Job Posting: Educator, Indigenous Public Health Programs

Chee Mamuk seeks an Educator for their program. Chee Mamuk is a provincial Aboriginal program that provides innovative and culturally appropriate training, educational resources and wise practice models in STIs, hepatitis and HIV.

The Educator responsibilities include:

  • Contacting Aboriginal organizations and communities across BC to promote, plan, arrange and facilitate/provide culturally appropriate, community based STI/HIV awareness, education and training events within the communities or organization;
  • Facilitate community based STI/HIV needs assessments;
  • Ensuring evaluation of Chee Mamuk program services and providing evaluation assistance for other community based STI/HIV programs/services;
  • Representing Chee Mamuk at professional development sessions and on advisory committees with Chee Mamuk partners;
  • Preparing monthly work plans and service reports;
  • Assist the Program Manager in other duties as required.


Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Works both independently and in conjunction with Program Supervisor to plan, coordinate, deliver, and evaluate community-based workshops, awareness activities, best practice models, and specialized training courses that ensure the successful delivery of culturally sensitive HIV/STI education to Aboriginal groups throughout the province.
  • Reviews and updates Aboriginal HIV and STI materials for currency and correctness to ensure effective program implementation.
  • Plans, develops, produces, implements, and evaluates culturally sensitive programming and learning materials appropriate to BC Aboriginal groups and communities on and off reserve.
  • Provides consultation to Aboriginal and other groups to reach decisions, develop, and implement strategies on Aboriginal HIV and STI education and awareness.
  • Represents Chee Mamuk on committees or advisory boards and/or presentations at conferences to professional groups (Aboriginal and non Aboriginal).



Education, Experience and Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a health or education related discipline from a recognized program.
  • Two (2) years recent related experience providing training, preferably with one (1) year experience teaching with Aboriginal people & communities.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal communities and working with rural, isolated, and remote communities.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License; be able to travel extensively and willing to work weekends/evenings and in adverse conditions.
  • Preference will be given to persons of aboriginal ancestry.

Skills and Abilities

  • Broad knowledge and experience of instructional methods, curriculum design and development techniques.
  • Broad knowledge of STI/HIV.
  • Broad knowledge of Aboriginal communities’ social, historical, jurisdictional, and cultural issues, and Aboriginal views on health/disease/sexuality/wellness.
  • Broad knowledge of population health and social determinants of health theory.
  • Broad knowledge of BC Aboriginal communities, organizations, and services.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability in large and small group facilitation and public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events, to problem solve, and to deal effectively with conflict situations.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and be self-motivated.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Please see complete job posting for information on how to apply.