POSITION: COMMUNITY WELLNESS LEADER

DEPARTMENT: HEALTH

WAGE RANGE: BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS

CLASSIFICATION: TERM – 1 YEAR

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Community Wellness Leader will be responsible to provide a
coordination and administration role for community events for the youth and elders. They will work to
enhance existing health programs within the community by promoting wellness in all dimensions of a
person’s life, including social, physical, emotional, occupational, intellectual, environmental, and
spiritual.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Leading a Community Wellness Team in each of the six member First Nations communities along with
two (2) community member volunteers
2. Create a Yearly work plan submitted to the community Health Director and YTC Coordinator that outlines
activities to be completed throughout the year
3. Provide emotional support in times of crisis. –not only in your community, but other communities of the
Yorkton Tribal Council – in partnership with the YTC crisis team.
4. Plan and coordinate events in the community alongside other health programs within the First Nation
community, such as Life Skills, Land-Based Healing, Mental Health, Addictions on a regular basis.
5. Provide outreach services to families, children and youth and network with community programs and
services
6. Provide support and aftercare services for clients with mental health and addictions
7. Manage gaps in services by networking with a variety of service providers
8. Develop surveys and focus on evaluation of activities
9. Arrange a schedule of activities and communicate with all participants.
10. Arrange for the provision of required facilitators for various workshops and activities.
11. Organize and maintain a schedule of meetings and training events identified in the yearly work plan.
12. Assist with setting meetings with location, time and dates and required equipment and facilities.
13. Maintain a daily log of events in order to complete reporting requirement within a specified period.
14. Ensure that youth and elders participate in organized events.
15. Prepare monthly reports and submit to the required committees and funding agency.
16. Ensure transportation for participants to and from events.
17. Ensure that program fulfills the obligations of the proposal, adheres to the policies and procedures of the
organization.
18. Set up and maintain file that will inform the evaluation and track the participants and their change
19. Any other duties as requested from Immediate Supervisor.

REQUIRED SKILLS. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

1. Possess a minimum of Grade 12 or equivalent, or 2+ years work experience in the Mental Health Field.
2. Naloxone Training, ASIST, Mental Health First Aid certificates are as asset.
3. Possess knowledge of the First Nation’s culture and Land-Based education.
4. Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills to work effectively with families and staff on
the community level.
5. Strong leadership and conflict management skills.
6. Be punctual, dependable, and ensure that confidential matters remain confidential.
7. Possess a valid driver’s license and own a reliable vehicle.
8. Submit a pre-employment drug screen and current Criminal Records check within thirty days of
commencing employment.
9. Must provide three (3) current references along with updated resume.

DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 @ 4:30 PM

SUBMIT TO:

Human Resource Manager
Kahkewistahaw First Nation
P.O. Box 609 BROADVIEW, SK S0G-0K0
Phone: (306) 696-3291 Ext. #265
Fax: (306) 696-3201
Email: apply@kahkewistahaw.com