Bilingual Child and Youth Programs Coordinator / Health Promoter 1

Regular full-time position

Starting April 2016

Under the direction of the Health Promotion and Counseling Team Program Director, and as a member of the Health Promotion and Counseling  Team, the Child and Youth Programs Coordinator is responsible for the efficient functioning and operations of the of the Students Will All Graduate (SWAG) program and all other programs related to healthy children and youth.  The Health Promoter 1 — Youth is responsible for  the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs related to children and  youth. The programs and activities are developed on a centre wide basis, using a collaborative model among all CCHC teams.  This work is undertaken with a Population Health Framework that embodies the determinants of health.


  • Graduate degree from a recognized university in a relevant discipline or equivalent combination of undergraduate degree and significant experience in health promotion and/or community development.
  • Minimum of three years supervisory experience, preferably in a community setting.
  • Three to five years full-time community youth program delivery experience with progressive responsibility in a community setting, preferably in a health setting.
  • Experience liaising with youth-related programs with a variety of client populations: New Canadians, low-income clients, and other relevant client populations; specific knowledge of the CCHC service area an asset.
  • Experience in health promotion strategies including community development; experience writing proposals; strong presentation skills.
  • Experience in in program development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation for programs of a multi-disciplinary nature, including experience with statistical analysis (quantitative and qualitative).
  • Sound knowledge of general management principles, including financial and human resource management.
  • Strong critical analysis, problem-solving, planning, decision-making, leadership, organizational, and change management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and model teamwork.
  • Demonstrated ability to model “client centred” service delivery.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with leading practices in youth programs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with group dynamics, adult learning principles, and group facilitation approaches
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications, including Microsoft Office programs, client database software, and electronic record keeping in a client-service setting
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends
  • Under Carlington’s designation to provide French Language Services, this position requires the following proficiency in the French language:
    • French Oral Expression:  Advanced +
    • French Oral Comprehension:  Advanced +
    • French Reading:  Advanced +

Salary: $29.96 to $35.25 per hour + regular benefits

As a non-profit organization, we are accountable to our community for providing quality care.  For this reason, we can only consider applicants who clearly describe how their education, skills, and experience match each of the position requirements listed above in a separate 2 – 3 page attachment submitted with a résumé and cover letter.

Send applications (cover letter, resume, and attachment described above) to:  Human Resources Manager, Carlington Community Health Centre, 900 Merivale Rd. Ottawa, ON K1Z 5Z8; fax: 613-761-1805; email   Quote  job reference  “CYPC/HP1  HPCT-48W ” in subject header or subject line.

Deadline: Friday, April 8, 2016 by 3:45 p.m.

If you need an accommodation during the selection process please let us know the nature of the accommodation.