BNA Wiiji Community Champion
Nokiiwin Tribal Council, In partnership with
EPID@Work Research Institute, Lakehead University
Thunder Bay Campus
14 month Contract, Part-time
Start date: April 1, 2021
Competition # GEN-21-05
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to promote a workplace mental health peer support application within the community. Preference will be given to a community Elder. Funding for this position is made available through the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. This position is available under the leadership of Dr. Vicki Kristman, Director, Enhancing the Prevention of Injury and Disability (EPID) @ Work Research Institute, and in association with the Nokiiwin Tribal Council.
• Work collaboratively with the project team (EPID@Work scientific members and the Nokiiwin Tribal Council) team
• Engage in training on how to use the Wiiji Workplace Mental Health Peer Support application
• Promote the Wiiji Workplace Mental Health Peer Support application
• Support community members with mitigating issues in the use of the Wiiji application
• Promote and support community members in research survey completion
Requirements / Qualifications:
• Community Elder preferred
• Knowledge in basic mental health concepts
• Trained as a Nokiiwin Tribal Council Spirit Builder
• Lives in community
Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting competition #GEN-21-05 containing a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to:
Dr. Vicki Kristman
EPID@Work Research Institute
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON
We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.
Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.
Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make appropriate arrangements.