COMMUNITY HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE
Yuneŝit’in Government is seeking an individual with knowledge, experience and understanding of a First Nations community relating to health issues and is not intimidated by the semi-remoteness of the location.
CHR Statement of Qualifications
Education & Experience
o Minimum grade 12 education / diploma
o Possession of an Aboriginal Health Worker Certificate preferred
o Possess a valid CPR and/or Level 1 First Aide and Transportation Certificate
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
o Possesses skills in health education workshop planning and coordination.
o Ability to network effectively in the community and with health care professionals to identify health problems.
o Possesses a working knowledge of client/patient health planning and possesses skills to deliver CHR health support services.
o Has a good understanding of local culture and is able to communicate this to health care professionals
o Able to learn new computer programming and follow patient travel policies and guidelines in delivery
o Strong clerical skills
o Excellent positive communication skills
o Problem solving skills and trauma informed approach to client work
o Possesses sufficient written, computer and verbal communication skills for preparing and presenting health reports.
o Prefer resumes from Tsilhqot’in speaking candidates to better assist clients whose only language is Tsilhqot’in, but can make exceptions
o Successful completion of a criminal records search
o Possess a valid class five (5) driver’s license and reliable transportation
Wage offered depending on experience and education.
Please send covering letter and resumes to Jessica Doerner, Health Director, by email firstname.lastname@example.org- or mail: Yunesit’in Government, Box 158, Hanceville, BC V0L 1K0 or fax to 250-394-4051 Sept 10th, 2020 4:30 p.m.
TEACHER GRADES 3-5
The Yunesit’in School is looking adventurous Grade 3 – 5 Teacher who is passionate about culture, outdoor learning and holistic child development approaches that emphasize healthy living. Our school is small but collaborative and supportive. You’ll be one of four teachers who work together in multi-grade classes to build our greatest resource: our children. We support this by offering a safe, positive and respectful environment for our teachers and children, as well as ensuring that you have top notch professional development and personalized coaching to help you build your skills.”
Yunesit’in School is a band-operated school, located in The Chilcotin region of British Columbia about an hour and a half west of Williams Lake. Yunesit’in First Nation has a population of 417 people. Yunesit’in School is a K-8 school with a growing enrollment The school itself is of unique architectural design and with half size gymnasium. Taking its inspiration from the traditional pit house, the community school is beautifully framed by the quaint country village of Yunesit’in, outdoor hockey rink and rolling hayfields where the community’s horses roam free and sometimes mingle with the wild horse population.
Google Map Link to Yunesit’in School:
Successful candidates will be:
• In possession of a Degree in Education;
• An up-to-date member of Teacher Regulation Branch (or working towards membership);
• Adventurous, versatile and a nature lover;
• Able to adjust to living in a small isolated community
• Sensitive to First Nation’s culture, and educational issues;
• Energetic, innovative and willing to contribute to a team effort.
• Individual Education Plans.
• Ability to provide Learning Support while working with students on regular elementary academic course work.
• Knowledge of Saxon Math; Reading Mastery; Corrective Reading; and Implementation of BC’s Curriculum
Yunesit’in School offers a competitive salary (matching local School districts depending on qualifications and experience) and a benefit package that includes (extended medical, dental) and vacation pay, housing, moving, travel subsidies. We also ensure that all of our Teachers are provided with ongoing professional development opportunities through the FNSA.
Duration: Start date Mid-August.
This is a contract Teaching Position with scheduled work hours will be 8:00—4:30 pm Monday through Thursday. Eight (8) hours per day and thirty-two hours per week.
Deadline for applications: ongoing until staff is hired
Criminal Record Check will be required.
Only those shortlisted for the position will be contacted for interview.
To apply, please forward your resume with a cover letter to Jessica Setah via email to Yunesitin.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.