Wellness Programs Co-facilitator (trainee)

Nlaka'pamux Health Services - Merritt, BC (30 days ago)

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  • Possesses knowledge of Nlaka’pamux First Nations communities & culture
  • Works from a trauma-informed and harm reduction perspective -- good understanding of current and historical Indigenous issues and their complexities (colonization, racism, intergenerational trauma)
  • Post-secondary education in a related field (education, adult education, training of trainers, social work, counselling, or child/youth care)
  • 2+ years related experience in group facilitation, teaching, public speaking, presentation and/or marketing – preferably in a health care environment
  • Excellent reading, writing, and reading for writing ability (ability to summarize/synthesize)
  • Superior general administration skills, including proficiency in Office 365 – Word, Publisher, Power Point, and Excel
  • Proven organizational and time management skills; event planning skills and budgeting skills an asset
  • Excellent people skills – friendly, outgoing, effective communication, engaging, approachable, non-judgmental, empathetic, maintains appropriate boundaries
  • Personal qualities – intelligent, self-motivated, enthusiastic, creative, desire to learn, likes a challenge, energetic, values/practices self-care, role models a healthy lifestyle
  • Ability to work in a performance-based system with a proven track record of meeting targets and outcomes is essential
  • Team player with an ability to work with a diverse range of people and personalities
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and travel is required
  • Valid BC Driver License, clean drivers abstract and willingness to provide Criminal Record Check


  • Assists with all aspects of culturally sensitive wellness program planning and delivery to 12 Nlaka’pamux Nation Bands throughout the Nicola Valley and Fraser Canyon Regions
  • Acts as co-facilitator (trainee) while learning to deliver 10 different wellness programs
  • Participates in long term plan to develop competency as a facilitator/trainer in all programs
  • Coordinates and/or collaborates in the development of community wellness and program related events
  • Engages with community members, leadership, stakeholders and peers regarding wellness program information dissemination, promotion and marketing
  • Provides administrative support to Wellness Programs Manager/Facilitator
  • Develops and updates program posters, pamphlets and all program related promotional material, information and notices
  • Provides assistance with financial record keeping and reporting
  • Completes special projects, research & development, reports, and program evaluation as required
  • Promotes and supports Nlaka’pamux Health Services
  • Other tasks as required

Job Type: Full-time


  • health care environment: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Preferred)


  • BC Driver (Required)


  • English (Required)