Batchewana

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Relief Crisis Worker

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 January 1, 2021 AT 12:00 PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

 

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 January 1, 2021 AT 12:00 PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

 

 

 

 

Band Representative

POSITION SUMMARY

The Band Representative is responsible to act on behalf of the First Nation as a party in the court proceedings involving the First Nation’s children and youth under the CYSFA. The Band Representative role is to protect the collective best interest of the First Nation’s children and to ensure a culturally appropriate disposition of the case.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Post-Secondary Diploma in Health or Social Sciences.

• Minimum two (2) years’ experience in Child Welfare.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Knowledge of relevant BFN, federal, and provincial legislation, regulations, policies, protocols, case laws and appeals, proceedings and guidelines such as CYSFA, Family Rules, and Health & Safety.

• Familiar with First Nation culture, traditions, and history.

Understand and apply both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support, and healing that promote community, family, and individual well-being.

• Ability to work effectively within the judicial system and courts.

• Ability to work independently, collaboratively and confidentially.

Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, and leadership skills when dealing with clients, community members, and other BFN staff as well as formal bodies such as Chief and Council or the courts.

• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

• Superior time management and prioritization skills.

J. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Favorable CPIC with 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: Band Representative

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY January 1, 2021 AT 12:00 PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

 

 

 

Membership Liaison

POSITION SUMMARY
The Membership Liaison is primarily responsible for fielding member complaints, concerns and issues; including administration, and directing them to the appropriate department and/or employee within Batchewana First Nation. If an issue cannot be resolved between parties then, the Membership Liaison ensures a clear understanding of the situation, and acts as a mediator to help the parties involved come to a mutually agree upon resolution.
The Membership Liaison is also responsible for assisting members with government related forms, inquiries and referrals to federal and/or provincial services if applicable.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
• Diploma is social work or related field with 2 years experience in an indigenous social services organization.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Knowledge and understanding of aboriginal traditions, history, culture, ceremonies and language
• Knowledge of Batchewana First Nations programs and service
• Knowledge of government programs and services, as well as related agencies used by BFN members
• Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
• Exceptional investigation techniques and analytical skills
• 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
• Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
• High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
• May need to attend late or after hour meetings
• Provide a clear CPIC with vulnerable sectors check
• Travel is required; valid driver’s license with access to an insured reliable vehicle
Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:
humanresources@batchewana.ca
SUBJECT LINE: Membership Liaison
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.
The Membership Liaison is primarily responsible for fielding member complaints, concerns and issues; including administration, and directing them to the appropriate department and/or employee within Batchewana First Nation. If an issue cannot be resolved between parties then, the Membership Liaison ensures a clear understanding of the situation, and acts as a mediator to help the parties involved come to a mutually agree upon resolution.
The Membership Liaison is also responsible for assisting members with government related forms, inquiries and referrals to federal and/or provincial services if applicable.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
• Diploma is social work or related field with 2 years experience in an indigenous social services organization.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Knowledge and understanding of aboriginal traditions, history, culture, ceremonies and language
• Knowledge of Batchewana First Nations programs and service
• Knowledge of government programs and services, as well as related agencies used by BFN members
• Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
• Exceptional investigation techniques and analytical skills
• 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
• Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
• High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
• May need to attend late or after hour meetings
• Provide a clear CPIC with vulnerable sectors check
• Travel is required; valid driver’s license with access to an insured reliable vehicle
Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:
humanresources@batchewana.ca
SUBJECT LINE: Membership Liaison

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

 

 

 

Program Support Worker

Nimkii-Naabkawagan Family Crisis Shelter

POSTION SUMMARY

The Program Support Worker is responsible for relevant program development and facilitation. The Program Support Worker provides counseling activities including crisis intervention with clients and traditional methods of support. The Program Support Worker will oversee the content of prevention activities within the shelter and the BFN communities, acting as a liaison to and advocating with outside agencies. The Program Support Worker will provide input for or completing statistical reports as needed, assisting in designing and conducting training/presentations and developing resources for Crisis and Relief Crisis Workers and BFN community on Domestic Violence as needed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts residential and outreach services such as counselling, referrals, advocacy and group sessions based on an understanding of intergenerational trauma and colonial violence in order to help clients connect and make change in their lives.
  • Develops, delivers and evaluates educational group sessions/workshops in order to build healthy coping mechanisms and provide an opportunity to reflect and make healthier choices

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree in social work field or related field, or relevant education and two years’ work social service experience, preferably frontline with families

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • • Knowledge of various forms of domestic violence and impacts on women/families
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills. Proficient advocacy skills an asset.
  • • Possesses experience with documentation and report writing.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • • Class "G" driver’s license and access to insured vehicle required; favourable driver’s abstract upon hire
  • • Must be able to provide a favourable CPIC upon hire with Vulnerable Sector Screening

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

humanresources@batchewana.ca

SUBJECT LINE: Program Support Worker

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

 

 

Traditional Health Coordinator (Part-time)

The Traditional Health Coordinator assists in the development, coordination and delivery of a culturally appropriate traditional healing and Wellness programs to deliver services and programs that will strengthen traditional health and promote holistic balance to members living on and off reserve. The position provides assistance and support to Traditional Healers, Elders, Chief and Council, and other staff in providing Anishinaabe based ceremony, guidance, counsel, and other cultural services.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  •   direct experience in an Indigenous social services organization providing one to one client care, coaching and mentoring, administration, and coordinating programs, events, and services

  •   Familiarity with relevant federal/provincial legislation and/or guidelines relating to the funding and delivery of mental health services

  •   Knowledge of Batchewana First Nation’s Services/Departments and Communities

  •   Respect, sensitivity, familiarity and consideration of Anishinabek culture, traditions, values, and the Seven Grandfather

    Teachings

  •   Awareness of the core addiction issues affecting the mental health of First Nation individuals and communities

  •   Medicinal plant identification, preparation and ceremony uses

  •   Knowledge of ceremonial protocols

  •   Knowledge of health and social determinants affecting Anishinabek people

  •   Understanding of burn-out/compassion fatigue and effects as a service provider

  •   Understand human nature; be interested in the welfare of others; strong desire to help

  •   Ability to present to community groups and make formal presentations

  •   Leadership, reasoning, patience, maturity, and mindfulness

  •   Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; foster wide-range of relationships/partnerships

  •   Maintain accurate and concise documents; perform required reporting practices

  •   Ability to work effectively in a team environment or independently, with or without supervision

  •   Possess conflict-resolution skills, de-escalation techniques, and problem-solving skills

  •   Ability to manage sensitive information; practice and respect confidentiality

  •   Exemplary planning, organizational, and time management skills

  •   Cultural Safety Training or willingness to obtain

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   Traditional knowledge acquired through direct work experience with Elders, Traditional Healers and Medicine men/women;

  •   Must provide a favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check

  •   Must have a valid Driver’s Licence and automobile insurance coverage

  •   Must be willing to work flexible hours (evening/weekend) as required

  •   Must have the ability to travel

  •   Certificate in CPR/1st Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention will be an asset

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

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Traditional Health Coordinator
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

    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

 

Home Care Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY

The Home Care Coordinator is responsible to assist in assessing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the delivery of multi- disciplinary services to clients that are aimed at allowing persons recovering from illness, injury, and treatment, the frail elderly and persons with disabilities to remain in their homes. The Home Care Coordinator in cooperation with the Community Care Nurse Manager is also responsible for program planning, reporting maintenance of effective relationships with other community based, external agencies/programs, and funders.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

• College Diploma in registered Practical Nursing.

  •   Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) in good standing.

  •   Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a home and community-based health care setting.

    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.

    •   Effectively plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate interventions with families and individuals.

    •   Good verbal and written communication skills.

      CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   Clean CPIC.

  •   Clean Vulnerable Sector Check.

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

  •   First Aid and CPR Certification.

  •   Travel required.

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

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Home Care Coordinator
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

    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

 

Community Wellness Outreach Worker

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Community Wellness Outreach Worker is responsible for planning, coordinating, and, delivering community-based and community-driven programming and services in coordination with the National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (as part of the Community Wellness Program and team) in Rankin, Goulais and Obadjiwon communities. This position is responsible for identifying and addressing individual, family, and community needs to promote connection and belonging, community pride, safety, and improved health and wellness.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  •   College Diploma in Social Services, Native Child and Family Worker, Native Studies, Child and Youth Worker, or equivalent field.

  •   Minimum three (3) years’ experience working with Indigenous people, organizations, and communities.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  •   Knowledge of BFN Heath Services and other BFN departments, programs, and services.

  •   Understanding, respect, and sensitivity of Anishinaabe culture, traditions, and Seven Grandfather Teachings.

  •   Knowledge of external service agencies.

  •   Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  •   Excellent interpersonal skills.

  •   Ability to establish positive rapport and foster valuable relationships and partnerships.

  •   Proficient in administrative skills. Ability to accurately and concisely document and complete required reporting

    practices.

  •   Ability work in a team environment independently, with or without supervision.

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

  •   Ability to practice and respect confidentiality and manage sensitive information.

  •   Exceptional planning, organizational, and time management skills.

  •   Ability to demonstrate a high level of initiative.

    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: Community Wellness Outreach Worker
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

    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

 

Community Wellness Mental Health Clinician

POSITION SUMMARY

The Community Wellness Mental Health clinician is an integral part of a multidisciplinary team who provides psychosocial assessment, a range of psychosocial/psychiatric treatments/interventions, psychosocial health education, crisis intervention and advocacy using a combination of traditional healing and clinical care to serve the members of the BFN Communities. The clinician will direct and oversee the Mental Health and Addiction services from intake to aftercare and co-ordinate the implementation of traditional health to the team

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  •   Knowledge of Batchewana Health Services and other Batchewana First Nation departments, programs, and services

  •   Respect for, sensitivity toward, and knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek culture, traditions, values, and the Seven

    Grandfather Teachings

  •   Knowledge of land base treatment and healing

  •   Comprehensive working knowledge and skillful applications of relationships and partnerships in particularly Maamwesying,

    Niigaaniin NSTC, and the Canadian Mental Health Association

  •   Advanced interpersonal skills; ability to establish positive rapport and foster valuable relationships/partnerships

  •   Effective communication skills (written and oral); ability to understand and speak Anishinabemowin is a definite asset

  •   Proficient in administrative skills; ability to accurately and concisely document and complete required reporting practices

  •   Ability to working in a team environment or independently must act upon the best interest of the BFN membership

  •   Possess conflict-resolution skills, de-escalation techniques, and problem-solving skills; Knowledgeable of trauma-informed

    practice approaches and crisis-responsive strategies

  •   Confidentiality compliance within all forms of practice

  •   Exemplary planning, organizational, and time management skills

  •   Ability to demonstrate a high level of initiative

  •   Effective financial management and administrative skills

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   Member in good standing with the appropriate regulatory body (Ontario Association of Social Workers or Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association)

  •   Must provide favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check

  •   Must have a valid Driver’s Licence and an insured reliable vehicle

  •   Must have the ability to travel

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

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Community Wellness Mental Health Clinician
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

    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

 

Community Wellness Counsellor

POSITION SUMMARY

The Community Wellness Counsellor (CWC) provides intake screening for mental health counselling, support and intervention services to Batchewana First Nation (BFN) membership and community. The CWC will work with the Mental Wellness Team to alleviate trauma and its effects on individuals, families and community. The CWC will provide one on one clinical counselling to clients regarding mental health issues and the effects of alcohol and drugs.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  •   Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Arts in Psychology or Human Services

  •   Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers(OCSW) or

    willing to register upon employment

  •   Minimum 2 years’ direct work experience in the field of Mental Health and or Addictions

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  •   Excellent planning, organization, time management, problem solving and decision making skills

  •   Will participate and guide when necessary land-based activities and participate in ceremony

  •   Experience working both independently and in a team orientated collaborative environment is essential

  •   Work with technology including computer (MS office and Email system software, case management and reporting soft ware

    such as: PS Suites EMH Ware.)

  •   Utilize various virtual online webinar and zoom technology.

  •   Proficient in administrative skills; ability to accurately and concisely document and complete required reporting practices

  •   Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment

  •   Knowledge of community resources treatment centres, social service networks and organizations

  •   Experience in working with First Nations individuals, families, and communities

  •   Knowledge of the Batchewana First Nation Health and other BFN First Nation departments programs and services

  •   Effectively communicate both written and orally; ability to understand and speak Anishinabemowin is a definite asset

  •   Ability to work within a team environment or independently with or without supervision

  •   Knowledge of de-escalation techniques, problem solving skills; solid understanding of trauma- informed practise

    approaches and crisis response strategies

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   Must provide a Favorable CPIC with a Vulnerable Persons Sector

  •   Valid G Driver’s Licence and automobile insurance coverage

  •   Travel is required for this position

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

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Community Wellness Counsellor
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

    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

 

Community Mental Wellness Worker

POSITION SUMMARY

The Community Mental Wellness Worker is responsible for delivering services and programs that promote holistic balance in individuals, two-spirited, families, and community. The CMWW will prioritize helping those with complex mental health needs to overcome barriers to accessing essential services and supports.

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 BFN programs and services.

    •   Understanding, respect, and sensitivity of Anishinaabe culture, traditions, and Seven

      Grandfather Teachings.

    •   Awareness of core issues affecting mental health and First Nations individuals, two-spirited,

      families, and communities.

    •   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

      mental health.

    •   Understanding of burn out/compassion fatigue and effects as a service provider.

    •   Understand human nature and interested in the welfare of others.

    •   Strong desire to help others.

    •   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 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.

      CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    •   Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check.

    •   Able to work flexible hours (evening/weekends).

    •   Travel required.

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

      humanresources@batchewana.ca

      SUBJECT LINE: Community Mental Wellness Worker
      ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
      Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

      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

 

Casual/On Call School Driver

Batchewana Learning Centre

The School driver will primarily be responsible for transporting students of various ages to and from their homes and the BLC in an

effective and safe manner. This individual will be responsible for following established routes and ensuring the established schedule is

followed so passengers arrive at their destination on time. The School Driver will maintain the health and safety of the students while

transporting, loading and unloading the students, and ensure that all policies and procedures are followed while operating the vehicle.

  •   Safely transporting students to/from the BLC and activities, following the assigned time schedule.

  •   Ensuring student’s safety while boarding and exiting vehicle.

  •   Adhere to and enforce bus safety rules and standards.

  •   Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.

  •   Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections to ensure optimal vehicle safety.

  •   Adhere to Batchewana First Nations policies, procedures, and all government regulations at all times.

  •   Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  •   High School Diploma and/or GED plus one year of experience working with youth

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

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  •   Excellent driving skills and habits.

  •   First Aid certificate is an asset.

  •   Enjoys working with children.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   CPIC with vulnerable sector required upon hire

  •   Valid class G driver’s licence with successful drivers abstract

  •   This position will require travel from SSM, Goulais and Obadjiwon.

  •   Mustbeabletoliftupto65lbs

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

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Casual/On Call School Driver

    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 NOON

    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

    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

 

IT Manager

Batchewana First Nation (BFN) is a growing and a progressive First Nation just east of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, with over 2,500 registered members. We are increasingly challenged- with balancing social and economic opportunities within the Traditional Territory. In order to become more dynamic and responsive to new opportunities, we require an IT Manager to develop, implement and monitor the IT infrastructure of the multifaceted organization.

As the IT Manager, you will be responsible for all information and design aspects and you will act as a visionary for the organization, while displaying strong business acumen with each decision.

As an experienced leader, you will assume an influential role in the organization and will be expected to foster a positive working environment for employees. Through this position, you will coordinate with all functional experts and departmental directors to ensure the BFN is optimized for efficiency.

The ideal candidate will have proven managerial success and be able to thrive in a dynamic environment. This position is a senior IT professional responsible for

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  •   Bachelor’s degree in a computer or information science or related field

  •   Software or product or system coordination an asset

  •   3-5 years of related IT managerial and hands-on experiences, preferably in a First Nation or Indigenous

    organization

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  •   Comprehensive understanding of network architecture, client/server technology and the latest solutions, including those that are cloud-based

  •   Excellent understanding of business practices, processes and continuous improvement tools and methods

  •   Able to learn and make adjustments to computer systems, platforms and products

  •   Strong collaborator and communicator – written and oral

  •   Able to assess needs, identify requirements and develop solutions

  •   Well developed organizational skills

  •   Highly effective negotiator

  •   Able to work with complex service level agreements and contracts

  •   Understanding of data privacy and cyber security

  •   Strong critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills

  •   Able to manage multiple tasks, projects and assignments

  •   Able to manage confidential and sensitive information

  •   Excellent decision-making skills

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  •   Clean CPIC

  •   Travel may be required

  •   Bondable

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

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: IT Manager

    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.

    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

    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

 

Housing Finance Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY

The Housing Finance Assistant will assist in the operations of providing quality housing for the Band Membership. The position will perform a variety of administrative and management duties in support of Housing Authority and Batchewana First Nation Housing Department.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Make resources available to the Housing Authority Board and Chief and Council to make good decisions and implement the Housing Authority Board and Chief and Council’s decisions and direction.

  • Maintain all communal records including the Minute Book.

  • Research, review, and submit grant information for special projects and needs of the Corporation such as

    student and temporary workers.

  • Attend Housing Authority Board meetings and Chief and Council meetings as requested. Prepare agendas,

    minutes and reports.

  • Maintain a Tracking Record of all reported Housing problems and the resolutions of these problems

  • Manage proper financial records and provide aged AR’s monthly

  • Prepare financial statements on a monthly basis including balance sheet, trial balance, income statement,

    reconciliations, and general ledger list.

  • Input all accounts receivables and payables into ACC Pac and AIS.

  • Act as Manager of the department when the Housing Manager is away.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    • Diploma in Business Administration or Accounting and related experience

    • 1-year related experience inside a first nation (an asset)

      KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn all relevant government housing programs.

    • Knowledge of building trades, services and suppliers.

    • Experience of accounting, ACC PAC and AIS housing management software – computer literate.

    • Excellent communication skills required.

    • Maintain complete confidentiality of all information at all times.

    • Demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills.

      CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

• Favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check • Bondable
• Valid Driver License

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

humanresources@batchewana.ca

SUBJECT LINE: Housing Finance Assistant
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

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

 

 

Director, Health and Human Services

The Director of Health and Human Services is responsible for planning (program and financial), directing / supervising and monitoring the operations of the Human Services Department and staff and for ensuring that the department operates according to established policy and within budget. The Director is also responsible for representing and promoting the interests of Batchewana First Nation with respect to Human Services requirements by establishing effective working relationships with other internal programs, with relevant staff of other First Nations and First Nation organizations, with external non-First Nations programs and agencies and with federal and provincial personnel responsible for human services funding arrangements. As warranted, based on the results of the program monitoring, the Director is responsible for formulating and recommending changes to general and operational policy, procedures and standards governing the department.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • 8 to 10 years in a senior management capacity; preferably with a First Nation or Indigenous organization

  • University Honors Degree in Human Services, Health Sciences or a related field (e.g., nursing, health care

    management, home support worker, social development or other related degree)

  • Successful completion of the First Nations Health Directors Association Certification Program an asset

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Exceptional financial management and math skills

  • Excellent understanding of business practices and principles

  • Outstanding collaborator and communicator – written and oral

  • Well-developed organizational skills

  • Able to develop and manage complex agreements, contracts and corresponding relationships (internal and

    external)

  • Strong working knowledge of program funding (sources and requirements), related processes (such as proposal

    writing and submission) and reporting (internal and external)

  • Thorough and complete working knowledge of proposal writing / submissions; and of procurement

  • Excellent contract management and vendor relationship building / management skills

  • Understanding of data privacy and security

  • Exceptional knowledge of GAAP principles

  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and computer skills

  • Able to manage multiple tasks, projects and assignments

  • Able to manage confidential and sensitive information

  • Adept at analyzing information

  • Excellent decision-making skills

Familiar with First Nation approaches, traditions and history

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Favorable CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Travel may be required
  • Valid G License and a reliable vehicle

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

humanresources@batchewana.ca

SUBJECT LINE: Director of Health and Human Services
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

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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

 

Community Wellness Mental Health Clinician

POSITION SUMMARY

The Community Wellness Mental Health clinician is an integral part of a multidisciplinary team who provides psychosocial assessment, a range of psychosocial/psychiatric treatments/interventions, psychosocial health education, crisis intervention and advocacy using a combination of traditional healing and clinical care to serve the members of the BFN Communities. The clinician will direct and oversee the Mental Health and Addiction services from intake to aftercare and co-ordinate the implementation of traditional health to the team

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  •   Knowledge of Batchewana Health Services and other Batchewana First Nation departments, programs, and services

  •   Respect for, sensitivity toward, and knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek culture, traditions, values, and the Seven

    Grandfather Teachings

  •   Knowledge of land base treatment and healing

  •   Comprehensive working knowledge and skillful applications of relationships and partnerships in particularly Maamwesying,

    Niigaaniin NSTC, and the Canadian Mental Health Association

  •   Advanced interpersonal skills; ability to establish positive rapport and foster valuable relationships/partnerships

  •   Effective communication skills (written and oral); ability to understand and speak Anishinabemowin is a definite asset

  •   Proficient in administrative skills; ability to accurately and concisely document and complete required reporting practices

  •   Ability to working in a team environment or independently must act upon the best interest of the BFN membership

  •   Possess conflict-resolution skills, de-escalation techniques, and problem-solving skills; Knowledgeable of trauma-informed

    practice approaches and crisis-responsive strategies

  •   Confidentiality compliance within all forms of practice

  •   Exemplary planning, organizational, and time management skills

  •   Ability to demonstrate a high level of initiative

  •   Effective financial management and administrative skills

    QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  •   Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Arts in Psychology or Human Services

  •   Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers(OCSW) or

    willing to register upon employment

  •   Minimum 2 years’ direct work experience in the field of Mental Health and or Addictions

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   Member in good standing with the appropriate regulatory body (Ontario Association of Social Workers or Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association)

  •   Must provide favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check

  •   Must have a valid Driver’s Licence and an insured reliable vehicle

  •   Must have the ability to travel

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

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Community Wellness Mental Health Clinician
    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.
    Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

    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

 

 

Traditional Health Coordinator (Part-time)

The Traditional Health Coordinator assists in the development, coordination and delivery of a culturally appropriate traditional healing and Wellness programs to deliver services and programs that will strengthen traditional health and promote holistic balance to members living on and off reserve. The position provides assistance and support to Traditional Healers, Elders, Chief and Council, and other staff in providing Anishinaabe based ceremony, guidance, counsel, and other cultural services.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  •   direct experience in an Indigenous social services organization providing one to one client care, coaching and mentoring, administration, and coordinating programs, events, and services

  •   Familiarity with relevant federal/provincial legislation and/or guidelines relating to the funding and delivery of mental health services

  •   Knowledge of Batchewana First Nation’s Services/Departments and Communities

  •   Respect, sensitivity, familiarity and consideration of Anishinabek culture, traditions, values, and the Seven Grandfather

    Teachings

  •   Awareness of the core addiction issues affecting the mental health of First Nation individuals and communities

  •   Medicinal plant identification, preparation and ceremony uses

  •   Knowledge of ceremonial protocols

  •   Knowledge of health and social determinants affecting Anishinabek people

  •   Understanding of burn-out/compassion fatigue and effects as a service provider

  •   Understand human nature; be interested in the welfare of others; strong desire to help

  •   Ability to present to community groups and make formal presentations

  •   Leadership, reasoning, patience, maturity, and mindfulness

  •   Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; foster wide-range of relationships/partnerships

  •   Maintain accurate and concise documents; perform required reporting practices

  •   Ability to work effectively in a team environment or independently, with or without supervision

  •   Possess conflict-resolution skills, de-escalation techniques, and problem-solving skills

  •   Ability to manage sensitive information; practice and respect confidentiality

  •   Exemplary planning, organizational, and time management skills

  •   Cultural Safety Training or willingness to obtain

    QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Post Secondary Diploma in Social Services

  • Anishinabemowin an asset

  • Three to five (3-5) years’ working in a Traditional or Cultural role as a Coordinator / Helper (Oshkaabewis)

  • Certificate in CPR/1st Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention will be an asset

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  •   Traditional knowledge acquired through direct work experience with Elders, Traditional Healers and Medicine men/women;

  •   Must provide a favorable CPIC with Vulnerable Sector Check

  •   Must have a valid Driver’s Licence and automobile insurance coverage

  •   Must be willing to work flexible hours (evening/weekend) as required

  •   Must have the ability to travel

  •   Certificate in CPR/1st Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention will be an asset

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

    humanresources@batchewana.ca

    SUBJECT LINE: Traditional Health Coordinator 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY December 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted in early January 2021.

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