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Community Resource Specialist

Full Time
Remote/Hybrid

About the Position

 

The Organization:

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every Canadian affected by a brain tumour through advocacy, research, education, information, and support. We are made up of a dedicated team of staff, volunteers, and health care professionals, all working together for the same goal: to find the cause of and cure for brain tumours while improving the quality of life for those affected. We are unique in that we work to serve the needs of Canadians affected by both malignant and non-malignant brain tumours. Hope and support are at the core of everything we do.

The Role:

We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to join our Programs & Services team as a Community Resource Specialist. Reporting to the Manager, Programs & Support Services, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in enhancing our resource offerings to continue to serve our diverse community. The primary responsibilities of this role include overseeing the review, updating and creation of various informational materials and developing a comprehensive Resource Hub leveraging creative formats such as care maps tailored to the needs of the different populations we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

You will have responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and update existing handbooks, brochures, information sheets, and website content to ensure accuracy, relevance, and alignment with organizational objectives
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive Resource Hub that serves as a central repository of relevant resources, information, and support services for individuals and families affected by brain tumours
  • Create care maps that outline appropriate resources and support networks for different demographics and stages of care, facilitating access to vital services and assistance
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including the Programs and Services team, healthcare professionals and the brain tumour community, to identify gaps in resource availability and develop strategies to address them effectively
  • Foster relationships and partnerships with healthcare professionals to ensure together we are able to meaningfully support patients throughout their journey
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of resource materials and initiatives, soliciting feedback from stakeholders and adjusting as necessary to optimize impact and relevance
  • Stay informed about emerging trends, best practices, and advancements in the field of brain tumour care and support, incorporating relevant findings into resource development (ex. webinars, podcasts, etc.) and service delivery

 

Salary range: $55,000 – $65,000

If you are passionate about making a difference and committed to excellence, we would like to hear from you.
Please forward your cover letter and resume by
Friday, May 10, 2024 to:

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
205 Horton St E, Suite 203, London, ON N6B 1K7
careers@braintumour.ca

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

No telephone calls please.

Visit our website at www.braintumour.ca

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (e.g., Health Sciences, Public health, Communications) or combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferable within a healthcare or nonprofit organization
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize effectively and meet deadlines while demonstrating adaptability to changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and concisely to diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated experience in content development, including writing, editing, and formatting of educational materials and resources
  • Knowledge of brain tumour care and support services preferred, with a commitment to advancing the well-being of individuals and families affected
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required; experience with graphic design an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, stakeholders, and external partners in a team-oriented environment
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access, with a demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check required
  • Bilingual (English and French) preferred

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