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Community Health Worker Trainees, Anishnawbe Health Toronto

We are seeking applicants for the Community Health Worker Trainee Program.

This full-time program is held at Anishnawbe Health Toronto, a
culture-based community health centre in downtown Toronto.  A
combination of classroom and on-the-job training allows participants to
learn about Traditional healing, community development and
outreach.  Successful completion of this one-year training leads
to a certificate and the qualifications to enter the second year of the
two-year Community Worker Program at George Brown College.

Training includes classes in community development theory, advocacy,
health promotion, supportive counselling and communication skills, as
well as learning about Aboriginal traditions and healing methods.
Placements for the  program; include areas at Anishnawbe Health
Toronto, Mental Health Unit, Traditional Health, Administration and
others.

Aboriginal persons, 18 years of age and over, are invited to apply.
Seeking applicants who are on E.I. (Employment Insurance Benefits) or
who have been on E.I. within the last 3 years and those who have taken
maternity leave within the last 5 years. Commitment to learning about
healing and wellness in a culture-based health centre is
essential.  Some evening and weekend participation is required.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume by 5:00 pm, Friday, November 24, 2006, to

Dorothy Peters
Coordinator, Training Unit
Anishnawbe Health Toronto
179 Gerrard Street East
Toronto, ON  M5A 2E5
dpeters@aht.ca
Fax: (416) 920-8876

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply (if you are invited
for an interview and require accommodation, please let us know).

Meegwetch to all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This program proceeding is subject to the receipt of funding.

To improve the health and well being of Aboriginal People in spirit,
mind, emotion and body by providing Traditional Healing within an
intra-disciplinary health care model.