Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation

"Let us not think of Ourselves, but of Our Children's Children."


To be a leader in Governance, Administration and Economic Development using the guiding principle of Chief Ahtahkakoop:

"Let us not think of Ourselves, but of Our Children's Children." (Chief Ahtahkakoop, 1876)

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Position:       COHI AIDE
            PERMANENT Part Time – Six( 6) month probationary period.
Salary:           Depending on qualifications and experience.


Under the supervision of the Manager of Health Services, the COHI Aide is responsible for administration and reporting duties, program management, and taking an active role in promoting COHI to help the children establish and maintain healthy teeth and gums.

Prior to performing COHI services, the COHI Aide will be required to successfully complete COHI training.  Recertification of COHI training will be completed annually.

The duties of the COHI Aide are as follows:

  • Act as a link between the dental professional and the community.

  • Collect appropriately completed authorization forms for COHI services.

  • Collect verbal or written medical history updates for children enrolled in COHI.

  • Make home visits in the community.

  • Complete, update, and maintain forms/records for COHI in an appropriate and confidential manner.

  • Apply fluoride varnish to the children in the community.

  • Train the parents and caregivers in basic oral hygiene methods for themselves and children in their care.

  • Schedule and deliver COHI services in a timely manner.

  • Arrange clinics for children aged 0 to 7 for the COHI Dental Therapist as required.

  • Assist in arranging presentations to individuals and groups such as daycare operators, pregnant women, parents/caregivers, Headstart children, and others as required.


  •  Effective verbal & written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and/or with minimal supervision.

  • Satisfactory security clearance.

  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle


  •  Knowledge of computers and other office equipment.

  • Successful completion of CPR C/AED.

  • Ability to speak Cree.

Deadline date:             June 12, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.
Start date:                  Immediately    

Resumes can be dropped off at Ahtahkakoop Health Centre, with Leigh-Anne Isbister. Please mark envelope “Personal and Confidential”

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