POSITION: Community Cultural Worker

POSITION: Community Cultural Worker

POSITION: Community Cultural Worker Department: Health
Term: Full-Time SALARY: TBD
Reports to: Health Director Close Date: Open Until Filled
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Position Summary:
The Community Cultural Worker will work with all programs under Health and Jordan’s Principle along
with other community-based programs. The CCW will be responsible for working with community
members who are seeking traditional and cultural services, including access to sweats or other
ceremonies including working with the wellness unit. The CCW will ensure community members receive
culturally appropriate and holistic programming and will work with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the
needs of the clients are met. The CCW will ensure that clients are treated with respect, and that
confidentiality is a top priority when working with clients, so that they can obtain access to various
services within the Health Centre and Jordans Principle.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinate and take lead in the sharing circles, sweats, men’s groups and working closely with
other programs.
• Building the capacity within the community of Swan Lake First Nation to develop and deliver
culturally appropriate community-based healing services.
• Support continuum of care by referring clients to appropriate programs: Mental Health, Nurse
Practitioner, addictions worker and other programs as necessary.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Fluency on Ojibwa Considered an asset.
• Knowledge of community traditions, backgrounds and lifestyles and an appreciation of cross-
cultural issues is required.
• Ability to speak and understand the Ojibway language will be an asset.
• To be living a lifestyle free of addictions and have a personal self-care and/or holistic wellness
plan.
• Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Certificate (ASIST) & Critical incident Stress.
• Competent Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
• Create problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills must be an effective team player.
• Strong Organizational skills & time management.
• Always speak and act courteous and respectful at all times.
• Willing to learn, train as necessary to support the program nee

Conditions of Employment:
• Must have valid driver’s license
• Must have a reliable vehicle to get to work
• Clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Persons check and Child Abuse Registry check.
• Must be willing to submit to random drug testing.
Employment is subject to a clear Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
Deadline for submission: Open Until Filled
Please submit resume, cover letter and references with position applying for in subject box to:
Paula Cameron – Human Resources Manager – Swan Lake First Nation
Email: careers@slfn293.ca
Tel: (204) 836-2101 Fax: (204) 836-2255

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