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Coordinator, Indigenous Elders Program

Chilliwack, BC
Full Time

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC's entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

Join the team at Fraser Health and use your coordination, engagement and planning skills to provide quality programming for Indigenous Elders in the Chilliwack, Agassiz, Hope and Fraser Canyon area.

Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

Reporting to the Aboriginal Health Manager East, the Coordinator develops, plans, facilitates and coordinates the program to meet identified needs of the community it serves. The Coordinator collaborates with other programs across Fraser Health as well as community partners to ensure the development and implementation of the program is aligned with community needs.
    •Designs, develops, plans, facilitates and coordinates the program for both virtual and physical programming for older adults. •Facilitates community virtual and in-person presentations and workshops. •Organizes workflow; develops, coordinates and implements work plans that support the objectives of the program; determines priorities; resolves day-to-day problems; recommends process changes for workflow and staffing levels. •Participates in the selection, hiring, and orientation of the program team members; identifies development and training opportunities for staff. •Collaborates with FH departments, FNHA and community partners to develop, implement, evaluate, and update program specific goals and objectives, and related guidelines. •Engages with community partners to ensure program is developed and implemented inline with community needs and includes cultural content. •Allocates resources and coordinates team scheduling of the program to ensure equitable service delivery. •Tracks and maintains record of program activities; develops, compiles, and analyzes reports that help inform quality improvement recommendations for program. •Coordinates and participates in client case conferences to ensure the clients' needs are met.

To join our team, you will have:
    •Bachelor's degree in Health or Social Sciences, Business or related field. •Three (3) to five (5) years related experience working with Elders and Indigenous community health. •Knowledge of Indigenous cultures, experience facilitating groups and program development or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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