Careers http://csnm.ca Careers 04/29/2017 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - COMMUNITY NUTRITION ADVISOR - TANZANIA http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=910 Community Nutrition Advisor - Tanzania    
12 Month | Start Date between Mar - May 2017    
 
Location:                               Tanzania
Start Date:                             Mar - May 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement:          12 Months
Language Requirements:   English
English Reading:                  Level 4, Writing: Level 4, Speaking: Level 4
Language Scale:                   http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
 
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only
 

The Volunteer’s Role

 
In collaboration with the Regional Health Management Team-Kigoma, CHMT and Hospital Management, will take the lead in the design of all specialist neonatology and pediatric medical services at Kigoma Maweni Regional Referral hospital and strengthen services at district/local level health facilities.

Placement objectives:

- Give technical advice to health workers and RHMT on potential involvement in new nutrition interventions and internal
   nutrition capacity for implementation.

- Define appropriate policies, guidelines and protocols for nutritional aspects of our work in the region.
- Support the carrying out of regular monitoring visits in conjunction with other field personnel, ensuring that project
  objectives are met with recognized international standards.

- Support, and monitor the development of reporting systems for data collection (qualitative and quantitative), analysis
   and follow-up.

- Provide technical advice to project manager and field staff on integrating Behavior Change Communication (BCC) into
   health and nutrition program activities, support staff in identification and analysis of behavior change barriers and adapt
   the project accordingly. Also, oversee selection, development and piloting of Info, education & Communication (IEC) materials
   (as needed) and BCC training for staff.


As a volunteer, you will:

- Engage with the community to educate them about RMNCH specifically on breastfeeding and child, and maternal/adult nutrition
- Support in the development of communication with political, administrative and community leaders on nutrition matters
- With support from Regional Nutritional Officer, take leadership in training the community health workers reach out to the
   community with key nutrition messages

- Coordinate with Environmental health and sanitation advisor and health workers to ensure complementary BCC program activities
- Provide technical support to nutrition teams in all project sites, including the evaluation and impact analysis of current projects
   & provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability


Essential Academic Qualifications:

Degree in Nutrition/food science or related field

Essential Professional Background:

- At least 2 years’ experience in the field
- Experience in conducting workshops, training and seminars
 

About Cuso International


Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. We envision a world where all people are able to realize their potential, develop their skills and participate fully in society. We believe in the power of people, value diversity and take responsibility for our actions and proactively demonstrate that we work with and on behalf of others. Cuso International works in developing countries across the world. We currently have programs in eighteen countries.


About Our Partner
 
Regional Health Management Team-Kigoma
Mission: Facilitating the provision of basic quality health services that are equitable, accessible, affordable, sustainable and gender sensitive.
Vision: To maintain a healthy society with improved social wellbeing that will contribute effectively to individual and national development.
 

Terms and Conditions

 
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
 
Support Package
- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
- Accommodation while in placement
- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer
- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses
   and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
 
Fundraising
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.
 
E-volunteering
Depending on the nature of the placement, volunteers are encouraged to provide e-volunteering support to the local partner or Cuso International before or after the field placement. Volunteers also have the option of requesting support from an e-volunteer to help them with their work while they are in placement.
 
Residency and Citizenship  
 
Residency
The majority of Cuso International volunteer applicants are residing in Canada at the time of application and during the pre-departure process. Occasionally we received applications from volunteer applicants who are residing outside of Canada at the time of application. In both instances, between your application date and placement start date, we must be able to contact you and you must be able to contact us easily and promptly throughout the process.
We may require your passport and would need to be aware of your current place of residence and any travel plans you may have during this time. You will also require unrestricted access to Canada during this time for assessment and training, as applicable.
 
Citizenship
Leaving your country of residence can have significant effects on your citizenship status in that country. It is your responsibility to research the consequences of travelling to Canada during the pre-departure process if you are living outside of Canada and of leaving your country of residence for a placement with the immigration authority where you live.
By applying to this placement, you accept full responsibility for any consequences related to your citizenship, residency and immigration status or penalties as a result of travel to an assessment day, training course, international placement or other Cuso International related travel.

You  must  check the implications that apply to you, but examples include:

•    Canadian permanent residents may need to make arrangements with immigration authorities before travelling. These
      arrangements allow them to travel without risk to their status in Canada. Without them, residency status may be withdrawn.

•    Citizens of other countries, including those visiting Canada on a visa, may have travel restrictions.    

Apply to placement:
https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=120


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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION ADVISOR - ETHIOPIA http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=911 Maternal And Child Nutrition Advisor
Ethiopia    
9 Month | Start Date between Mar - May 2017    
 
Location:                              Harar, Ethiopia
Start Date:                            Mar - May 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement:          9 Months
Language Requirements:   English
English Reading:                  Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5
Language Scale:                   http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
 
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only
 
The Volunteer’s Role
 
The overall purpose of this placement in Harar is to strengthen the maternal and child nutritional care service provision in East Harrarghe Zone through capacity building and system strengthening in East Harrarghe Zone Government sector offices that are the member of the zonal nutrition coordination committee.

The project has three intermediate objectives:

•    Improve nutrition practices and services for women of reproductive age and boys and girls under five years
•    Improve nutrition-sensitive practices for women of reproductive age and boys and girls under five years
•    Strengthen governance of gender-sensitive nutrition programs and approaches at the Federal, Regional, Zonal and
      Woreda levels.


As a volunteer, you will:

- Design and implement health staff nutrition services capacity building activities
- Assist in campaigning and counseling activities on appropriate Breast Feeding and Complementary Feeding, and developmen
   of local weaning foods

- Strengthen the capacity of the Nutrition Coordination Committee (NCC) to promote consumption of nutrient-dense foods
   (Vegetables, fruits, ASFs, fortified foods, supplements)

- Promote gender equality, and optimal maternal and child care practices
- Assist in the design and implementation of cooking demonstration.

Essential Academic Qualifications:

BSc degree in public Health Nutrition, Applied Human Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Maternal and Child Nutrition or related field

Essential Professional Background:

At least two years experience in nutrition or in design of nutrition counselling and campaigns
 

About Cuso International

Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. We envision a world where all people are able to realize their potential, develop their skills and participate fully in society. We believe in the power of people, value diversity and take responsibility for our actions and proactively demonstrate that we work with and on behalf of others. Cuso International works in developing countries across the world. We currently have programs in eighteen countries.

About Our Partner

 
East Harrarghe Zonal Health Department
East Harrarghe Zonal Health Department operates in East Harrarghe Administrative Zone. East Harrarghe Administrative Zone is one of the 12 Administrative Zones of Oromia Regional State. It is situated at about 525 KM East of Addis Ababa. Harar, one of the oldest historical and tourist attraction city is the center of the administrative zone. It is about nine-hour drive from Addis Ababa. There is also air transport from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa, one of the biggest cities in the country which is 55 KM from Harar.
 
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
 
Support Package
- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
- Accommodation while in placement
- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer
- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses
   and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
 
 
Residency and Citizenship  
 
Residency
The majority of Cuso International volunteer applicants are residing in Canada at the time of application and during the pre-departure process. Occasionally we received applications from volunteer applicants who are residing outside of Canada at the time of application. In both instances, between your application date and placement start date, we must be able to contact you and you must be able to contact us easily and promptly throughout the process.
We may require your passport and would need to be aware of your current place of residence and any travel plans you may have during this time. You will also require unrestricted access to Canada during this time for assessment and training, as applicable.
 
Citizenship
Leaving your country of residence can have significant effects on your citizenship status in that country. It is your responsibility to research the consequences of travelling to Canada during the pre-departure process if you are living outside of Canada and of leaving your country of residence for a placement with the immigration authority where you live.
By applying to this placement, you accept full responsibility for any consequences related to your citizenship, residency and immigration status or penalties as a result of travel to an assessment day, training course, international placement or other Cuso International related travel.

You  must  check the implications that apply to you, but examples include:

•    Canadian permanent residents may need to make arrangements with immigration authorities before travelling. These
      arrangements allow them to travel without risk to their status in Canada. Without them, residency status may be withdrawn.

•    Citizens of other countries, including those visiting Canada on a visa, may have travel restrictions.    

Apply to placement:
https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=191


View all our placements:

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - MULTI-SECTIONAL NUTRITION ADVISOR - ETHIOPIA http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=912 Multi-sectoral Nutrition Advisor - Ethiopia
9 Month | Start Date between Mar - May 2017

Location:                             Toronto

Start Date:                           Mar - May 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement:         9 Months
Language Requirements:  English
English Reading:                 Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5
Language Scale:                  http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
 
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only
 
The Volunteer’s Role
 
The overall purpose of this placement in Harar is to strengthen the maternal and child nutritional care service provision in East Harrarghe Zone through capacity building and system strengthening in East Harrarghe Zone Government sector offices that are the member of the zonal nutrition coordination committee.

The project has three intermediate objectives:

•    Improve nutrition practices and services for women of reproductive age and boys and girls under five years
•    Improve nutrition-sensitive practices for women of reproductive age and boys and girls under five years
•    Strengthen governance of gender-sensitive nutrition programs and approaches at the Federal, Regional, Zonal and
      Woreda levels.


As a volunteer, you will:

- Conduct institutional nutrition capacity assessment to identify gaps
- Design and implement multi-sectoral nutrition capacity building activities
- Assist the Zonal Nutrition Coordination Committee (NCC) in planning sector specific nutrition related activities
- Support the design and implementation of locally appropriate household dietary diversity strategies and food recipes
- Assist in the design and implementation of local food preservation methods, and use of improved cooking technology

Essential Academic Qualifications:

BSc degree in food science and nutrition, human nutrition, post-harvest handling and food processing or related field

Essential Professional Background:

At least two years’ experience in managing /advising Nutrition-Sensitive development interventions or experience in design of household dietary diversity strategies and food recipes

About Cuso International


Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. We envision a world where all people are able to realize their potential, develop their skills and participate fully in society. We believe in the power of people, value diversity and take responsibility for our actions and proactively demonstrate that we work with and on behalf of others. Cuso International works in developing countries across the world. We currently have programs in eighteen countries.

 
About Our Partner
 
East Harrarghe Zonal Agriculture Department
East Harrarghe Zonal Agriculture Department operates in East Harrarghe Administrative Zone. East Harrarghe Administrative Zone is one of the 12 Administrative Zones of Oromia Regional State. It is situated at about 525 KM East of Addis Ababa. Harar, one of the oldest historical and tourist attraction city is the center of theadministrative zone. It is about nine-hour drive from Addis Ababa. There is also air transport from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa, one of the biggest cities in the country which is 55 KM from Harar.
 
Terms and Conditions
 
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
 
Support Package
- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
- Accommodation while in placement
- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer
- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and
   all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
 
 
Residency and Citizenship  
 
Residency
The majority of Cuso International volunteer applicants are residing in Canada at the time of application and during the pre-departure process. Occasionally we received applications from volunteer applicants who are residing outside of Canada at the time of application. In both instances, between your application date and placement start date, we must be able to contact you and you must be able to contact us easily and promptly throughout the process.
We may require your passport and would need to be aware of your current place of residence and any travel plans you may have during this time. You will also require unrestricted access to Canada during this time for assessment and training, as applicable.
 
Citizenship
Leaving your country of residence can have significant effects on your citizenship status in that country. It is your responsibility to research the consequences of travelling to Canada during the pre-departure process if you are living outside of Canada and of leaving your country of residence for a placement with the immigration authority where you live.

By applying to this placement, you accept full responsibility for any consequences related to your citizenship, residency and immigration status or penalties as a result of travel to an assessment day, training course, international placement or other Cuso International related travel.


You  must  check the implications that apply to you, but examples include:

•    Canadian permanent residents may need to make arrangements with immigration authorities before travelling. These
      arrangements allow them to travel without risk to their status in Canada. Without them, residency status may be withdrawn.

•    Citizens of other countries, including those visiting Canada on a visa, may have travel restrictions.

Apply to placement:
https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=190


View all our placements:
https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobSearch.aspx?MS=YImicm8%2fpwc%3d


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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - NUTRITION POLICY ADVISOR - MALAWI http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=913 Nutrition Policy Advisor - Malawi    
9 Month | Start Date between Mar - May 2017    
 
Location:                             Lilongwe, Malawi
Start Date:                           Mar - May 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement:         9 Months
Language Requirements:  English
English Reading:                 Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5
Language Scale:                  http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
 
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only
 
The Volunteer’s Role
 
This is an exciting opportunity for a public policy professional to contribute to a new regional nutrition project led by CARE Canada. The Southern Africa Nutrition Initiative (SANI) will improve the nutrition of women of reproductive age and reduce stunting of growth for children under five years old in Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi.

The Nutrition Policy Advisor will contribute to the implementation of the SANI project in Malawi. In order to effectively support existing commitments made by the government to achieve Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) objectives, Malawi established a Civil Society Organization Nutrition Alliance (CSONA). The CSONA works to better organize, coordinate, share best practices, and bring together efforts to leverage resources and maximize impact in nutrition at all levels.


The CSONA also ensures that Civil Society Organizations take a leading role in influencing and supporting national efforts through meaningful dialogue and advocacy with stakeholders in order to contribute to a successful roll-out of the national nutrition interventions.


As a volunteer, you will:

- Map, review and monitor food and nutrition security priorities, policies and objectives
- Review the National Nutrition Policy and Strategic Plan and assess their implications on the SANI project
- Coordinate the development of a nutrition research agenda and oversee its implementation
- Provide nutrition policy direction and guidance to key stakeholders
- Identify issues of nutrition at national and district levels, as well as best practices from SANI

Essential Academic Qualifications:

Degree in Public Policy, Health Policy, Public Health, or in a related field.

Essential Professional Background:

- Experience working, living or volunteering in Africa
- Knowledge of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement
 

About Cuso International

Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. We envision a world where all people are able to realize their potential, develop their skills and participate fully in society. We believe in the power of people, value diversity and take responsibility for our actions and proactively demonstrate that we work with and on behalf of others. Cuso International works in developing countries across the world. We currently have programs in eighteen countries.

About Our Partner -
CARE
Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty.
CARE works with the poorest communities in 95 countries to:
•    Improve basic health and education
•    Enhance rural livelihoods and food security
•    Increase access to clean water and sanitation
•    Expand economic opportunity
•    Help vulnerable people adapt to climate change
•    Provide lifesaving assistance during emergencies

CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls living in poverty because, equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

 
Terms and Conditions
 
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
 
Support Package
- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
- Accommodation while in placement
- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer
- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses an
   all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
 
Residency and Citizenship  
 
Residency
The majority of Cuso International volunteer applicants are residing in Canada at the time of application and during the pre-departure process. Occasionally we received applications from volunteer applicants who are residing outside of Canada at the time of application. In both instances, between your application date and placement start date, we must be able to contact you and you must be able to contact us easily and promptly throughout the process.

We may require your passport and would need to be aware of your current place of residence and any travel plans you may have during this time. You will also require unrestricted access to Canada during this time for assessment and training, as applicable.

 
Citizenship
Leaving your country of residence can have significant effects on your citizenship status in that country. It is your responsibility to research the consequences of travelling to Canada during the pre-departure process if you are living outside of Canada and of leaving your country of residence for a placement with the immigration authority where you live.

By applying to this placement, you accept full responsibility for any consequences related to your citizenship, residency and immigration status or penalties as a result of travel to an assessment day, training course, international placement or other Cuso International related travel.


You  must  check the implications that apply to you, but examples include:

•    Canadian permanent residents may need to make arrangements with immigration authorities before travelling. These arrangements
      allow them to travel without risk to their status in Canada. Without them, residency status may be withdrawn.

•    Citizens of other countries, including those visiting Canada on a visa, may have travel restrictions.    

Apply to placement:
https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=230


View all our placements:
https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobSearch.aspx?MS=YImicm8%2fpwc%3d




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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - NUTRITION PROJECT ADVISOR - ZAMBIA http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=914 Nutrition Project Advisor - Zambia    
9 Month | Start Date between Mar - May 2017    
 
Location:                             Mpika or Shiwa Ng'andu, Zambia
Start Date:                           Mar - May 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement:         9 Months
Language Requirements:  English
English Reading:                 Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5
Language Scale:                  http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
 
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only
 
The Volunteer’s Role
 
This is an exciting opportunity for a health professional to contribute to a new regional nutrition project led by CARE Canada. The Southern Africa Nutrition Initiative (SANI) will improve the nutrition of women of reproductive age and reduce stunting of growth for children under five years old in Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi. The Nutrition Project Advisor will contribute to the implementation of the SANI project in Zambia.
 
As a volunteer, you will:
- Engage with community members, (especially women of reproductive age and caregivers), to further develop their knowledge
   on nutrition, child care and feeding practices.

- Support community based volunteers and health workers to implement guidelines for Growth Monitoring and Promotion
   (GMP), and Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) activities.

- Support the formation of District/Ward Nutrition Coordinating committees.
- Assist in the preparation of monthly meetings for the District/Ward nutrition committees and ensure that meetings are adding
   value to the program

 
Essential Academic Qualifications:
A degree in Health or in a related field
 
Essential Professional Background:
- At least 2 years of professional experience working in nutrition
- Strong organizational skills
- Good facilitation skills
- Experience with participatory methodology
 
About Cuso International
Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. We envision a world where all people are able to realize their potential, develop their skills and participate fully in society. We believe in the power of people, value diversity and take responsibility for our actions and proactively demonstrate that we work with and on behalf of others. Cuso International works in developing countries across the world. We currently have programs in eighteen countries.

About Our Partner - CARE
Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty.
CARE works with the poorest communities in 95 countries to:
-Improve basic health and education
-Enhance rural livelihoods and food security
-Increase access to clean water and sanitation
-Expand economic opportunity
-Help vulnerable people adapt to climate change
-Provide lifesaving assistance during emergencies
CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls living in poverty because, equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.
 
Terms and Conditions
 
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
 
Support Package
- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
- Accommodation while in placement
- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer
- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).
- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
 
Residency and Citizenship  
 
Residency
The majority of Cuso International volunteer applicants are residing in Canada at the time of application and during the pre-departure process. Occasionally we received applications from volunteer applicants who are residing outside of Canada at the time of application. In both instances, between your application date and placement start date, we must be able to contact you and you must be able to contact us easily and promptly throughout the process.

We may require your passport and would need to be aware of your current place of residence and any travel plans you may have during this time. You will also require unrestricted access to Canada during this time for assessment and training, as applicable.

 
Citizenship
Leaving your country of residence can have significant effects on your citizenship status in that country. It is your responsibility to research the consequences of travelling to Canada during the pre-departure process if you are living outside of Canada and of leaving your country of residence for a placement with the immigration authority where you live.
By applying to this placement, you accept full responsibility for any consequences related to your citizenship, residency and immigration status or penalties as a result of travel to an assessment day, training course, international placement or other Cuso International related travel.

You must  check the implications that apply to you, but examples include:

•    Canadian permanent residents may need to make arrangements with immigration authorities before travelling. These
     arrangements allow them to travel without risk to their status in Canada. Without them, residency status may be withdrawn.

•    Citizens of other countries, including those visiting Canada on a visa, may have travel restrictions.    

Apply to placement:
https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=227


View all our placements:
https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobSearch.aspx?MS=YImicm8%2fpwc%3d



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Nutrition Manager - London, ON http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=929

Season's Care Dietitian Network is currently recruiting a Nutrition Manager for one of our Long-Term Care Home clients located in London, Ontario.

The Nutrition Manager (NM) is responsible for the overall management of the dietary department, including training, supervision, and payroll. The NM reports directly to the Administrator and works alongside the Registered Dietitian.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES                      

  • Oversee daily operational activities within the dietary department, including assisting as needed with preparation and service of all resident nutritional needs.
  • Create and manage dietary department schedule electronically to ensure effective operation of dietary department under union agreement. Resolves routine work problems and grievances
  • Process payroll for dietary department.
  • Assist in recruitment
  • Delegation of duties to staff members
  • Ensure corporate policy and procedures are followed by staff at all times.
  • Ensure department cleanliness and maintenance at all times
  • Work alongside Registered Dietitian to create and maintain a food first approach while ensuring residents are getting required nutritional support and options, as needed.
  • Develops and sustains clinical systems to ensure optimal resident care
  • Establishes and maintains an effective quality and risk management system to ensure legislative regulations and standards of department
  • To monitor the nutritional status of residents at moderate and low risk
  • Ensures effective and efficient procurement and supply control procedures within the department.
  • Familiar with MOHLTC legislation, regulation and process; Implements processes and systems to ensure compliance to all standards on an ongoing basis
  • Performs departmental duties as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification as Food Service Supervisor/Nutrition Manager from a recognized governing body
  • Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Current membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management
  • Previous experience as NM in LTC preferred, but not required
  • Experience in large quantity food preparation, financial planning and food purchasing
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Ontario Food Premises Regulation, Food Safety Code of Practice and Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating, relevant sections of the Long Term Care Homes Act and regulations 2007, ORCA and OH&S Act
  • Knowledgeable of nutritional needs of the residents in a LTC home with a food first approach - including therapeutic, texture modified and ethnic diets
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Work as part of multidisciplinary team

We provide unparalleled training, support and advancement opportunities. We believe that you can teach skills, but you can’t teach personality.

Seasons Care Dietitian Network accommodates individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please let us know.

Please know that due to the high volume of resumes received, we will only be reaching out to candidates selected for an interview.



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Food Service Coordinator - Barrie, ON http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=930 Food Service Coordinator

 

Under direction of the Director of Food Services, the Food Service Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day activities related to production and services of meals and nourishment for the Residents, staff and external clients of the Odd Fellow and Rebekah Home, Heritage Place and the Terraces at Heritage Square

 

Qualifications:           

 

 

College diploma in Food and Nutrition Management;

Member in good standing with the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management;

Current Food Safety Certification Required;

Minimum 2 years’ experience with Ordering using Sysco Source/Complete Purchasing;

Experience with Synergy Menu Management Program;

Experience with Complete Purchasing Menu Management Program an asset;

Minimum 3 years’ experience conducting Clinical Nutritional Assessments using RAI/MDS;

Minimum 3 years’ experience with documenting/charting in Point Click Care; 

Experience in auditing in all areas of the Food Services Department;

Minimum 3 years’ experience with interviewing/hiring and providing direction/mentoring/coaching to all front line Dietary staff;

Ability to work independently and as a team member, within the department and with all other disciplines;

Ability to address concerns brought forward by staff/residents and family members;

Thorough knowledge and experience with Computer programs, including Word, Excel;

Able to manage time well and multitask;

Excellent written/oral communication skills;

Experience addressing staff call ins and covering shifts according to Union Collective Agreement;

Thorough knowledge and experience with the RQI Process;

Thorough knowledge of all required Legislation pertaining to the Food Services Department- MOHLTC, Public Health, MOL;

Competent Supervision Training through a Safety Group an asset       .

                         

Status:                        Permanent Full Time

 

Hours of Work:         30 hours/week

 

Start Date:                 June 12, 2017

                       

 

 

Interested parties should forward a resume to Darlene Lee, NM, Director of Food Services, at dlee@ioof.com

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Food Services Manager - Vaughan, ON http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=931 Food Services Manager (LTC, 96 bed home)
Location:  Maple, ON


Duties include, and are not limited to:

Prepare and supervise the preparation and service of meals and nourishment's following specified menus and standardized recipes.

Assist the Administrator to ensure that the facility-wide Multidisciplinary Quality Assurance Program is implemented and ongoing.

Promote a positive team spirit within the department and the facility.

Control of the operational budget for the Dietary department including adherence to food service related enhancement contracts.

Follow infection control procedures.

Select, orientate, supervise, delegate tasks and evaluate the performance of the Dietary staff (Prepares performance reviews).

Ensure compliance with all Long Term Care regulations and established Compass Group policies.

Counsel residents or family members in the absence of a dietitian as necessary on therapeutic diets.

Assist in Union matters related to grievance procedures, labour management relations and contract negotiations.

Consult with Dietitian as necessary.

Conduct daily inspection of the department to identify/resolve any potential hazards.

Ensure dietary employees perform pre-start up inspections on all equipment designated as "critical" by the Manager.

Ensure all Dietary employees are informed of hazards in the department.

Responsible for maintaining departmental absenteeism and sick day management.

Responsible for purchasing, receiving, storing and controlling all departmental supplies, which may include inventory controls.

Continued monitoring and ongoing documentation of low and moderate risk residents nutritional status at a minimum of quarterly.

Make appropriate referrals to the facility dietitian as necessary.

Participate in residents care conferences as necessary.

Visit with new resident/family within 72 hours of admission.

Ensure maintenance of operational records (i.e. menus, production sheets, food temperatures and refrigerator and freezer temperatures) as required.

Oversees catering services for all scheduled facility functions.

Ensure dietary staff compliance with facility policies and procedures, including safety and sanitation rules and safe working practices.

Attend Resident's Dining Committee meetings as required.

Ensure residents input with menu development and works with facility management/Resident on these needs.

Work co-operatively with the Health Care team in preparation for accreditation.

Strive to participate actively in any department, facility and community committees as requested.

Head Dietary Continuous Quality Improvement process within the facility.

Arrange staff coverage and scheduling changes following established procedures.

Attend all pertinent facility in-services, community educational sessions and other necessary training sessions as provided including computer updates and applications.

Work with and responds to Ministry of Health personnel, Public Health personnel and any other government body.

Ongoing communication with residents, family members, and staff regarding department activities.

Knowledgeable of and endeavors to promote the Resident Bill of Rights.

Organize dietary in-services.

Perform other duties as are necessary and appropriate.

Think you have what it takes to be our Food Services Manager? Were committed to hiring the best talent for the role. Here’s how well know you’ll be successful in the role.

At least three years of food service management experience in long term care.

Be a member in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management or a member of the College of Dietitians of Canada.

Great knowledge of the Ontario Food Premises Regulation, Ontario Regulation 79/10 made under the Long Term Care Homes Act, 2013, and the OH&S Act.

Experience using PointClickCare (PCC) system.

Strong leadership skills and proven ability to supervise and secure the co-operation of the dietary employees.

Experience in large quantity food preparation, financial planning and food purchasing.

Supervisory experience in a unionized Long Term Care setting or Retirement Residence.

Proven knowledge of nutritional needs of the elderly.

A creative flair for menu planning, preparation and presentation.

Excellent communication skills: written, verbal and interpersonal.

Great computer skills and are proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Able to work and communicate effectively with geriatric residents.

An effective team player who works well with others.

A positive can-do attitude.

 

Please send copy of cover letter and resume to Jenny Douma, District Manager at Marquise Hospitality, a member of Compass Group Canada
jenny.douma@compass-canada.com

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Nutrition Manager (part time) - Vaughan, ON http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=932 Reference:  

Location:    Vaughan, ON

Employer: Nutra Services Inc.



Part Time NUTRITION MANAGER for a 160-bed LTC (15 hours weekly)

To be responsible for all RAI/MDS, Care conferences, Health and Safety as well as overseeing meal preparation and supervision of dietary staff.  Training in food handling, budget control, therapeutic diets, Vulnerable Screening and membership in the CSNM is essential

Experience as a Nutrition Manager in a Long Term Care Facility (3+ year minimum) is strongly recommended. Candidates should be enthusiastic, creative and able to make the dining experience special.

Resumes for this position may be forwarded in confidence to:

andreablain@nutraservices.ca

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
 

Nutra Services is Food Services Management Company providing quality meals to over 30 Long Term Facilities in Ontario and doing that for more than twenty years. Our focus on menu and nutrition is paramount to our success with the residents and clients. We let our customers focus on care by taking care of the dining and nutritional needs of their residents.

Nutra Services is a division of Brown’s Fine Foods, which is the largest privately owned dining and nutritional services company in Canada.

 

844 Division Street,

Kingston, Ontario K7K 4C3




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Coordinator, Retail and Patient Food Services - Prince George, BC http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=933

COORDINATOR, RETAIL AND PATIENT FOOD SERVICES (#05303512)

PERMANENT FULL TIME

PRINCE GEORGE, BC

 

The Coordinator, Retail and Patient Food Services is a member of the Northern Health Facility and Support Services team, and is responsible for supervising and coordinating the day-to-day activities of patient/resident food service operations at Jubilee Lodge, University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) cafeteria and catering, and the Tim Horton’s licensed operation. The Coordinator provides leadership, program planning and quality food services to the patients/residents/staff of Jubilee Lodge and UHNBC retail food services.

Qualifications & Competencies:

- Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition/Dietetics and three (3) to five (5) years recent experience in a similar role in an organization or industry of moderate complexity, including management of staff in a large facility.

- A member in good standing with the College of Dietitians of BC and Dietitians of Canada.

Or

- Successful graduation from a two (2) year Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM) accredited college program in food service and nutrition management plus courses in management and supervision;

- Five (5) to seven (7) years recent, related experience in an acute care or long-term care facility including management of staff.

- Certificate of proficiency in Nutrition and Food Services Management if not included in two year program.

- Eligible for membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management.

Plus

- Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a management/supervisory position in the retail sector preferred.

- Food Safe Level 1 and 2.

- Recent experience with the implementation, or use of, of a Food Service Nutrition and Food Services Software Program (CBORD) is considered an asset.

- Valid BC Driver’s License

 

Click here and  Apply Today!

For more information please contact:

nhjobs@northernhealth.ca

1-877-905-1155



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Coordinator, Support Services - Fort St. John, BC http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=934

Come to Fort St. John, BC where the opportunities of a large centre coexist with the heart and soul of a small community!

 

 

COORDINATOR, SUPPORT SERVICES

PERMANENT FULL TIME

FORT ST. JOHN, BC

 

 

The Coordinator, Support Services supervises and coordinates the day-to-day activities of Dietary, Housekeeping and Laundry Services. The successful candidate will implement policy and procedure, manage human resources, and participate in cost control measures and maintain relevant records.

 

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Two year diploma or certificate in Health Administration, Environmental Services or Food and Nutrition Services from a recognized college or technical school;
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Nutrition and Food Service Management;
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Laundry and Housekeeping;
  • Foodsafe Certificate Level 1 and 2;
  • Three to five years’ experience in a related position, including a minimum of two years’ supervisory experience;
  • Or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

 

 

 

 

 

Apply TODAY and make the move you will cherish for a lifetime!



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Food Service Supervisor - Thunder Bay, ON http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=935 Food Service Supervisor
(Thunder Bay, Ontario)


Your Contribution: St-Joseph’s Care Group Services by Sodexo manages the food service operations at Hogarth Riverview Manor. We are currently searching for qualified individuals for the role of Part Time Food Services Supervisor.

Successful candidates must possess excellent customer service skills and have an overall positive demeanor. Must also have the enthusiasm and passion to work as a committed member of a team to accomplish goals and meet customer needs. Candidate must be available to work days, evenings and weekends.


A cover letter outlining your supervisory background is required.


Recognized as a strategic partner, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over 50 years of experience. Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 420,000 employees throughout the world.


Accountabilities:

-Organizing and delegating to staff, Including assignments and breaks.
-Direct and correct staff groups of up to 40 employees
-Follow and maintain all HACCP policy standards.
-Follow and maintain all Physical Safety policy standards
-Provide excellent customer service
-Maintain clean and safe operations
-Responsible for daily safety checks.
-Responsible for monthly food and physical safety audits.
-To build a team work environment with all employees.
-Positive pro-active attitude toward all responsibilities and tasks.
-Commitment to client satisfaction and ensuring a successful experience for all
-Maximize time spent supervising, teaching, and dealing with customers.

Growth and Development:

-Leadership: The ability to motivate a team
-CSNM membership required
-Self-motivated
-Goal-oriented
-Invested in the success of the team and organization
-Interpersonal/Communication Skills: The ability to express oneself clearly and effectively listen to others.
-Candidates must have the ability to provide excellent customer service and work efficiently in a fast paced environment.
-Customer/Client Focus: Focuses on continually improving our client and customer relationships.
-Candidates must be team oriented and work well with others.
-Decision Quality: The ability to analyze a situation, identify alternative solutions and make appropriate decisions in a timely manner.
-Conflict Management: Can resolve conflict among team members, clients & customers equitably.
-Diversity: The willingness to work with individuals from all walks of life and integrate the differences that exist among others.
-Risk-Taking: Can demonstrate individual drive and accept responsibility for his/her actions.

Application Process:

Candidates are to email their applications to Anne Jewett, Food Services Manager - jewetta@tbh.net

Please clearly identify the position you are applying to by typing “Application for Food Services Supervisor” in the subject line of your email.



Value Behaviours:
Serving Clients and Customers Integrity Flexibility Analysis and Decision Making Quality Assurance and Safety Diversity Awareness Drive and Dependability Interpersonal Relations Communication


Our Advantages *A wide array of interesting jobs *Nationwide locations *Tremendous growth possibilities *Continuous learning opportunities *Incentive Plans *Rewards & Recognition *Employee Benefits *Flexible Time *Discounts *Committed to People Development *Promoting Individual and Collective Achievements *Diversity and Inclusion *Corporate Citizenship *Hunger Fighting Initiatives *Environmentally Conscious………… To find out more, come visit us at: www.sodexo.ca

Sodexo is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of national origin, race, religion, ethnic group, age, disability, gender, sexual preference, sexual or gender identity, status as a veteran or any other federal, provincial or local protected class.

“We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.”


*Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.*


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Dietary Manager - Chesley, ON http://csnm.ca/client/career/careerDetail.html;jsessionid=F0ED334E5DD8AA0DD4EC7702B0E222B7?careerId=936

DIETARY MANAGER

Elgin Abbey

 

Candidates are invited to apply for the above part-time position to work at our home, Elgin Abbey, a 27 bed long-term care facility with 12 retirement suites, located in Chesley, Ontario. 

 

Reporting to the site Administrator, the Dietary Manager is accountable for all aspects of dietary services within the home to meet the nutritional needs of residents, and to ensure the effective and efficient preparation and delivery of food to the residents. Position is two days a week or 12 hours each week.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Plan, organize, and provide high quality dietary services for residents of each facility.
  • Apply continuous quality improvement principles, best practice, and standardization to workflow, performance, production and changes to service and dietary requirements to meet legislative requirements.
  • Select, supervise and motivate dietary staff; ensure dietary staff works as a team, ensure high level of productivity and best use of staff capabilities.
  • Ensure environment of all food preparation and storage areas meets Public Health requirements.
  • Maintain all records in accordance with policies, procedures and legislative requirements, including the implementation and posting of all regular and therapeutic menus.
  • Liaise and consult with residents, families, team members, government officials, and professionals in relation to resident care needs and department activities
  • Participate in the budgeting process; is accountable for the departmental budget and food costs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Current membership in the Canadian Society of Nutritional Management (C.S.N.M.) or a Registered Dietician required
  • Post-secondary education in dietary management and the successful completion of a recognized Food Services Program.
  • Minimum 2 years dietary management experience in long-term care setting.
  • Member of a recognized Food Service Supervisor’s Association.
  • Strong leadership skills to direct the work of employees.
  • Superb organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Experience managing employees within a unionized setting.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety practices, principles and legislation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Customer-focused with high emphasis on building and maintaining relationships with clients.

 

CLOSING DATE: May 11th 2017

 

Please forward your resumes to the attention of:

 

Leanne Haynes, Administrator

By Mail: Box 7, Chesley ON, N0g 1L0

By Fax: 519-363-0375

By email: lhaynes@extendicare.com

In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Accommodation needs must be provided in advance.   To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.



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