Job Opportunity: Community Health and Wellness Liaison
Competition number NCCHWL092021
The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is seeking applications for a Community Health and Wellness Liaison. Under the direction of the COVID-19 Community Response Team, this position will help implement and administer community wellness initiatives.
This is a full-time, temporary position until March 25, 2022.
NunatuKavut means “our ancient land” and refers to the territory of Inuit who reside primarily in south and central Labrador. NCC is a rights-based governing body that represents NunatuKavut Inuit. We are a dynamic, fast-paced, and growing team that strives to meet the priorities, interests and needs of our people. Our governing vision demonstrates commitment to community and culture as we seek “to govern ourselves, provide and care for one another, our families and our communities while nurturing our relationship with our lands and waters.” We foster an open and transparent working environment which incorporates Inuit values of caring, fairness, respect, accountability, and teamwork.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Coordinate, plan and facilitate wellness and fitness activities and programs.
- Deliver culturally relevant assistance and programs in partnership with Indigenous leadership that enhances community capacity and builds resilience.
- Work with communities to identify needs, barriers and gaps in wellness.
- Support the community in developing and implementing strategies to address gaps in health and wellness services.
- Support a holistic approach to wellness, community engagement and resiliency.
- Seek out relevant funding opportunities.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills or competencies:
- Knowledge of Indigenous communities.
- Ability to research relevant funding opportunities
- Experience working with diverse Indigenous communities, organizations, and government.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly in writing reports.
- Detail-oriented, accurate and dependable.
- Excellent interpersonal and team working skills with the ability to work independently.
- Excellent organizational and computer application skills.
- Possess a valid driver’s license.
Education and Experience Requirements
Successful completion of post-secondary studies in relevant field and a minimum of two years’ experience in a health and wellness related occupation, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
Preference may be given to qualified members of NunatuKavut Community Council.
How to Apply
Please submit resume, cover letter and three references to:
Chelsea Dyson, HR Coordinator
NunatuKavut Community Council
In Person: 200 Kelland Drive, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Application deadline is October 1, 2021.
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.