Family Wellness Worker

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council Usma Family & Child Services (F&CS) is seeking a qualified person to fill a permanent, fulltime Family Wellness Worker position. Based out of the Usma F&CS office in Port Alberni, this position works within the Usma F&CS program to provide culturally-sensitive support to children and families, and supports community connections for children and youth through individual and group programs and services.

Responsibilities include:

 To provide group and individual support for children and youth in care as identified by the Usma program, Team Leads and/or community
 Assist Usma Social Workers by providing support to Families who have moved off reserve
 Facilitate cultural learning opportunities for children and youth in care and caregivers
 Support appropriate contact and involvement with extended family
 To work closely with a range of community partners

Preferred Qualifications:

 Diploma in the human or social services field, or Grade 12 plus three years’ experience in a social services setting
 Knowledge of Nuu-chah-nulth culture and family traditions would be considered an asset
 Effective organization and time management skills
 Possessing a compassionate and friendly personality and ability to work under pressure
 Computer literate and comfortable using technology in the workplace
 Ability to work flexible hours
 Possess a valid BC Driver’s License and have daily access to reliable vehicle
 Provide references and an acceptable criminal record check

Competitive benefit package; and, salary based on qualifications and experience: salary range $42,000 - $55,000. To learn more about this special work opportunity contact Kelly Edgar, Usma F&CS Director by email:




Port Alberni

Contact Info: 

Apply by July 17, 2019 by sending your cover letter, resume and three references (available to contact) to:
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7M2
Attn.: Human Resource Manager
Fax: (250) 723-0463
(We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview)