7 Generations Gestational Diabetes Prevention Program Project Coordinator



Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle

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7 Generations Gestational Diabetes Prevention Program

Project Coordinator

Position Summary

The 7 Generations GDP Project Coordinator is responsible for implementing the 7 Generations Gestational Diabetes Prevention Project across Ontario according to approved proposal, work plan and budget.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Coordinate the Gestational Diabetes Prevention Project and front line worker training events across Ontario as per approved proposal and budget
  • Coordinate and distribute the 7 Generations Gestational Wellness Tool Kit
  • Facilitate workshops across Ontario surrounding gestational diabetes and pregnancy wellness
  • Maintain budget, files, forms and administrative duties in an orderly and confidential manner
  • Prepare program updates and monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Represent IDHC at all functions in a professional manner and with respect to our mandate, mission statement and values
  • Report to Executive Director/Program Director
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities that may be designated by the Executive Director/Program Director

Accepting Applications until:  October 20th, 2017

Salary Range: to be determined based on experience

Employment Period/Status:  To begin immediately – March 31, 2018

Supervision: The 7 Generations GDP Coordinator will be under the supervision of the Traditional Knowledge Coordinator and report directly to the IDHC Program Director/Executive Director.


  • Minimum relevant college or university degree, with two- (2) years’ work and/or related experience
  • Knowledge of issues and concerns of gestational diabetes, specifically in the Indigenous population
  • Knowledge of the delivery of mainstream and Indigenous health care services
  • Knowledge of Indigenous organizations, locally, provincially and nationally
  • Knowledge of Indigenous communities and culture; language considered an asset
  • Experience and expertise with public speaking, presentations skills and workshop facilitation
  • Working knowledge of office technology, using a laptop computer for word processing, and communications.  Knowledge of e-mail, database, and graphic/desktop publishing is not essential but will be viewed as an asset
  • General knowledge of “financial accountability” and ability to work within a budget
  • Established and proven record as a dependable and competent person, with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Co-operative, conscientious, and reliable, with strong skills in planning and work organization
  • Ability to work independently with a minimal amount of supervision, but also be willing to work as a team player
  • Able to travel with valid driver’s license

Location: To be determined

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.

For more information, please contact the IDHC head office at the address/phone/fax/email below.


Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of intent and resume to the Executive Director of the:


Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle

ATTN: Roslynn Baird

3250 Schmon Pkwy, Unit 1B, Thorold, ON, L2V 4Y6

Phone: (905) 938-2915 or 1-888-514-1370

Fax:  1-866-352-0485

Web: www.soadi.ca

Email: executivedirector@idhc.life