The Ontario Native Women’s Association is hiring a Community Wellness Worker! For more information about this LEAP posting please see the details below!
The Community Wellness Worker is responsible to develop, provide, facilitate and/or coordinate a variety of local programming relating to reducing or preventing family and community violence, including community-based family violence awareness and prevention education campaigns or activities in local settings (i.e., schools) or at local community events (i.e., Pow-Wows and health fairs). Implementing the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy at the local level in order to reduce family violence, promote healthy lifestyles through culture-based programming and healing.
- A minimum diploma in the Health or Human Services field from an accredited University or College, and/or equivalent knowledge and 3-5 years’ work experience in the relevant area.
- Knowledge and experience in community-based program services delivery.
- Experience in dealing with Indigenous Family dynamics and Indigenous communities.
- Demonstrated excellent administrative duties.
- Knowledge and working of Not-For Profit Organizations.
- Demonstrated organizational, time management and presentation skills with the ability to follow through on assigned duties independently within strict deadlines.
- Excellent written and oral communications, with emphasis on keen listening and ability to effectively interpret verbal communications and needs of prospective Community Members.
- Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction and be able to improve performance through management feedback.
- Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office; competency working with other databases.
- Knowledge and understanding of current issues facing Indigenous Women and their families.
- Working knowledge of MS Office Software, internet, and general office equipment.
- Ability to speak an Indigenous Language is considered an asset.
- Valid G Class Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance.
- Current, valid vulnerable sector criminal records check. Valid 1st Aid/CPR.
- A cellular phone and internet access is required within this position
- Must be willing and able to work a flexible working from home arrangement if required. This may include a combination of virtual remote work in your home and in office arrangements. This will be based on operational needs and will be determined by the ONWA.
- Ability/willingness to travel and to work flexible hours.
- ONWA is committed on implementing measures to protect its community members, staff, and other stakeholders from COVID-19. As a result, ONWA has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy. Exemptions will be made for those with a valid medical exemption; proof of the exemption will be required
Apply using the link provided below as our hiring manager view application through our online HRIS system https://onwa.bamboohr.com/careers/90?source=aWQ9MTc%3D
Phone: (807) 632-0203