A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.
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Under the general supervision of the Project Manager, Convening Project with PHAC, the Health Equity and Evaluation Officer performs research and planning functions for a hybrid Diabetes Canada and Public Health Agency Canada (PHAC) project. This person will foster relationships to expand equity and inclusion through collaborative planning, customizing, assessing, coordinating, and facilitating ongoing conversations around health equity and social determinants of health through a diabetes lens.
The Health Equity and Evaluation Officer will assist in evaluating and summarizing health disparities, health equity infrastructure needs, and capacity needs to develop an overview by region and/or province. They will contribute to mobilizing efforts and provide collective knowledge to partners around social determinants of health and health equity. While the Officer organizes and supports roundtable meetings, they will also collaborate with partners to promote and evaluate health equity in communities. The Officer will engage with diverse community partners in developing, implementing, evaluating programs, and services that affect the health of communities’ Canada wide.
Contract Length: This role is a 12-month contract.
Location: A flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule, working remotely, and with the expectation of attending in person events when needed. Accepting applications across Canada, if candidates can meet the needs of the immediate Ontario team.
Compensation: Based on the project funding approved by Public Health Agency Canada (PHAC) this role is budgeted at 60k to 65k annually. This role will be entitled to health and dental benefits and paid time off entitlements e.g. 3-weeks vacation (prorated on first calendar year).
This role includes, but not limited to:
The ideal candidate possesses:
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Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.
Diabetes Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. We value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.
We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise us during the recruitment process.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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