Tribal Community Wellness Outreach Worker – Opportunity

JOB TITLE:           Tribal Community Wellness Outreach Worker
TERM:                    Asap – March 31, 2022 (Annual Renewal Based on Continued Funding)
POST:                     TBD
SALARY:               Based on Education and Experience

Job Description:

Under the direction and supervision of the IRTC Director of Health, the Tribal Outreach Worker will carry out the activities of the Mental Wellness Team focusing on strengths based approach and protective factors within the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council region.

  • Work with the communities to provide support in the delivery and coordination of services
  • Provide support and follow up between visits to the community and individuals
  • Liaison with the community members and resources within the community

Qualifications:

  • A diploma in community wellness or a related discipline and/or a combination of five years mental health related experience
  • Health & Wellness Certification (I.e., ASIST 11, Mental Health First Aid, , safeTALK, CPR, ) a definite asset
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent counselling skills
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Knowledge of working with systems and First Nations communities
  • Knowledge of mental wellness
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of issues specific to First Nations
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and be able to travel
  • Criminal Record check and Child Abuse Registry Check must be submitted
  • Preference will be given to qualified Manitoba Interlake First Nation members

Please provide a cover letter, resume and three (3) written reference letters (preferably from present and past employers) to:
Donna Hall, Program Administrative Officer no later than 4:30 pm, October 1, 2021Fax: (204) 942-8840
Email: hr@irtc.ca

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted. Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are asked to self-declare in their cover letter or resume. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.