Alzheimer Society of Ontario
The Alzheimer Society’s vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Our mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and to promote research.
Collaboration Accountability Respect Excellence
The Alzheimer Society is an equal opportunity employer, and we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We are also committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Public Education Coordinator (One-Year Contract)
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Ottawa and Renfrew County
The Public Education Coordinator (PEC) delivers lectures and workshops, participates in other information activities to increase public awareness of dementia, and offers dementia-specific education to persons living with dementia, their families, caregivers, health care workers, paid caregivers, volunteers and others in Ottawa and Renfrew County. A strong knowledge of dementia and best practices is key to the position. The PEC works as part of a team, and reports to the Executive Director. Evening and weekend work are required within a reasonably flexible schedule.
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Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:
Commitment to Equitable Recruitment
The Alzheimer Society recognizes the value and dignity of each individual and ensures everyone has genuine, open, and unhindered access to employment opportunities, free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise. We are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive work environment, where the rights of all individuals and groups are protected and all members feel safe, respected, empowered, and valued for their contributions.
Our values include justice and connection and are the guideposts we use for decision-making of all kinds. We believe that this will guide the organization toward a place of inclusion for all - where equity and access to essential supports and services becomes the reality.
We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA. The Alzheimer Society welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity and social justice and we encourage applications from First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Indigenous Peoples of North America, Black and persons of colour, persons with disabilities, people living with dementia, care partners and those who identify as LGBTQ2S+.
The Society requires that you be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to any accommodation obligations you may have under human rights legislation.
We thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Closing Date: July 7, 2022
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