Sr. Specialist, Community Development: FNHA (1-year)

The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative and dedicated team members and leaders. The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self-determination and decision-making to improve health outcomes.

The Senior Specialist, Community Development leads collaborative FNHA partnership supports innovative community development initiatives and health and wellness planning within First Nations communities and health service organizations. The Senior Specialist facilitates implementation of new FNHA health and wellness planning approaches and training tools and processes, providing expert advice related to community development practices.

The work of the Sr. Specialist, Community Development involves leading health and wellness planning partnership supports within First Nations communities and health service organizations by developing training tools for health and wellness planning, supporting and processes; facilitating the implementation of training tools; planning approaches through cross-organizational cycle of community visits, community development profiles and partnership support, with support from funding arrangements and Regional teams.

Education & Experience

  • Relevant university degree (Master’s preferred) in the areas of Social Sciences, Planning, Health Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Significant, recent, relevant, and progressive community development or planning experience (usually acquired over a period of 4-6 years).
  • Experience in providing expert advice.
  • Experience in directly working with First Nations.
  • Experience in developing First Nations health plans or comprehensive community plans is an asset.

What you can expect from us?

Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal and professional growth as well as the opportunity for you to gain exposure in the First Nations Health Care industry.

Start with us, and you might wind up in unexpected places. Now is your chance to move your career in a new direction! If you want to make a difference and have the opportunity to contribute to BC’s history, then come join FNHA!

FIND PURPOSE BEYOND YOUR PROFESSION

At FNHA, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to BC’s history. With a unique governing structure and mandate, our fluid work environment means you can play an active role in real change.
Our talented teams value respect and foster lateral kindness in their working relationships. Our holistic approach to wellness, based on First Nations
teachings, is incorporated into all aspects of work culture. Where else will you get to create a personal wellness plan as part of your performance goals?
If you are looking for more than a job, come join the FNHA family.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
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Confidential Fax: (604) 913-6135
Please include “Self-Identified”, if you are voluntarily identifying yourself as First Nations or Aboriginal.

The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative and dedicated team members and leaders.
The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self- determination and decision-making to improve health outcomes.
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