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Choose Life Coordinator

March 4, 2020

 

Job Posting

Choose Life Coordinator

Deadline: March 13, 2020

CONTRACT until March 31, 2021

 

 

Missanabie Cree First Nation is looking for a “Choose Life Coordinator”. The successful candidate will be responsible for development and delivery of suicide prevention and intervention programs.

 

Qualifications:

 

The successful applicant should have Completed Social Services education or have completed specialized training in a related field or a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a related type of employment. Knowledge of Residential School Syndrome and Intergenerational Trauma would be an asset.

 

The successful candidate should possess the following skills and criteria:

 

  • Knowledge of Jordan’s Principle Funding and NAN suicide pandemic

  • Well organized with time management skills (Event planning an asset)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Email, Power Point, Word, Excel)

  • Knowledge of Traditional Cree practices and ceremonies

  • Previous experience/knowledge of existing community support, programs and referral procedures

  • CPIC REQUIRED (required upon job offer)

  • Class “G” Drivers’ License

Duties/Requirements:

 

  • Collaborate with mental health/wellness workers to host a land based youth camping retreat that include:

    • Workshops

    • Sharing circles

    • Cultural activities

  • Become familiar with MCFN internal staffing for recruiting their assistance in design and implementation of workshops, sharing circles and retreats

  • Connect and work with MCFN Youth Representative and youth of MCFN

  • Assist with setup of a youth Council, include representation from each hub

  • Organize cultural programs to increase protective factors for the youth

  • Develop and implement a workshop based on the true history of Canada, with emphasis on colonization impacts

  • Develop and implement a workshop on making the connection of colonization to mental health, addictions with emphasis on suicidal ideations and acts of suicide attempts

  • Arrange for sharing circles based on the workshops held

  • Coordinate winter solstice to include Elders and Youth

  • Create a roster of workshop assistants and other duties needed in planning and implementation

  • Create a referral protocol with updated list of relevant agencies and contacts

  • Create a user-friendly data-based computer program to track activities and participants

  • Coordinate program delivery to the Choose Life Hub Assistants

  • Participate in team meetings

  • Prepare updates and reports as requested

  • Be available for team meetings when required

  • Other duties as assigned

 

To apply for this position, please drop off your cover letter, resume and references (3) in person at:

559 Queen St. East

Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 2A3

By email to:  jmarkie@missanabiecree.com

By Fax:  705-254-3292 (Attention: June Markie)

 

Please note that preference will be given to Missanabie Cree members and other Aboriginal applicants

 

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