Indigenous Healing & Wellness Coordinator

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre is hiring a Indigenous Healing & Wellness Coordinator! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

The Ne-Chee Friendship Centre requires a highly skilled individual with the demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The overall goal of the Indigenous Healing and Wellness Program is to ensure the healing and wellness of the Indigenous community are addressed by implementing the Indigenous Healing and Wellness Strategy at the local level in order to reduce family violence, promote healthy lifestyles, cultured based programming and healing.

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1G5
Application Deadline: March 23rd, 2023
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $46,000 to $48,000 to start

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • To identify families and/or individuals in need of healing & wellness services
  • To provide emergency services to violent family situations including support and follow-up
  • To refer victims to appropriate services
  • To link abusers with legal services or appropriate treatment services
  • Maintaining up to date & confidential client record keeping system
  • To promote healthy lifestyles by conducting home visits, healing circles, workshops, seminars and public education forums
  • To promote Indigenous culture-based healing
  • To conduct children’s, youth, men’s and women’s healing circles
  • To facilitate community events to promote healing, wellness, addictions, free activities, positive parenting, family interaction and cultural awareness
  • To promote violence free lifestyles
  • To provide ongoing liaison services and follow up to ensure family and individual needs are being met
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Post-secondary education in Indigenous studies and/or combination of an equivalent and relevant education
  • Previous experience working with Indigenous persons and community organizations
  • Practical knowledge of Indigenous values, traditions, culture, and practices
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven time management skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Highly organized and able to work with minimal supervision to meet deadlines
  • Able to speak Ojibway or Oji-Cree is an asset
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle; First Aid/CPR training a definite asset
  • Positive attitude & capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Comprehensive benefit package including a pension plan
Salary Range: $46,000 to $48,000 to start

* A Current Vulnerable Persons Check will be required upon offer of employment

Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Please self-identify upon applying

DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to:

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
326 Second Street South
Kenora, ON P9N 1G5
Fax: (807) 468-5340 – E-Mail:

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