Connection is key to wellness.
Are you someone who believes in the importance of equitable access to care? We are looking for two Community Wellness Navigators who will support Indigenous community members in connecting to the services they need for good, kind and competent care.
We are looking for someone who is knowledgeable of community resources within the Indigenous and mainstream sectors and can help reduce barriers to accessing services. Wabano supports Indigenous community members in connecting to resources that assist them in their health and wellbeing.
Wabano is looking for two Community Wellness Navigators whose roles will have a focus on the following areas of service delivery.
If you are the right person for this role, you understand how to communicate with clients and service providers to develop plan of care and connect people to the resources to optimize their wellness. You are able to incorporate culture into the work you are doing and able to advocate for your clients in a respectful and professional manner. You have a strong understanding of Indigenous community experiences with accessing services such as health care, mental wellness or legal supports.
Reporting to the Team Lead, the Community Wellness Navigator will focus on these main areas:
The Community Wellness Navigator supports Wabano and the community by
Document the story of the way you support the client’s wellness journey in the internal database using service and cultural codes.
We recognize that there is an interdependence within Wabano and we all need to support with some key programming
We are looking for an individual who will bring Case Management and Navigation skills to the community.
First Nation, Inuit or Métis candidates will be given priority, please self-identify.
To pursue this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
This opportunity will remain open until filled. Tell us your story early!
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.
The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an award-winning Health Access Centre that provides holistic health services 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 client-oriented organization that models the Indigenous values of balance, respect and community interdependence. Wabano 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.
Range $50,000 – $55,000 per year + Benefits
Why work for us
Please submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials include a cover letter and resume. This opportunity will remain open until filled, so tell us your story early!
Wabano is an inclusive and equitable organization, encouraging applications from qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to candidates of Indigenous ancestry (please self-identify in your application).
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.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.