Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative Educator/Program Coordinator
|Reports To:||Executive Director|
The Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) Educator/Program Coordinator will provide a variety of holistic and comprehensive, prevention and education services on Diabetes to Paawidigong First Nations communities. This includes the promotion and incorporation of traditional knowledge and the adoption of healthy lifestyles.
The goal of the ADI Educator/Program Coordinator is to improve the health status of First Nation individuals, families, and communities through actions aimed at reducing the prevalence and incidences of diabetes and its risk factors. The ADI Educator/Program Coordinator will increase Diabetes Education, awareness, and prevention through various presentations, workshops and activities, and engagement with health service providers to school age children, youth, and community members
Summary of Knowledge & Skills
- High School Diploma or GED
- Knowledge on Diabetes and how to research a variety of information for the development and distribution of diabetes education and awareness materials such as, but not limited to, the following: pamphlets/brochures, posters, fact sheets, display material, and other materials
- Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), organizational, and strong presentation/facilitation skills to effectively deliver comprehensive education and awareness presentations/workshops in a creative manner
- Previous experience caring for or working with individuals with Diabetes is an asset
- Excellent computer skills
- Fluency in the Anishinaabe language is an asset
- Possess a valid class “G” Ontario Driver’s License and have access to a personal vehicle
- Successful completion of a criminal record check including a vulnerable sector check
Please forward a cover letter, and resume with 3 References to:
- Paawidigong First Nations Forum Inc.
P.O. Box 326, Dryden, ON, P8N 2Z1
Tel: (807) 223-5080
Fax: (807) 223-5012
(Ensure your email subject clearly indicates ADI Position)
Closing date is Monday, January 31, 2022. We thank all candidates for applying; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
How to Apply
- Fill out the form below to submit your cover letter and resumé (preferred method).
- Fax your resumé and cover letter to 807.468.3908.
- Drop a paper copy of your cover letter and resumé to the following address:
Paawidigong First Nations Forum.
Attention: Human Resources
105 King Street
Dryden, ON P8N 1C1
- We thank all candidates for applying. However, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.