Wellness Prevention Team Leader
Under the direct supervision of the Health Director, the Wellness/Prevention Team Leader is responsible for the management and coordination of the Prevention/Wellness team and the prevention programs for the Gesgapegiag community.
The Wellness Prevention Team Leader is responsible for administering the Prevention Programs and support all relevant projects for the Gesgapegiag Band under his/her team.
He/she is responsible for overall planning of activities for the program, and coordination of those activities with the team and other community resources and institutions such as Wejgwapniag School, the Police Department, Gesgapegiag Health and Community Services, the Gesgapegiag Early Childhood Center, community committees, and surrounding communities.
He/she develops policies and procedures for the administration of the Recreation Programs and the guidance of its workers to ensure the safety and the healthy social development of the community’s youth.
He/she helps develops policies and procedures for the delivery programs and services within his/her team’s programs.
He/she develops policies and procedures for the purchase, inventorying, and maintenance of equipment, and ensures all such equipment is safely stored and properly insured.
He/she ensures that any community infrastructures are used with care and kept in good repair by the Front-Line Educators and Youth Center Monitors and clients, such as the Youth Centre, the gymnasium, the ball field, the skating rink, etc.
He/she communicated regularly with the team and clients about the policies that must be applied.
He/she coordinates and helps organize the FNEC Games, Indigenous Games and the Mi’kmaq summer games. The responsibility will be to develop policies and procedures for a selection of athletes for these activities.
Planning, organizing and facilitating the team meetings and ensuring the proper circulation of the information
He/she is responsible to developing an annual action plan with team.
He/she also ensures that the activities include an informational and educational component.
Responsible for reporting to the Health Director on the team’s progress and activities