Coordinator - Community Health

Posted: July 30, 2020

Region: CAN - NS - Sydney Service Centre

Application deadline: August 13, 2020

Community Health Coordinator

Permanent Part-Time - 2 day/week

Sydney, NS

The Canadian Red Cross Society (CRCS), a non-profit, humanitarian organization is seeking a Community Health Coordinator to join our Community Health department.  This is a unique opportunity to work with a world recognized brand, shape the culture of the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) and to put your passion of supporting vulnerable people to work.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Community Health Programs, the incumbent prepares and reviews applicable documents to ensure accuracy and appropriate approvals; processes all administrative paperwork to meet monthly financial statement deadlines; responds to requests for information from Atlantic Canada, Department of Health and Wellness, vendors, suppliers and clients on a timely basis and other general administrative support.

You will enjoy:

  •    Culture: an organization that is guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
  •    Opportunity: to work with the best and brightest in the non-profit field, in an environment that promotes continuous learning, creativity and collaboration.
  •    Meaningful Work:  you will be part of a team that supports Canadians within your provinces as well as from across the country.

  In this role, you will:

  •    Prepare information for Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable according to established procedures.
  •    Ensure the compliance, maintenance and monitoring of the financial processes required for the program.
  •    Support the Occupational Therapists in ensuring that the requested specialized health equipment is provided to the client in a timely manner.
  •    Ensure client and vendor information is entered in a timely fashion.
  •    Provide administrative support to the program and Provincial staff.
  •    Perform a variety of activities including photocopying, collating, filing, consolidating documents, preparing and assisting with reports and preparing monthly statistical information.
  •    Employees and Volunteers at every level are responsible for safe work practices and to adhere to practices outlined in their applicable provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  •    Support other Red Cross initiatives, as needed, to provide for a coordinated team effort to meeting the needs of the most vulnerable in the community.

  We are looking for:

  •    The minimum qualifications for this position are post-secondary diploma or certificare in Business or Office Administration and one to three years of job related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •    Strong communication skills, both written and oral, in English is mandatory. Fluency in French is an asset.
  •    Exceptional computer skills are essential; an expert in office software and application, with particular emphasis on MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  •    Excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team and build positive internal and external relationships.
  •    Ability to prioritize and organize multiple issues simultaneously in a complex environment.
  •    Exemplary customer service skills are essential.
  •    Knowledge of basic accounting principles is an asset.
  •    Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information.
  •    A satisfactory Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector are required.
  •    A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driver’s abstract is an asset.
  •    Standard First Aid & CPR certification is required.

The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We encourage all qualified persons to apply particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Please notify us as soon as possible of any adaptive measures you might require at any stage of the recruitment process

Although we thank all applicants for their submissions, we will respond only to those we wish to interview.

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