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Community Program Assistant

by London InterCommunity Health Centre

Position Type: Part-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 29, 2022
Experience: 2 Years
London InterCommunity Health Centre

Job Description

Evening/weekend flexibility will be required at times to support program activities


The Community Program Assistant provides the initial interactive experience with persons served through community programs and related services. Serving as an assistant providing administrative and small event coordination for community programs, this role responds to a breadth of needs and requests to support existing programming, and new initiatives at times.


  • Actively serve the needs of program participants, organizers and leaders to ensure a positive and progressive experience is had by all those interacting with, or on behalf of, a community program
  • Fulfill all administrative and coordination requirements on behalf of programs, including but not limited to scheduling, supply purchases, information gathering, report writing, site/media facilitation, securing required resources, set up/take down, and attendance
  • Maintain, promote, and educate regarding culturally safe interactions, proper privacy requirements, health and social needs components, and foster a connection to the Health Centre through all interactions


  • A competitive salary
  • 100% employer-paid health and dental benefits
  • Optional participation in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
  • Paid sick and emergency time
  • 3+ weeks of paid vacation time
  • Paid time to promote mental well-being


  • Post-secondary education in Social Services, Business Administration, Support Worker or a related field from a recognized college or university
  • 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal skills
  • Time management, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to be resourceful and take initiative


  • Ability to work with diverse communities with respect, sensitivity, creativity, innovation, cultural understanding, and non-judgement
  • Awareness and understanding of the social determinants of health
  • Experience working with newcomer and/or immigrant groups
  • Skills in digital media and technology
  • French and other language skills are considered an asset in supporting the communities we serve


Submissions will only be accepted until end of day August 12th, 2022.

The Health Centre is committed to hiring staff that reflect the diversity of the clients and community that we serve. Should you require an accommodation in making an application, please contact our office. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.

Due to the vulnerability of our client populations and the need for reliable attendance, it is a condition of employment that the successful candidate submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Human Resources.


For more than 30 years, the London InterCommunity Health Centre has provided health and social services to those who experience barriers to care including poverty, homelessness, language or culture, and complex and/or chronic health conditions including mental health and addictions. Today, with four busy clinics in three of London’s most under-served regions, the organization is viewed as a community leader in newcomer health, care of marginalized women, issues of health equity, client-led service development and the advancement of partnerships that improve access to vital services for people who are at the margins in our community.

Candidates are encouraged to learn more about the Health Centre and explore our web presence by visiting us online at, following us on Twitter @HealthCentre or on Facebook – London InterCommunity Health Centre