|POSITION TITLE: Youth Worker|
|DIRECT REPORT: Youth and Elder Manager||SUPERVISOR: Tammy F.|
|ABOUT TAKLA FIRST NATION:
The traditional territory of the Takla First Nation is located in North Central British Columbia and totals approximately 27,250 square kilometers. The territory is a rich environment of lakes, rivers, forests, and mountains, bordered on the west by the Skeena Mountains and on the east by the Rocky Mountains.Takla Nation is an amalgamation of the North Takla Band and the Fort Connelly Band, a union which occurred in 1959. Our traditional lands are the geographic area occupied by our ancestors for community, social, economic, and spiritual purposes. Carrier and Sekani place names exist for every physical feature and place that we occupy. Each name reflects the significance of the feature or site and today provides us with historical information to the rich history and extensive knowledge of our land and our resources.
POSITION OVERVIEW:The position is based out of Takla Landing, BC but may involve occasional visits to Prince George, BC and other areas for conferences.Joining our emerging Youth and Elder department, the Takla Landing (TL) Youth Worker will assist in providing a unique, cultural approach to the prevention and intervention of substance use, abuse and violence for our youth. The program provides support through recreational, educational and cultural experiences and services. This year long program offers weekly programming, one-on-one services, after-school programming, summer and cultural camps, as well as resource bridging. This position offers guidance, support, encouragement and a stable environment while also maintaining healthy boundaries. ;
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At Takla, we value the dedication of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to Competitive pay, we also offer the following:
Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry in any hiring decision as per section 21 of the Human Rights Code. Please declare your indigenous status in your application.
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