Job Opportunity: Community Worker – Senior’s Engagement
Competition number NCCWS092421
The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is accepting applications for the position of Community Worker in Black Tickle. Under the direction of the COVID-19 Community Response Team, the candidate will work with the team in the provision of general services with a focus on connecting, engaging, and building relationships with seniors in the community – pairing great energy and potential with great knowledge and wisdom.
This is a temporary, part-time position (10-hours weekly) open to youth between the ages of 16-30.
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
- Engage in community outreach to seniors to build and strengthen intergenerational relationship, promoting and encouraging learning, development and transfer of skills and knowledge.
- Assist seniors with technology
- Assist COVID team leads with community activities
- Represent NCC on various committees.
- Other duties as required.
Conditions of Employment
Must be flexible and able to work evening and weekends.
Skills and Qualifications
- Good organizational and communication skills.
- Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate motivation and initiative.
- Strong technological and computing skills.
- Must be a team player.
- Knowledge of local area and traditional practices.
- Ability to get along and work collaboratively with others.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours.
- Knowledge of cultural safety within Indigenous communities.
- Experience working in an Indigenous setting an asset.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Experience working with seniors within a community setting an asset.
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 5.
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.