Aboriginal Youth Diversion Program Coordinator (full-time)
Are you a team player with a passion for working with Aboriginal youth? Do you thrive in a team environment where you are valued, challenged and supported? Are you ready for a role that will allow you to connect youth with culture and help them uphold the Seven Grandfather Teachings? Do you have experience working with youth who have been in conflict with the law? If so, then this opportunity is for you!
The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an award-winning Health Access Centre that provides holistic primary health care to First Nation, Métis and Inuit people living in Ottawa - one of the fastest growing and diverse urban Aboriginal communities in Canada. Wabano is a fast-paced, client-oriented organization that models the Aboriginal values of balance, respect and community interdependence.
As an Aboriginal Frontline Worker with a post-secondary diploma or degree in a human services curriculum, combined with four years of social services experience with at-risk youth, we encourage you to consider this exceptional opportunity.
Purpose of Position
To assume a hands-on role in the development and implementation of a culturally-appropriate diversion and early intervention program for urban Aboriginal youth (aged 13-18), as well as assist in the diversion of youth and their families from the statutory child protection and youth justice systems.
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