Parent Leadership Coordinator: Job Posting
Planned Parenthood Ottawa has provided pro-choice sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services for over 50 years. We seek a creative and motivated Parent Leadership Coordinator to help improve sexual health and safety among immigrant youth by promoting sexual and reproductive health literacy for parents, caregivers, and adult allies. This is a one-year pilot program.
· Identify and recruit parent leaders from immigrant communities as volunteer health educators
· Provide ongoing training, mentoring and support for parent leaders
· Implement monitoring tool to track formal and informal knowledge sharing
Qualifications & Characteristics
Ideal candidates are energetic, collaborative and self-starters. They should have:
· Exemplary intercultural, interpersonal, and interfaith communication skills & experience
· Personal or professional insight into the challenges faced by immigrant parents in Ottawa
· 2-3 years’ experience working in community development, ideally with non-profit organizations
· Familiarity with sexual health and/or Ontario’s new sexual health curriculum
· Ability to work in English; proficiency in other languages is a strong asset
They must be multi-taskers, creative problem-solvers and pro-choice.
Candidates must be fully conversant in the social determinants of health and preferably have worked or volunteered in sexual health, gender-based services or social justice initiatives. They should be empathetic, non-judgmental and adept at engaging with a broad spectrum of personalities in an inclusive environment.We’re looking for a skilled and organized facilitator who demonstrates professionalism while working with a variety of stakeholders who have diverse interests and backgrounds.
Planned Parenthood Ottawa is committed to diversifying its staff to ensure that a variety of life experiences are represented and that it is reflective of the different communities in the Ottawa area. This includes but is not limited to: LGBTQ+ communities; racialized communities; Indigenous/First Nations communities; people living with invisible and visible disabilities and/or individuals living with intersecting marginalization(s).
Full time: 37.5 hours/week with a flexible schedule
To apply, please submit your resume with a letter of interest to email@example.com byJuly 24, 2016.