Youth Mental Health Mentor
Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Program: Health & Social Development
Employment Terms: Part Time
Length of Employment: Other
Number of Positions: 2
Date Posted: 07/10/2018
Expiration Date: 07/23/2018
Youth Mental Health Mentor
Employment Opportunity - Term Positions
MLTC Health and Social Development Department is seeking a dynamic motivated individual to fill two (2) full-time term position of Youth Mental Health Mentor.
The MLTC Youth Mental Health Mentor will work with Community youth workers to support program and activities in addressing mental health. The MLTC Youth Mental Health Support Mentor will be supporting youth how to be resilient and cope with mental health related issues through local programming and partnership with local resources.
POSITIONS DUTIES (include but not limited to):
Provide support to children 0-18 in the area of mental health support services
Deliver programming, addressing positive mental health activity, inclusive of counselling, cultural teachings, land based programming
Supporting youth in ceremony such as sweats, round-dance, powwow, changing of life ceremony ect.
To provide support with cultural and traditional capacity development for youth
To engage MLFN’s youth resilience while promoting healthy lifestyle choices, education and health and wellness
Supporting children in group mental health activity, scheduled programming that support children to gain confidence and skills
Supporting program family activities
To advocate for youth programming resources and local community support that will keep youth engaged and active
Consult, support and work as a team with MLTC Mental Health Support Team
Provide monthly report of activities to Jordan’s Principle coordinator and perform other duties as requested
Completion of a Post-Secondary Diploma and/or Degree in Social Work or Youth Worker, or other relevant program
Must have a minimum of two years’ experience working with youth
Must possess a general understanding of the Youth Empowerment
Must have the ability to train and/or provide youth with instruction
Must possess strong leadership skills
Must have excellent computer skills
Preference will be given to individuals who speak either Cree or Dene
Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:
Human Resource Department
8003 Flying Dust Reserve
MEADOW LAKE, SK S9X 1T8
Phone: (306) 236-5654 Fax: (306) 236-6301
For more information on position requirements, please contact Flora Fiddler, Senior Director Health and Social Development @ (306) 236-5817 or visit our website @www.mltc.net.
Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018
MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,
however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.