Native Youth and Family Advocate Program – Prince George

 

The Aboriginal Family and Youth Advocate is responsible for providing basic counselling, guidance, support, advice, referrals, education and advocacy for First Nations, Indigenous families and clients involved in child protection issues and other family matters. The Advocate may also act as a coordinator for services required by families, or individual clients, in distress and will work closely with local reserves, or community services in responding to the needs of the families and the children.

The responsibilities of this position include: crisis response; some therapeutic intervention; basic counselling, support, assessment and referral; community development; and service networking; and client advocacy.