DEPARTMENT: WHITE RAVEN HEALING CENTRE
JOB TITLE: YOUTH WELLNESS PROGRAM COORDINATOR
STATUS: ONE-YEAR TERM (FULL-TIME)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until A Suitable Candidate is Found
The FHQTC White Raven Healing Centre was established to provide an integrated approach to self- healing with a focus on holistic mental health and wellness program models. The Centre’s integrated approach balances and utilizes both contemporary non-Indigenous therapeutic techniques with traditional healing practices to facilitate individual healing.
The Centre is seeking an enthusiastic, self-directed and organized individual to fill a one-year term position as Youth Wellness Program Coordinator in Fort Qu’Appelle, SK. You will work within a team of very creative and purpose driven individuals within the youth wellness team as well as broader Centre team; all committed to the mission, goals and objectives the Centre works to achieve. This position will report to the Director of White Raven Healing Centre.
The Youth Wellness Program Coordinator key responsibilities, are but not limited to:
- Planning, developing, implementation, evaluation and reporting of health and wellness programming for youth that promotes healthy lifestyles and provides effective tools for individual mental health and wellness healing.
- Coordinating and facilitating youth-based health and wellness programming and/or training using both contemporary non-Indigenous therapeutic techniques with traditional healing practices.
- Work collaboratively, and where needed, in consultation with WRHC clinical, cultural and other FHQTC program areas to ensure effective quality programming is offered and delivered.
- Establish and maintain relationships with external agencies to enhance and expand services to the First Nations communitiesEDUCATION:
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience. Acceptable combination is defined as: *The successful completion of two years of post-secondary education and the relevant training and experience relevant to the work to be performed.
- Experience working in health and wellness programming targeted towards First Nation individual, families and communities
- Experience in planning, developing, implementation, evaluation and reporting of health and wellness programming for youth
- Experience collaborating and working with colleagues and external partners/agencies—including First Nation communities—in the development, coordination and facilitation of programming and/or training in an individual and/or group setting
- Experience and ability in using technology as part of your daily work in all work-related communications, including but not limited to case management, data management, reporting, and communications with management, external partners and stakeholders.
- Experience in project management and program work planning
- Experience and ability to work on an individual basis or as an inter-disciplinary team member.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
- Knowledge and commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the FHQ Tribal Council
- Knowledge of the historical and current social issues relating to First Nations communities andpeople
- Excellent communication skills, written and oral interpersonal skills
- Strong ability to adjust priorities to meet current needs of clients, First Nations, the Centre andFHQTC.
- Punctual and dependable with a strong ability to adjust priorities to meet current needs ofclients, First Nations, the Centre and FHQTC
- Knowledge and delivery of Indigenous mental health and addictions theories, and approaches
- Experience in the program development of and delivery of Trauma Informed Care treatment andcounselling methods with children and youth
- Experience in youth health and wellness program delivery within the First Nations of File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council and/or Treaty 4 region.
- Knowledge and Experience in researching and proposal writingCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Must live a life free of substance abuse and be willing and able to participate in the Centre’s cultural and traditional program.
- Candidates must provide a current original copy of the Canadian Criminal Records with Vulnerable Sector Check must get/have and maintain updated CPR/First Aid certification.
- Candidates must possess and maintain a valid driver license throughout the duration of employment.
- The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (7.5 hrs/day)
All interested individuals must clearly show how they meet the qualifications in their letter of application,
with accompanying current resume to support. Three references will also be required:
Human Resources – Stephanie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Qu’Appelle, SK S0G 1S0
To apply for this job email your details to Stephanie.email@example.com