Batchewana

Job Postings

 

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Community Health Nurse (CHN) is responsible for monitoring community health care needs, for the delivery of prevention/community education services that aims at protecting and increasing the general health of community members, for the provision of basic nursing assessment and care, and for the planning and evaluation of these services. 

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Manage prevention and health education, and nursing services
  • Collaborate with government and non-government agencies to obtain general information for service delivery
  • Ensure that culturally appropriate methods of service delivery are developed and implemented
  • Manage services and programming, agendas, curriculum, and methods as they pertain to the CHN
  • Develop and Implement an annual community nursing services plan
  • Collaborate with health department staff to ensure clients a complete circle of care
  • Maintain proper documentation
  • Prepare and submit reports and presentations to the applicable parties
  • Evaluate, in conjunction with health centre team, internal and external program and services reviews
  • Provide community education documents, seminars, workshops, support groups, in-home visits, and/or classes
  • Provide supportive counselling, assessments, and referrals
  • Conducts basic examinations, approves provision of over-the-counter medicines and makes referrals to the appropriate professional

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • May experience considerable frustration in dealing with physical and financial resource limitation
  • Involves occasional lengthy periods of mental/visual concentration with frequent disruptions
  • Normal office setting; regular scheduled hours but expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues;
  • Work involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario AND
     
  • Training specifically in community nursing and two (2) years direct service experience

 

OR

 

  • Equivalent combination of training and experience
     

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Will be knowledgeable of contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support, and healing of Batchewana First Nation
  • Compassionate, patient and understanding about student needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Federal, Provincial and Batchewana First Nation’s guidelines and requirements
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Updated First Aid and CPR
  • Employee is required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work flexible hours

 

 

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Community Health Nurse Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 4, 2019 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

TENANT COUNSELOR

One Year Full-Time Contract Position

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Tenant Counsellor will encourage and support the Housing Departments goals and objectives by offering support services to tenants and families, establish a network of contacts, and assist tenants in matters of housing.  This position is responsible for collaborating with staff, other departments, community members and outside agencies to create a healthy and culturally appropriate housing support service.

 

The Tenant Counsellor shall ensure tenant success, identify tenants in need of supports and shall function within the legislative requirements, policies and procedures relevant to Batchewana First Nation.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Establish an applicant base and filing system, and maintain system on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintaining data base of all information regarding tenants and applicants.
  • Maintain a file management system in accordance to established Corporation policies.
  • Provide monthly reports outlining activities, concerns, and recommendations.
  • Promote information sharing through development of activities, newsletters etc.
  • Reviewing delinquent accounts with Housing Manager.
  • Follow-up with tenants regarding accounts and establishing repayment agreements.
  • Documenting calls and visits from tenants, applicants and community agencies, and maintaining accurate and comprehensive files of all activities and case studies.
  • Assisting with office duties on a daily basis – answering telephones, following up on maintenance requests including work orders, rental inquiries, filing, updating and implementing of new forms, responsible for correspondence to applicants, tenants, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, etc.
  • The Tenant Counselor is responsible in all aspects of the application process, assisting both the applicants and tenants of the organization.
     

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Normal office setting; regular scheduled hours but expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues;
  • Work involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • May be exposed to high levels of tension and conflict
  • Travel may be required

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Secondary School Diploma plus three (3) years experience in the Social Work field with aboriginal people
     

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of social housing programs
  • Knowledge of diverse client groups
  • Compassionate, patient and understanding
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of federal guidelines and requirements as they pertain to housing/tenants
  • Knowledge of aboriginal community, culture, traditions and needs
     
  • Knowledge of Tenant Protection Act, Human Rights Code, and Health and Safety Act an asset
  • Knowledge of CMHC Housing an asset

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check upon hire
  • Employee is required to travel to multiple locations in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Employee is required to work flexible hours
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Tenant Counselor Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Full-Time

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for managing the daily administrative needs of the CEO and when required, the Directors.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible for the administrative and clerical support to the Executive team
  • Responsible for managing schedules and itineraries for the CEO, including meetings, travel, etc.
  • Responsible for daily clerical needs of the CEO
  • Responsible for collecting, storing, safeguarding, and distribution of confidential documentation
  • Responsible for strict confidentiality and professionalism at all times
  • Assist in the Finance and Human Resource department, where trained and available, as directed
  • Attend applicable meetings, takes notes, provide summaries, etc.
  • Responsible for creating and managing databases relevant to the position
  • Arrange, direct and manage meetings as assigned; send out reminders, take notes, hand out applicable documents, send out meeting notes, etc.
  • Complete clerical duties; mail, fax, make phone calls, file, shred documents, print, etc.
  • Assist with the management of the Josh Committee; meetings and minutes, filing, documentation, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Physical requirements include active mobility, with the ability to sit for long periods of time regularly
  • This position requires regular scheduled office hours but may be expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues.
  • Noise levels are low to moderate
  •  Moderate levels of tension, on occasion
  • This position may involve travel with little to no notice, and to locations outside of BFN and Sault Ste. Marie area

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Diploma in Administration or Accounting with 1 year of administrative experience
     
    OR
     
  • Secondary School Diploma (G.E.D) with 3 years of administrative experience

 

  • Experience working with a First Nation or Not-For-Profit organization an asset

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Applied knowledge of office equipment, filing systems, phone networks, email, etc.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • Ability to demonstrate confidentiality, integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.
  • Familiar with First Nation traditions and history

 

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check upon hire
  • Travel may be required
  • Must be able to work flexible hours

 

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Administrative Assistant Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

 

Proposal Writer

2-year Contract Administrative Position

Reports to the CEO

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Proposal Writer researches, writes and applies for available funding and/or grant opportunities for Batchewana First Nation (BFN).  It is imperative that the Proposal Writer knows and understands the legal standing, assertion and direction of the Batchewana First Nation, its treaties, history, and territory as asserted by BFN. 

 

This is a full-time office position located at the Administrative Building.

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works and meets with all program and services directors/ managers/ supervisors/ coordinators (managerial staff) to determine opportunities for growth and development.
  • Researches and uses statistical analysis to find new or upcoming opportunities to present to managerial staff. 
  • Coordinates with managerial staff to prioritize the grants/proposals
  • Notifies managerial staff, CEO and Chief and Council of risks
  • Write the prioritized funding/grant opportunities to be reviewed with the applicable managerial staff; including implementation strategies
  • Responsible for adhering to all BFN’s laws, policies and assertions as defined by Chief and Council
  • Responsible for following all necessary legal, legislative, and restrictions that may come with funding opportunities
  • Prepares presentations for managerial staff, CEO, Chief and Council and/or outside bodies as applicable
  • Responsible for maintaining a professional appearance, attitude and work ethic that reflects positively on BFN
  • Incorporate First Nation history, culture and values when researching, evaluating and proposing all proposals/grants
  • Liaise with federal, provincial, and regional and local service agencies;
  • Works with the Director of Finance to create forecasted financial data, based on the implementation of new/existing proposals;
  • Work with the Director of Finance and the Director of Human Resources to develop and implement financial and human capital analysis in regards to proposals.
     

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or a related field with 2-3 years experience in proposal writing
     

OR

 

  • Diploma, preferably in business or related field with 5 years’ experience in proposal writing
     
  • Experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector an asset 

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic insights and operate proactively in response to the dynamic demands of First Nations
  • Ability to develop and analyse risk/benefits of business plans
  • Experience in preparing and administering budgets;
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.
  • Familiar with First Nation traditions and history
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • CPIC required upon hire
  • This position requires travel to different locations within the community
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Proposal Writer Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019 AT 12:00PM.

Late submissions and facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted