Kwakiutl Health - Child & Youth Activities Coordinator
KWAKIUTL HEALTH CENTER - JOB POSTING
Child & Youth Activities Coordinator
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
To apply, submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Caitlin Hartnett, Kwakiutl Health Director
at . If you have questions about the position, please contact Caitlin via email or at 250-230-4532.
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