Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a pay cheque. We offer the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of women working to make the world a more just place, one woman, one child, one home, one job at a time.
About the Job:
Reporting to the Director, of Supportive Housing, the Land Based Healing Coordinator (the Coordinator) will work within Atira’s programs to develop and implement a Land-Based Healing program for women, which could include establishing a land-based healing committee to revitalize cultural and traditional activities that promote healing. The Coordinator will create and implement a work plan for activities, participate in group counseling, and deliver education sessions for staff and program participants. They will coordinate regular staff debriefing sessions and update staff on issues and concerns; develop a land-based healing program manual; develop a health and safety program; work with program managers to implement related programming, and document values and lessons learned from activities. They will coordinate the permit and licensing of healing camps, maintain an inventory of camp supplies and equipment, manage participant intake, collect data an
You have an inclusive/intersectional feminist analysis of violence against women and a powerful alignment with Atira’s mission, vision, values, and philosophy. You approach your work and live your life from a decolonizing, women-centered, and social justice perspective. You thrive on a passion for standards and the promotion of continuous talent development. You are a team player who strives for excellence but loves to have a good laugh, is able to think fast, be critical, and make sound decisions without agonizing, all while working in an incredibly dynamic and fast-paced environment.
You are comfortable working on the land, willing to work flexible hours, and are willing to travel as required. You have a valid BC Driver’s Licence and access to a vehicle while working. You are technologically proficient and able to produce reports on time and in the format required by Atira and its funders. Your combination of education and experience will be equally considered.
• A valid First Aid Certificate is required
• Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate is an asset
• Covid-19 and annual flu vaccinations are required, unless with an exemption
• All positions are subject to a Criminal Records Review (Submitted by Atira)
Lived expertise is an asset, as is living in the community in which you work. Atira strives to hire staff who reflect the women we serve. Resumes from qualified First Nations, Métis and or Inuk women will be prioritized. You must have comprehensive knowledge of First Nations, Métis and or Inuk values and cultures. The ability to communicate in a First Nations, Métis and or Inuk language is an asset.
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