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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.
CLBC is committed to:
As a Practice Advisor, Indigenous Relations at CLBC, you will 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:
Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to Indigenous candidates who self-identify as having First Nation, Metis or Indigenous ancestry with the required combination of education and experience.
Travel: Overnight travel is required. Possession of a class 5 driver's license and a clean driver's abstract are required. Use of own vehicle on expenses.
Hybrid work Combines on-site office work with flexibility to work from home within BC after passing a 6 month probationary period.
Location: This position can work from any CLBC office
Team: Indigenous Relations
Status/Term: Auxiliary. Anticipated 70 hours bi-weekly to March 31, 2024
Classification/Salary: Social Program Officer R27 / position starts at $39.82 annually
The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.
Closing date: June 4, 2023
Apply now! Submit an online application to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Applications received by other means will not be considered.
Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check.
An eligibility list for internal candidates may be established.
CLBC is committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought. We welcome candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and encourage applications from equity-seeking groups such as women, persons with diverse ethnic, racial or Indigenous backgrounds, gender identity and sexual orientation, and persons with a disability. However, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
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