Nov 02, 2022

Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Trainers/Facilitators – Consulting (dates will vary)

  • Wabano Aboriginal Health Centre
Contractor Education Human Resources Training

Job Description

Are you an experienced trainer/facilitator with a passion for improving services for Indigenous people?
Are you experienced in delivering training to groups of various sizes and backgrounds?
If so, this opportunity is for you!

The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an award-winning Health Access Centre that provides holistic primary health care to First Nation, Inuit and Métis people living in Ottawa – one of the fastest growing and diverse urban Indigenous communities in Canada. Wabano is a fast-paced, client-oriented organization that models the Indigenous values of balance, respect and community interdependence.

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is proud to be accredited through the Canadian Centre for Accreditation, a third-party review based on accepted organizational practices that promote ongoing quality improvement and responsive, effective community services.

Position Description

Wabano is compiling a roster of qualified trainers/facilitators in order to deliver Indigenous Cultural Safety training to health service providers, boards of directors and executives across the Ontario Health funded agencies across the (former) Champlain region (Ottawa through to Cornwall).


  • Using a Wabano training guide and training resources (training will be provided), the ICS Trainer/ Facilitator will deliver in-person education on ICS for health service providers, boards of directors and leadership;
  • Plan and prepare for ICS training sessions (as needed) and relay training resource needs to the ICS team to ensure that all resources are available for the training session.


  • This position would be a consulting position, which means successful applicants will have the ability to invoice;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a relevant field (Indigenous Studies, Education, etc.);
  • 1-2 years of experience providing workshops, group facilitation or other public speaking initiatives;
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver effective training and facilitation;
  • A thorough knowledge of Indigenous history, the impacts of colonization past and present with the ability to answer questions as they arise;
  • Ability to travel throughout the Champlain region to provide training and attend meetings when required;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to work flexible hours including early mornings and evenings.


  • Criminal reference check for working with vulnerable people required;
  • Valid driver’s license required;
  • Preference will be given to those of First Nations, Inuit or Métis descent (please self identify in your application).

This will be an on-going opportunity to continue to build and refresh our roster of trainers/facilitators. To pursue this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Wabano is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or interviewing, please advise if you require accommodation.

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