• Full Time
  • Wikwemikong
  • August 23, 2024

Website NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

Land Based Healing Facilitators
3 – Full Time

The Land Based Healing Facilitator will address addictions and mental health through an innovative approach in collaboration with various community programs as well as Natural Helpers/Knowledge Keepers. This will include and is not limited to a culturally appropriate community-based case management system which is inclusive of the First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework. The Land Based Healing Facilitator will be responsible for engaging the community in addressing PDA. This highly motivated and energetic facilitator will ensure effective collaboration meets the
needs of the participants.

1. Work in collaboration with the NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre Team and local stakeholders to provide quality care to WUT Community Members who will be attending a treatment cycle.
2. Promote individual and family empowerment for well-being;
3. Manage, deliver, supervise and coordinate with agencies high-quality hands-on initiatives which promotes resilience and well-being through delivery of educational and prevention services to meet the community needs;
4. Provide micro-counselling and motivational interviewing;
5. Engage community in organized initiatives;
6. Develop and implement communication strategy;
7. Coordinate an active community relations campaign;
8. Host regular sessions throughout the community as well as satellite communities to ensure awareness is achieved;
9. Coordinate and facilitate showcase of community members achievements;
10. Adhere to policies, procedures and guidelines of WUT;
11. To maintain the Oath of Confidentiality as outlined in the WUT Policy and Procedures manual;
12. Ensure that there is compliance with all reporting requirements

o Post-secondary diploma in one of the helping disciplines
o Experience in developing and delivering programming
o Outdoor Work is required
o Experience in conflict resolution, life skills and motivational interviewing
o Experience in working with Aboriginal populations
o Experience in delivering culturally safe practices with a strong knowledge and appreciation of Aboriginal Culture, Traditions and Language
o Highly motived and energetic
o Anishnaabemowin is an asset
o ASIST Training and Mental Health First Aid Canada are assets
o A strong community development advocate
o Excellent communication, organization, leadership, and team building skills
o Strong ability to prioritize, plan, organize and schedule

Interested applicants MUST submit: 1) A cover letter; 2) Updated resume; 3) Photocopy of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution, and 4) Contact information (email, phone number) of 2 work related references.

Attention: Melissa Roy
P.O. Box 101, 16A Complex Drive, Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0
Telephone: 705-859-3164 / Fax: 705-859-3300 / Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca

To apply for this job email your details to mroy@wikyhealth.ca