Posted Jun 18, 2024Wellness Worker

Contract

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Business: Kanaka Bar Indian Band - Health
Email: healthdirector@kanakabarband.ca
Phone: 2504552200
Address: PO Box 610 Lytton V0K 1Z0 Canada



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Healthcare

Description

Summary
The Wellness Worker will work as an integral member of the Kanaka Bar Indian Band Health Team. The position will provide community wellness activities, promotion and prevention, education awareness workshops, support referrals and aftercare services that align with Kanaka Bar’s cultural values and beliefs for health, intellectual, emotional, physical, traditional, and spiritual wellbeing.

Position
The Wellness Worker role will include, but not limited to:
• Develop and implement community activities/workshops
• Coordinate, lead, and/or participate in case conferences
• Provide support services
• Work closely with the Mental Health and Wellness Worker and Health Team

Requirements
• Minimum Human Services Diploma or related field (Holistic Wellness, Chemical Addictions)
• 2 years (recent) direct counselling experience, experience in community development, family support work and group facilitation
• Experience working with Youth and Adults
• Knowledge of social, economic and health issues relevant to First Nations Community
• 1st Aid
• Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector Check, required
• Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License

Working Conditions
• Contract Position From July 1, 2024 to March 31, 2025
• 3 days per week (3:00pm to 7:00pm)
• Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

This will be a contract position based out of Kanaka Bar’s Health Department.
Please submit a cover letter and 3 references along with your resume to: healthdirector@kanakabarband.ca

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