Trans Health Education Coordinator

Agency profile:

Our agency’s Health Centre provides innovative primary health care to the diverse populations of southeast Toronto with a special focus on people who are homeless, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual and transgender communities, and newcomers to Canada. We are primarily funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Our Health Centre participates in a province wide program designed to improve access to services and to promote the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities.

Job Description:

We are presently looking for a Full Time Trans Health Education Coordinator to join our LGBT Health Team on an approximately 1 year contract. Reporting to the Program Director of Rainbow Health Ontario, The Trans Health Education Coordinator provides leadership to a specialized capacity -building program in trans health care. Now in its 3rd year, the program trains primary health and social service providers, and supports the development of local communities-of-practice across the province. Activities include intensive on-site cultural and clinical training, a telephone mentorship program, resource development and assistance with referrals


  • Create and update curriculum materials in collaboration with other trainers
  • Engage potential training sites, develop plans and create outreach materials
  • Coordinate all logistics for training activities in partnership with host site (venue, materials, equipment, trainers’ schedules, travel, accommodation, etc)
  • Organize all training workshops: deliver content, coordinate other trainers, administer evaluations and liaise with site staff and participants
  • Recruit and coordinate other trainers: develop contracts, provide training, arrange bookings and provide feedback and support.
  • Coordinate various programming: register new participants, advertise weekly teleconference sessions and provide follow-up materials
  • Provide referral services to clients and service providers.
  • Administer evaluations, prepare regular narrative reports and statistics for internal needs and funders
  • Work closely with core staff at the provincial level to share knowledge and promote ongoing partnerships and capacity building;
  • Coordinate the work of two province-wide program outreach workers, actively guiding and supporting their activities
  • Participate in general program activities such as meetings, retreats, the yearly conference and administrative duties


  • Master’s degree in health or social sciences or equivalent knowledge and experience;
  • Experience designing and delivering professional education for health/social service providers using an anti-oppression and adult education approach
  • Knowledge of the health and social issues of trans people as well as lesbian, gay and bisexual communities.
  • Experience developing promotional and educational materials in various formats (PowerPoint presentations, handouts, posters, etc);
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and ability to facilitate events with diverse groups of professionals.
  • Capacity to plan and organize complex events across the province, problem-solve and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to speak French an asset.
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