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Bilingual Projects Coordinator, Ophea

North York, Ontario
Deadline July 7, 2017

If you are passionate about a career in helping all children and youth value and enjoy the lifelong benefits of healthy active living, we want to meet you!
Ophea is a dynamic not-for-profit organization with a staff of approximately 30 individuals and a mandate to support schools and communities through quality programs and services, partnerships and advocacy.  Services are provided to a variety of individuals including elementary and secondary school educators, public health professionals, and recreation leaders.  Ophea also works closely with provincial government ministries, corporations, and other not-for-profit organizations.

The Bilingual Projects Coordinator coordinates all aspects of Ophea’s programs and initiatives as assigned.  This includes the execution and implementation of the logistical details within projects, at conferences and events etc.  This position supports the Project Leaders and Directors in the planning, reporting and administration processes related to market research, evaluation, communications, technology and professional learning activities.  This is a one year fixed term employment contract position beginning in July or August 2017.   

Knowledge (formal education or general knowledge) required:

  • Post secondary education in Physical and Health Education, Communications, Sport Administration, Business or related discipline.  Knowledge of the education and public health sectors and the health and physical activity community particularly as it pertains to children and youth and chronic disease prevention is an asset.
  • Skills & Experience required:
  • Six months - two years experience required in the execution of events, training sessions, presentations, program development, evaluation and meetings.  General understanding of project management and budgeting is also a requirement.  Computer experience in word processing, excel, PowerPoint, data base management, and the Internet is required.  Bilingualism is a requirement.
  • Experience developing communications materials (e.g., writing for the web, social media experience, developing key messages, creating promotional materials and advertisements, e-newsletters etc.) is an asset.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative and coordination supports to the execution of logistics for programs and initiatives as assigned.
  • Supports Initiative leads with budgets specific to programs and initiatives.
  • Assists with planning and reporting of programs as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To apply, please forward your resume, cover letter and salary expectations no later than July 7, 2017 to:

Ophea
1 Concorde Gate, Suite 608
North York, ON  M3C 3N6
Fax: (416) 426-7373    
e-mail: hr@ophea.org

Please note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Ophea is committed to removing barriers and providing accommodation to all applicants and employees.  If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR representative of the accommodation required which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner.  Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.