Training and Prevention Coordinator

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC), Teechuktl Program is seeking a permanent, full-time Training and Prevention Coordinator.  This position will work with Department of Health managers and supervisors to identify capacity needs, and organize appropriate education and training of NTC staff to ensure cultural sensitivity and best practices in service delivery.  The “Prevention” side of the position will focus on specialized training around integrated suicide prevention.  This position is based out of Port Alberni.


Responsibilities Include   


  • Work with Health Departmental managers/supervisors to identify training needs with an emphasis on cultural knowledge that will support health services  
  • Develop, organize and deliver training specific to staff training to ensure significant cultural agility for front line staff (i.e., involving staff orientation and training)
  • Review/update community protocols in relation to suicide prevention and critical incident response, identify related capacity building needs, and coordinate community wellness training
  • Develop proposals for funding and/or cost recovery of training programs


Preferred Qualifications


  • Post-Secondary degree, plus 3 to 5 years facilitation experience working within First Nations setting
  • Knowledge of suicide prevention and critical incident response
  • Cultural knowledge and familiar with Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation communities
  • Possessing a compassionate and friendly personality and ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literate and comfortable using technology in the workplace
  • Possess a valid BC Driver’s License and have daily access to reliable vehicle
  • Provide references and an acceptable criminal record check


Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience: salary range $55,000 - $68,000 annually.




Port Alberni

Contact Info

Apply by 4pm May 14, 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


Fax: (250) 723-0463





We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen in our selection process.  We thank all applicants for their interest.  Pursuant to Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference will be given to aboriginal candidates who have a working knowledge of Nuu-chah-nulth culture and protocol practices.

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