government. Through our professional staff, we are a leader in the provision of culturally responsive services to newcomers, families, women & seniors.


Vision: To be leaders in building strong and inclusive communities.
Mission: We are a community benefit organization focused on building resilient and healthy communities by offering person-centered, anti-oppressive programs and services.

Position Summary:

Under the general guidance of the Director – Health Services and as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the incumbent is responsible for the day to day management and coordination of all Health Promotion Programs including community health promotion, senior wellness and caregiver support programs and other health program initiatives.


Responsibilities and Duties: (but not limited to)

  • Plan, develop, implement, evaluate and coordinate the Health Promotion Programs.
  • Lead, manage, supervise and train program staff ensuring accurate information and educational dissemination to the community and clients.
  • Plan workshops and information sessions, including sourcing speakers and presentation topics.
  • Explore service partnerships and new opportunities and approaches to ensure health promotion related education and supports are shared as widely as possible.
  • Problem-solve and collaborate in seeking solutions to day-to-day and ongoing support challenges.
  • Oversee daily and weekly scheduling assignments, and review and approve timecards for payroll.
  • Determine, order and coordinate distribution of program supplies.
  • Liaise with assigned committees and other community partners to share and access services on behalf of Indus.
  • Participate and support educational sessions, town halls, regional table meetings, and other health promotion activities.
  • Source and complete grant/funding applications for program growth and sustainability.
  • Develop and implement strategies, outreach activities, and establish appropriate community partnerships to recruit Seniors and caregivers.
  • In conjunction with the Communications and Marketing team, assist in the development and rollout of all project specific communications and outreach materials.
  • Provide administrative support, assist in the development and implementation of special projects, including a Health Services newsletter and manage the internal and external Health Services Indus Calendar of Events.
  • Responsible for all program data collection and reporting including trends reporting, outreach activity statistics and project evaluation activities.
  • Represent the program with strong knowledge of the overall program especially when developing new partnerships.
  • Ensure that program expenses and funding allocations are monitored and accurately managed and monthly/annual service delivery targets are managed, met, and reported within assigned deadlines.
  • Provide backup coverage onsite for Managers when needed.
  • Provide regular updated reports for the consideration of the Health Services Management Team.
  • Participate in staff and team meetings, and professional development opportunities as required.
  • Adopt safe work practices, reporting unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Post secondary education in a relevant discipline and a minimum of three years experience in health promotion, health services and/or outreach in a community setting is required.
  • Management/supervisory experience including administration, management and organization, program development, personnel management preferably in the non-profit, community services or health sector is required.
  • Knowledge of and experience with disease prevention and management is an asset.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of community resources of the Region of Peel.
  • Experience in health promotion strategies including community development; experience writing proposals; strong presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with group dynamics and group facilitation approaches.
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation for programs of a multi-disciplinary nature, including experience with statistical analysis (quantitative and qualitative).
  • Strong critical analysis, problem-solving, planning, decision-making, leadership, organizational, and change management skills.
  • Ability to mobilize people at the grassroots; strong networking skills.
  • Sensitivity to people from different socio-economic backgrounds with an equity lens.
  • Self-directed, self-motivated, with a positive attitude and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and adjust to shifting priorities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required and the ability to communicate in one or more South Asian languages is an asset.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, email, and other applications. Able to learn and work proficiently in Caseworks – the case management software tool of choice at Indus.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings, weekends and from any Indus work-site.
  • Valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation is required.
  • Successful candidates must provide current CPR and First aid certification and a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check prior to commencing employment.
  • It is a condition of employment that employees provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start date of employment. Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical reason, or a reason pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation to the Human Resources department. Such situations will be considered on a case-by-case basis in compliance with Indus' legal obligations.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application, including a complete resume of qualifications and experience, electronically to by 12:00pm, October 18th, 2021. Please ensure your application email has the subject heading of “Manager – Health Promotion Programs” - (insert your name)’


This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Indus Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.


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