Division News



Success Coach

Mental Health

Location: Gift Lake Métis Settlement

Competition #: 7776

Open To: Everyone

Date Posted: March 7th, 2019

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

Northland School Division No. 61 is seeking the services of one temporary full time Success Coach with relevant training and experience for a Mental Health Capacity Building Project (When We Are Healthy Project).  The service area for this position will be Gift Lake, Alberta.  The position offers a variety of challenges working in schools and community settings.  This position will commence as soon as possible and run until August 31st, 2019 for an incumbent on leave.

Duties Include:

  • Provide mental health and positive well-being within the community
  • Develop a plan of implementation to coordinate healthy living programs and other universal programming for all students, families and community members
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals, agencies and parents
  • Conduct presentations and facilitate workshops
  • Coordinate effective mentorship opportunities for adults who interact with children and youth


  • A related post-secondary degree or diploma in social sciences, or relevant courses and experience
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Experience working with children in a school setting as well as youth and families
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Experience working with Metis and/or Aboriginal communities
  • Knowledge of the community of Gift Lake would be an asset

Kindly note that an offer of employment will be conditional on receipt of a satisfactory criminal record check. We thank all applicants but only those candidates successful in obtaining interviews will be contacted.

Please respond with a complete resume including the names of three (3) professional references, to: Stephanie Sutherland, Director of Student Services, Northland School Division No. 61, P.O. Bag 1400, Peace River, Alberta T8S 1V2.  Phone: (780) 624-2060.  Fax: (780) 624-5914.  Email: Stephanie.Sutherland@nsd61.ca

Open until suitable candidate is found.