Kwakiutl Health - Outreach Worker
Kwakiutl Band - Outreach Worker
Fort Rupert Reserve
The Outreach Worker will assist with the planning, coordinating, and implementing of programs that assist in guiding and engaging families, children, youth, and community members. Indigenous Services Canada provides the Community Well-Being and Jurisdiction Initiatives Prevention funding under the Social Development program.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Outreach Worker will focus on all aspects of the Community Well-Being and Jurisdiction Initiatives (CWJI) Prevention program funding including but not limited to the following:
Parenting Support/Workshops - This will include retreats, regalia making, drum making, cedar bark weaving, Traditional Parenting program, cooking and preserving, Traditional foods & medicines, and budgeting. Certificate training and career development will be included for the Social Development Clients and other members identifying the need for assistance.
Preventative Support/Intervention - Providing support to individuals and/or families at risk and to assist in mitigating risk factors in efforts to prevent further escalation. Working with families to assist in the prevention of children going into care or alternatively supporting protocol factors.
Community Wellbeing - This will include retreats that will focus on emotional well-being targeting areas such as self-esteem & self-worth; establishing boundaries; realizing personal values, principles, beliefs, getting in tune with self; trauma-recovery; addressing roots of substance abuse; suicide intervention/prevention. During the winter months, we will host retreats to promote healing and growth. We will utilize the Kwakiutl’s facilities to host the functions.
Respite care and support for families, single parents will also be determined by a team of Kwakiutl Band staff.
Closing date for Internal Posting within the Kwakiutl First Nation: Aug 3, 2023.
Please provide a cover letter, resume, certification documents and salary expectations to . Please put “CWJI Outreach Worker” in the subject line of the email.
Alternatively, you can bring a hard copy of your application to the Kwakiutl Health Centre; ensure you get the application date stamped and a copy for your records to:
Attention: Maureen Schat, Addictions & Recovery Worker
Kwakiutl Health Centre
P.O. Box 2220
Port Hardy, B.C. V0N 2P0
We thank everyone for applying, but only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.
PLEASE SEE ATTACHMENT FOR FURTHER JOB DESCRIPTION & APPLICATION DETAILS