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Community Wellness Job Posting-Indian Residential School (IRS) ResolutionHealth Support Worker (RHS

IRS RHSW (Resolution Health Support Worker) Job Posting
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Overview The RHSW will work with the IRS Coordinator and report to the Manager of Samson Community Wellness.

The RHSW will provide a wide range of services to former Indian Residential School students and their families, those included under added Court Orders that include: 60’s Scoop, Indian Hospitals, MMIWG, Indian Day Schools and Day Scholar.

The RHSW will provide services in a variety of different areas including but not limited to; Referrals for Professional Therapist, Referrals for Cultural Supports, Advocacy, Emotional support, Counseling, Facilitation, Mediation, Cultural teachings/activities, Wholistic Health teachings/activities, IRS education including those non-Indigenous organizations that request for it, Self-Care, and Healing Circles.

Roles and Responsibilities:

● Provides monthly/quarterly/yearly financial and statistical reports to the funding agency,

● Will be on call for National/Regional/Community Crisis Response, MMIWG national/regional/community events, unmarked graves,

● Provide health support for hearings, reconciliation/legacy/commemoration events.

● Attend monthly meetings for networking, training, statistics and adjudication secretariat hearings and IAP Records Disposition.


❖ Must have an understanding of cultural norms, values, protocols, specific to the area in which support is being given in the community,

❖ Excellent communication and writing, including report writing skills,

❖ Strong diplomacy skills, understanding community protocols,

❖ Public speaking, interpersonal skills

❖ Ability to work independently

❖ Computer efficiency in Microsoft, Google, Excel/Sheets, Outlook, Power Point Qualifications:

● Must have the Regional Support Health Worker (RSHW) certification or willing to train,

● Training in Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement Court Order and it’s 5 components; Common Experience Payment CEP, Independent Assessment Process IAP, Adjudication Secretariat/records disposition, Commemoration, and Truth and Reconciliation Commission TRC.

● Must have or will to train for healing supports to address; impacts of IRS, trauma and related triggers, counseling skills Crisis intervention, Suicide prevention, Healing Circles, (Certified) Trauma Recovery, Grief Support, MMIWG, Ambiguous Loss Provider, Suicide Prevention Mending Broken Hearts

Required Documentation:

● Updated resume

● Current Criminal Record Check

● Training Certificates

● Names and contact information for three (3) references

Please submit the required documentation to:


Phone number: 780-585-3793


Deadline for Applications: October 27, 2023

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