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Ilagiit Councils Facilitators

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services
Human and social sciences
Full-time, Permanent
English or French

Job description

Nunavimmi Ilagiit Papatauvinga is an Inuit-led organization that will develop a continuum of youth and family services based on Inuit knowledge and culture and ways. Currently under the umbrella of the Nunavik Board of Health and Social Services, NIP is set to become independent in the coming months.

Under the authority of the Ilagiit Councils Coordinator, the Ilagiit Councils Facililators will be responsible for facilitating Ilagiit Councils in the seven communities of their region and more generally to promote the use of the councils to empower families in supporting their younger members in times of hardship, drawing on traditional Inuit practices and values.


• Organizing the meetings logistics;
• Facilitating Ilagiit Councils discussions in a respectful, open manner;
• Offering adequate follow-ups to ensure continued family support;
• Collaborating with partners and when necessary, act as a liaison with Youth Protection personnel, insuring that Ilagiit Councils are involved in deciding support;
• Participating in various promotional activities and events.

Required experience and qualifications

• Effective communication and conflict resolution skills;
• Positive management of group dynamics;
• Able to create and maintain a good working relationship with partners;
• Good sense of organization;
• Familiar with Inuit culture and fluent in Inuktitut;
• Availability to travel inside the region.

Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.


• Permanent full-time position (35 hours/week);
• Based in Nunavik or Telework with frequent travel within Nunavik territory;
• Salary to be determined.

Northern benefits: retention bonus ($6,000/year), remoteness bonus ($10,627/year), cost-of-living bonus ($3,870/year) and if hired more than 50 km from Kuujjuaq, low-cost housing provided, moving and storage expenses reimbursed, personal annual outings from Kuujjuaq to point of hire, etc.

For more information about our services and region, please visit the website of the Regional Board of Health and Social Services of Nunavik at:
Employees of the health and social services network are potentially eligible for the northern leave without pay

Interested candidates should send their résumé, no later than July 8th , 2024, care of:
Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services
Human Resources
P.O. Box 900, Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0

Job posting period

Until 2024-07-08 at 16:43

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Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services