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11 Jun 2019

Summer Employment Health Promotion Support Worker

expositor Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

MNAAMODZAWIN HEALTH SERVICES

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Health Promotion Support Worker

Summer Student Position

Summer student is to provide assistance to Mnaamodzawin Health Services programs in areas of health prevention and promotion. Summer activities will be in our First Nation community members of Aundek Omni Kaning, Whitefish River, Sheguiandah, Sheshegwaning, and Zhiibaahaasing.

Objectives:

  • Assist programs in providing community awareness activities focusing on healthy children, youth, Elders and families
  • Ability and willingness to work with children and Elders
  • Assist in providing awareness and education activities for chronic disease and injury prevention
  • Assist programs in providing workshops on various topics ie. Physical activity, diabetes education, alcohol and drug awareness, smoking cessation, family planning, parenting, etc.
  • ¬†Actively participate and contribute to the success of workshops
  • Assist and provide support to Diabetes Educator, Healthy Babies & Healthy Children, Community Health and Long-Term Care Programs
  • Provide an evaluation at completion of placement

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Student must be enrolled in post-secondary institution and provide proof of sponsorship and must be returning to school in September 2019
  • Must be a member of one of our 5 First Nation member communities
  • Literate in computer programs ie. Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, etc
  • Possess some related work experience
  • Ability to work independently and be an excellent team player
  • Ability to work with the public and demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Sensitivity to aims and objectives of Community Health
  • Knowledge of Anishinabe culture, language and traditions an asset

Closing Date:   Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Submit a cover letter, resume, a recent Vulnerable Sector Screening, along with 3 current work-related references, marked CONFIDENTIAL, to:

Human Resources

Mnaamodzawin Health Services

Postal Bag 2002, 48 Hillside Rd

Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

705-368-2182 ext.225

Fax: 705-368-2229

finance.assistant@mnaamodzawin.com

*only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Summer Employment.

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