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CHEO Project Coordinator, Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health Full Time in Ontario

CHEO

Branch ON CA

Position:
Project Coordinator, Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health
Location:
Ontario

Leads provincial activities for the meaningful engagement of youth (and/or family members and caregivers) in the planning and delivery of child and youth mental…

POSITION SUMMARY

The Project Coordinator coordinates the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of key Centre projects and initiatives. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for working with key informants, provincial stakeholders and research evidence in the development of Centre tools, resources and products that will be shared publicly to inform child and youth mental health practice and policy. The incumbent will have demonstrated experience in project management and coordination, excellent communication (both verbal and written), presentation and networking skills; and demonstrated skill in partnership development, particularly with youth and/or family engagement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, coordinates and supports activities intended to meet the information needs of service providers and their agencies in the child and youth mental health sector.
  • Leads provincial activities for the meaningful engagement of youth (and/or family members and caregivers) in the planning and delivery of child and youth mental health services, and specifically related to the Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario demonstration project.
  • Coordinates with partners and content area experts to support the development and refinement of the Centre’s tools and resources.
  • Creates and maintains project files and relevant databases (e.g., Microsoft Dynamic CRM) for workload, tracking and performance measurement purposes.
  • Contributes to the synthesis of evidence for child and youth mental health practitioners on improving outcomes.
  • Responds to inquiries from community agencies and works with them to enhance their uptake and use of knowledge.
  • Networks and promotes the Centre’s knowledge mobilization activities and evidence informed training for external stakeholders and engages in related public awareness and engagement efforts.
  • Fosters relationships with community partners through the planning and coordination of conferences and meetings.

§ Attends relevant Centre meetings and collaborates with Centre projects around relevant topics.

  • Contributes to the Centre’s internal evaluation activities, including facilitating data collection, developing survey tools, collating and interpreting results to support program improvement.
  • Provides regular updates to the Manager, Communications, on a scheduled and ad hoc basis.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Performs work in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and all CHEO corporate/departmental policies and procedures related to Occupational Health and Safety.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)
  • University Undergraduate Degree (B.A.) or related field or other appropriate combinations of education and experience, along with the demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience (Essential)
  • Minimum two years of child and youth mental health experience (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience in engagement strategies, specifically youth and/or family engagement, within the child and youth mental health community and/or related sectors (Essential)
  • Demonstrated experience in knowledge mobilization and communications within the child and youth mental health community and/or related sectors (Essential)
  • Project management experience (2-3 years) (Essential)
  • High degree of interpersonal skills and partnership development experience (Essential)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment (Essential)
  • Excellent interpersonal and professional communication with internal and external colleagues and stakeholders (Essential)
  • Strengths in public speaking and giving demonstrations (Essential)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment (Essential)
  • Excellent organizational skills (Essential)
  • Excellent MS Office Skills (Essential)
  • Bilingualism (English/French) (Preferred)
  • Please note you will be represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: , ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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