This is an 18 month full time contract position
WHY JOIN THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY (CCS)?
As Canada’s largest national health charity, we fund the most promising cancer research, champion cancer prevention efforts and deliver programs and services that benefit Canadians affected by cancer.
Join us and you can work with passionate and committed individuals from coast to coast who are working towards a world where no Canadian fears cancer.
To learn more about us, visit cancer.ca.
The key purpose of this role will be to act as the BC lead in health promotion. The Specialist will develop, plan and deliver prevention initiatives in BC according to BCY’s organizational priorities.
This includes acting as the BC lead for various stakeholder working groups (sun safety, healthy eating and physical activity etc.
attending and representing BCY at strategic health promotion events and opportunities.
The Specialist will have full responsibility for the Healthy Workplaces provincial workplace wellness program. This includes the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the entire program and all the components including budget forecasting, oversight and fiscal management and oversight to any contractors (e.
g. marketing) working within the program. Acting as the lead staff, the Specialist will work with the Director, Leadership Giving to maintain and steward the relationship with the funder of the Healthy Workplaces Program (Industrial Alliance) by developing and providing detailed quarterly reports and ensuring the partnership agreement is maintained and to identify areas to grow the program in scope and with external funding.
This role includes supporting and leading a team of 4-6 volunteers, including practicum students, and an annual RBC Associate.
Leads the development of website creative and maintenance and developing monitoring and reporting of social media content and metrics for the department.
The Specialist act as the lead in the province to engage with and help key staff in Leadership Philanthropy with collaborating to help grow corporate engagement and pipeline opportunities.
The Specialist will also work with internal community fundraising teams throughout BC to bring health promotion and healthy workplaces into local events and assist staff with customizing program components as a tool for donor engagement and stewardship.
The Specialist liaises with national team members to roll out healthy workplace challenges at a national level and acts as a key member on the BCY Social Wellness Committee.
This position will develop and manage the budget associated with this portfolio and steward relationships with various stakeholders and contractors.
This position requires knowledge of prevention initiatives, experience and skills in program development, project management and implementation, high level of flexibility, ability to lead initiatives innovatively and independently, prioritize activities, and provide oversight to contractors, students and volunteers.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING :
1. Lead the Healthy Workplaces Portfolio
2. Lead Revenue Development Integration and Corporate Engagement Liaison
3. Lead UV portfolio and other BCY priorities
4. Other duties as assigned
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR :
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE :
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US :
CCS offers meaningful opportunities to make an impact in the fight against cancer. We are committed to fostering a culture that is inspiring, supportive and exemplifies our core values : CARING COURAGE INTEGRITY PROGRESSIVE.
In return for your skills and dedication, we offer an attractive compensation package that encompasses a competitive salary, and the opportunity to have a rewarding employment experience where your contributions can make a true difference every day.
HOW TO APPLY :
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter and salary expectations by December 11, 2019.
The Canadian Cancer Society is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.
CCS will make available reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities upon request.
We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please note that in keeping with the mandate of the Canadian Cancer Society to model and promote healthy lifestyles, employees are not permitted to smoke in or about Society premises or while carrying out CCS business.
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