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Date Posted:
Oct 13, 2020

Closing Date:
Oct 27, 2020

Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent

Industry:
Other

Wage:
$ 50000 per annum

Hours per Week:
35

How to Apply:
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED until Friday, October 30th 2020 4pm. M’Wikwedong NCRC 1045 3rd Ave. West, Owen Sound, On N4K 5W6 Marked: WIISINADAA WORKER Contact: admin@mwikwedong for a complete job description

1723 8th Ave E , Owen Sound Ontario N4K 3C2
admin@mwikwedong.com
519-371-1147

Wiinsinaada - Let's Eat! Worker

M'Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre

Job Description:

To design and implement food-based diabetes prevention programming that aims to increase access, skills, and knowledge around healthy eating, nutrition, traditional foods, and traditional ways of knowing.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees food purchase, preparation and storage for all Friendship Centre programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborates with and enhances existing Friendship Centre programs and services related to diabetes management and prevention.
  • Creates and maintains strategic partnerships within the community and region to support food initiatives and advance urban Indigenous issues related to food access and health needs.
  • Provides one-to-one and participant-based services, ensuring that a balance of approaches is available to meet the needs of the community.
  • Provides healthy meals, information and teachings on nutrition and the connections to diabetes and chronic disease.
  • Promotes a healthy lifestyle for community members of all ages.
  • Supports Friendship Centre and community-wide meals, events, and ceremonies to build knowledge around traditional healthy eating practices and Indigenous understandings of well-being.
  • Establishes regular access to traditional and nutritious food and meals for community members through food banks, food boxes, community meal programs et cetera.
  • Hosts life skills activities and workshops on cooking, menu planning, budgeting, drying, and preserving et cetera.
  • Coordinates and/or hosts land-based activities (i.e. hunting, fishing, gardening et cetera) and related traditional teachings.
  • Assists community members navigate diabetes management and care supports in the community.
  • Promotes awareness and ensures access to the program through a variety of outreach efforts and promotional activities.
  • Accurately reports and ensures all program objectives are being met in accordance with agreements.
  • Participates in training and evaluation processes to ensure continued growth and development of the Wiisinadaa: Let’s Eat! program.

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

Qualifications: • Strong knowledge and awarenes

Other Job Requirements:

Only those contacted will be granted an interview. Indigenous candidates as per Section 16 (1) of the Human Rights Act is preferred.

Education Required:

Other
Food Handler Certification

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