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Manager, Physical and Functional Programs

Manager, Physical/Functional Programs

Permanent, full-time


Wellspring is seeking a Manager for its Physical and Functional Program portfolio, which is comprised of: Cancer Exercise, CancerSmart Exercise, CancerSmart Rehab Techniques, CancerSmart Advanced Rehab Techniques, Brain Fog, Yoga and Chi Life. This position is based in Toronto and requires travel between Oakville and Toronto. Occasional travel to other locations may be required.


  • Strategic oversight for the program portfolio
    • Annual planning for the program portfolio; including target setting and identification of required resources; financial, human, equipment and supplies
    • Enhancement of existing programs and development of new or collaborative programming
  • Oversight of the administration of programming within the portfolio, including scheduling, the monitoring of data and expenditures, and the monitoring of program equipment
  • Direct leadership of Cancer Exercise and related programs when required
  • Coordination, supervision, training and engagement of volunteers
  • Management of independent contractor relationships, including recruitment, orientation and quality assurance
  • Promotion and community outreach to ensure strong member participation and community profile for the programs within the portfolio
  • Quality assurance and risk management for each program

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in a relevant field, (physiotherapy, kinesiology, exercise physiology
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Demonstrated skill in program planning
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook (Raiser’s Edge an asset)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organized, with very good problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Understanding of the impact of cancer on individuals and families
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Mature, professional demeanor
  • Ability to travel between Wellspring locations

Wellspring provides a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with level of experience and responsibility. Please a send cover letter and CV with “Manager, Physical/ Functional Programs” in the subject line to: Eva Thurlow at humanresources@wellspring.ca

Wellspring is a dynamic, community-based organization making real changes in the lives of individuals and families living with cancer. Wellspring provides a comprehensive range of professionally-led support, coping skills and health-restoring programs to men, women, and children who are living with cancer. For more information, please visit Wellspring.ca.