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Senior Coordinator, Smokers’ Helpline, Canadian Cancer Society

London, Ontario
Deadline April 5, 2012

Every three minutes, another Canadian is faced with fighting cancer. Join the Canadian Cancer Society’s fight against cancer by helping us do everything we can to prevent cancer, save lives and support those living with cancer. You’ll be part of a passionate team determined to change lives and make a difference in the cancer fight.

Senior Coordinator, Smokers’ Helpline
Regular, Full-time

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Community Integration & Promotion, the Senior Coordinator is responsible for promoting Smokers’ Helpline services including telephone, online and text, throughout the Southwestern Region, to increase service awareness and utilization.

This position works out of the Southwestern Region located in London.

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Functional Duties

  • Collaborate with regional cessation services and service providers to promote Smokers’ Helpline and increase utilization
  • Represent and promote Smokers’ Helpline services and promotional initiatives as well as  centralized operations at local/regional levels
  • Collaborate with regional cessation services and service providers to coordinate Smokers’ Helpline services with local tobacco control programs and to create two-way referral mechanisms
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of regional/provincial promotional activities
  • Contribute to the ongoing maintenance of a database of regional evidence-based cessation services
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations (Use or wear any protective equipment or devices required, report any incidents and unsafe conditions to your manager, and do not use equipment or work in any way that may endanger any worker or volunteer).
  • Review and comply with the Canadian Cancer Society’s health & safety policy.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree in a related discipline (health promotion, health studies or health sciences) areas and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar type of position.
  • Developed verbal and written communication skills.  Experience in developing and delivering presentations to varying target audiences.
  • Understanding of tobacco control issues and cessation strategies
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with a multi-level non-profit or community health organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, relationship building and strategic thinking skills.
  • Flexibility, ability to deal with competing priorities.
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle as travel will be required.
  • Computer literate, proficient in MSOffice (Word/Excel).
  • Knowledge of Canadian Cancer Society policies and procedures is an asset.
  • A criminal record check is required.
  • Non-smoker.

Working Conditions

  • Works within a team environment and independently.
  • Collaborates with other members of the team in order to leverage opportunities.
  • Handles multiple priorities and interactions with many clients, both internal and external to the organization.
  • Some evening and weekend work may be required. Need to adjust hours and schedule as necessary to meet the demands of the community.
  • Works under tight deadlines.
  • Frequent travel within the Ontario Southwestern Region is required.
  • Works with confidential issues and data.
  • Frequent meetings with both internal and external stakeholders

In return for your contributions, we offer a very attractive compensation package, which encompasses a salary starting in the high 40K range, excellent benefits, and the chance to work in a supportive and progressive environment. Qualified non-smokers are invited to send their resume and cover letter, quoting job# OHPE 237, by April 5, 2012, to:

Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division
Human Resources Department
[email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

For more information about how you can join the fight against cancer and become a member of our dynamic team, please visit our website at http://www.cancer.ca and visit the Careers section, found under About Us.

The Canadian Cancer Society provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons.