I N T E R N AL / E X T E R N A L J O B P O S T I N G OTTAWA, ONTARIO PERMANENT - FULL-TIME POSITION – COMMUNITY WELLNESS COORDINATOR Closes: January 3, 2012 - 5:00 p.m.

REPLIES MUST REFERENCE POSTING #: 010313-CWC-OTT

The Métis Nation of Ontario Healing and Wellness Branch is seeking a strong team player committed to quality community service as the Community Wellness Coordinator. This permanent, full time position serves the Ottawa area, and is based at the Métis Nation of Ontario office at 500 Old St. Patrick Street, Ottawa, with some travel throughout the region. Annual salary is $34,109.00, with enrolment in group benefits and Registered Pension Plan following successful completion of three months’ probationary period. Reporting to the program Supervisor, the duties include but are not limited to:                 Deliver the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy program in the spirit and philosophy of the Métis Nation of Ontario Healing and Wellness Branch Improve the health of Métis individuals, families, communities and nations through existing and emerging programs and services Provide family violence services utilizing case management techniques such as establishing a trusting relationship; case noting, advocacy and referrals Assist clients in need through: assessment of needs, development of action plans, referrals, support, follow-up, linkages, home visits, and interventions as necessary Promote healthy lifestyles through client support, community events, workshops, public education forums and networking Develop, provide, facilitate and/or co-ordinate a variety of local programming relating to reducing or preventing family and community violence, including community-based family violence awareness and prevention education campaigns or activities in local settings or at local community events Work with health and social agencies by way of organizing and facilitating community events to enhance client and community knowledge, improve client access, and provide cultural sensitivity training Reflect Métis cultural approaches as a part of the activities and services Perform daily administrative duties Maintain client files, including preparation of intake forms, documentation, input on databases Financial reporting specific to your program site and budget Participate in on-going professional development activities as time and financial resources permit Attend training and meetings outside Métis Nation of Ontario working hours Recruit and train volunteers Maintain confidentiality at all times, and adhere to privacy legislation Fulfil all other responsibilities as determined by management of Healing and Wellness Branch

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Post Secondary education in a health-related field and/or minimum 2 years’ experience in providing health or social support services to clients, preferably in an Aboriginal setting  Computer skills (keyboarding, Microsoft Office)  Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance  Successful completion and maintenance of a Police Security Check (current and provided upon acceptance of position)  CPR/First Aid Certificate (or willingness to gain prior to employment) Requirements:  Relevant background in Aboriginal health promotion, with sensitivity to Métis, Physical Fitness Promotion, Diabetes Issues, Healthy Living Environments for Children, Stress-related Health problems, Coping skills to Alcoholism, Disabilities issues and accessibility to programs, recreation and social programs for Métis  Knowledge of Aboriginal programs and services, with emphasis on Métis specific  Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision  Well developed administrative, organizational and communication skills  Experience working with volunteers in a non-profit environment  Ability to lift 11.5 kg. if required  Availability and willingness to travel We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference may be given to a Métis candidate within the definition of the Métis Nation of Ontario Registry. Interested and qualified persons should apply by email to: Manager Human Resources Métis Nation of Ontario 500 Old St. Patrick Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4

E: humanresources@metisnation.org

Visit: www.metisnation.org

Posted December 17, 2012

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