We employ professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds including health sciences, evaluation and research, knowledge mobilization, communications and administration.

As an organization whose mission is to drive high-quality child and youth mental health and addictions services in Ontario, we attract people who are passionate about what they do. We work hard and we care a lot about measuring the quality and impact of our work. Collaboration and continuous quality improvement are integral elements of our work culture.

What does the Knowledge Institute offer employees?

As a provincial program at CHEO, we offer competitive compensation and benefit packages. A core benefit of this is being part of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) — one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans — and CHEO's generous pension contributions.

We are a learning organization, keen on professional development. We have also cultivated a positive, enjoyable working environment. We value work-life balance and we take the time to celebrate individual and collective efforts as well as key milestones and achievements.

How do I join the Knowledge Institute team?

Thank you for your interest in the Knowledge Institute. Check back often or follow us on LinkedIn or Facebook for new employment opportunities.

Current opportunities

Knowledge Broker

The Knowledge Broker is a provincial resource to assist in building and enhancing the capacity of agencies across Ontario to strengthen care and improve child and youth mental health outcomes. The knowledge broker will have content expertise in youth or family engagement and in at least two of the following three areas: 1) implementation science, 2) knowledge mobilization, or 3) evaluation/outcomes measurement. The knowledge broker will apply their expertise in order to facilitate the active use of current evidence and to broker strong supportive relationships among the Knowledge Institute’s diverse partners across Ontario. The knowledge broker will possess skills in communication, team building, networking and relationship-building, facilitation and negotiation, and project management.

See the position description and qualifications and apply.

Closing date: February 29, 2024

Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator supports the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of key Knowledge Institute projects and initiatives. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for working with partners (both internal and external) to develop Knowledge Institute tools, resources, products and processes that will be shared internally and externally to inform child and youth mental health and addictions practice and policy. The incumbent will have demonstrated experience in project management and coordination, excellent communication (both verbal and written), presentation and networking skills and demonstrated skill in partnership development.

See the position description and qualifications and apply.

Closing date: March 8, 2024