Rainbow Health Ontario is seeking three Community Outreach Workers

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Rainbow Health Ontario is seeking three Community Outreach Workers (part-time positions -10 hours per month) for the following areas:

  • Waterloo Wellington Region (LHIN 3), which includes the communities of Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and the surrounding rural areas.  
  • Central West Region (LHIN 5), which includes which includes all of Dufferin County, the northern portion of Peel Region, parts of north-western Toronto, and south-west York Region.
  • Central Region (LHIN 8), which includes the northern section of Toronto, most of York Region and the southern part of Simcoe County.

Please note: Outreach Workers must live for the majority of the year in LHIN where they will be working.  

Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) is a province-wide program designed to improve access to services and to promote the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities. RHO has a central office in Toronto and outreach workers in each of the regions corresponding to Ontario's 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINS).   

Are you interested in LGBT health and wellness? Can you help build networks with health and social service providers and community members?  Are you able to identify local concerns and advocate for better services? Can you share information at health fairs and meetings?

We are seeking community members with strong interpersonal skills and good networks in local LGBT communities. You must be comfortable with public speaking and enthusiastic about attending health related events.

Compensation is $30 per hour, plus job-related expenses and the opportunity to attend two weekend retreats per year. We especially welcome applications from people who represent the diversity of our LGBT community.  

For more information and an application package, please go to the Rainbow Health Ontario website and look in the What's New section   Deadline for applications: 5pm, Thursday February 14, 2013.