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Prevention URBAN ANABIP Program Frontline Worker Job Description 1 VANCOUVER, B.C. FRONT LINE WORKER
EXTERNAL POSTING – 1-year term (with option for annual extension) Posted Date: Friday January 20, 2023
Closing Date: Friday February 03,2023 at 4:30 P.M.
Submit Resume + Cover Letter electronically to
Trish Naziel – [email protected]
The Prevention ANABIP Program focuses on providing both practical and cultural interventions to support Wet’suwet’en families. The Prevention ANABIP Program team provides direct services to individual children, youth and families as well as facilitates community wellness activities and camps. Prevention ANABIP Program provides practical interventions (i.e. “meets clients where they are at”) with the purpose of leading to cultural interventions. Many children, youth and families in need are also the most culturally disconnected. Prevention ANABIP Program’s work focuses on closing that gap so that children, youth and families can build resiliency by becoming culturally stronger. The Prevention ANABIP Program provides intensive supports to children, youth and families involved and/or at risk of becoming involved with MCFD child protection to develop culturally-grounded solutions in order to manage risks, facilitating house group/Clan decision making processes, and providing trauma-informed opportunities for healing and wellness. The Prevention ANABIP Program is a practice application of the Wet’suwet’en Wellness Working Group, which has developed the Wet’suwet’en Holistic Wellness Conceptual Framework (see below).
By utilizing the Wet’suwet’en holistic wellness conceptual framework, the Prevention ANABIP Program Frontline Worker is responsible for providing direct services to individual Wet’suwet’en children, youth and families as well as facilitating Wet’suwet’en community wellness activities and camps.
The Prevention ANABIP Program Frontline Worker receives oversight from the Wellness Working Group and reports directly to the ANABIP Prevention Program Coordinator.
By utilizing the Wet’suwet’en holistic wellness conceptual framework, the Prevention ANABIP Program Frontline Worker is responsible for:
Knowledge & Experience:
Demonstration of cultural knowledge of the governance system, language, cultural protocols for caring for children/youth, and food harvesting experience. The successful applicant must be an active participant in the Feast Hall and demonstrate a commitment to life-long cultural learning. One cultural reference is required
Indigenous Focusing-Oriented Therapy and Complex Trauma (IFOT) Certificate Training (Justice Institute); Undergraduate degree in social work/health/education or related field is preferred; human/social/health/education or related field Diploma with a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience OR a minimum of 4 years relevant work experience with educational requirements actively being completed. Knowledge of organizational processes such as MCFD, Ministry of Education, and Northern Health as well as clinical practice models is an asset.
Skills & Abilities:
The successful candidate can work independently and also in a team environment, is able to set healthy boundaries, take calculated risks, engage in reflective practice, take personal responsibility for wellness, and promote/support the overall wellness of the Wet’suwet’en.
Empathic, resourceful, flexible, team player, accountable, creative, innovative, and a positive role model in community regarding Wet’suwet’en wellness.