Job Posting – Big Grassy First Nation – Esiniiwaab Health Center – Community Wellness Worker



P.O. Box 425, Morson, ON P0W 1J0

Phone: (807) 488 – 5606, (807) 488 – 5457, (807) 488 – 1153

Fax: (807) 488 – 9644

Community Wellness Worker


Under the supervision of the Health Director the Community Wellness Worker will assess existing needs for and oversees the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of community-based healing and treatment programs and services; provides best practice guidance and technical consultation to colleagues, local communities, contract service programs and public sector agencies; conducts data analysis and prepares system-oriented reports; performs related duties as required.


Responsibilities and Tasks:


►        To support/develop a network of healing and wellness-related programs and

services (ie. Family Violence Awareness, Prevention Program/Workshops etc.)

Adhere to Annual Submission (fiscal work plan)

Submit year end reports and annual submissions according to the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy guideline with input from community (ie. Chief and Council, supervisor, community members, Elders Advisory and Youth Advisory Councils)

Prepare monthly progress reports (to include type of service provided, number of clients served, number of Elders and Volunteers utilized, projects implemented, number of participants, etc.)

Delivery and maintenance of activities within a life skills program, develop needs assessment, follow up/evaluations for participants, design cultural awareness component, design job readiness activities, etc)

Identify funding agencies, develop and submit proposals

Attend Kenora Area Community Wellness Worker Meetings and training.


Thorough knowledge of community health services and resources

Experience in developing, implementing and facilitating community projects

Successful experience in securing funding through proposal writing efforts

Excellent written/oral communication skills (necessary to link with community

members via home visits, one-to-one sessions. Workshop facilitation skills.

reports etc)

Leadership ability with strong interpersonal skills

Able to work with other staff on community projects Functional Computer literacy required

General knowledge of Anishinabe , values. and   beliefs in respect to health and wellness

Must maintain a healthy lifestyle free from drugs and alcohol.

Access to vehicle and valid drivers license

This position is full time with a 6-month probationary period.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. PFT  6-month probationary period.

 This position is full time with a 6-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY! RESUME DUE DATE September 11, 2020

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer             or drop off at:          Big Grassy Band Office

Big Grassy River First Nation                                                                    410 Anishinabe Way

P.O. Box 414                                                                                    Big Grassy River F.N.

Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0

Fax – 807-488-5533                                                      

Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.

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