Peer Program Assistant- DECNET

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
South Riverdale Community Health Centre
  • Healthcare: Other Staff Positions
  • Community Outreach
  • Customer Service / Support
  • Education: Teaching / Training
Casual / On Call
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-04-052019-04-22

Casual, Contract Position

Contract End:  March 31, 2020

Hourly Rate:  $17.71


The South Riverdale Community Health Centre is a non-profit, multi-service Centre that provides primary health care, social and community outreach services with an emphasis on health promotion to residents of East Toronto.


DECNET provides diabetes education support and services for adults with Pre-Diabetes or Type 2 diabetes in East Toronto.  This position will assist members of the diabetes team with the planning, delivery and evaluation of targeted programs and services.



  • Deliver group support and education services adults with Pre-Diabetes and Type 2 diabetes in collaboration with DECNET team members
  • Assist with DECNET special events, outreach and/or educational opportunities as required
  • Outreach to community members in order to bridge to DECNET programs and services
  • Commit to on-going learning related to diabetes prevention and management
  • Attend relevant training as requested
  • Routinely compile and enter data as per program directives and organizational requirements
  • Complete documentation as required
  • Participate as a team member in program planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Review and adhere to all organizational and program policies and procedures



  • High School Diploma
  • Additional courses in Diabetes, Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
  • Lived experience, advanced knowledge and/or additional courses in pre-diabetes or Type 2 diabetes preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology and various software applications
  • Committed to promoting and supporting health in your community
  • Some knowledge of Diabetes and/or Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable speaking before groups of people
  • Open to working with a variety of people
  • Ability to assist people in a mature, friendly and helpful manner
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, organized and a self-starter
  • Second language an asset
  • Police clearance documentation will be required for employment


The deadline for applicants is April 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

No faxes, phone calls, or requests to meet please.

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