Batchewana

Job Postings

Relief Crisis Worker

(3 Positions)

The Crisis Worker provides help, services and support to clients that are at-risk. The work ranges from intake through care planning through release or discharge. The Crisis Worker works in collaboration with other Crisis Team members to stabilize and manage any crisis situation.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree in social work field or related field, or relevant education

  • Two years’ work social service experience, preferably frontline with families

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of various forms of domestic violence and impacts on women/families

  • Able to practice from a trauma informed approach

  • Knowledge of women’s issues such as human trafficking, common health issues, etc.

  • Understanding of cultural and ethnic teachings related to gender

  • Awareness of men’s issues and their role in the family

  • Able to maintain confidentiality especially in highly sensitive situations

  • Knowledge of various community service providers to effectively service clients.

  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills. Proficient advocacy skills an asset. Working environment requires

    an ability to prioritize needs of clients when responding due to unexpected emergencies

  • Possesses consistency and the ability to follow guidelines for documentation, such as those related to daily shift end

    reports, client notes and files.

  • Experience with life skills such as cooking and cleaning.

  • 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

  • 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.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

• Must provide a favourable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector

Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

humanresources@batchewana.ca

SUBJECT LINE: Relief Crisis Worker
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Feb 26, 2021 AT 12:00 PM.

Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca

 

Family Advocate

POSITION SUMMARY

The Family Advocate is responsible to provide support/advocacy with child welfare involved families seeking support by providing help to clarify, understand and address issues, increase awareness, and access to internal and external resources, support community wellness initiatives and collaborate to identify gaps in services.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • College Diploma in Human Services.

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working with children, families, and groups.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of cultural competencies and traditional health practices, ceremonies, teachings, and protocols as they related to fostering community wellness.

  • Knowledge of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support, and healing that are effective in promoting community, family, and individual well-being.

  • Ability to collaborate with other resource persons and to facilitate inter-organizational planning and action among others.

  • Ability to deal effectively with difficult clients and conflicting situations.

  • Technological capability with required software (Divorce Mate).

  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision and under stress of deadlines and accountability.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check.

  • Valid G Drivers Licence and access to insured vehicle.

  • Travel required.

    Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Family Advocate
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 26, 2021 AT 12:00 PM.

    Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca

 

 

Executive Assistant to Chief and Council

POSITION SUMMARY

Working directly with the BFN Chief, the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing day-to-day administrative support to the Office of the Chief. This role is responsible for a wide range of complex, time-sensitive and confidential administrative duties in a dynamic First Nation environment.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • A diploma in Office Administration

  • 5 – 7 years directly related and comparable experience

  • First Nation Experience (Asset)

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion

  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively

  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication (written and verbal) and organizational 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

    BFN

  • Highly organized and effective in maintaining files / records and dealing with correspondence

  • Effective communication skills both oral and written

  • High level of competency in using computer software such as Microsoft Office

  • Familiar with First Nation traditions and history

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check

  • Flexible work hours

  • Travel will be required

    Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: EA to Chief and Council
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 26, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

    Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca

 

 

Medical Van Driver

Casual On-Call

The Medical Van Driver is responsible for all vehicle travel required and as supervised by the Director. This position is responsible for timely pickups, maintaining the vehicles and that they act in accordance to policies and expected behaviors. This position will travel to all BFN Locations

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma and/or GED

  • Minimum 3 years of safe driving experience with a class G license.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • will be familiar with the relevant federal regulations and guidelines governing NIHB medical transportation

  • 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 served

  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally

  • Work flexible hours.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check.

  • Valid G Driver’s License and clean drivers abstract.

  • First Aid Certificate (willing to train)

    Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Medical Van Driver
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 19, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

    Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca

 

Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Part-time

The Personal Support Worker is responsible for the delivery of specific personal support services that are aimed at allowing persons who are (but not limited) to recovering from illness, injury and treatment; the frail elderly; persons with disabilities; persons who present with a need in any area that jeopardises holistic health in all three Batchewana locations.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  •   College Diploma or Certificate as a Personal Support Worker.

  •   Minimum two (2) years’ experience working as PSW or related field.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  •   Able to participate in and successfully complete ongoing training as required to maintain skills related to the role (e.g. Blood pressure monitoring).

  •   Knowledge of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support, and healing that are effective in promoting community, family, and individual well-being.

  •   Familiar with and work in compliance with the BFN and federal legislative requirements as they relate to health and safety in the workplace.

  •   Relate effectively to program management, clients, and colleagues.

  •   Relate effectively to the community, individual members, and other staff to promote growth and wellness.

  •   Flexible to work various schedules and locations.

  •   Good verbal and written communication skills.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   Favorable CPIC.

  •   Favorable Vulnerable Sector Check.

  •   Valid G Drivers License and access to insured vehicle.

  •   Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate.

    Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Personal Support Worker
    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted.

    Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca

Homemaker

Part-time

The Homemaker is responsible for the delivery of specific homemaker services that are aimed at allowing persons recovering from illness, injury and treatment, the frail elderly and persons with disabilities to remain in their own homes; with travel to all three communities.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

 High school Diploma

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  •   Familiar with the relevant federal and provincial health social services legislation, regulations, and guidelines (e.g. Homemakers and Nurses Services Act, Long Term Care Act) that are relevant to the funding and delivery of community support services.

  •   Knowledge about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of BFN.

  •   Knowledge of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support, and healing that are effective in promoting community, family, and individual well-being.

  •   Diplomatic and effective team player.

  •   Able to relate effectively to program management and colleagues.

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

  •   Relate effectively to community members, families, and individuals seeking assistance.

  •   Able to apply housekeeping skills using simple, practical methods.

  •   Good verbal and written communication skills.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   Clean CPIC.

  •   Clean Vulnerable Sector Check.

  •   Valid G Drivers License and access to insured vehicle.

    Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Homemaker
    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted.

    Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca

 

Addictions Worker

POSITION SUMMARY

The NNADAP/Addictions is responsible for the delivery of prevention services that are aimed at the area of substance abuse and addictions. The NNADAP/Addictions Worker will collaborate with the client to provide treatment plans that focus on healthier choices and maintaining a well-balanced life that will coincide with the clients’ needs. The NNADAP/Addictions Worker is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services in consultation and cooperation with the other members of the team and community partners in order to develop a consensus on needs and priorities, to avoid duplication/overlap and maximize the effective expenditure of available resources.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • University Degree in Social Work or related field

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in an Indigenous Social Services organization providing counselling, case

    management, and coordinating programs, events, and services.

  • Experience working with Indigenous people, organizations, and communities.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of Batchewana First Nation’s services/Departments and communities.

  • Familiar with Anishinabek culture, traditions, values and the Seven Grandfather teachings.

  • Aware of the core issues affecting individuals around substance abuse.

  • Familiar with First Nations traditions and history.

  • Reporting as required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Maintain accurate and concise documents.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment or independently, with or without supervisor.

  • Good user level competency in computer software including Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Strong conflict-resolution skills, de-escalation techniques, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to manage sensitive information.

  • Practice and respect confidentiality.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check.

  • Valid G Drivers License and access to insured vehicle.

  • Travel required.

    Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Addictions Worker
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 12, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

    Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca

 

Niigaaniin Case Worker

(Part-time)

The Case Worker is responsible for delivering financial and developmental assistance programs and services to clients. The Case Worker participates in the development of program participant opportunities that are aimed at helping eligible community members become self-supporting through employment or self-employment and an ability to meet their basic/shelter needs, across all three service locations.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-Secondary education health or social science field.

  • Minimum 1 – 3 years’ experience in health, social science or related field. (First Nation Experience

    considered and asset)

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of employment and assistance programs at all three (3) levels of Government.

  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship skills.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

  • Strong organizational and office management skills.

  • Knowledge of contemporary and traditional methods of promoting community, family, and

    individual well-being.

  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with

    a high degree of professionalism.

  • Good user level competency in computer software including Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and

    Outlook.

  • Ensure excellent client/participant service, at all times.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License and Insurance.

  • Travel required.

    Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Niigaaniin Case Worker
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 12, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

    Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca

 

Education Director

POSITION SUMMARY

The Education Director is responsible for planning (program and financial), directing/supervising, and monitoring the operations of the Education Department and staff for ensuring that the department operates according to established policies and within budget. Based on the results of the program monitoring, the Education Director is responsible for formulating and recommending changes to educational and general policy, procedures, and standards governing the department.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee short- and long-term planning, development, and delivery of educational programs, regional approaches, and related proposals for all ages from early childhood to adult with particular focus on Indigenous culture, values, beliefs, and traditions.

  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with pertinent formal and informal educators, community partners, and those in the community who can positively impact the development and delivery of and participation in BFN educational programs.

  • Remain up to date with current trends in environmental education, provincial, and federal K-12 standards and continuing education requirements, educational theory, and pedagogy as well as environmental issues and policy.

  • Research, implement, evaluate, and report on the curricula, teaching procedures/methods/quality, processes, educational materials, and capacity-building strategies within the overall education system.

  • Administer policies governing the supervision of all personnel, buildings, department, and programs in collaboration with Finance and Human Resource Departments.

  • Develop and implement a process for evaluating and reporting on the department’s programs and services including meeting with managers and/or staff to discuss and develop long term and annual business plans/work plans that meet identified requirements, including ongoing review of short/long term goals and objectives.

  • Update internal audiences and funders on all aspects of funding/tuition agreements, legislation, programming via briefings, annual reports, work plans, etc.

  • Develop, review, and implement administrative procedures supporting school staff, councils and communities, including the delineation and interpretation of guidelines for student progress, placement and discipline, school lock downs, bullying, harassment, threat risk assessment, and tragic response.

  • Develop, actualize, and articulate the school’s policies, priorities, decisions and procedures.

  • Promote positive partnerships with agencies, school community councils, and community groups in pursuit of positive

    educational outcomes for students.

  • Willing to engage in lifelong learning with respect to training, in-services and courses of study.

  • Foster and encourage an environment which promotes a team approach to planning and development, service delivery

    and problem solving.

    QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • University Degree in Education and/or Business/Public Administration

  • 5 years of progressively related responsible management experience within a First Nation or Indigenous organization

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, and leadership skills.

    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

    • Ability to coach, mentor, and pioneer change.

    • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, and advisory skills.

    • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of

      professionalism.

    • Ability to demonstrate strategic insight and operate proactively in response to the dynamic demands of First Nations.

    • Ability to develop and analyze risk(s) and/or benefit(s) of business plans.

    • Ability to effectively promote economic opportunities through various media channels.

    • Experience in planning and administering budgets.

    • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and implement strategic objectives.

      CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    • Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check.

    • Valid G Drivers License and access to insured vehicle.

    • Travel required.

      Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

      humanresources@batchewana.ca

      SUBJECT LINE: Education Director
      ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 19, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

      Batchewana First Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodations please contact the Human Resources department at 705-759-0914. First Nation preference in hiring. Please visit us at www.batchewana.ca