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Coordinator Outreach & Education, Eating Disorders - Toronto, Ontario



Reports to: MANAGER      
Status: TEMPORARY FULL-TIME        15 months

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The COORDINATOR, Education and Outreach coordinates and executes the National Eating Disorder Information Centre's (NEDIC) outreach activities to provide public education and professional development in order to raise awareness for NEDIC and food/weight preoccupation related issues through the engagement of key stakeholders; primary responsibilities include: planning, developing and implementing an engagement strategy to reach educators and youth service organizations; developing relevant materials for outreach; delivering presentations/workshops; coordinating and supporting a team of volunteers to deliver outreach; administering outreach activities; performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.


  • At minimum, completion of a 2 year community college program in health promotion or recognized equivalent (preference given to individuals with BSW, MSW)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Publisher, Knowledge of WordPress, and strong understanding of social media tools an asset
  • Strong understanding of eating disorder, food & weight preoccupation and body-image and self-esteem issues
  • At minimum, 3 year's practical and related experience
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to travel throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
  • Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle an asset


POSTED DATE:     September 13, 2018    CLOSING DATE:  until filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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