Ms. Hélène Larocque
Research Administrative Assistant
Hélène Larocque obtained her Certification as an Administrative Professional – with additional certifications in Organizational Management (November 2009), Microsoft Office Specialist (May 2013) and Technology Applications (September 2014) through the International Association of Administrative Professionals. She provides administrative, human resource and financial services assistance to the Director and the HALO team (since November 2010). Originally from Northern Ontario (Sudbury), she brings over 30 years of experience in office administration. She is an active volunteer within CHEO as the Staff Forum Co-Chair. Beyond her role with HALO, Hélène’s passion and interest for walking the HALO talk is evident as she launched the Staff Forum Fit & Well Group (formerly Fit Club) organizing weekly walking group meetings and monthly Lunch and Learn sessions focused on healthy living. She most recently obtained her Certification as a Wellness Coach with the International Association of Wellness Professionals and is a Registered Health Coach with the Canadian Health Coach Alliance. She is also a long time active member (> 12 years) as a Community Team Member, Team Leader and Coach with reputable online fitness and healthy living programs. Other areas of interest include walking/hiking, swimming, dancing, traveling to sunny destinations, continuous personal development, teaching and writing.