Community Health Worker- Hijabs & Helmets (Part-time)
Deadline: Friday March 3, 2023
Contract Type: Project, Part-time (21 hours/week) April – September 2023 (26 weeks)
Posting Type: Internal & External
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services is a Community Health Centre that aims to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services and addressing systemic inequities. The Centre envisions a future in which diverse individuals, families and communities can achieve health with dignity.
The ‘Hijabs and Helmets’ project is intended to serve refugees and immigrant communities. It engages and recruits Hijabi women and their allies to promote cycling as a recreational activity. The program also puts emphasis on raising the participants’ leadership skills and training them to combat racism, hate and micro-aggressions that are rampant against visible minorities.
This initiative is part of our Scarborough Cycles Program, which provides access to bicycles, tools, do-it-yourself repair clinics, workshops, group rides, and civic engagement/mentorship opportunities for residents.
The position requires working on-site maintaining all COVID-19 safety protocols in place at Access Alliance and travel to and work at other sites as required.
The Community Health Worker will:
SKILLS AND Qualifications:
Salary: $49,477 /annually (pro-rated to hours worked)
Hours: 3 days per week (21 hours/week)
Location: Access Point on Danforth, 3079 Danforth Avenue
Bargaining Unit position: United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175
Classification: Community Health Worker (CHW)
Please be advised that our organization requires all staff, students, and volunteers must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination can be obtained from the Ministry site.
With “CHW- Hijabs & Helmets” in the subject heading
please send your resume and cover letter by 5pm, March 3rd to:
by E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
by Regular Mail: Hiring Committee, “Hijabs & Helmets”
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
340 College Street, Suite 500, Toronto, ON, M5T 3A9
No phone calls please.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will receive acknowledgement. Please note that a criminal background check (Vulnerable sector) will be conducted for this position.
We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with, including those from racialized and LGBTQ communities.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
Access Alliance encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers, and visitors are asked to refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal care products (i.e. perfumes, lotions, hairspray, etc.) while at the Centre.