Job Posting 86764

Health & Wellness Coordinator
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Richmond, BC
closes in 3 days (Fri, 30 Sep)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $26.96 to $27.77 per hour

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.

 

Division: Settlement & Family Services

 

Program: Immigrant Settlement & Integration Program (ISIP)

 

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

 

Number of Position: 1

 

About the Position:

The Women’s and Seniors Health & Wellness Coordinator delivers culturally safe, anti-oppressive, trauma-informed, cross-cultural health brokerage to eligible newcomer women and seniors who face multiple barriers and lack of access to health and wellness navigation support. This position provides health & wellness information, resources and referrals that support newcomer women and senior inclusion such as bridging gaps in knowledge, expectations, and understanding between newcomers and health care providers. 

 

Reports to: Regional Manager

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinatesvirtual and/or in-person health and wellness advocacy and cultural health brokerage
  • Collaborates with healthcare providers and/or relevant agencies to ensure medical language interpretation support is accessed by service providers for client appointments
  • Facilitates virtual and/or in-person health and wellness drop-in support groups
  • Provides one-to-one service to clients with information and health care system navigation support as needed
  • Assists clients to engage with local communities and feel included in decisions relating to their health
  • Develops and shares resources on topics such as: healthy relationships, stress management, nutrition, senior safety tips & tools
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Regional Manager 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences, Public Health, Social Work, or other related fields
  • Certification in First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills training, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention and/or Gender-Based Violence are considered an asset
  • Certification and/or knowledge in Anti-Oppressive, Trauma-Informed, Inclusive Practices are considered an asset
  • Experience working with immigrants, live-in-caregivers and/or refugees
  • Experience with multicultural clientele and immigrant-related services
  • Understanding of multiple traditional cultural beliefs, values and practices connected to health and wellness and how they might be impacted by immigration, settlement in the Canadian context
  • Experience facilitating support groups, online webinars and workshops
  • Experience delivering one-to-one support services
  • Experience liaising with healthcare professionals
  • Knowledge of settlement information and resources
  • Knowledge of local health and social services 
  • Knowledge of gender-based violence indicators and tools for support

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Additional languages considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills 
  • Excellent technical skills in MS office and web-based applications (e.g. MS Teams and Zoom)
  • Ability to work independently and in a cooperative team environment
  • Ability to support women and seniors facing oppression, violence and/or cultural adjustment challenges and intersecting barriers
  • Ability to design, promote, deliver and facilitate support groups and education workshops
  • Ability to collaborate with local health and social services agencies

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings as required

 

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., we take care of our communities and our people!

Our staff is the source of our success and we make it a priority to ensure work-life balance for our staff. We offer a range competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to ensure the well-being our staff. Subject to the type of employment, benefit packages may include:

  • paid time off ‘monthly wellness days’ (up to 12 days per year)
  • additional agency holidays (3 additional statutory holidays)
  • 2 weeks annual vacation (starting) and up to 5 weeks (maximum)
  • company-funded pension (GRRSP)
  • extended health & dental plan
  • employee & family assistance programs
  • access to wellness programs (such as subscription to Headspace) , and more

 

S.U.C.C.ES.S. is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building an inclusive environment that embraces diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to the equitable treatment of all individuals and will continue to embed diversity and inclusion principles within our policies, procedures, services, and activities.

 

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