Resolution Health Support Worker: Prince George (Part-Time)

The Resolution Health Support Worker (RHSW) will provide counselling and professional, emotional and psychological support to former Indian residential school survivors and their families. 

 

Duties:

  • Provide counselling and professional, emotional and psychological support to former Indian residential school survivors and their families
  • Liaise with various other organizations in order to identify claimants in need of support
  • Facilitate and coordinate with other support services
  • Network with Regional support services and provide regular activity reports
  • Facilitate Healing/Wellness and other Mental Health workshops
  • Refer to other agencies when appropriate

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years counseling experience with Aboriginal clients
  • BA in the Social Sciences from a recognized university or equivalent education and experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of the history and impacts of residential schooling and effective methods for working with survivors
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and Must Own Vehicle and Ability to Travel

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Computer literacy, basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet
  • Extensive travel will be required by air or vehicle to many communities in BC
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal Culture is mandatory
  • Demonstrate a wellness lifestyle and self-care plan
  • Must undergo and pass a Criminal Record Check
  • Strong organizational, communication and team skills

 

Term: Part Time Position

Salary: Depending on education and experience

Deadline:  July 26 at 12:00 pm (midnight)

 

Please send resume, cover letter and references to:

Please note which location you are applying for.

Angela White, Executive Director

413 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1A6

Fax: 604.985.0023 Email: reception@irsss.ca

In accordance with s. 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of aboriginal ancestry.

No phone calls please. Only those applicants short-listed will be contacted.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal Applicants