Youth Worker

Wei Wai Kum First Nation - Campbell River, BC (30+ days ago)

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JOB POSTING - FULL-TIME YOUTH WORKER

Wei Wai Kum First Nation is accepting applications for the position of Youth Worker. The purpose of this position is to nurture the physical, emotional and spiritual growth of the youth of the community.

DUTIES: Reporting to the Band Manager the Youth Worker plans, organizes and promote recreational, cultural and preventative activities and programs with a focus on inclusion of Laichwiltach culture and language. The Youth Worker participates in all program activities in a leadership role; organizes special events for youth; and participates in strategic and operational program planning, design, and evaluation.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires:

  • Related training and experience working with youth and families;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Class 4 Driver’s License (or willingness to obtain within 1-month employment start date);
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification;
  • A clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check
  • Ability to exhibit patience, diplomacy, respect and a sense of humour;
  • A medical certificate of good health, including tuberculosis screening;

Preferred qualification:

  • Knowledge of the culture and traditions of the Laichwiltach People

This position is a full-time, position for 35 hours per week which will include flexible hours to supervisor after school activities and periodic weekends with community youth.

See the website for the full job description: www.weiwaikum.ca

Please mail, email or fax a cover letter and resume, to:

Linda Campbell, Band Manager

Wei Wai Kum First Nation

1650 Old Spit Road, Campbell River BC V9W 3E8

Fax: (250) 287-8838

*CLOSING DATE: 4:00 PM, FEB. 8, 2019

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Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview

Job Type: Full-time