Full Job Description
The Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) is an indigenous-governed, culture-based and Indigenous-informed organization. Its key mandate is to support the advancement and evolution of Indigenous primary health care services provision and planning throughout Ontario. Membership includes Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHAC), Aboriginal governed Community Health Centres (ACHC), other Indigenous governed providers and partnering Indigenous health researches and scholars.
The Mental Coordinator will work with the Mental Health and Wellness Team to support the development of a program that supports staff wellness and prevents burnout among those working the frontlines; and supports the capacity building of IPHCC members through development of tools and resources that support those working the frontlines, informed by a social determinants lens.
Develops workplan and identifies key deadlines, outputs, etc.
Project specific meeting coordination
Ensures implementation plans and activities are aligned and coordinated
Liaises various organizations and stakeholders
Supports culturally appropriate outreach, focus groups, community engagement, and knowledge sharing
Works with an advisory panel to address mental health and wellness needs of those working frontlines
Supports development of community of practice and support networks
Supports development and delivery of mental wellness and cultural sessions
Researches and collects information to support training opportunities
Post-secondary education in a health or social sciences field or equivalent combination of education, lived and related work experience.
Knowledge of Indigenous health care sector.
Knowledge of Indigenous Traditional Healing and Wellness
Knowledge of Indigenous peoples history in Ontario
Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite, social media, content management systems and newsletter platforms.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and seek assistance as required
Effective decision-making skills and follows through with general strategic direction
Other functions as required
Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Paid time off