Job Posting: Youth Wellness Coordinator

November 24, 2020

Job Title: Youth Wellness Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Health and Social Services 

Salary Scale: $18.00 - $22.00

Department: Health and Social Services    

Deadline: December 01, 2020

POSITION SUMMARY:

 The Youth Wellness Coordinator, under the direction of the Director of Health and Social Services is responsible for the coordination and execution of a variety of wellness programs in the community for the youth. This position is focused on ensuring the health and wellness of Songhees youth members through both increasing general awareness of health-related concerns as well as planning and implementing wellness programs and activities.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Valid driver's
  • Awareness of First Nations culture and experience working within First Nations communities
  • Awareness of the dynamics of active and ongoing addiction, family and domestic violence, grief, suicide, depression, healing and recovery in youth
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in report writing, statistical tracking, and documentation
  • Ability to deal with crises
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications and basic internet applications
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Familiar with program planning, development, and evaluation
  • Ability to occasionally work a flexible work schedule (evening workshops, groups)
  • Knowledge and experience working with relevant community services within Victoria Area
  • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work-related activities

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • One or more of the following credentials: Health services diploma; Indigenous Family Support, Community Family & Child Studies, Social
  • 2 years of work experience in First Nations community health
  • First aid certification (or willingness to obtain)
  • Food safe certification (or willingness to obtain)
  • Clean Criminal Record check

 WORK CONDITIONS:

  • Office and occasional travel to attend meetings or
  • Evening and weekend work as
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and
  • Occasional outdoor

Please send resumes to Felicity Peters, Human Resource Manager

Songhees Nation Phone 250-386-1043 ext.114 Email: Felicity.peters@songheesnation.com

1100 Admirals Road Victoria, BC V9A 2P6 Phone 250-386-1043 Fax 250-386-4161