Health Promoter

Health Promoter
Posting Number: 
August 27, 2018 04:30 PM
Job Type: 
Full Time Temporary

Southwestern Public Health - St. Thomas Site

Looking to be engaged and make a difference in the community…

This position is anticipated to extend until March 31, 2019, subject of availability of work and dedicated funding.

We are looking for a dedicated professional to fill our Health Promoter position.  We are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic individual who is looking to promote health and wellness of our communities.

The successful individual will have a unique opportunity to be engaged, demonstrate leadership and work with various interdisciplinary teams of public health professionals.


  • Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in a health or social science related area, with an emphasis on health promotion.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of public health promotion experience.
  • Knowledge of health promotion strategies, population health approaches, behaviour change theories, policy development, community development and group facilitation
  • In depth knowledge of Ontario Public Health Standards.
  • Must be capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships and able to work as an effective team member.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Evidence of continued professional growth and development.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and reliable access to an insured working vehicle.   
  • A criminal reference check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate.

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to by August 27, 2018.  For further information about the Southwestern Public Health and the community we serve, please visit us at,

Derek McDonald
Director, Corporate Services & Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.  Only those under consideration will be contacted.