Teechuktl MMIWG Family Support Worker

Teechuktl MMIWG Family Support Worker
Job Number # 
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
Job Location(s) 
Port Alberni
Number of Positions 
Date Posted 
Oct 12, 2021
Apply By 
Oct 22, 2021
$27,000 - $34,800 annually
NOC Code 
The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) Teechuktl Program is seeking a 0.6 FTE (22.5 hours per week) Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Family Support Worker to provide support to families of Nuu-chah-nulth MMIWG. Based out of Tofino, this unique position will assist families affected by the issue of missing women and girls and will coordinate activities to support wellness and healing within a culturally safe framework.  Travel (by vehicle, boat, and airplane) is required for this position.
Responsibilities Include
  • Establish relationships with Nuu-chah-nulth families of MMIWG  
  • Ensure that those affected by the issue of MMIWG have access to mental wellness support and integrated services
  • Liaise with other NTC Staff and resources in reuniting and supporting families
  • Implement culturally appropriate healing methods by maintaining ongoing consultation with Sr. Quu’asa Cultural Worker and Nuu-chah-nulth Elders
  • Develop and facilitate information workshops
  • Collect case data, and maintain administrative records and reports
Preferred Qualifications
  • Diploma in the field of Human Services or other training with 3 to 5 years of professional experience (ideally working with children and families)
  • Knowledge of the MMIWG issue and the impact of colonization
  • Understanding of family reunification dynamics, sexual exploitation of children, youth, and women 
  • Possess a compassionate and friendly personality, and able to work under pressure
  • Knowledge of Nuu-chah-nulth governance, culture and traditions considered an asset
  • Computer literate and comfortable using technology in the workplace
  • Must have a car and valid driver’s licence
  • Provide acceptable references and criminal record check
How to Apply 

Apply by 1pm October 22, 2021, by sending your cover letter, resume, and 3 references (available to contact) to:

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383
Port Alberni, B.C.  V9Y 7M2

Attn.: Human Resource Manager

Email: apply@nuuchahnulth.org