If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!
Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision 'Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities'. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.
CLBC continues to work to develop stronger linkages with Aboriginal communities and the different community organizations that exist to address the disability-related needs of Aboriginal people.
As an Indigenous Practice Advisor at CLBC, you will support the Executive Director, Indigenous Relations to lead and support initiatives aimed at increasing cultural safety within CLBC and influence Indigenous community inclusion strategies across the sector. You will provide province-wide leadership, working closely with Head Office Departments and Regional Operations to develop innovative approaches to advancing CLBC's relationships with First Nations, Metis, Inuit, partners; and Urban indigenous agencies, individuals and communities.
This dynamic position is responsible for developing CLBC's capacity to understand and respond to the needs of Indigenous individuals and their families who live within or outside of First Nations communities, including urban and rural communities. This includes providing practice consultation and planning guidance to regional operations staff with an Indigenous cultural lens; coordinating training at the team or region level, and providing expert knowledge for the implementation of cross-government policy agreements.
To succeed in this role, you:
Bachelor's degree in a related field and preferably a minimum of five years' experience working in both the government systems and with Indigenous Peoples in the community
An understanding of the various jurisdictions is critical.
PMP Certification preferred
Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as Indigenous with the required combination of education and experience.
Travel: Required throughout the province. Possession of a class 5 driver's license and a clean driver's abstract are required. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of CLBC. Use of own vehicle on expenses.
This position is posted to fill a vacancy
Term: Anticipated 70 hours bi-weekly to September 30, 2021
Classification/Salary: Social Program Officer R27 / starts at $39.82 hourly
Closing date: May 5, 2021
Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.
Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act)
Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.
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