ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Reporting to the Métis Health Equity Manager, the Métis Systems Advocate will work closely with the six Métis Chartered Communities in the region to represent the needs and priorities of Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and to inform Island Health policy, programs, strategic planning, and vision. The Métis Health Systems Advocate will work to build relationships across Island Health to further the recommendations from the In Plain Sight Report, Taanishi Kiiya, the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Action Plan from a Métis lens. With this perspective, and through strong engagement with all six Métis Chartered Communities, the Métis Health Systems Advocate will collaborate across Island Health to ensure care delivery is strengthened and care provided to Métis people is racism-free, culturally safe, and barrier free.
Does this role sound perfect to you, yet you don’t check every box?
We at MNBC realize that qualifications and experiences may look different for everyone. If this career opportunity is of interest to you and your experience may not perfectly align with every qualification, we still encourage you to apply.
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Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) develops and enhances opportunities for our Métis communities by implementing culturally relevant social and economic programs and services. Through teamwork, respect, dedication, accountability, integrity, and professionalism, MNBC strives to build a proud, self-governing, sustainable Nation in recognition of inherent rights for our Métis citizens, assisting in the delivery of services based on policy, process, and specified regulations.
MNBC reflects an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment. We respect the unique characteristics, backgrounds, and experiences that our employees bring to the organization and the communities we serve. We are committed to lateral kindness based on Métis cultural values that promote social harmony and healthy relationships.
How To Apply
MNBC’s KAA-WIICHIHITOYAAHK (We take care of each other) initiatives offer employees a competitive total compensation package including:
- Comprehensive group benefit package or health-care spending account.
- Enrollment in the BC Municipal Pension Plan.
- 15 paid days per year for statutory and cultural days (Indigenous Peoples Day and Louis Riel Day).
- 15 paid days per year for Wellness.
- Generous vacation entitlements
- Carpool, parking & public transit subsidies (Provincial Office only).
- Educational and professional development funding to support continued lifelong learning and skills upgrade.
- Remote workplace supports.
- Internal advancement career opportunities
PLEASE NOTE THAT CANDIDATES MUST APPLY using "Métis Health Systems Advocate (Island Health), #23-141" In the subject line of the email