Health Promoter (2 Full-time Positions)

Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigaming (WNHAC) is hiring two full-time Health promoters! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

We provide primary health care through a range of options including prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Our teams include health professionals, educators, and support workers representing both traditional Anishinaabe and contemporary models of care, and use wholistic health and community development concepts.

Heath Promoters support minobimaadiziwin through proactive, wholistic health promotion activities
coordinated in collaboration with WNHAC providers and member communities. The focus is on primary and secondary prevention of disease through healthy, positive lifestyles. The position involves extensive travel throughout the catchment area. Redeployment to COVID support positions when necessary.

NOTE: Traditional practices involving burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage
and cedar and other cultural protocols occur regularly within our work setting.

Employer Name: Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigamig (WNHAC)
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1Y9
Application Deadline: June 14, 2023
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • undergraduate degree in health, education, social work, or appropriate combination of relevant education and work experience;
  • demonstrated experience and understanding of wholistic health and well being;
  • experience working in an Anishinaabe organization and ability to understand and speak
    Anishinaabemowin a definite asset;
  • working knowledge of healthy nutrition, active lifestyles, sexual and reproductive health, early child development, smoking prevention/cessation, and the importance of oral health will be a strong asset;
  • demonstrated ability to work independently and be an effective team member; excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills;
  • willingness and ability to travel; valid drivers’ license and own vehicle required;
  • criminal record/vulnerable sector check and current drivers’ abstract required;
  • proof of immunization in compliance with policy requirements is mandatory:
  • commitment to ongoing training and professional development relevant to job requirements;
  • positive attitude and capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model.


How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please send resume with covering letter and three references, to:


Health Promoter Position


For more information visit our website:

Fax: (807) 467-8341

Phone: (888) MYWNHAC

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, please note

only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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