Batchewana

Job Postings

                       

Position:            Child and Youth Program Worker(s)

            (2 part-time positions available – evenings/weekends)

 

Reporting/Supervisory Relationships

 

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.

 

General Accountability

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

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

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: Thursday, February 15, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

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Batchewana First Nation

Housing Department

Houusing Tenant Liaison/Counsellor  Position (Permanent Full-time)

 Position Summary: The Housing Tenant Liaison will work under the direct supervision of the BFN Housing Manager and ultimately will be accountable to the CEO, Board of Directors and Chief and Council. The Assistant will assist with establishing an applicant base, offering support services to tenants and families, establishing a network of contacts to whom tenants can be referred to, assist tenants in budgeting, home maintenance and care.  They will also assist with the operations of providing quality housing for the Band Membership. He/she will perform a variety of administrative and management duties in support of Rankin Reserve Community Services and Batchewana First Nation Housing Department. Must have strong public relations and counseling skills, be innovative, possess demonstrated leadership and administrative skills and have knowledge of the On Reserve Native Housing Programs.

Requirements of Position/Education and Experience

The successful applicant will have:

  1. Basic/Mandatory Requirements
  1. Have community college diploma/certificate in Social Work, Office Administration or Business field OR 3 years successful, related experience;
  2. Aboriginal preference in hiring to other applicants
  3. Must provide CPIC
  4. Have valid driver’s license G2 or greater
  5. Have access to vehicle and insured vehicle
  6. Be able to travel to all communities, training and workshops as required

 

  1. Knowledge Requirements
  1. Will have basic understanding of the operations of government and be aware of the services available in the community and the surrounding area
  2. Will know and understand Batchewana First Nation Safety and Health Policies and Procedures and related Federal regulations
  3. Will be familiar with CMHC Housing

 

  1. Ability Requirements
  1. Maintain complete confidentiality of all information
  2. Demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills
  3. Relate effectively to program management and colleagues as a diplomatic and flexible team player
  4. Relative effectively to community members
  5. Communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  6. Use computers – Microsoft suite of products – processing/spreadsheets/presentations with a high degree of accuracy
  7. Assist with the development of a Housing Selection Policy
  8. Maintain policies

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

Housing Tenant Liaison/Counsellor Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1  

OR

 Email: Humanresources@batchewana.ca  late applications will not be accepted.

 Deadline for application: February 16, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

(Full Job Description Available at Front Desk) 

Aboriginal preference in hiring.  For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants

 

 

POSITION TITLE:

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

POSITION GRADE:

 

CREATED:

 

WORK GROUP:

Finance

APPROVED:

Nov 30, 2017

SUPERVISION:

Reports to and works under the direction of the Finance Manager

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Financial Accountant is responsible for maintaining and updating of the financial books and records of Batchewana First Nation.  Batchewana First Nation is a government that oversees the operations and direction of the Batchewana First Nation reserves and community.  It employs approximately 200 community members in its administration organization that has approximately 20 different departments and businesses.

 

The First Nation’s financial management is the responsibility of the Finance Department under the leadership of the Finance Director.  This position will report to the Finance Manager who is responsible for the daily operations of the Finance Department.

 

H.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree or College Diploma in business, accounting or related field OR
  • Equivalent education combined with 2 years’ accounting experience

 

Experience:

  • 2 years’ working in an accounting capacity
  • 2 years’ experience working within a First Nation or Aboriginal organization.

 

I.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Ability to adapt, prioritize and multi-task;
  • Ability to work effectively, independently, and collaboratively;
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement programs;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • Ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required;
  • Knowledge of computer accounting system, Sage 300, is an asset;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.

 

J.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Valid Class G2 or G Ontario Drivers License
  • Access to an insured vehicle

 

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

 

Financial Accountant Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1  

 

OR

 

Email: Humanresources@batchewana.ca  late applications will not be accepted.

 

Deadline for application: February 16, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

(Full Job Description Available at Front Desk)

 

Aboriginal preference in hiring.  For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants

 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Two (2) Crisis Worker Positions – RELIEF

Function:  TO PROVIDE DIRECT SUPPORT TO THE CLIENTELE OF THE SHELTER AND TO THE COMMUNITY WITH KINDNESS AND WITHOUT JUDGEMENT.

CLIENT SUPPORT SERVICES:

  1.  Receive and admit clients according to designated intake procedures. 
  2. 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. 
  3. Communicate effectively with clients including active listening and problem-solving around barriers and/or recommend to the appropriate community resources to address clients’ needs.
  4. 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.
  5. 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. 
  6. Assesses and assists with clients’ primary and personal needs (medical attention, hygiene, food, clothing, etc.). 
  7. Offer clients emotional support and empathy while maintaining professional boundaries.

BUILDING MAINTENANCE:

  1. Performs security checks.
  2.  Clean all areas as assigned on a regular basis as well as upon client discharge.
  3. Assist with inventory control.
  4. Report any necessary maintenance.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.

HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  Report all health and safety concerns as required.
  2. Take every reasonable precaution to ensure the safety and well-being of clients.
  3. Work in a healthy and safe manner.  Provide First-Aid when needed.
  4. Practice self-care. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1.  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.
  2. Must be willing to undertake regular training and attend staff meetings.

 

 

 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. 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. 
  2. Ability to handle a crisis, work as part of a team, carry out independent decision making and handle several tasks simultaneously.
  3. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, staff, community agencies and the public.
  4. Knowledge of various community service providers to effectively service clients.
  5. Willingness to learn and acquire new skills to maintain competency on the job, including skills related to office tasks, client care and professional development.
  6. Proficient verbal and written communication skills.  Proficient advocacy skills an asset.
  7. Possesses consistency and the ability to follow guidelines for documentation, such as those related to daily shift end reports, client notes and files.
  8. Previous experience with life skills such as cooking and cleaning is desirable.
  9. Knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Understanding of what confidentiality is as it pertains to a small community.
  14. Required to possess and maintain a moderate level of physical fitness.
  15. Valid Class G driver’s license.
  16. 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:

                                       “Confidential”

Attention: Crisis Worker Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, P6A 6Z1

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Friday, February 16, 2018 AT 4:30 PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted. 


Position    Special Education Case Manager
Reporting/Supervisor    Education Director

The Batchewana Special Case Manger’s position is to create a caring and productive, learning support in order to address the special education needs of Batchewana parents and student(s) in the classroom and the school/home environment.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Batchewana Special Education Case Manger’s position will work under the general supervision of the Batchewana Education Director in consultation with the designated school principal(s) to perform the duties as outlined below.
•    To provide special education information and training opportunities to the Batchewana communities and students/parents/guardians.
•    To act as a liaison between parents/guardians and school principal(s), teachers and the Batchewana Special Education Support Workers to keep them informed and updated on their child’s progress.
•    To develop and implement a cohesive special education transition strategy and protocol for Early Learning, elementary and secondary students.
•    To serve as a resource person for any in-service required as related to Batchewana traditional learning ways, teachings, best practices, support services and resources available.
•    To provide general supervision of the Batchewana Special Education Support Workers workload and schedule and training plan.
•    Documenting and maintaining all files on Batchewana student’s identification, assessments and to make necessary referrals as required.
•    Work in collaboration with Batchewana Data person in collecting and maintaining special education statistics.
•    Will acquire and/or lobby for any special education equipment as required
•    Completing all administrative and funding reports required for special education funding purposes.
•    Keeping updated on legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures changes to inform all parties involved.

Qualifications
The Batchewana Special Education Case Manager position shall possess a secondary school diploma along with a post-secondary degree and/or diploma in the field of social services and counselling with a minimum of two years’ experience working with First Nation youth.
The applicant shall be knowledgeable and possess skills in the following areas:
•    Knowledge and understanding of the Batchewana First Nation Community.
•    Basic understanding of Aboriginal learning ways and traditional culture teachings.  The ability to speak or understand the Ojibwa Language would be an asset.
•    Knowledgeable of provincial school board policies as it applies in a school environment.
•    Knowledgeable of school boards special education policies, learning supports and resources.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with people
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Possess a valid driver’s license and car insurance
•    Be able to work flexible hours, meet deadlines and/or emergency call outs.
•    Computer knowledge in Microsoft

Start: Immediate
Please forward resume, criminal records check and 3 working references in a sealed envelope attention: Batchewana Special Education Case Manager Hiring Committee.  Mail or deliver to Batchewana Administrative Office or the Batchewana Learning
Deadline: February 20th, 2018 @ 4:00pm

 

BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION

Human Services Position Description

 

Position:            Substance Abuse/Addictions Worker           

                             

General Accountability

The Substance Abuse/Addictions Worker is responsible for the delivery of prevention services that are aimed at reducing the requirement for direct, one-on-one intervention (casework) in the area of substance abuse and addictions, for direct intervention services, and for the planning and evaluation of these services.  As one of a number of Human Services workers providing prevention services, the SA/A  Worker is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services in consultation and cooperation with the other members of the team in order to develop a consensus on needs and priorities, avoid duplication/overlap and maximize the effective expenditure of available resources.  The SA/A Worker is responsible for assisting the Director in meeting Departmental responsibilities for overall program planning and reporting, maintenance of effective relationships with other community-based and external agencies/programs and with funders.   

 

Requirements of Position

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

• Will have a university degree or a community college diploma in a relevant health and/or social services field, and at least 2 years direct service experience, preferably with families and groups OR equivalent combinations of education and experience;

• 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;

Knowledge Requirements

The successful applicant:

• Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and/or guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of substance abuse/addictions services;

Knowledge Requirements – Cont’d

• Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation;

• Will be 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.   

Ability Requirements

The successful applicant(s) will demonstrate ability to:

• Relate effectively to program management and colleagues as a diplomatic and flexible team player;

• Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies both native and non-native;

• Relate effectively to community members generally and to families and individuals seeking assistance;

• Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate community programming, group work and interventions with families and individuals;

• Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;

• Work flexible hours.

 

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

 

Substance Abuse/Addictions Worker Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1  

 

OR   Email: Humanresources@batchewana.ca  late applications will not be accepted.

 

Deadline for application: March 16, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

 

Aboriginal preference in hiring.  For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants

 

 

 

BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION

Human Services Position Description

 

Position:            Community Mental Wellness Worker            (CMW worker)

 

General Accountability

The Community Mental Wellness Worker is responsible for the delivery of prevention services that are aimed at reducing the requirement for direct, one-on-one intervention (casework) in the area of mental health, and for the planning and evaluation of these services.  As one of a number of Human Services workers providing prevention services, the CMW worker is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services in consultation and cooperation with the other members of the team in order to develop a consensus on needs and priorities, avoid duplication/overlap and maximize the effective expenditure of available resources.  The CMW worker is responsible for assisting the Director in meeting Departmental responsibilities for overall program planning and reporting, maintenance of effective relationships with other community-based and external agencies/programs and with funders.    

 

Requirements of Position

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

• Will have a university degree or a community college diploma in a relevant health and/or social services field, and at least 2 years direct service experience, preferably with families and groups OR equivalent combinations of education and experience;

Basic/Mandatory Requirements – Cont’d

• 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;

Knowledge Requirements

The successful applicant:

• Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and/or guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of mental health services;

• Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Batchewana First Nation;

• Will be 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.   

Ability Requirements

The successful applicant(s) will demonstrate ability to:

• Relate effectively to program management and colleagues as a diplomatic and flexible team player;

• Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies both native and non-native;

• Relate effectively to community members generally and to families and individuals seeking assistance;

• Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate community programming, group work and interventions with families and individuals;

• Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;

• work flexible hours.

 

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

 

Community Mental Wellness Worker Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1  

 

OR   Email: Humanresources@batchewana.ca  late applications will not be accepted.

 

Deadline for application: March 16, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

 

Aboriginal preference in hiring.  For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants

 

 

 

BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION

Native Inmate Liaison Officer Position Description

 

 

Employment Status:  Contract position up until March 31, 2019

 

General Accountability           

The Native Inmate Liaison Office (NILO) is responsible for the delivery of aboriginal based service/programs that are aimed at Aboriginal people who are incarcerated within the Provincial Correctional Services to reduce their participation in criminal activity and support pro-social behaviors.  The NILO worker, upon training completed by the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services provided and maximize the effective expenditure of available resources.  The NILO worker will be responsible for the delivery of such services/programs within the Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre.

 

Requirements of Position

 

  1. Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Will have a university degree or a community college diploma in a relevant justice and/or social services field, and at least 2 years direct service experience, preferably with Aboriginal individuals and families;
  • Aboriginal preference to other applicants;
  • Will have a valid class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle;
  • Must be able to provide an acceptable CPIC.

2.            Knowledge Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant criminological literature as it relates to effective treatment programs for offenders and specific needs of Aboriginal offenders;
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Aboriginal people;
  • Will be knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support and healing that are effective in promoting individual and family well-being.
  1. Ability Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Relate effectively to program management and colleagues as a diplomatic and flexible team player;
  • Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies both native and non-native;
  • Relate effectively to the Aboriginal community generally and to individual and families seeking assistance;
  • Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate NILO programming, group work and interventions with Inmates and families;
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Work flexible hours.

 

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

 

Native Inmate Liaison Officer Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1  

 

OR

 

Email: Humanresources@batchewana.ca  late applications will not be accepted.

 

Deadline for application: March 16, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

 

Aboriginal preference in hiring.  For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.  We thank all applicants