Culture & Wellness Advocate

Job Location

Lakeport Office

Published By

Type of Job

Full-Time

Published Date

June 1, 2022, 7:00:00 AM

About the job

This position is responsible for competing assigned program activities that comply with funding requirements and agency program goals to provide direct support to Native Youth in developing skills, enhance knowledge, while encouraging culture and wellness. The Culture & Wellness Advocate will work closely with youth and community members to provide culture, prevention, and wellness workshops and activities.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma (or high school equivalency) plus two years related experience and/or training or a combination of training experience.

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle

  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

  • Ability to work weekends and evenings when needed

  •  Strong knowledge and awareness of tribal culture and history, with particular emphasis on the impacts of trauma, tribal youth engagement, and community outreach.

  • Ability to work with different people and situations appropriately, including effective communication with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

  • Communication skills, active listening, verbal and written, including public presentation skills.

  • Ability to present in front of a large group, in person or virtually.

  • Skill in creating and facilitating trainings and materials

  • Maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities and use time efficiently.

  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and complete work in a timely manner.

  • Work well with groups and use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Ability to identify, gather, and analyze training material skillfully.

  • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others views.

  • Ability to give and welcome feedback, contribute to building a positive spirit, and build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives.

  • Display passion and optimism, inspire respect and trust, and empower others to fulfill their vision.

  • Work with integrity and ethics and uphold organizational values.

  • Proficient computer skills including: Web-based research; Word Processing; MS Excel; Database use; Email, etc.

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holidays

  • Sick Leave

  • Medical

  • Dental 

  • Vision

About us

Kno'Qoti Native Wellness, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in beautiful Lake County. We provide culturally appropriate training services and outreach to the Native American population; we are proud to partner with tribal programs and tribal serving agencies to provide wellness services to our tribal community.

Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with P.L. 93-638. Applicants claiming Indian Preference are asked to submit verification of Indian certified by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Within the scope of Indian Preference, all candidates will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition or physical or mental disability, genetic characteristic, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or other non-merit factors.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): Kno'Qoti Native Wellness, Inc. (KNWI) abides by the mandates of the ADEA (protecting individuals 40 years and older) and considers age a non- merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations.

Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA): Kno'Qoti Native Wellness, Inc. (KNWI). abides by the mandates of the ADA and considers disability a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations. Furthermore, KNWI will make any practical, feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.

Address

422 S Main St, Lakeport, CA 95453, USA