Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

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Enhancing leadership competencies, facilitating thoughtful discussion and examination of leadership issues for public health professionals.

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Community Food Advisor

Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Public Health and You

Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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Learn about why public health plays a vital role in ensuring the health of communities across Ontario!

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Ontario Public Health Association

Committed to improving the health of Ontarians.

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Since 1949, OPHA has served as a catalyst for development in the Public Health sector.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

Credible public health nutrition at your fingertips.

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Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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The OPHA is a not‐for‐profit member‐based association that provides leadership in advancing public health in Ontario. Our Association represents six public and community health disciplines and our membership represents many public health and community health professionals from Ontario. To learn more about us, our structure, strategic direction, or membership, please visit the following links:

The OPHA provides leadership on issues affecting the public's health and works to strengthen the impact of people who are active in public and community health throughout Ontario. For more information, please visit the following pages:

The OPHA creates and maintains advocacy initiatives with a province-wide perspective. For more information, please visit the following pages:

The OPHA leads the development of expertise in public and community health through collaboration, consultation and partnerships. Learn more about our Constituent Societies here.

This is a hub of useful OPHA and partner resources in the field of public health. Resource topics include advocacy, health equity, chronic disease prevention, environmental health, health promotion, and more.

This section includes the latest news about the OPHA and its programs, upcoming OPHA events, and other news of interest to the public health sector. For more information, please visit the following pages:

The OPHA Member’s Lounge is a dedicated space reserved for our OPHA members to store and access important information and exclusive resources. The Lounge includes the following:

This page lists all of this reports, toolkits, or recordings from our most popular live webinars from noted public health figures that are available for purchase in our online store.



Public health professionals serve local, national, and international communities. They are leaders who meet the many exciting challenges in protecting the public's health today and in the future. To learn more about current career opportunities, please click any of the links below.

Bilingual Community Health Promoter, Healthy Schools Program

North Bay Parry Sound District
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Director of Indigenous Midwifery

Association of Ontario Midwives
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Senior Advisor, Strategic Communications & Stakeholder Relations

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
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Program Evaluation Analyst

York Region
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Post Your Job Here!

The OPHA is pleased to announce that we have expanded our job advertising services, and would like to invite you to post your job opportunity with us.

For only $50/week, we will feature your opportunity on the dedicated Careers page of our website and in our popular biweekly eBulletin, and will also promote it through our social media channels including TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook!

Our statistics indicates that more and more people are coming to OPHA’s website, and that the reach of our e-bulletin and social media sites is growing daily.

By The Numbers: 
- Our website receives, on average, 4,000-6,000 hits per month
- The Careers page is one of the fastest growing areas of interest on the OPHA website.
- Many of our visitors come from the public health sector, health organizations,  and academic institutions
By advertising your career opportunity with the OPHA, you will be reaching the right target market AND you will be supporting our mission of strengthening the impact of people who are active in public and community health throughout Ontario.
For more information, please contact vadetoye@opha.on.ca

(N.B. OPHA is committed to promoting job opportunities in public and community health. Those job ads that do not align with OPHA’s mission may not be eligible for posting.)

Upcoming events

OPHA Lean Sigma White Belt Workshop
OPHA Lean Sigma Yellow Belt Workshop 2017
Annual Nutrition Exchange