Employment Central - Wellness Community Support Worker-Competition #9130-23-407-07

Wellness Community Support Worker-Competition #9130-23-407-07

First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun

This is an opportunity to assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of the  community wellness initiative programming and services for our community within a new department structure. It is a position that liaises inter-departmentally with FNNND, wellness and health professionals and other government and non-governmental resource agencies to initiate programs and support, such as, endorsing counsel referrals, drug and alcohol prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programming, family violence prevention programming, education awareness initiatives, land-based community programming for all age groups and programs and services on traditional teachings working with Elders and community.  
This person leads a healthy, substance free lifestyle with charisma that can foster trust and confidentiality in a small community. You have the ability to cope with stressful situations with citizens in distress and able to handle situations sensitively in confidence and empathy as you liaise with others to help find the person resources in health and social services and programs. Your knowledge of the traditions of Yukon First Nations and FNNND citizens on spiritual beliefs and traditional healing practices and understanding of the roles within first nation communities will gain you great success in being able to relate to your clients. You enjoy communicating and have the desire to see positive change in the community, prioritizing and supporting wellness initiatives and activities with a cultural approach in addressing health and social issues.  
The ideal candidate will have Grade 12 or GED Equivalency and/ or administrative experience working in the health field in a First Nation environment. You must have good computer skills (Microsoft Office) and familiar working with office equipment. You will be required to have a Class 5 Drivers License, complete a criminal record check and willing to attain Standard First Aid certification. 

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