Community Relations Representative
Are you a relationship builder who works effectively at collaborating with diverse groups and organizations using exceptional communication skills? Are you passionate about providing Health Benefits to First Nations communities and are committed to a proactive holistic approach to health and wellness?The Community Relations Representative is responsible for directly implementing the engagement communication plans to First Nations communities on behalf of the Health Benefits team. You will liaise between Health Benefits and community members by proactively identifying recommendations for joint solutions that will be beneficial to all stakeholders.Travel throughout the region (and the province) is expected and may require unplanned overtime and attendance at meetings after hours.
Education & Experience
- A university degree with specialization in Health Sciences, Education or Social Services or a related field, or an acceptable combination of education, training and professional experience.
- Relevant, recent and significant experience in the provision of coordination support to First Nation communities.
- Experience working with BC First Nations/Aboriginal people at a community and/or political level including in the area of community engagement and community/organizational development
- Proven experience in research, writing, analysis and delivering presentations.
What you can expect from us?
- Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program.
- Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.
- FNHA offers competitive salary, pension, extended health benefits and employee supports for mental wellness including an EAP and cultural supports.
Please include “Self-Identified”, if you are voluntarily identifying yourself as First Nations or Aboriginal.