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Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre

The Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) strives to provide quality, holistic health services by sharing and promoting traditional and western health practices to enable people to live in a more balanced state of well-being. SOAHAC provides services to Aboriginal people including those who live on and off reserve, status, non-status, Inuit and Métis within the southwest region. SOAHAC has a mandate of ensuring that health services are accessible, of high quality and are culturally appropriate.

The Ontario ICS Program is province-wide and works in alignment with the Aboriginal Health Access Centres. The Program facilitates and promotes transformative, decolonizing, anti-Indigenous–racism education, employing evidence-informed and coordinated approaches and strategies. Additionally, the program works in collaborative partnerships to improve awareness about how colonialism is embedded in services and to motivate people with influence to address systemic anti-Indigenous racism within health and social service systems.

Position:  Evaluation Manager

Region:  London and Middlesex, Oxford and Norfolk, Elgin, Huron and Perth, Grey and Bruce

Description:  This new and exciting position, Evaluation Manager, Ontario ICS Program, works in collaboration with the Ontario ICS staff and partners on all program evaluation initiatives. Reporting to the Provincial ICS Director, the Evaluation Manager will be responsible for building on existing evaluation and monitoring frameworks, methodologies and leading data collection, analysis and report development.


  • Collaborative leadership and management of the Ontario ICS Program’s program evaluation
  • Work with program staff, community and service delivery partners to strengthen the Ontario ICS Program Evaluation Framework
  • Further develop relationships with community and service partners interested in evaluation of collaborative ICS initiatives
  • Coordinate and facilitate evaluation planning and community input/data collection
  • Engage community and service delivery partners in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation mechanisms
  • Lead the collaborative development of evaluation metrics and tools for staff data collection
  • Lead the coordination of data collection and analysis in collaboration with Ontario ICS staff and evaluation partners
  • Work collaboratively with Director and partners in response to opportunities for evaluating interventions and initiatives to address anti-Indigenous racism in health and social service settings
  • Lead the development of evaluation reports and presentations


  • Masters or Doctoral level education in a related field
  • Strong grasp of multiple program evaluation and monitoring methodologies
  • Comfortable with evaluation and monitoring methodologies that work in complex and dynamic service/program environments
  • Experience with knowledge exchange strategies to support transformative system change
  • Experience interacting with Indigenous people and Indigenous communities as well as health care provider groups, health service providers, government agencies and ministries
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Knowledge of Indigenous history and communities in Ontario, cultural interference, social determinants of health, and Ontario’s Indigenous health and social service policy and direction
  • Knowledge of research on frameworks of cultural competency, cultural safety, critical race and cultural responsiveness, with an understanding of how they relate to health and social care, specific to Indigenous populations in Ontario
  • Excellent research, writing and editing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Critical analysis and problem solving skills drawing on community experience and research
  • Sensitivity to political and other external environmental issues
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s “G” license and access to reliable transportation

This job requires provincial travel and additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre. The successful candidate will work from a home-office or in a partner office unless located in London.

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Full-time

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, December 20, 2017

How to Apply:  Please forward a cover letter, resume and 3 references by mail or email to:

Anna-Marie Evans
Human Resources Manager
Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre
425-427 William St
London ON, N6B 3E1

Location:  Southwest Ontario

Profession Type:  Management

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