Training and Prevention Coordinator

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC), Department of Health is seeking a permanent, full-time Training and Prevention Coordinator. Based out of Port Alberni, this position will work with Department of Health managers and supervisors to identify capacity needs and organize appropriate education and training of NTC staff to ensure cultural sensitivity and best practices in service delivery. The “Prevention” side of the position will focus on specialized training around integrated suicide prevention.

Responsibilities Include

  • Work with Health Departmental managers/supervisors to identify training needs with an emphasis on cultural knowledge that will support health services
  • Develop, organize, and deliver training specific to staff training to ensure significant cultural agility for front line staff (i.e., involving staff orientation and training)
  • Review/update community protocols in relation to suicide prevention and critical incident response, identify related capacity building needs, and coordinate community wellness training
  • Develop proposals for funding and/or cost recovery of training programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary degree, plus 3 to 5 years facilitation experience working within First Nations setting
  • Knowledge of suicide prevention and critical incident response
  • Cultural knowledge and familiar with Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation communities
  • Possessing a compassionate and friendly personality and ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literate and comfortable using technology in the workplace
  • Possess a valid BC Driver’s License and have daily access to a reliable vehicle
  • Provide references and an acceptable criminal record check
  • Be willing and able to demonstrate compliance with the NTC Vaccination Policy (COVID-19)


Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience: salary range $55,000 - $68,000 annually


City of Port Alberni


Port Alberni

Contact Info

Apply by 1pm, May 31, 2023, by sending your cover letter, resume and three references (available to contact) to:

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

P.O. Box 1383

Port Alberni, B.C. V9Y 7M2 Attn.: Human Resource Manager



We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Pursuant to Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference will be given to aboriginal candidates who have a working knowledge of

Nuu-chah-nulth culture and protocol practices.

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