Community Wellness


Permanent Full Time

Monday to Friday – 7 hours/day

Wabasca, Alberta

Bigstone Health Commission is seeking an experienced and competent Mental Wellness Crisis Team Coordinator, to join our talented Health Team. This is a rewarding opportunity if you have an appreciation for First Nations culture, a desire for continuing professional development and enjoy the support and collaboration from our multidisciplinary team and various other professionals and agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To develop an adequate, culture-informed team.
  • To promote team participation and enhance relationship building.
  • To plan and coordinate crisis deployments in BCN communities and outside BCN when needed.
  • To provide team members with resources/supplies to discharge their duties.
  • Utilize best practices to support crisis teams in promoting wellness, based on the communities’ unique needs.
  • Facilitate, organize, plan, and provide training.
  • Ensure appropriate liaison within the community.
  • Ensure the delivery of services is consistent with the communities’ mission, values, beliefs, and practices.
  • To ensure accountability, professionalism, and sensitivity in supporting the needs of communities deployed to.
  • Provide and respect culturally appropriate support services that meet the unique needs of each community.
  • Provide crisis intervention support and service coordination to community members as needed.
  • Complete reports as per funding requirements.
  • Plan, promote, implement, and support program delivery within the community.
  • Provide mentorship, guidance, and leadership to the Crisis Response Team.
  • Participate and engage in potential partnerships with other organizations and or groups to enhance the MWCRTs within the community.
  • Promote wellness within communities.
  • Establish and maintain crisis team goals and objectives.
  • Identify budget requirements as directed.
  • Attend meetings, training as directed.
  • Perform other duties as requested/required.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Services (e.g., Psychology, Social Work, Nursing), or a related field
  • Experience in crisis support will be an asset
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be willing to participate in professional development and further educational training
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license, class 5 minimum
  • Must have or obtain within six months of hire Standard First Aid/CPR certification and maintain such
  • Vehicle is required, and must be willing to travel on short notice


  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Vacation & Sick time
  • Employer matching retirement savings plan
  • Extended Health, Dental and Vision Plan

Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 Send Cover Letter, Resume, Criminal Record Check, CYIS along with 3 work related references to:

(All checks must be current within the last 6 months. Applicants with all required documents will only be considered for this employment opportunity)

 Bigstone Health Commission

Human Resources Department

Box 1020 Wabasca, Alberta T0G 2K0

Fax: 780-891-2623 | or via Email to:

Closing Date for this Employment Opportunity will be: Until a Suitable Candidate is found.

POSTED: MAY 24, 2023

Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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