Nunavimmi Ilagiit Papatauvinga (NIP) will become an independent non-profit organization and will be an integrated center for youth and family services led by a board of directors, inspired by Sukait principles and orientations. NIP will offer culturally adapted care for all youths and families. NIP is where families of Nunavik are supported and protected. The name represents both the vision and the structure of Youth and family services in Nunavik.
Under the authority of the director of Nunavimmi Ilagiit Papatauvinga and under the direct supervision of the project coordinator Nunavimmi Ilagiit Papatauvinga, the person will contribute to the planning, organization, and evaluation of various cultural tools, such as family councils and sage advice in Nunavik.
The officer will work in close collaboration with the various partners in the region involved in child, youth and family issues in Nunavik, such as health centres, Makivik and the network of family homes.
The officer main mandate will be to see to the implementation of family councils and councils of elders in Nunavik according to the orientations and recommendations of the Sukait working group. The officer will ensure the training of facilitators of cultural tools, the support of the people concerned and the creation of monitoring and monitoring tools.
The officer will develop recommendations relating to the involvement of the community in the youth protection process, in order to ensure that the procedures, protocols, intervention practices and tools put in place respect the values and culture Inuit and that the programs are adapted to the culture of Nunavik.
In addition, the officer will participate in various committees aimed at adapting and improving the services offered in Childhood/Youth/Family.
Ø Bachelor's degree in social sciences; however, a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered
Ø Three years of experience in counseling
Ø Oral and written skills in the three languages used in Nunavik (Inuktitut, English and French)
Ø Familiarity with the MS Office suite
Ø Availability to travel regularly within and outside the region as needed
Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.
• Temporary, full-time position (35 hours/week) of one year
• Position based in Kuujjuaq or in telework from Nunavik
• Salary according to the rules issued by the MSSS (27.08$/h to 47.98$/h)
Northern benefits: retention premium ($6,000/year), isolation premium ($10,627/year), cost-of-living allowance ($3,085/year) and, if hired more than 50 km from Kuujjuaq, subsidized housing provided, moving and storage expenses reimbursed, annual personal trips from Kuujjuaq to point of hiring provided, etc.
Interested candidates should send their résumé, no later than May 21st, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., care of:
Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services
P.O. Box 900, Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0