Website Niagara Regional Native Center

Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program Coordinator

One Year Contract – Full Time

$43,000-$45,000 plus Benefits

Responsibilities:

 

The program coordinator coordinates the Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children program that combines traditional and mainstream programs and services to help improve Indigenous health outcomes and reduce family violence in Indigenous families. The program is designed to ensure that urban Indigenous families and children (prenatal to age six) have access to effective and consistent early intervention services; and to provide the best opportunities for healthy child development through home visiting, service coordination, parenting groups, cultural teachings, and traditions.

Qualification:

  • A degree or three years’ experience in social work field or Early Childhood Development
  • Understanding the needs of Indigenous children, parents and caregivers is required
  • Knowledge of the Child and Family Service
  • Knowledge of community resources for families in
  • Knowledge on healthy childhood
  • Knowledge on traditional approaches to
  • Ability to network and liaison with other
  • Excellent interpersonal
  • Excellent communication skills both written and
  • Experience working within a community-based
  • Satisfactory criminal records
  • Must have a valid driver’s

Knowledge of Indigenous community and history is crucial to supporting the Friendship Centre movement. Please include your knowledge in the application.

 

Submit cover letter, resume, and have three references available. Please include the title of the position in the subject line and send application to:

Niagara Regional Native Centre                                                                              Email careers@nrnc.ca

382 Airport Road

Niagara on the Lake, ON L0S 1J0

Closing:     Until filled