Job Posting 79262

Health Navigator
Women's Health In Women's Hands
Toronto Metro area
closes in 3 days (Wed, 26 Jan)
part time

 

Women’s Health In Women’s Hands

Community Health Centre

2 Carlton Street, Suite 500

Toronto, Ontario   M5B 1J3

 

T: (416) 593-7655

F: (416) 593-5867

Website Address: www.whiwh.com

 

 

The Mandate of Women’s Health in Women’s Hands (WHIWH) Community Health Centre is to provide primary healthcare to racialized women from the African, Black, Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities in Toronto and surrounding municipalities. We are committed to working from an inclusive feminist, pro-choice, anti-racist, anti-oppression, and multilingual participatory framework in addressing the issue of access to healthcare for our mandated priority populations encompassing age, gender, gender identity, race, class, violence, sexual orientation, religion, culture, language, disability, immigration status and socio-economic circumstances.

 

The Centre offers the following opportunity for a professional, motivated and dynamic individual to join the team.

 

 

HEALTH NAVIGATOR

0.7 FTE

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Promote the self- management of health and prevention of chronic disease
  • Diligently addressing access to care and equity issues, while connecting clients to ongoing primary health care and other wrap around supports
  • Leading and conducting data collection and analysis to track increases in overall health outcomes – conducting pre and post evaluation activities
  • Working collaboratively with WHIWH staff, and community agencies to develop and support health promotion initiatives and special projects
  • Actively contributing to supporting and initiating organizational advocacy efforts
  • Supporting the development and distribution of health promotion and communications resources/materials
  • Developing and maintaining ongoing outreach and engagement with WHIWH’s stakeholders using multimodal strategies
  • Representing WHIWH on external networks as deemed applicable
  • Leading our organizational social media presence
  • Facilitation of groups and conducting workshops to various audiences
  • Supervising community ambassadors completing health promotion related duties

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Master’s degree in Health Promotion, Public Health or a related field OR equivalent work and education experience in the social sector
  • Demonstrated understanding and practical application of health promotion and community development principles, theories, and tools
  • Advanced understanding of social determinants of health and a socio-ecological approach to behaviour change
  • Experience working with racialized populations
  • Experience working independently, within a multidisciplinary team, and with community organizations
  • Demonstrated training/experience with facilitation of groups, workshops, outreach, and/or community organizing
  • Proficiency and creativity in use of computer technologies and social media platforms for various purposes including engagement, presentations, flyers, and health communications
  • Demonstrated creativity, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work off-site when required
  • Availability to work flexible hours to meet programming needs, including ability to work 1 evening/week and occasional work on weekends
  • Proficiency in language(s) other than English spoken within our priority populations considered an asset

 

REPORTING:

This position reports to the Director, Primary Health Care Services

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

To apply for this opportunity in a dynamic organization, please forward your CV and cover letter to:

 

Human Resources

Women's Health in Women's Hands CHC

2 Carlton Street, Suite 500

Toronto, Ontario   M5B 1J3

by e-mail to with subject line: “Health Navigator

 

Posting Date: January 5, 2022

Closing Date: January 26, 2022

 

Accommodation will be provided on request

 

For more information about Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre, including our mission and values statement, please visit our website at www.whiwh.com

 

Women’s Health In Women’s Hands offers a competitive salary and benefits, along with a multidisciplinary team environment where work-life balance is valued and practiced.

 

WHIWH has a Covid-19 Vaccination Policy that requires employees to take part in COVID-19 vaccination programs recommended by public health authorities, unless approved for an exemption request under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Compliance with this policy is mandatory for this position.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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