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Elders Worker

Wei Wai Kum First Nation


Location:
Campbell River, BC V9W 3E8
Date:
12 May 2018
2018-05-122018-06-11
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Job Posting
Full-Time Elders Worker
Wei Wai Kum First Nation is accepting applications for the position of Elders Worker. The Elders Worker develops and coordinates a program so the elders of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation receive activities, physical exercise, and good nutrition in order to maintain their spiritual, physical, mental and emotional health.
Duties: Reporting to the Band Manager, the Elders Worker provides care, support and companionship for the Band Elders and participates in strategic and operational program planning, design and evaluation. The position requires the ability to maintain accurate records, reports and budgets. The Elders Worker will develop and maintain effective, professional and confidential relationships with individual Elders and the Elders Group and with external agencies that provide services for Elders.
Qualifications: This position requires:
Related training and experience working with Elders;
Ability to work independently and as a team member;
Good interpersonal and communication skills;
Class 4 Driver's Licence (or willingness to obtain prior to beginning employment);
Valid First Aid and CPR certification;
A clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check
Ability to exhibit patience, diplomacy, respect and a sense of humour;
Preferred qualification:
Knowledge of the culture and traditions of the Laichwiltach People
See the website for the full job description: www.weiwaikum.ca
Please mail, email or fax the following documents: a cover letter, current resume to:
Averil Henderson, Executive Assistant
Wei Wai Kum First Nation
1650 Old Spit Road, Campbell River BC V9W 3E8
Fax: (250) 287-8838
Email: averilhenderson@weiwaikum.ca
Closing Date: Friday May 25, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview

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Posting Code: TJVAN

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