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Health Educator, Northwestern Health Unit

Rainy River, Ontario
Deadline June 4, 2015

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Position: Health Educator, #2015-15
Terms: Permanent part-time, 21 hours per week, COPE Local 521
Location: Rainy River, Ontario

Position Summary:

An exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking professional to work with a progressive team that values initiative and innovation. You will work in a self-directed manner within a collaborative multidisciplinary team to plan, implement, and evaluate chronic disease prevention programs. The position involves extensive community collaboration and mobilization within the service area; recommending and delivering program initiatives based on analysis of data and results; and providing consultation with community members regarding evidence-informed practices which meet program objectives and community needs.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a collaborative and empowering working style experienced in program development, adult education, and community capacity building.


  • College diploma in community and social services, health and wellness, health education or health promotion is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of health promotion principles, project management and community development.
  • Ability to work with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and the Internet.
  • Salary: $23.17 - $29.75 per hour, commensurate with experience.
  • Other: Access to transportation required. Mileage allowance provided. Successful applicant requires a clear Criminal Record Check and proof of required immunizations prior to start of work.

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Deadline for Applications: June 4, 2015 at 12:00 noon CST.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.