POSITION TITLE: Traditional Wellness and Land-based healing Coordinator
GRADE CLASSIFICATION: TBA
SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Health Director
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: FNHA Core Funding
STATUS: Full-time (37.5 hours per week) at Binche Whut’en 1 year term with possible extension based on funding.
FINANCIAL SIGNING AUTHORITY: TBA
NO. OF INDIVIDUALS SUPERVISED: (0)
A Dakelh World View: Values and Principles for Binche Band Employment
- We respect our Dakelh Worldview and Dakelh values, clan traditions, cultural teachings, family, and community knowledge.
- We govern ourselves, follow Dakelh ways, and have rights to political, economic, social, and cultural freedom.
- We respect the voices, concerns, ideas, and input of the community.
- We have traditional laws, bylaws, and codes that protect our people, our lands, and the animals on our traditional territories.
- Our governance is transparent, performance-based, and aligns with Dakelh values.
- The principles of fairness, honesty, equity, and sustainability guide our decisions and the protection of our resources.
Education and Experience
- 3 to 5 years related health and wellness, experience and practice in cultural knowledge, language, cere movies, and teachings within the local culture. Knowledge of local practices relating to hunting, trapping, and fishing.
- Ability to treat Binche Whut’en members with respect and to be considerate of the detrimental effects of colonization and residential schools on Indigenous people.
- Must demonstrate principled and ethical leadership.
- Excellent communication skills both orally and written.
- Develop work plans and reports to the health director for traditional wellness programs.
- Strong management, coaching, and mentoring skills.
- Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook).
- Strong presentation skills and ability to motivate and inspire others.
- Strong public relations skills and ability to build strong working relationships and networks of support.
- Must have a comprehensive understanding of Indigenous issues and practices and be understanding of the damaging effects of colonization and residential school experiences on Indigenous people.
- Work well with others and can work independently.
- Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
- Level I First Aid is an asset.
- FNHA Health Skills or training is an asset.
- Conflict resolution and mediation skills training are assets.
Scope of Communication and Interactions
- Direct and frequent contact with the Chief and Council.
- Direct and frequent contact with Band Administration and Health Director
- Direct and frequent contact with Binche Whut’en members.
Level of Authority
- Extensive decision-making authority on implementation of strategic and tactical plans.
- Independent decisions on how tasks and activities are accomplished.
Please send resumes to [email protected]
Closing date: February 17, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted