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and Mental Health

Communications Coodinator

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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. CAMH was recently awarded a Gold Level Quality Healthcare Workplace Award and recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. In 2016, CAMH was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. In 2017, CAMH was considered one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the seventh year in a row.

Our supportive learning environment offers on-site training, workshops and professional development courses. Located in downtown Toronto, we are easily accessible by transit. We offer a balance of work and lifestyle including onsite day care facility, discounts on membership at the University of Toronto Athletic Centre, on-site pool (at the Queen Street location) and gymnasiums.

Opportunities are available for most health care professionals.

Communications Coodinator

Job Number: 819884

Category: Education

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 5

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Mar 2, 2018


Communications Coordinator

CAMH Education

Job Description:

CAMH Education’s Publications program is currently seeking a contract Communications Coordinator for a unique, exciting opportunity that will make a tangible difference in the lives of Canadians living with opioid dependence. In this demanding role, the Communications Coordinator will lead a complex knowledge synthesis and publication development project that supports Canadian health care professionals in the assessment and treatment of opioid dependence. The Communications Coordinator will be a gifted plain-language communicator with expertise in knowledge translation and, ideally, the development of best practices and guidelines as they apply to addictions treatment within primary care and specialty treatment settings. Involvement in this range of activities demands the Communications Coordinator be adept at working within teams that involve a range of institutional stakeholders and professionals, from provincial- and national-level regulatory bodies to health care professionals, librarians, researchers, digital developers, editors, graphic designers, external funders and project managers.


You will support a workplace that embraces diversity, that relies on teamwork and effective collaboration and that complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This position is located at the 33 Russell Street site.



The successful candidate will have a Masters degree, preferably in a health discipline, combined with at least 2 years of professional experience in health communications. Professional-level project coordination and verbal and written communication skills are required. The ideal candidate will be able to independently execute knowledge exchange/knowledge translation projects within traditional print-based publishing and digital environments, combined with expert knowledge of current recovery-oriented approaches to treatment within addictions and mental health settings. The ability to work effectively in a wide range of settings, with individuals from diverse backgrounds, is a must. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.


Please note:                  This full time, contract position ending March 31 2019, is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.


Salary Range:               $31.44 to $42.42 per hour


Please click the link below to apply.                 


CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.


 As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.


 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.






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