Cultural Support Worker
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
Edmonton area, Edmonton, AB
closed yesterday (Tue, 24 Nov) part time - term / contract
Practice as Ceremony is an analogy that describes the way we should practice with our families by describing the Sundance model. All Indigenous teachings start from the center and continue outward from the medicine wheel.
The Cultural Support Worker will be responsible for coordinating and providing cultural supports directly to community members. Ensuring that the Cultural services available are accessible to our community members with little to no barriers.
Work with Community members to establish and/or maintain their connection to Indigenous culture, history of their people, and the community
Conduct Cultural practices and services that are appropriate and ensure that it is a welcoming, accessible place for community members
Provide an opportunity for community members to engage in cultural practices, activities
Maintain a safe and healthy environment and adhere to all COVID-19 protocols
Resolve issues that are both immediate in nature and concern community members who possess a suitable level of independence
Educate and inform community members about the full array of services available to them.
Provide staff with updated information on cultural services, practices available for their clients they work with
Human Services degree or diploma; equivalencies will be considered.
Minimum of 3-5 years’ work-related experience
Knowledge and experience of Indigenous culture
Ability to work in a highly stressful and ever-changing environment
Ability to deliver high quality, Cultural services within a stressful environment
Must have excellent boundaries
Mental resiliency is key
Great attention to detail and excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Experience of report writing is an asset
Current Standard First Aid and CPR
Must provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector and Intervention Record Check (within a 6-month period).
Hours of Work
Day shifts, evenings, and weekends
This is a temporary position to start as soon as possible with an end date of March 2021
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Contact Details June Abahuje , Human Resources Manager
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society , 11648 85 st, Edmonton , AB 780-481-3451
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