The Wellness Worker will be responsible for providing support services to all Hostel guests, clients, Accommodation Clerks, and elders. You will be responsible to provide direct assistance to the clients and escorts, provide translation and any other services when required.
Diabetes has been identified as a high priority health issue impacting First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout Zone. The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) and the University of Toronto (U of T), have formed a partnership to improve community-based diabetes prevention, management, and care. A core element of our initiative is to enhance and expand a customized capacity building program for community health workers (CHWs), based on Canadian clinical guidelines, international best practices and local knowledge.
The Transportation Driver/interpreter will be responsible for providing ground transportation of hostel clients and escorts from the First Nations communities approved by NIHB within an 8 km radius of Sioux Lookout. The Driver/Interpreter will provide general outreach and interpret for clients as well as perform routine maintenance and upkeep of the passenger vans.