Junior Nutritionist - Vancouver
InspireHealth - Vancouver, BC

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InspireHealth, a leader in Canada in providing programs that integrate health and wellness programs into acute illness treatment, is seeking a part-time Junior Nutritionist (12-month contract) to join our Vancouver team.


InspireHealth initiatives are designed to create an optimal cancer recovery environment supported by current evidence-based research. Integrative care actively engages patients to take charge of their health. At InspireHealth, we focus on healthy nutrition, exercise, and stress reduction. By providing practical programs, patients are empowered to play an active role in their recovery.

With the long-term commitment from the BC Government to support the expansion of our vision, InspireHealth has the financial and staff resources to grow and help shape the future of health care.


The Junior Nutritionist is responsible for providing support to the Nutrition Team and to members through programming, food services, administrative support. He/she will work as a part of the Nutrition Team and perform related duties as required.

This is an exciting opportunity to make an impact and join a team that has provided integrative health and wellness care to over 7,200 British Columbians (BC) diagnosed with cancer since 1997.


Reporting to the Lead Nutritionist, your duties may include:

LIFE Program food supervision: Ensure volunteers are supported in the food ordering, cooking, and clean-up of LIFE Program lunches; work with volunteers to create procedures and manuals
Cooking Classes: Work with cooking class instructors to revamp cooking classes; act as a back-up to the cooking class instructor
Resource Creation & Editing: Create and edit recipes, resources, PowerPoint presentations, and other materials to brand standards
Nutrition Volunteer Team Management: Help Lead Nutritionist oversee and organize Nutrition Volunteer Team projects
Kitchen Management: Ensure kitchen is stocked and functional for all cooking and class offerings
Administrative Assistance: Book travel, set up and prepare for classes

As an InspireHealth Junior Nutritionist, you meet the following requirements:

Hold a diploma in holistic nutrition
Registered with the IONC or CAHN-PRO (or are in the process of doing so)
Have computing and communication skills
Appropriate liability insurance is also required
You are noted for having a holistic patient-centered philosophy and style with clinical skills supportive of patient empowerment and a compassionate presence. Your leadership, facilitation, and presentation skills will be called upon in this role. You possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with integrity, self-responsibility, and accountability. Although you are able to work independently, you also work effectively as part of a team.


We operate within a cultural agreement of team work, self-responsibility, open communication, integrity, and self-care. We recognize that our personal growth has a direct impact on our ability to successfully realize our goals and provide the highest levels of service to our members. Each morning we meditate together as a team. Creating connection with oneself and one another through meditation contributes to the creation of the Centre’s ‘healing environment’.

This opportunity is ideal for individuals who:

Model health and well-being
Are dedicated to their own personal growth, well-being and health at the levels of mind, body and spirit
Are self-responsible and accountable
Are team-oriented and heart-centered
Are passionate about integrative care
Thrive in an organizational culture of transparency



Please submit a resume along with a cover letter through our website: http://www.inspirehealth.ca/careers

Your cover letter should address the following questions:

What is your understanding of a 'healing environment'?
Why would you like to work for InspireHealth?
Timeline: We will review applications as they are received and ask that you submit them as soon as possible.

*You must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application.*

We thank you for your interest and look forward to your application. We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted and we will not be accepting telephone calls.

About this company
InspireHealth is a non-for-profit organization and a Canadian leader in providing programs that integrate health and wellness into acute...