Job Category: Coordinator
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Charlottetown

Job Title: A Path Forward Coordinator


$20 per hour


Travel Required: Travel Required

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Date Posted: January 17th, 2022

Expires: Competition will remain open until position is filled.

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Attention Human Resources
Subject Line- A Path Forward Coordinator
Fax Number-(902)368-7464           Email-

Job Description


A Path Forward Program Coordinator will oversee the Path Forward front-line staff to provide off-reserve Indigenous peoples in PEI an innovative approach to individual and group treatment recovery and support plans. Participants of the program have access to cultural healing activities in each of NCPEI’s three Zones. Ceremonies and activities may include hand drum making, smudging, sweat lodge ceremonies, and land-based healings such as medicine walks, meditation, and more. Weekly Circles of Support are available for all clients including those participating in Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. The program also offers referrals to mental health and addiction counselling, individualized case planning, follow up, and aftercare


• Meet with staff at the beginning of each day to determine daily activities and priorities.
• Incorporate a harm reduction and trauma informed approach to supporting clients and families struggling with addictions.
• Advocate on behalf of client to ensure they are receiving the maximum amount of access to programs and services.
• Ensure front-line workers have access to supplies and materials as needed.
• Work with program front-line workers and Department of Health-Mental Health and Addictions to develop tools and materials for educational and support sessions.
• Arrange Circles of Support in each zone to assist in recovery and healing of the participants.
• Arrange cultural and healing activities and events across all three zones.
• Advocate on behalf of clients to ensure they are receiving the maximum amount of access to programs and services.
• Participate in quarterly advisory committee meetings to ensure wrap-around approach to delivering supports and services.
• Collect documents from staff daily, or as completed for referrals, events, etc.
• Manage case planning and client information as well as adhere to confidential collection and storage policies.
• Maintain program database statistics for purposes of evaluation, research, and final report.


• Post-secondary education in a relevant field.
• 3 to 5 years’ experience in program management including implementation and evaluation.
• Expertise with case management and the development of integrated care plans.
• A strong background in mental health and addictions.
• High level of organizational, administrative, and facilitative skills.
• Demonstrated success working with Indigenous communities in a related capacity
• Knowledge in Indigenous traditional culture, practices, and protocols would be considered an asset.
• Vulnerable record check is required prior to commencing employment.
• Proficiency in the use of computers for: Word processing, databases, spreadsheets, e-mail, power point, and
• Valid driver’s License and a reliable vehicle.

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