Community Services Program Worker – East
Deadline: February 26, 2024
Position Type: Full-time, 35 hours per week (Permanent)
Posting Type: Internal & External
Supervisor: Manager, Community Programs
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services (AAMHCS) is a Community Health Centre that is committed to and works 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.
Our dynamic and collaborative inter-professional team includes physicians, nurses, social workers, dieticians, psychiatric consultants, settlement workers, health promoters, community-based researchers and a cutting-edge Health interpretation program. We operate three busy centres, covering the City’s West, East End and Downtown. All are easy to reach using public transport.
We are seeking an experienced, highly organized, focused individual who thrives in an energized environment to provide outstanding support, working as a member of the Community Health and Wellness team, this position assists clients accessing our community service programs at our East site- Access Point on Danforth Hub. The role of the Community Health Worker is to support a range of programs and initiatives, including but not limited to Food Security Projects, Income Tax, Community Resource Centre, Civic Engagement, Community Volunteer and Leadership, and Community Engagement Events (Asian Heritage, Black History, International Women’s Day, Holiday Dinner, Community Health and Wellbeing Week). The position will work with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the program’s success through individual and group support with a focus on the Taylor Massey-Oakridge community.
The successful candidate will be working mainly from our 3079 Danforth Avenue Hub but due to Access Alliances multi-site locations, may also work in all three locations.
Skills and Qualifications:
Salary: $50,471 – $60,810 / Annual
Hours: 35 hours/week
Classification: Community Health Worker
Bargaining Unit: United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175.
Access Alliance offers comprehensive group benefits coverage, annual vacation entitlement, cumulative sick leave entitlement, employee assistance programs. Access Alliance is a HOOPP employer.
Please be advised that our organization requires all staff, students, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination can be obtained from the Ministry site.
With “Community Health Worker – Community Services Program- East” in the subject heading, please send your resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm February 26, 2024
by E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
by Regular Mail: Hiring Committee, Community Health Worker – Community Services Program- East
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
340 College Street, Suite 500, Toronto, ON, M5T 3A9
No phone calls please.
AAMHCS is a community-based organization that operates from a pro-choice, anti-oppression, and participatory framework. In your cover letter, we invite you to articulate why you wish to work with Access Alliance, and in what ways did you wish to put your skills, experience, and education into action for this role and for Access Alliance at this time. Knowledge of the neighbourhoods we serve and how agency values would be integrated in your day-to-day work may be interview questions.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that a criminal background check and Vulnerable sector check will be conducted for this position as a condition of employment
We are committed to a workforce reflective of the diversity of the City of Toronto and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from those who provide different perspective and contribute to diverse ideas including those from racialized and 2SLGBTQI+ communities.
AAMHCS is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
AAMHCS encourages a scent-free environment.