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Community Wellness Coordinator – Vacancy

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Employment Opportunity


Full-Time Position

The Community Wellness Coordinator will provide support to help youth, families, couples and other individuals to resolve personal difficulties, develop effective and satisfactory relationships, and build meaningful support systems including addictions and mental health related issues.

The coordinator will help clients deal with personal/social problems and provide support to the community. The main duties of this position is developing community wellness programs and activities within the community. The Community Wellness Coordinator will receive direction and supervision by the Health Director.  


  • Establish trusting and meaningful one to one relationship with children, youth and families.
  • Implement strategies such as planned daily activities, structured environment, and organized recreational and social activities.
  • Provide some evening and weekends activities, through education, recreation or socialization.
  • Create prevention initiatives by using recreation/social programs (i.e Youth trips, youth camps, family camps).
  • Provide support programs such as: behavior management, safety and security and security programming for the youth.
  • Implement education programs & presentations in the Peerless Trout schools in conjunction with the school guidance counselor as required.
  • Work with the NNADAP worker to develop workshops for the community.
  • Collaborate with health care staff and other related staff such as education, youth outreach and RCMP.
  • Help youth identify personal strength and resources for positive change.
  • Provide progress and month-end and reports on programs
  • Incorporate a monthly calendar of Community Wellness programs.

Skills and qualifications

  • Willing, capable and flexible in working to meet the needs of the health department.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Criminal Record Check (current within 6 months before employment commencement- yearly after that)
  • Child welfare intervention check (CYIM within 6 months before employment commencement -yearly after that date.
  • Planning and organizing skills.
  • Communication skills in writing, speaking and listening.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team with other care providers.
  • Good Computer skills and knowledge.
  • Previous experience in working with people from the community.
  • Proficiency, and preferable fluency, in the Cree language.
  • Knowledge of the resources of the community.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Oath of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the resources of the community.
  • Works well as a team.
  • Additional training required

Please submit a cover letter and resume citing the position title in the email subject line via email to: We thank all candidates for your interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

                                    Open until a suitable Candidate is found.

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