Kwakiutl Health - Child & Youth Activities Coordinator

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Kwakiutl Band, Fort Rupert/Port Hardy BC

Kwakiutl Health - Child and Youth Activities Coordinator


JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Health Director, the Child & Youth Activities Coordinator (CYA) works closely with the Health Team and others to create, organize, and promote holistic activities and programming for children and youth. The purpose of the position is to plan and implement a diverse range of programs (cultural, recreational, youth development, education and awareness raising, youth trips) for children and youth. Specific focus is also on promoting Kwakiutl language, culture and traditions. DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: • Develops and implements a range of programs and services for children and youth (recreational, educational/awareness raising, youth peer support, youth development) and the promotion of health and wellness through culture, language and traditional activities • Works closely with Kwakiutl Health Centre Staff to ensure alignment with Kwakiutl Health Centre Health Plan and philosophy • Provides referral services for children, youth, and families when necessary to appropriate Health Centre staff, external programs and external health and social services agencies • Researches the health and wellness needs of C&Y and “best practices” for successful programs that improve health and wellness of C&Y • Assists and/or takes the lead in organizing children and youth-focused health and wellness education workshops and creating culturally- and age-appropriate education materials • Develops respectful and effective partnerships/relationships with KBC departments and external youth programs to support integrated/coordinated service delivery • Performs other duties as required by the Health Director to assist in implementation of the health work plan


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