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Sr. Coordinator, Cancer Prevention, Canadian Cancer Society

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline September 6, 2017

Reports To:     Sr. Manager
Location: Toronto, ON    
Status: Full-Time, Permanent

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Cancer Prevention, the Senior Coordinator, Cancer Prevention is responsible for promoting and advancing the Society’s mission, role and priorities related to primary and secondary cancer prevention with key internal and external stakeholders.  Specifically, this position will work to support provincial initiatives as well as enhance staff and volunteer capacity to develop, implement and deliver cancer prevention-related activities.


  • As a member of the Cancer Prevention team, coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of provincial cancer prevention programs and campaigns
  • Act as a resource and consultant to enhance knowledge and awareness related to cancer-related risk factors for staff, volunteers and the public (e.g. UVR and sun safety, smoking cessation, healthy eating and physical activity, early detection and screening, and environmental and occupational carcinogens)
  • Develop and maintain relationships and work effectively in partnership with external funders and key stakeholders.
  • Represent CCS at external meetings, workgroups, networks and committees
  • Support the development, review, revision and integration of cancer prevention messaging within Society materials, publications and online content
  • Collaborate with national, regional and community teams to ensure the department achieves its goals.
  • Assist with prevention planning and community engagement for under-served communities and/or priority populations
  • Works in compliance with the provisions of The Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, and complies with the Society’s Health & Safety Policy
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills And Experience:

  • Related post-secondary education in the field of health promotion, public health, or social work or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • 2+ years’ experience working within a non-profit or community service setting, experience in a multi-level, non-profit organization is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of health promotion approaches and strategies related to cancer prevention and screening
  • Demonstrated knowledge of health promotion using social media an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, strategic thinking and communication skills
  • Dynamic presentation and public relations skills
  • Strong ability to problem-solve and reach sound resolutions
  • Strong initiative and capacity to work independently, balanced with teamwork
  • Flexibility and the ability to deal with competing priorities
  • Proficient in MSOffice (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of Canadian Cancer Society policies and procedures is an asset
  • A criminal record check is required
  • Non-smoker

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment with occasional requirements to work outside of regular office hours
  • Occasional day/overnight travel  

Please note that in keeping with the mandate of the Canadian Cancer Society to model and promote healthy lifestyles, employees are not permitted to smoke in or about Society premises or while carrying out CCS business.

What We Offer:

CCS offers meaningful opportunities to make an impact in the fight against cancer.  We are committed to fostering a culture that is inspiring, supportive and exemplifies our core values:

Caring   Courage   Integrity   Progressive

In return for your skills and dedication, we offer an attractive compensation package that encompasses a competitive salary and the opportunity to have a rewarding employment experience where your contributions can make a true difference every day.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter and salary expectations by September 6, 2017.

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We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Canadian Cancer Society is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. CCS will make available reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities upon request.