Indigenous Support Worker - Permanent Full Time

Central Interior Native Health Society (CINHS) is a vibrant, urban Indigenous Primary Health Care Centre and educational facility situated on L’Heidli T'enneh territory in Prince George, BC. CINHS’ core values are: respect, honesty, trust, humour and compassion.

The Centre’s inter-disciplinary team provides trauma-informed and culturally safe, medical and psychosocial services to some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

The Indigenous Support Worker position provides front line support indigenous men. The goal is with a strong filter of Indigenous culture, in-depth knowledge of mental health and addictions to support the men in overcoming barriers to a healthier and higher quality of life.

Key Responsibilities:
 Acknowledge that we are on the unseeded territory of Lheidli T’enneh
 Facilitates a culture that honours the values of CINHS including: respect, honesty, trust, humour, and compassion
 With an Indigenous worldview build relationships with male clients, CINHS team members and community partners
 Transport and advocate for clients as they navigate appointments

Qualifications:
 A clean criminal record check for both children and vulnerable adults
 Understanding of what it is to be an Indigenous man with mental health and addiction issues
 Extensive Indigenous world view knowledge
 Extensive cultural knowledge and ability to teach
 Familiar with community support agencies available to men
 Addictions certificate or equivalent education or life experience
 Have a Class 5 Drivers License in good standing
 Vehicle in good working condition to transport clients
 Awareness of Aboriginal social issues
 Asset: computer skills including experience with Word and Outlook
 Asset: experience in comparable position

In accordance with Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code & Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal Ancestry.
Qualified applicants can send their resume & cover letter to email: hr@cinhs.org
We regret that we can only respond to candidates chosen for an interview.
This posting will be open until the position is filled