Batchewana

Job Postings

Community Wellness Counsellor

Salary Range: $45,329.92 to $58,017.97 (Pending Education & Experience)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Community Wellness Counsellor (CWC) provides individual and group counselling 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. Must have strong understanding of complex mental health, concurrent disorders, substance use, and expert knowledge of counselling modalities.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

 

  • Masters in Social Work, Counselling or related field or a BSW with 3-5 years of counselling experience. Masters preferred.
  • Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSW), College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), or Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

  • Detailed and up to date knowledge of counselling theories, practices, and techniques for mental health and addiction
  • Excellent planning, organization, time management, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Extensive knowledge of short-screeners, assessments and other standardized tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external programs and agencies
  • Excellent administrative abilities including case and progress noting, treatments plans and general report writing
  • 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 Anishinaabemowin is an asset
  • Knowledge of de-escalation techniques, problem solving skills; solid understanding of trauma- informed practice approaches and crisis response strategies

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Must provide a Favorable CPIC with a Vulnerable Persons Sector
  • Must provide proof of registration with appropriate governing body
  • Valid G Driver’s License and automobile insurance coverage

Travel is required for this position

Please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

 

humanresources@batchewana.ca   Subject Line: Community Wellness Counsellor

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Monday July 8, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

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

Driver (Education)

Salary Range: $17.14  to $  21.93 (Pending Experience)

POSITION SUMMARY

The School Driver will primarily be responsible for transporting students of various ages to and from the Batchewana Learning Centre (Glen Oaks) and their homes in a 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.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED with 1 year of experience working with youth
  • 3 or more years of safe driving experience
  • Possess a class E license
  • CPR and First Aid Level C (or willing to obtain)

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge and understanding of BFN’s policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of the culture and traditions of BFN
  • Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of required computer programs including Microsoft Office, Zoom and other programs as deemed necessary for this position by the First Nation
  • Excellent driving skills and safe driving habits
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to remain attentive when faced with distractions
  • Ability to read and interpret maps
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy and compassion towards students and families
  • Enjoy working with children

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Favourable Canadian Police Information Check (CPIC) with Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC).
  • Valid class E driver’s license with successful drivers abstract (or willing to achieve requirement through training)
  • This position will require travel from SSM, Goulais, Rankin and Obadjiwon daily

This position works a split shift

Please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

 

humanresources@batchewana.ca   Subject Line: Driver (Education)

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Monday July 8, 2021 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

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

 

Elementary School Counsellor

Salary Range: $36,263.94 to $46,414.38 (Pending Education & Experience)

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Education Director, this position will maintain and promote supportive relationships with students, parents, and community to ensure academic success and positive personal development by engaging with pre-school (Early ON, day cares, etc.), schools (teachers, principals, mental health workers, etc.), social service and indigenous agencies, and organizing and participating in educational events.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • College diploma in social services or related field with 1-year related experience
  • ONECA NCTP Certificate an asset
  • Member in Good Standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) an asset

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge and understanding of BFN’s policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge and awareness of BFN’s Education Programs and activities.
  • Knowledge of the culture and traditions of BFN.
  • Knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office, Zoom and other programs as deemed necessary for this position by the First Nation.
  • Knowledge of school administration, distance education, the Ontario Elementary and Secondary Education system.
  • Knowledge of the barriers Indigenous peoples face in obtaining education.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Data management skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy and compassion towards students and families.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and exercise discretion.
  • Ability to work unassisted and in collaboration with others.
  • Possess an outgoing, welcoming and inclusive personality.

 

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.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

 

humanresources@batchewana.ca   Subject Line: Elementary School Counsellor

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Monday July 8, 2022 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

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

 

Maintenance Worker (O&M)

Salary Range: $ 31,186.99 to $39,916.36 (Pending Education & Experience)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing a variety of labour activities to ensure and maintain the efficient daily operation of the Public Works Department for the Batchewana First Nation.  The Worker is responsible for the maintenance of all reserve locations (Rankin 15D, Goulais Bay 15 A, Obadjiwon 15 E, Whitefish Island 15) under the direction of the Lead Hand for the following community services: fire protection, roads, water, sanitation, maintenance of all community buildings, public parks, public rinks and grounds. 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Completed a heavy equipment operating Certificate Program
  • 1-2 years of related experience

               

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledgeable about the cultures and the significant characteristics of the social structures of Batchewana First Nation
  • Knowledgeable about the Batchewana First Nation, it’s lands, policies, processes and procedures, communities and public services and scope of other Batchewana First Nation programs as they relate
  • Know and understand Batchewana First Nation’s Safety and Health Policies and Procedures and related Federal Legislation
  • Fire and building code knowledge
  • Knowledge of proper road condition work and repair
  • Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, building codes, traffic codes, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience using hand and electrical tools
  • Prioritize, organize work in order to meet time requirements
  • Relate effectively to staff as a diplomatic and flexible team player
  • Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies
  • Effectively maintain and monitor the inventory of band assets equipment and supplies
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Clean Driving abstract
  • DZ Licence

Favorable CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Check

Please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

 

humanresources@batchewana.ca   Subject Line: Maintenance Worker (O&M)

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Monday July 8, 2022 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

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

 

Principal

(Part-time 10 hours per week)

Salary Range: (Pending Education & Experience)

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The principal will report to and be under the authority of the Education Director or their designate.  Under that authority the principal will be responsible for all facets of the operation of the Batchewana Learning Center Program. The principal will direct and oversee the work of support staff including the teachers, the classroom support staff and the Administrative Assistant/School Secretary.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Education and applicable undergraduate degree
  • Principal’s Qualifications – Part I and Part II
  • 5 years of classroom teaching 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 operation.
  • 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.

 

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.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

 

humanresources@batchewana.ca   Subject Line: Principal

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Monday July 8, 2022 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

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

 

Registered Early Childhood Educator- Supply Teacher

 

Hourly Range: $ 24.91 to $31.88 (Pending Education & Experience)

POSITION SUMMARY

The RECE Teacher is responsible for the day-to-day care of children attending the program, and delivery of age appropriate learning/developmental experiences within the ‘How Does Learning Happen’ curriculum. The RECE Teacher follows policies and procedures for assisting with the overall maintenance of supplies, equipment, and facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Early Childhood Education Diploma.
  • 1 year related experience

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, and leadership skills.
  • Effective verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively.
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, and advisory skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and implement strategic objectives.
  • Familiar with First Nation traditions and history.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

  • Clean CPIC.
  • Clean Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Registered Early Childhood Education Certificate.
  • Updated Immunization record.

 

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

 

humanresources@batchewana.ca   Subject Line: RECE Teacher- Supply

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY July 8, 2022 AT 12:00 PM (Noon).

 

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