Community Health Program Worker – Environment

    Employment Opportunity

    Community Health Program Worker – Environment

    The NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre is seeking a qualified and motivated individual for the position of Community Health Program Worker – Environment.

    Summary

    Community Health Program Worker – Environment will be responsible for the support, education and advocacy of health and health care within the community with a focus on environmental issues.

    Responsibilities 

    • Organize and lead community outreach activities.
    • Coordinate agency health promotion activities with other organizations/groups, i.e. health fairs, screening clinics).
    • Provide health care and prevention education within the community including schools, community centres and patient homes.
    • Adhere to reporting procedures for accidents and incidents.
    • Maintain a high level of confidentiality in all interactions, at all times.
    • Monitors the environment and investigates sources of pollution by performing laboratory and field tests (water testing).
    • May involve fieldwork which involves taking soil samples or water samples from rivers, lakes and streams.
    • Collection of water samples from households with holding tanks.
    • Prepare and maintain necessary reports and records as required.
    • Work closely with the Indigenous Services Canada Environmental Officer.
    • Conduct bacteriological or other tests related to research in environmental or pollution control activity.
    • Participate and contribute to Emergency Preparedness.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma and/or certificate in community health, health education, environment health or related field.
    • 3 – 5 years’ experience related to community health education.
    • Knowledge of the priorities affecting Indigenous health.
    • Ability to present information in group settings.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.

    All applicants MUST submit a letter of application, current resume, copies of credentials and two work-related reference contacts, marked CONFIDENTIAL to:

    Community Health Program Worker - Environment
    Attention: Melissa Roy, Executive Assistant
    NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
    P.O. Box 101, 16A - Complex Drive
    Wikwemikong, Ontario    P0P 2J0
    Telephone: 705.859.3164
    Fax: 705.859.3300
    Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca

    Deadline: November 30, 2020 @ 4:00pm

    Copies of the following will be requested from the SUCCESSFUL candidate: CPIC/VSS, Driver’s Abstract, Accreditation and Driver’s Licence. DO NOT INCLUDE IN PACKAGE.

    We thank all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Incomplete submission will not be accepted. No return of submissions.