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Current Opportunities

As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Health Promoter will assist in the planning of assigned programs and projects and actively participate in the delivery of activities in various community settings (for example, conducting presentations); provide input into the production of health information resources; and participate in the coordination of community initiatives. You will work collaboratively with Health Unit staff, and community agencies, and participate on community committees.

Qualified applicants must have successfully completed post-secondary school with a baccalaureate degree in health promotion or a related discipline; knowledge in social marketing, community development, mass media campaigns and application of health promotion theory. Outstanding oral and written communication; group facilitation; and teamwork abilities are essential. Additionally, the incumbent must possess proven organizational and time management skills.

Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with ONA Allied Collective Agreement.

Wage rate: $28.78 per hour (70 hours in a two-week period)

Forward confidential resume by June 30, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. to:
Kathryn Weidhaas, CHRL
Manager, Human Resources
194 Terrace Hill Street, Brantford, ON, N3R 1G7
519-753-2140 Fax or resumes@bchu.org

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only, and is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

We advertise student positions throughout the year. Co-op opportunities may not always be posted here. If you are interested in a co-op placement with the Health Unit, please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@bchu.org.

Generous volunteer support is essential to many public health programs and services. Thank you for interest in joining our volunteer team.

By E-mail: resumes@bchu.org

By Fax: 519-753-2140

By Mail/In Person:
Human Resources
194 Terrace Hill St.
Brantford, ON N3R 1G7

Are you 13-18 years of age, living in Brantford or Brant County?

​Take action. Make a difference. Join our HEROS.

HEROS (Health Educators Reaching Other Students)

What we do:
  • Educate youth about health issues and risks
  • Bridge the gap between adults and youth
  • Engage and promote a healthy community
What's in it for you:
  • Motivate other youth to make healthy choices
  • Gain knowledge and skills to promote healthy behaviours
  • Earn volunteer hours
Get involved:

Email your name, date of birth, school and contact information to youth@bchu.org.​

Meetings are held on Tuesdays during the school year, from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Brant County Health Unit.

​Human Resources
​519-753-4937 ext. 322