The Housing Director is directly responsible to the Finance Director, Board of Directors and Chief & Council for the operation of providing quality housing for the Band Membership. He/She is responsible for the overall administration and management in the best interest of Rankin Reserve Community Services, BFN Turn-key Program, Royal Bank Program, Renovation Program and other Housing Program when funding is secured.
The candidates must possess the following:
1. Basic/Mandatory Requirements
The successful applicant will:
- Have community college diploma/university degree in business administration/commerce and at least 3 years of executive management experience;
- Aboriginal preference in hiring;
- Have a valid class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle
- Be bondable
- Provide CPIC
2. Knowledge Requirements
The successful applicant:
- Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal/ provincial legislation, regulations and guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of services on reserve;
- Will be knowledgeable about the cultures and the significant characteristics of the social structures of Batchewana First Nation;
- Will be thoroughly familiar with Batchewana First Nation policies and procedures
- Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office Accounting and ACCPACC the word processing and spreadsheet software used by the First Nation;
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, all relevant government housing programs
- Knowledge of building trades, services and suppliers.
3. Ability Requirements
The successful applicant(s) will demonstrate ability to:
a) Relate effectively to and supervise staff as a diplomatic and flexible team player;
b) Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies;
c) Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate programs and procedures;
d) Effectively manage financial matters;
e) Communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
For Full Job Description Contact Receptionist
** Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview **
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to:
Batchewana First Nation Housing Director
236 Frontenac Street
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 5K9
Position: Child and Youth Program Worker(s)
(3 part-time positions available – evenings/weekends)
Reports to: Child and Youth Program Coordinator
“Applying for Part-time Employment”
Batchewana First Nation Members are hereby encouraged to apply for the above part-time position as Child and Youth Program Worker.
The Child and Youth Worker, in conjunction with and in cooperation with the Child and Youth Program Coordinator, is responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of child and youth prevention services in the Health and Social Services area; and for the planning and evaluation of these services. As one of a number of Human Services workers providing secondary prevention services, the Child and Youth Program Worker, in conjunction with and in cooperation with the Child and Youth Program Coordinator, is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services in consultation and cooperation with other members of the team for the Shkiniijigamig Youth Centre – youth projects to ensure affective expenditure of available resources.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities (Detailed Job Description available at Receptionist- Batchewana First Nation Administration Office)
Requirements of Position
The successful applicant:
• will have a university degree or a community college diploma in a health and/or social services field, OR equivalent combinations of education and experience;
- 2 years direct service/program experience, preferably with Aboriginal families;
- Will be a member of Batchewana First Nation in preference to other applicants;
- Will have a valid class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle;
- Will possess strong oral and written communication skills;
- Must be willing to work flexible hours;
- Must provide a CPIC (Criminal records Check)
Forward resume and cover letter in sealed envelope marked “Confidential”:
Child and Youth Program Worker
236 Frontenac Street
Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1
Deadline for applications: Friday, March 24th, 2017
Four (4) Crisis Worker Position – RELIEF
Function: TO PROVIDE DIRECT SUPPORT TO THE CLIENTELE OF THE SHELTER AND TO THE COMMUNITY WITH KINDNESS AND WITHOUT JUDGEMENT.
CLIENT SUPPORT SERVICES:
- Receive and admit clients according to designated intake procedures.
- Maintain an effective communication tool and record of client activities to ensure effective service delivery by documenting information/observations which may affect client’s goals and/or health and safety.
- Communicate effectively with clients including active listening and problem-solving around barriers and/or recommend to the appropriate community resources to address clients’ needs.
- Assist women in identifying their needs, exploring options and resources; educating women on the issue of abuse and providing support to make decisions and formulate plans.
- Provide in-house orientation with new residents and oversee communal living requirements as well as facilitate meetings to assist residents with conflict resolution and clarification of house guidelines.
- Assesses and assists with clients’ primary and personal needs (medical attention, hygiene, food, clothing, etc.).
- Offer clients emotional support and empathy while maintaining professional boundaries.
- Performs security checks.
- Clean all areas as assigned on a regular basis as well as upon client discharge.
- Assist with inventory control.
- Report any necessary maintenance.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Report all health and safety concerns as required.
- Take every reasonable precaution to ensure the safety and well-being of clients.
- Work in a healthy and safe manner. Provide First-Aid when needed.
- Practice self-care.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Available to work scheduled 12.25 hour shifts which include day shifts from 7:45am to 8pm and night shifts 7:45pm to 8am throughout the week. MUST BE WILLING TO PROVIDE COVERAGE ON SHORT NOTICE.
- Must be willing to undertake regular training and attend staff meetings.
- Post Secondary Education in Social Work or related field and at least 2 years direct service experience, preferably with families and groups OR equivalent combinations of education and experience; as well as extensive knowledge of violence against women issues and working with abused women and children.
- Ability to handle a crisis, work as part of a team, carry out independent decision making and handle several tasks simultaneously.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, staff, community agencies and the public.
- Knowledge of various community service providers to effectively service clients.
- Willingness to learn and acquire new skills to maintain competency on the job, including skills related to office tasks, client care and professional development.
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills. Proficient advocacy skills an asset.
- Possesses consistency and the ability to follow guidelines for documentation, such as those related to daily shift end reports, client notes and files.
- Previous experience with life skills such as cooking and cleaning is desirable.
- Knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation.
- Knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support and healing that are effective in promoting community, family and individual well-being.
- Familiar with common feminine health issues and is sensitive to cultural and ethnic teachings related to gender. Awareness of men’s issues and their role in the family.
- Previous experience or willingness to learn to implement and deliver programming related to clients’ needs on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting.
- Understanding of what confidentiality is as it pertains to a small community.
- Required to possess and maintain a moderate level of physical fitness.
- Valid Class G driver’s license.
- Batchewana First Nation member, however ALL APPLICATIONS will be considered.
NOTE: The successful applicant will be required to job shadow for a two week orientation period, at which time they will be provided with additional information and training regarding more detailed job duties with respect to client care, health and safety and employee standards. Contact the band office for a complete job description.
Please forward your cover letter, resume, current CPIC and at least (3) professional/work related reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:
Attention: Crisis Worker Hiring Committee
Batchewana First Nation
236 Frontenac Street
Batchewana First Nation, P6A 6Z1
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Monday, March 20, 2017 AT 4:30 PM.
Facsimiles will not be accepted. Only those granted an interview will be contacted.