Job Posting 63281

Wellness Network Coordinator
e4c
Edmonton area
closes in 4 days (Sun, 19 Jul)
full time

Are you resourceful, organized and have expertise in facilitating opportunities to provide mental health support services? Do you have a passion in supporting individuals in determining what their optimal wellness state looks like?

e4c is hiring a Wellness Network Coordinator that is part of a recovery college collaboration of community partners who work together to provide individuals and families who may be struggling with addictions and/or mental health concerns with opportunities to achieve optimal wellness. The Wellness Network Coordinator is the lead person in delivering self-directed recovery and learning opportunities which focus on recovery that means encouraging individuals to use their strengths and personal responsibility on how to approach their personal wellness! You will play a pivotal role in overseeing all Wellness Network operations and will oversee a team of three Peer Navigators.

Hours: Starts August 2020 from Monday to Friday 40 hours per week.

Why Join Our Team        

  • Empower individuals and families to identify individualized self-directed wellness initiatives and learning opportunities.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities and supervisory coaching sessions to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role and duties.
  • Robust benefit program, RRSP contributions, 4 weeks’ vacation, EAP and other work related benefits.
  • Connect with a variety of stakeholders – team members, partners, general public and community members to build and model positive neighbor relations.

In Your Role You Will

  • Develop and operate the Wellness Network and learning opportunities in collaboration with e4c, Alberta Health Services and community partners.
  • Recruit, train, supervise and support a team of three Peer Navigators through regular supervision and team meetings.
  • Engage with Peer Navigators, facilitators, learners, and other stakeholders to develop Wellness Network services.
  • Support Peer Navigators with introduction meetings with learners to identify interests, goals, barriers and opportunities related to mental health and well-being.
  • Prepare and present teaching resources in community venues in coordination with the AHS WRAP Coordinator.
  • Implement registration and recognition processes for peers, facilitators and learners.
  • Design, produce, distribute and promote course delivery, prospectuses, curricula and other promotional materials.
  • Identify and book course venues in the Edmonton community to implement Wellness Network initiatives.
  • Maintain the Wellness Network website and social media presence in collaboration with the Alberta Health Services Recovery Action Plan Coordinator.
  • Create a program timetable for all Wellness Network workshops, courses and activities.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Ecology, Public Health, Community Development or a related discipline.
  • Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector.
  • Intervention Record Check
  • Requires use of personal vehicle, valid Class 5 Driver’s License, Driver’s Abstract, Vehicle Registration and Insurance ($2 million dollar liability).
  • Required Certifications (or willingness to obtain): Standard First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, Suicide Intervention, Food Safety

Experience

  • 5+ years’ direct experience working with marginalized, high risk and vulnerable populations.
  • 3+ years of progressive leadership experience including staff leadership, change management and overseeing team members.
  • Experience and working knowledge of harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, strength based, natural law, and/or solution focused practices.
  • Experience and working knowledge of community resources related to physical health, mental health, addictions, child and family supports, legal, cultural, income and housing supports.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment including Microsoft Office, web browsing and skills in a database management.
  • Personal lived experience of addictions, mental illness, racism, discrimination or poverty is an asset.

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