Parish Health and Wellness Coordinator – St. Joseph’s Parish (Sandy Hill) — 100 hours at $25/hour

This is a contract position with St. Joseph’s Parish in response to a parish needs survey.

The Parish’s Health and Wellness Working Group conducted a survey of parishioners and found interest in possible health and wellness initiatives within the community. As an initial response to the survey, the working group identified three key areas requiring a timely response; healthy aging, palliative care and support, and caregiver support.

To that end, we are currently looking to hire a temporary coordinator to address these areas through workshops and information sessions to be completed in Spring 2019.

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Contacts within and knowledge of the Canadian healthcare system
  • Experience in community building in the NGO sector
  • Experience in creating and conducting workshops
  • Experience in working with the public (particularly in a faith-based community)
  • Proficiency in streaming and social media technology

Minimum education requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or College diploma in:
    • Health Sciences/Health Promotion
    • Social Work
    • Health Management/Public Administration
    • Counselling/Pastoral Ministry
    • Theology

Skills and Assets:

  • Compassionate
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • An ability to think in an innovative manner regarding incorporation of technology in education and information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency at working both collaboratively and independently as required
  • Comfortable working with diverse demographics culturally and age-wise

Deadline for applicants: March 26, 2019

Start Date: April 3, 2019

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Christopher Adam, Executive Director: cadam@st-josephs.ca