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We are hiring - Director of Health Promotion
May 14, 2020


 Director of Health Promotion


Position Type: Management                                       Supervised by: Executive Director

Department: Health Promotion Department              Years of Experience: 3-5

Duration: Permanent



The Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) is a non-profit, community-based organization that serves Toronto’s diverse African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities. The mission of the agency is to reduce the transmission of HIV within Toronto’s Black communities while enhancing the quality of life of those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. We recognizes that holistic approaches are required as we work with people who are living with, or at risk for, HIV. Black CAP is an inclusive space which provides services to a diverse ACB population that includes newcomers, LGBTQ communities, youth, and other at-risk populations. Operating in downtown Toronto, we are supported by a broad range of government and foundation funders. As an employer we also offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive health benefits plan, an Employee Assistance Program and access to a wellness program. To learn more visit us at www.blackcap.ca or on social media (Facebook and Twitter) at @BlackCAPTO.



Position Summary:

Black CAP is seeking a Director of Health Promotion to manage a staff team of seven full-time and five part-time staff. The Director is responsible for the management of Black CAP’s Heath Promotion Department which provides a range of HIV outreach, prevention and harm reduction services for African, Caribbean and Black people living with or at risk for HIV. These services include prevention education, workshop delivery, volunteer management, resource distribution, event planning and others. The Director is responsible for staff supervision, case management support, team case management model development, evaluation and monitoring and the coordination of clinical services. This is a permanent position with a 37.5 hour work week.

Please note that we are seeking applicants who possess a deep understanding of the specific requirements of people living with HIV/AIDS and lived and professional experience working in Toronto’s ACB communities. Please also note that we strongly encourage applicants who are living with HIV to apply.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Hires, orients and supervises staff and coordinates professional development of staff in the Health Promotion Department.
  • In consultation with the Executive Director, assesses emerging needs and issues of HIV/AIDS in Toronto’s African, Caribbean and Black communities to ensure that appropriate models of support are developed and implemented.
  • Develops and delivers effective program planning and support and coordinates weekly team case management meetings.
  • Develops, implements, and manages work plans and budgets to support the Agency’s strategic plan.
  • Leads the development, implementation, management and evaluation of programs and services for a diverse range of HIV affected populations.
  • Maintains and strengthens existing community partnerships, and actively seeks new opportunities for community partnership and collaboration.
  • Ensures maximum opportunities for community partnerships in all aspects of program development, including the design, implementation and evaluation of programs and services.
  • Liaises with a broad range of stakeholders including community members, organizations, clinical services, funders, and government representatives on regular and on-going basis.
  • Plans and monitors policies and programs to promote the mission, goals and objectives of Black CAP.
  • Participates as a member of the management team, in the development, implementation and evaluation of internal policies and systems.

The following qualifications are preferred: 

  • Degree in social work, community development, health care management, counselling or another related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience working Toronto’s ACB communities and experience in the field of HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ services.
  • A minimum of three year’s management/team supervision experience in a community-based, non-profit organization, with a strong focus on program development, coordination or clinical supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging in high-level interactions with a broad range of government and community-stakeholders.
  • Experience in program development and evaluation, including the capacity to develop and monitor evaluation frameworks.
  • Commitment to leadership using AR/AO and GIPA frameworks.
  • Experience managing human resources, budgets, and complex programs and projects.
  • Experience managing in unionized settings.
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.


This is a non-bargaining unit position reporting to the Executive Director. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Deadline for applications:  June 5th, 2020

Please forward cover letter, resume and a writing sample to:

Gareth Henry

20 Victoria St., 4th floor

M5C 2N8

email: hiring@black-cap.com

fax: 416-977-7664