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    Kelly Allen-Pitchko

    he Community Wellness Coordinator will develop, coordinate, and facilitate programming as part of a research demonstration project at the Alex Community Health Centre. The ideal candidate is passionate about health promotion, social justice, and food security; and wants to contribute to ensuring that The Alex promotes health and wellness beyond just the prevention of disease. They will possess strong skills in data collection & management, facilitation, and communication; along with experience bringing people together to increase social inclusion. This is a full-time, permanent position reporting to the Social & Wellness Team Lead.

    The scope of work and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    What you will do:

    Coordinate and support “wellness programming,” defined as evidence-based interventions and supports outside of the traditional disease management model that improve mental health, physical health, and ability to function in the community
    Wellness programs in the demonstration project include physical activity, mental health groups, substance abuse groups, food skills and nutrition, living skills, social skills, and social support
    Support program recruitment and registration
    Interview, screen and supervise assigned placement students
    Support and oversee rigorous data collection from participants, upholding privacy standards
    Cultivate communication, leadership, and connection among program participants and volunteers
    Role model professional behavior and positive communication with participants, volunteers, and community partners
    Facilitate groups, building a safe and inclusive space for participants
    Create and update community resources and programs such as handouts and manuals
    Attend staff meetings, trainings, and agency functions as appropriate
    Promote culture of health and safety within our space
    Represent The Alex positively in the community
    Other duties as required

    Click HERE to learn more and/or to apply

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