Cultural Services Promoter 1 FTE

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The Kenora Chiefs Advisory is hiring a Cultural Services Promoter! For more information about his LEAP job posting, Check out the details below!

Kenora Chiefs Advisory is looking for a Cultural Promoter to join our Community Health and Cultural Services team. The Cultural Promoter will assist in building the capacity of community resource workers in all elements of the cycle of mental health within thirteen (13) First Nation communities in the Treaty #3 territory.

Employer Name: Kenora Chiefs Advisory
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 2L3
Application Deadline: Friday, January 28th, 2022 at 4:30 pm
Email: resume@kenorachiefs.org
Hours of Work: Full-time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Training Coordination/Capacity Building

  • Training may be provided on culturally safe care, trauma-informed care and bicultural models of healing and wellness;
  • Develop networks and partnerships with community resources with regard to mental health and addictions;
  • Collaborate with other agencies and institutions to assess mental healthcare community training needs;
  • Develop an annual training plan;
  • Develop and facilitate accredited training;
  • Develop and provide ‘train the trainer’ modules to ensure sustainability.

Health Promotion/Prevention

  • Provide training targeting community membership broadly, including, youth, and families, the elderly, women and children as well as other service organizations, provincial/territorial organizations, and government agencies;
  • Develop and/or provide education for community members at risk and their families in collaboration with community workers on issues such as self-care, healthy lifestyles, assertiveness training, and anger management;
  • Engage in outreach to schools and other community organizations as needed to support culturally safe care.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • University degree or college diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution (Psychology or social work)
  • Several years of presentation/public speaking experience;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting;
  • Excellent skills in the following areas: computer, organization, networking, interpersonal, presentation and communication (written & oral);
  • Experience working with and knowledge of Indian Residential School survivors;
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language and experience in working in First Nation communities;

Position Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle;
  • Willing to travel to all Treaty 3 First Nation communities (when required);
  • Current satisfactory criminal reference check with vulnerable sector search;
  • Understanding of the language of the Anishinaabe language (Ojibway) is an asset.
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward resume cover letter and 3 references to:

Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-2656

Email: resume@kenorachiefs.org

We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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