Batchewana

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Child and Family Program Assistant Worker- Rankin

 

 

Purpose and Summary:

The Mino Gi’Aawaso – We Raise Our Children in a Good Way - Child and Family Program works with children 0 to 6 years of age, parents/caregivers, extended families and community to foster early child development and build capacity of families’ natural protective network through Anishinaabe language and culture. The Child and Family Program Assistant Worker will support the delivery of the Mino Gi’Aawaso programs, supports and services to ensure they are culturally appropriate, integrated, possess a supportive holistic structure and strengthen capacity through awareness, outreach and access to a full range of services with an emphasis on childhood development and family health promotion.

 

Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • A BSW or BA with one or more years direct service in a relevant education, social services or health promotion field preferably with individuals, families and/or groups OR registered early childhood educator OR equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered;
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of direct program delivery level experience will be considered;
  • Program planning, curriculum and workshop development, and play-based learning and care program experience is an asset;
  • Financial and Budget experience an asset;
  • Aboriginal preference in hiring;
  • Clear CPIC and/or Vulnerable Sector
  • Will have a valid Class “G” driver’s license, insurance and a vehicle.
     
    Knowledge Requirements
    The successful applicant:
  • Will be familiar with the relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulations and/or guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of services including Ontario’s Renewed Early Years and Child Care Policy Framework and the Child Care and Early Years Act (2014), How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years, and the Journey Together: Ontario’s Commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples;
  • Will be knowledgeable about Batchewana First Nation’s culture; characteristics of the social determinants of health and relevant human services needs;
  • Will be familiar with, and work in compliance with Batchewana First Nation and federal legislative requirements as they relate to safety and health in the work place.
     
    Indigenous Knowledge and Worldview Requirements
    The successful applicant:
  • Will be expected to possess and role model Anishinaabe values, beliefs and principles.
  • Will possess bi-cultural competencies and knowledge of traditional health practices, ceremonies, teachings and protocols as they relate to fostering community wellness.
  • Will be knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of support and healing that are effective in promoting community, family and individual well-being;
  • Will have prior work experience with Anishinaabe based methods that will help individuals, families and communities achieve a healthier lifestyle and safe well-being.
     
    Ability Requirements
    The successful applicant will demonstrate the 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 supports with community, families and children;
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Work flexible hours.

 

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

 

Attn: Child and Family Program Assistant Worker- Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1

 

OR Email: humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

Deadline for application: January 10, 2020 @ 12:00pm NOON (Full Job Description Available at Reception).

 

Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

Lands & Economic Development Director

 Position Summary

 The Director of Lands & Economic Development plans and directs the Reserve Land and Environment Management Program (RLEMP) and Natural Resources Program in order to ensure the land stewardship and economic development needs of Batchewana First Nation are met. 

 

Responsible to provide professional expertise, program direction, and operational implementation for the short and long-term strategies of the Lands and Natural Resources Department for BFN.  Responsible for the development of annual budgets, negotiation, and oversees and directs unit staff.  Works in collaboration with the senior management team in the effective management of BFN reserve lands and traditional territory 

 

Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations and support the strategic planning for BFN Reserve Lands and Traditional Territory.  Responds to inquiries related to economic development, and sources and leverages economic development opportunities for BFN. 

 

Provides guidance and advice to other directors and managers in the delivery of lands and economic development management.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

Education:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or a related field combined with 3 years’ experience at a senior management level

OR

  • Equivalent education combined with 5 years’ experience at a senior management level

 

Experience:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in program design, delivery and evaluation; policy development, business and strategic planning and implementation
  • 3-5 years’ experience working within a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not-for-profit sector.

OR

  • At least 10 years’ progressive experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector.

 

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J.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to coach, mentor, manage, and pioneer change
  • 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
  • Ability to effectively promote economic opportunities through various media channels;
  • 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.

 

K.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check
  • Valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License

 

 

 

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

 

Lands & Economic Development Director 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: December 6, 2019 @12:00 Noon (Full Job Description Available at Reception).

Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

1-year Contract Stating at $33,000.00

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for the preparation of marketing proposals and support materials based on input from Managers, via the Director. The Batchewana First Nations Marketing Coordinator will provide market research, strategy and creative assistance where applicable.

 

 

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

    • Community College diploma in Marketing, Finance, or Business
    •  2 years of marketing and sales experience an asset
    • Experience working within a First Nation an asset

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

    • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of brand building and brand management
    • Basic graphic design skills
    • Highly effective prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills to meet deadlines
    • Proven ability to prepare marketing proposals with a blend of focused research, strategy and creativity
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    • Energetic, self-motivated, and results oriented
    • Proven team player who is both flexible and adaptable
    • Computer literate, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, e-mail and Adobe Products
    • Knowledge of First Nation treaties, history and culture
    • Knowledge of Social media strategies to implement effective marketing plans

 

    • Ability to speak or write Ojibway, 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
     

Please submit resume with cover letter, criminal reference no later than:  December 6, 2019 @ 12:00pm

 

Sales and Marketing Coordinator Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1

 

OR

 

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

 

(Full Job Description Available at Reception).

 

Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

Education Event & Special Projects Coordinator (Contract)

 

Reporting Relationship

Successful applicant will work directly with the Education Department Team to produce events from conception through to completion.  The Event Coordinator will develop, plan and execute culturally appropriate programs and services and resources for and within the three BFN Communities

(Obadjiwon-Goulais-Rankin).  These programs/services will be determined based on community consultation and research of current and new initiatives.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Must be Batchewana First Nation Member
  2. Post-Secondary Diploma required, minimum OSSGD
  3. Responsible for the development of proposed budgets and financial reporting for specific programs and events
  4. Responsible for final reports as required by the program funders
  5. Ability to bring energy, creativity and community relations expertise
  6. Project management, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  7. Outstanding ability to multi-task.  Meticulous attention to detail
  8. Proven ability to meet goals and ensure a professional execution of all related events/programs
  9. Ability to troubleshoot critical issues in a timely fashion
  10. Demonstrated high energy level and flexibility, pleasant persona, sound judgement, flexible, discreet and able to maintain confidential information, knowledge or correct protocol for specific situations
  11. Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
  12. Must be a team player, and have the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, working in a team environment and be self-motivated  
  13. Must be able to work flexible hours
     
    Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Liaise and conduct community forums to identify specific needs and to establish culturally appropriate programming opportunities for Batchewana First Nation Communities
  2. Conduct research, gather information from communities and BFN service providers to establish goals, identify target groups and determine a delivery plan for culturally appropriate programs and events
  3. Responsible for event design, planning, budgeting, marketing and delivery including final evaluations
  4. Must work closely as a team member of BFN Education Department.  Liaise with BFN program staff; Health, Teen Center, Activator and Day Care
  5. Facilitate meetings with youth and staff to develop best practices and problem solve, as well as coordination of activities
  6. Responsible for overall organization of delivery of programs/events, such as engaging facilitators, guest speakers, booking facilities, promotional material, transportation, catering, entertainment and final reports
  7. Develop a customized marketing strategy for each event.  Lead promotional activities and publicize event to BFN communities including, youth, parents, program staff and Chief & Council
  8. Proactively handle any issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
  9. Conduct pre-  and post- event evaluations and report on outcomes
  10. Propose ideas and changes for new events to attract targeted participants
  11. Ensure overall event/programs are delivered within time restraints of funding sources
  12. Develop data base to manage external resources, managing event processes, coordinating meetings, preparing, monitoring and distributing event/program budgets, including attendance and overall outcomes
  13. Current CPIC required for this position
     
    Please submit resume with cover letter, criminal reference no later than:  December 6, 2019 @ 12:00pm
     
    Education Event & Special Project Coordinator Hiring Committee
    Batchewana First Nation
    236 Frontenac Street
    Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1
     

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

Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

Child Welfare Team Assistant

 

 

 

 

General Accountability        

The Child Welfare Team Assistant is responsible for providing secretarial and clerical support to the members of the Child Welfare Team, and 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 Community College Diploma in Office Administration, Legal Office Administration or Business field OR 3 years successful, related experience;

 

Knowledge Requirements

The successful applicant:

•     Will have a basic understanding of the services offered by the Department and be aware of the other services available in the community and in the surrounding area;

•     Will know and understand Batchewana First Nation’s Safety and Health Policies and Procedures and related legislation;

 

 

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;

•     Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;

•     Use computers - word processing/spreadsheets/presentation software;

•     Type at a minimum of 45 wpm;

 

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

 

Attn: Child Welfare Team Assistant - Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1

 

Or Email: Humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

Deadline for application: December 6, 2019 @ 12:00pm NOON (Full Job Description Available at Reception).

 

Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) leads and oversees programs and services provided through Health, Education and Social Services.  With accountability for a wide breadth of service areas, the COO ensures that the spiritual, physical and mental health needs of the community are supported in alignment with the overall goals and values of Batchewana First Nation.

 

The COO provides expertise, direction and operational oversight in implementing short and long-term strategies to meet the current and future needs of BFN.  The incumbent has accountability for program budgets, planning, providing direction and support for staff members and working in collaboration with the senior management team to seize and create opportunities, guide organizational change and implement practices and programs that build and sustain community health and well-being.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to coach, mentor, manage, and pioneer change
  • 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
  • Ability to effectively promote economic opportunities through various media channels;
  • 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.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Security Clearance/Criminal Reference Check with vulnerable sector upon hire
  • Valid Drivers License and access to a reliable insured vehicle
  • Must be bondable

 

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

 

Attn: Chief Operating Officer Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1

 

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

 

Deadline for application: December 6 2019 @ 12:00pm NOON (Full Job Description Available at Reception).

 

Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

Job Opportunity: Banquet Server 

The Banquet Server will be responsible for providing consistently high-levels of customer service to all banquet guests by providing prompt service, taking accurate orders, and maintaining a strong working knowledge of all banquet menu items. The Banquet Server shall perform these customer service duties in a friendly and professional manner at all times, and ensure that the patron has an enjoyable dining experience. Other responsibilities will include the proper setting of tables, removing used dishes and place settings, assisting with cleaning duties, and complying with all policies and procedures.

 WORKING CONDITIONS:

 These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Banquet Server job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of this job.

  • Exposure to prolonged time on their feet,
  • Exposure to multiple shifting demands,
  • Lifting or moving up to 20lbs
  • Working with the public, possible irate customers
  • Exposure to extreme heat or cold

 

  1. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 High School diploma or G.E.D

  • Experience in waitressing or banquet serving an asset
  • Experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector an asset.

 CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 Overtime as required

  • Flexible work schedule (evening and weekends/holidays)
  • SMART Serve certificate   
     

Forward resume and cover letter in sealed envelope marked “Confidential”:

 

Banquet Server Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1

 

OR

 

humanrsources@batchewana.ca

 

Child and Youth Program Worker(s) (part-time positions available – evenings/weekends)

 

Reporting/Supervisory Relationships

 

Reports to:           Child and Youth Program Coordinator

 

 

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 Batchewana First Nation 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 or youth;
  • 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 & able to work weekend hours;
  • Must be able to begin work promptly at 4:00pm/weekdays and 3:00pm/weekends;
  • 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
     
    OR
     
    humanrsources@batchewana.ca
     

Rankin Arena Canteen Worker

Employment Status:                 Part Time

 

  • General Accountability:
  • Works under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor/Canteen Manager on duty to carry out all job duties,
  • Responsible to report to the Shift Supervisor/Canteen Manager.
  • To assist with all inventories and daily tills are accounted for and balanced without error.
  • To provide prompt and courteous customer service.
  • Open communication between all members, staff and external business relating to all matters affecting BFN.
  • Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to Shift Supervisor / Canteen Manager to complete all job duties.
  • Complete all canteen sales with the use of Point Of Sale cash register.
  • Assist with the completion of all records and forms, as required with each shift.
  • Responsible to maintain a good working relationship with co-workers, supervisors and customers.
  • Assist with canteen clean-up during and after each shift.
  • Others as described in detailed job description.
  • Must be able to work shift: work, days, weekends and evenings
    Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Experience in sales preferred.
  • Cooking experience an asset.
  • POS experience preferred.
  • Must be able to work with the public and keep a neat appearance.
  • Must provide CPIC
  • Customer Service Training an asset.
  • Certified Food Handling Course, Health Canada, an asset.
    Complete job descriptions available at Batchewana First Nation Administration Office.
    Please forward resume cover letter and references in a sealed envelope marked
    Confidential:" Canteen Worker"
    Batchewana First Nation
    236 Frontenac Street
    Sault Ste. Marie, On
    P6A 5K9