Position Title: Regional Health Education Coordinator, Ontario
Service: Knowledge Exchange
Reports to: Associate Director, Education
Position(s) Supervised: None
Status: Full-time; 12-15 month contract
Location: Toronto, Ontario
A. About CATIE
CATIE is Canada’s source for accessible, evidence-based information about HIV and hepatitis C prevention, testing, care and treatment and support. CATIE strengthens the national response to HIV and hepatitis C by fostering collaboration and capacity among people living with HIV and/or hepatitis C and other affected populations, frontline service providers and researchers to reduce transmission and improve health and well-being.
B. Primary Role
The Regional Health Education Coordinator, Ontario, develops and delivers an educational program for Ontario. This includes partnership development with key front-line organizations and networks in the response to HIV and hepatitis C, and Indigenous, public health, sexual health and harm reduction organizations. This position also works interdepartmentally to: maintain and implement CATIE’s Knowledge Management Strategy; develop workshop content; organize and deliver hepatitis C trainings in Ontario; and, answer email and telephone inquiries. This full-time and 12-15 month contract position is supervised by the Associate Director, Education, is based in the CATIE office in Toronto, and includes travel in Ontario.
C. Key Responsibilities
Job Responsibility #1: Delivery of educational programs on HIV and hepatitis C (25%)
1. Delivers blended learning courses (eLearning modules, discussion boards, both virtual and in-person trainings), and workshops for Ontario.
2. Collects appropriate evaluation data on educational programs in a confidential manner, including timely and accurate entries into CATIE’s Central Database.
3. Provides occasional assistance to peer Regional Health Education Coordinators in the delivery of programs.
Job Responsibility #2: Development of regional partnerships (15%)
1. Maintains a strong understanding of the response to HIV and hepatitis C in the assigned regions, shares information and acts as a resource for the region for CATIE staff on key organizations, programs, activities and contacts.
2. Develops and maintains new partnerships with organizational networks and front-line
service providers in HIV and hepatitis C, and Indigenous, public health, harm reduction
and other allied agencies, by pro-actively meeting with key individuals in the assigned
regions to discuss their HIV and hepatitis C health education needs.
3. Leads regional outreach activities to increase awareness of CATIE’s services (e.g., digital
and print publications, publication stands).
4. Provides regular regional updates internally, and maintains provincial profiles for the
5. Supports HIV and hepatitis C programs and services in the assigned regions by
representing CATIE on external committees as required.
Job Responsibility #3: Development of content for educational programs on HIV and
hepatitis C (15%)
1. Updates and revises HIV and hepatitis C workshops annually or when new information
warrants in assigned area.
2. Develops content of blended learning curricula with an interdepartmental team, and
participates in semi-annual updates in assigned areas.
3. Develops content for webinars on various topics related to HIV and hepatitis C.
Job Responsibility #4: Participates in the Knowledge Management Strategy at CATIE
1. Participates in organizational information-sharing opportunities within CATIE, including,
acting as a knowledge hub as per CATIE’s Knowledge Management Strategy, and
joining and contributing to internal committees as required.
2. Keeps up to date on broad range of HIV and hepatitis C topics including biomedical HIV
and hepatitis C prevention, testing, treatment and related co-morbidities through
familiarity with the CATIE website and other sources.
3. Possesses familiarity with issues related to HIV and hepatitis C such as women’s health,
aging and social determinants of health.
Job Responsibility #5: Development of specific content and delivery of hepatitis C blended
learning to the Ontario Hep C teams (20%)
1. Develops content for the Hep C blended learning in Ontario specific to the Hep C teams.
2. Helps with the organization of the Hep C team meetings two times each year.
3. Facilitates and delivers the on-line Hep C blended learning course and the in-person
meeting two times each year.
Job Responsibility #6: Inquiry support (5%)
1. Responds to HIV and hepatitis C related inquiries made via phone and e-mail, and offers
appropriate referral and/or appropriate publications.
D. Knowledge and Skills Required
1. Knowledge of adult learning theory and adult education methodologies to develop, present
and facilitate workshops to diverse audiences.
2. In-depth knowledge of HIV and hepatitis C prevention, testing, treatment, and care
information, resources and services at the regional, provincial and national levels in Canada,
and more specifically Ontario.
3. Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate in an
empathetic manner using clear, simple and sensitive language; presentation and group
4. Experience building relationships with partners at regional, provincial – more specifically
Ontario – and national levels to inform or implement projects.
5. Ability to multitask and prioritize projects efficiently; project management experience an
6. Experience working with Indigenous populations within a culturally safe and anti-oppression
7. Ability to develop and coordinate complex partnerships and networks.
8. Bilingualism (French/ English) is an asset.
9. Ability and willingness to work occasional weekend and evening hours.
10. Ability and willingness to travel within Ontario.
“CATIE is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from people that
identify as racialized, people with culturally diverse backgrounds, people of all gender identities
and sexual orientations, and people with disabilities. CATIE recognizes the need for experience,
knowledge, and guidance from communities disproportionately impacted by HIV and hepatitis C,
including those with lived experience or living with HIV or hepatitis C. Additionally,
accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the
Interested applicants should visit our website at www.catie.ca.
E-mail applications preferred. No phone calls, please.
We thank you for your interest, however, only those applicants to be interviewed will be
Deadline for applications: Friday, January 25, 2019
Submit applications to: [email protected]
NOTE: To reduce the number of “spam” responses to this posting, respondents must include the
following text in the subject line of your e-mail: CATIE 2330.