Status: Regular full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Pay range: $33 - $42 / hour
Please note, this is a HYBRID position (virtual & in-person).
As part of the Holland Bloorview team, this role will help fulfill the hospital’s strategic plan and priorities, described in Holland Bloorview 2030. This includes creating the most meaningful and healthy futures for all children, youth and families. This will be achieved in an academic health sciences centre, with a focus on client and family-centered, high quality and safe care, and a commitment to research, teaching, and advancing best practices in pediatric rehabilitation.
Reporting to the Manager, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Anti-Racism (IDEAA), the Anti-Racism Implementation Specialist will bring broad knowledge and expertise around Anti-Racism concepts and practices, with high-functioning program implementation and evaluation experience. There will be strong focus on driving the hospital’s interventions to meaningfully confront anti-Black racism, as well as demonstrating a broad understanding of the intersections between racism and ableism. They will be responsible for both leading and consulting on program implementation, as well as consulting with various teams on their commitments within the hospital’s annual IDEAA work plan. The program implementation support will be focused on employees, clients and families, students and trainees, and volunteers alike.
The Anti-Racism Implementation Specialist is a collaborative, results oriented, creative and strategic thinker who can work with a wide range of people to support transformative change. Strong critical thinking, analytical and project leadership skills, IDEAA subject matter expertise, and previous experience partnering with equity-seeking communities e.g., Black, Indigenous and people of colour, 2SLGBTQI+, communities living in poverty, people with disabilities etc., and those living at various intersections across these and other groups, are essential to this role. The role has a mix of defined, specialized, routine and non-routine tasks and requires sound judgement, tact, and discretion in executing these responsibilities.
Important note: Holland Bloorview is strongly committed to equitable hiring practices and building a team that reflects the full spectrum of diverse communities we partner with. We welcome applications from Black, Indigenous and people of colour, 2SLGBTQI+ persons, people with disabilities, and others who live at the intersection of equity-seeking communities. Applications from Black and Indigenous and applicants are particularly encouraged for this role. In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.
Supports the Manager IDEAA with the planning, implementation, delivery and monitoring of anti-racism related initiatives
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Anti-Racism Expertise & Knowledge
Skills & Experience
Project Management Expertise
Problem-Solving, Issues Management and Analytical Skills
Consultation, Interpersonal and Communication Skills