Established in 1992, the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) is an Indigenous government that represents Gwich’in Participants in the Mackenzie-Delta of the Northwest Territories and across Canada. GTC protects and advances the interests of Gwich’in through hard work, collaborative approaches and good governance in order to improve the lives and preserve the culture of the Gwich’in.
GTC is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Resolution Support Worker in Inuvik, NT. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this key role is responsible for providing mental health and emotional support services to Indian Residential School (IRS) students and their families, managing the budget and funding for the program and working closely with Cultural Support Workers (Elders and/or traditional healers) who support the program delivery.
- Diploma in Social Sciences or related field
- 2+ years of experience working in health and wellness or related field
- Valid class 5 driver’s license
- Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector check required
- Supervisory experience is an asset
- Understanding of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement is an asset
SKILLS & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
- Empathic nature with ability to build trust and maintain confidentiality
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Knowledge of GTC’s mandate and the political and social environment in which the GTC programs and services are offered
- Knowledge of and ability to analyze and interpret legislation, policies and procedures
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet
- Ability to organize time effectively and meet deadlines
- Project and financial management and evaluation skills
- Ability to work in a cross cultural and team environment and able to work with people in an effective, tactful manner
A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered including allowances of $20,000 per annum, health and dental benefits, and generous leave entitlements.
If you are interested in working with an energetic and progressive Indigenous government, please submit your cover letter and resume to: email@example.com.
Closing Date: May 20, 2019.
Priority Consideration will be given to qualified Participants of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement. We thank all who apply but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Gwìch’in nan, nakhwek’yùu ts’àt gwitr’it tthak nakhwidavee gwiheezàa eenjit
Gwich’in land, culture & economy for a better future