Knowledge Coordinator

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The Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle (IDHC) is seeking a self-directed and self-motivated person with demonstrated knowledge and background in program development and training specifically, and Diabetes prevention in Indigenous communities generally, with extensive experience in organization, planning and implementation. This role supports the IDHC Mission to promote holistic wellness models based on Traditional teachings and to build relationships and community capacity in Ontario. The successful candidate will implement the IDHC Mission.

IDHC is the first Indigenous Diabetes organization that has developed accredited Indigenous front line health worker Diabetes wellness training programs. The Knowledge program trains front line workers in Indigenous communities in Diabetes prevention and healthy lifestyles in response to community needs. This role serves as a part of a network of Indigenous Diabetes support services and stakeholders for Ontario.

Experience with curriculum writing and resource development is preferred. Experience with the facilitation of workshops and public speaking is required. The Knowledge Coordinator will have supervisory experience and be able to lead and motivate a team.

Position Summary:

The Knowledge Coordinator is responsible for the overall creation, maintenance, update and delivery of training to front line health workers and community members and ensures compliance with internal and external standards of practice, cultural, legislative and regulatory obligations and monitors the overall progress towards capacity building.

The Knowledge Coordinator will create and maintain programming that is comfortable, supportive and based on values of efficiency, efficacy, sharing and respect. The position requires the compilation, storage and dissemination of relevant trainings, resources, data and current information from both a Traditional perspective — as well as mainstream perspective, as required by the communities served.


Deadline: December 20, 2019

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20 Dec 2019
Niagara Region  --
First Nations, Inuit and Métis