Batchewana

Job Postings

Aboriginal Support Worker (ASW)

Salary Range: $34,179.60 to $43,752.80 (Pending Education & Experience)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Aboriginal Support Worker is responsible to support and assist special education students in achieving educational success and to motivate and encourage students and parents to participate and contribute to education programs and services offered by BFN and other services provided.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist students by creating a caring, collaborating, and productive environment that enhances their learning experiences and ability to reach their maximum potential within the school setting.
  • Provide cultural learning opportunities and apply a variety of programming techniques to support the strength and needs of our students.
  • Promote parental involvement and responsibility at the school level and within the BFN Education Department.
  • Adhere to applicable legislative requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures by receiving orientation and regular review to ensure a safe learning environment.
  • Communicate student needs to the Manager and professional services through regular reporting to ensure proper support is provided.
  • Engage with students, parents, guardians, school officials, and the BFN Education Department to support student success and personal development through community and school events.
  • Work with Manager to develop self-care plans to ensure personal health and well-being.
  • Adhere to privacy and confidentiality in all aspects of job duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-Secondary Diploma in social services, RECE or related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with special needs children.

  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Good user level competency in computer software including Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to handle high stress environment in a positive and productive manner.

  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Valid drivers license is an asset

 

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

humanresources@batchewana.ca   Subject Line: Aboriginal Support Worker

 We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
 

Niigaaniin Case Worker- Maternity Leave

Salary Range: $42,727.80 to $ 54687.50 (Pending Education & Experience)

 

POSITION SUMMARY

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.
  • 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 October 29, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Crisis Worker - Relief

Hourly Range: $23.48 to $30.05 (Pending Education & Experience)

POSITION SUMMARY

 

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 October 29 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

                                                                  Children & Family Wellness Manager

 

 Range: (Pending Education & Experience)

 POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Children and Family Services Manager is responsible for the overall strategic direction, development and delivery of the Family Wellness department that focusses on a wide range of prevention services including support programs for youth and families involved in the Child Welfare system, in home support and advocacy services and programs.

 

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Masters degree in Social Work preferred or Bachelors Degree in Social Work or related field
  • Four (4) or more years of experience working in human services as a manager within an Indigenous organization

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Comprehensive working knowledge and skillful applications of relevant departmental policies in particularly; AIAI, Nogdawindamin Mental Health, Maawesying North Shore Community Health Services, Provincial Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services and Federal Health Canada guidelines.
  • Familiar with anishnawbek culture, traditions, values, and the Seven Grandfather teachings.
  • Knowledge of BFN services delivery, customs, and traditions in responding to Child Welfare.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and/or guidelines relating to the funding and delivery of child welfare prevention programs and services.
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks at once.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, and leadership skills.
  • Exception verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superior time management and prioritization skills.
  • Strong user level competency in computer software including Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong managerial and financial management skills.
  • Strong negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Maintain accurate and concise documents. Perform required reporting practices.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Ability to manage sensitive information, practice, and respect confidentiality.
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Possess bicultural competencies and knowledge of traditional health practices, ceremonies, teachings, and protocols as it related to fostering community wellness.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

•          Favorable CPIC including Vulnerable Sector Check.

•          Travel required.

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

 

humanresources@batchewana.ca   Subject Line: Children and Family Services Manager

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY October 29, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for 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

 

 

Education Director

Salary Range: $82,037 to $105,000 (Pending Education & Experience)

 

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.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

• University Degree in Education, Business Administration or related field

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

• Knowledge and understanding of BFN’s policies and procedures as they related to the education department.

Knowledge of financial processes including planning, monitoring and administering budgets, financial reporting and financial management.

Knowledgeable of the human resources policies and processes, and how to best support employees on personnel related matters.

Knowledge of required computer programs including Microsoft Office, Zoom and other programs deemed necessary for this position by the First Nation.

• Knowledge of the culture and traditions of BFN.

Knowledgeable of federal and provincial legislation, regulations and programs as they relate to First Nation Education operations and First Nations education.

Knowledgeable of and experience in the delivery of educational program and service requirements for First Nations students.

Knowledgeable of relevant Tuition Agreements and experience working with provincial education authorities.

• Knowledgeable of and experience in utilizing project management techniques.

Knowledgeable of and experience in community development and strategic planning activities.

• Knowledge of relevant school board systems.

• Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, and leadership skills.

• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

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

Developed interpersonal skills to effectively work with management, employees and community members.

• Ability to meet deadlines and demands of emergency situations.

• Ability to coach, mentor, and pioneer change.

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 plan, organize, and implement strategic objectives.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

• Favourable Canadian Police Information Check (CPIC) with Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC).

Valid G Drivers License and/or access to a reliable 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 November 5, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for 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