First Peoples Wellness Circle (FPWC) is an Indigenous-led national not-for-profit dedicated to enhancing the lives of First Peoples in Canada by addressing healing, wellness, and mental wellness barriers. The organization’s purpose is to walk with and support First Peoples and communities to share collective intelligence for healing, peace-making, and living a good life. FPWC advocates for collaborative and transformative change and promotes pathways to wholistic health and wellness for First Peoples by incorporating diverse Indigenous cultural lenses and knowledge.
FPWC primarily focuses on implementing the First Nation Mental Wellness Continuum Framework and supporting the frontline mental wellness and trauma-specialized workforce. FPWC aims to foster resilience, well-being, and mental wellness within First Nation communities by creating and disseminating resources tailored to the unique needs and perspectives of First Peoples.
We are currently looking to fill the position of Knowledge Exchange Facilitator. This is an eighteen-month term full-time (37.5 hours per week) remote position with some travel required. Our head office is located on the traditional territory of Nipissing First Nation, and individuals from Ontario may be given preference.
Under the direction and supervision of the Program Manager, Mental Wellness Team Supports, using Two-Eyed Seeing and a strength-based approach, the Knowledge Exchange Facilitator is responsible for the development, implementation, delivery, and facilitation of knowledge exchange initiatives to support Mental Wellness Workforce Development. The Knowledge Exchange Facilitator is required to provide a variety of tasks with knowledge of office protocols and demonstrate an understanding of FPWC’s strategic direction and the workforce development program.