Land Based Advocate – Jordan’s Principle

Closing Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 4:30pm

Interested applicants are invited to forward a resume and cover letter, Including two (2) reference letters from most recent employers

Under the supervision of the Jordan’s Principle Services Coordinator Team Lead the Land-Based Advocate will be responsible to assist all Off-Reserve requests for the Jordan’s Principle DOHS geographical area; aid, follow up, and will liaise with other Jordan’s Principle Off Reserve offices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide Land-Base Traditional activities to all DOTC Off-Reserve members.
• Accompany Case Managers on home visits when necessary.
• Assist Case Managers with relevant programing with land-based activities.
• Assist in finding resources for children and families.
• Understand the importance of working with First Nations protocols in order to make children and families comfortable with their interaction with the health care system.
• Build strong relationships and partnerships with front line health care and childcare workers and works with a variety of health care and childcare professionals, including but not limited to nurses, speech pathologists, dental, and occupational therapists.
• Able to assist with land based cultural activities with children, youth and families.
• Provide cultural activities

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Grade 12, Post – Secondary preferred or combination of related work experience and/or training.
• Knowledge of population health and First Nations perspective on health and wellness.
• In-depth knowledge of First Nations health and wellness system needs.
• Knowledge of relevant legislation such as CFS Act, Vulnerable Persons Legislation.
• Must have excellent written and communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Apple Computers.
• Ability to work independently and as a Team.
• Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Valid Manitoba Driver’s License
• Current Criminal Records/Vulnerable and Child Abuse Registry Checks
• Access to a reliable vehicle

Location:

330-300 Alpine Way
Headingley, MB

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

Erica Nicholson

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