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. We are a fast-paced, client-oriented organization that models the Indigenous values of balance, respect, and community interdependence. And we are 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.
Our Programs team provides a holistic model of care for Indigenous youth and seeks a positive and experienced team lead to support day-to-day guidance for front-line youth workers in coordinating culture, case management, and health promotion activities for Indigenous youth.
The lead will guide the youth team in their roles. Provide guidance in case management and health promotion and be responsible for program targets and deadlines while also assuming a hands-on role in supporting youth between the ages of 7-18 in various health promotion activities.
You are the right person for this job if you are passionate about leadership and enjoy supporting others to achieve outcomes. Your passion for uplifting Indigenous Youth motivates you to do more each day. And you love to lead team goals through clear communication and want to move to the next step in your career. In addition, your strong sense of self, culture, and community connects you to the seven generations coming behind you.
Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Youth Team Lead’s responsibilities includes:
CLIENT SERVICE & SUPPORT
The Youth Team Lead 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.
Support some key programming as an integral part of the interdependent (interdepartmental) matrix within Wabano
In addition to the team management and leadership skills, we are looking for people who have:
Range $55,000 – $60,000 per year + Benefits
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!
Successful applicants will be required to provide a criminal reference check to work with a vulnerable population.
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.