Posted Jul 9, 2019 at 03:00 pm Closes Jul 23, 2019 at 03:00 pm
PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
AWASIS AGENCY OF NORTHERN MANITOBA
Unit: Thompson Central Office (TCO)
Location: Thompson, MB
Position: Cultural Services Coordinator
One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position
Summary of Position:
The Cultural Services Coordinator will provide culturally appropriate services in regard to community and family history, language and customs to staff, children in care and families. The Cultural Services Coordinator will provide the following services: ongoing support and counselling to staff in regard to personal development and cultural awareness; support with crisis intervention and debriefing; grief support counselling services; as well as opportunity for cultural ceremonies for staff.
The Cultural Services Coordinator will assist in developing ideas/programs in providing opportunities for families that want to utilize cultural ceremonies as part of the case plan; accept referrals from Unit Supervisors to enhance the support network for families in the community. This includes accessing preventative/social/cultural and medical programs in their community; provide Family Enhancement Workers with the outline of the planned sessions and provide contact notes and reports on the scheduled sessions with the family; act as a facilitator to promote self-help opportunities and capacity building in the community; and will possess and utilize the interpersonal skills to work with children, families, staff, and collaterals.
Salary: Awasis Agency offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. Salary will commensurate with education and experience.
Closing Date: Friday, July 19, 2019 - or until filled
Awasis Agency provides service to Indigenous children and families, therefore preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Individuals interested in this challenging opportunity please reference Competition Number 2019-045 on your resume/cover letter and in the subject line of your email in confidence to:
Human Resources Department
Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba
701 Thompson Drive
Thompson, MB R8N 2A2
Fax: (204) 778-8428
We thank all applicants who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
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