Child & Youth Mental Health and Addictions Worker

Job Information
Author DBCFSCareers
Date February 25, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services
Salary $20.00 - $27.00 - Per Hour
Location Nation, ON
Category Social Services
Contact Information

Employment Opportunity

Location – Alderville First Nation, Beausoleil First Nation, Wahta Mohawks

Child & Youth Mental Health and Addictions Worker

Part Time Position – 20 hours per week
(With future possibility of becoming a full time position)

Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child and Family Services strive to provide quality, holistic family services by promoting traditional and western practices to enable our people to live a balanced state of wellbeing. We provide services to our members both on and off-reserve with the mandate of ensuring that family services are accessible, of high quality and culturally appropriate.

The incumbent will work with the members of the respective First Nation providing Mental Health & Addiction support as well as providing assistance to Youth in Transition.


  • Provide support to children, youth, families and groups in the community
  • Provide community education, support and activities
  • Provide referrals to culturally appropriate treatment services
  • Collaborate with local community agencies
  • Administer the Child & Youth Mental Health and Addictions Program
  • Assist youth transitioning out of care with various tasksRequirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
  • Post-Secondary education in social work or a related field preferred
  • Two years experience in providing services to children, youth and their families or atleast 5 years relevant experience in the mental health and addictions field
  • Knowledge and a sound understanding of Aboriginal culture and healing practices

The incumbent should also possess:

  • First Aid & CPR
  • First Aid – Mental Health
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills and Training
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Possess adequate automobile insurance (2 million Liability)
  • A current relevant police check with a vulnerable sector checkHourly Pay Range: $20.00 – $27.00 per hour
    (Depending on qualifications and experience)

    Closing Date: February 27, 2018.

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Only those selected will be contacted for an interview.Please send:
  • Application for Employment (available at )
  • Please indicate preferred location in your application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume (include 3 work related references)Attention to:
    Cheryl Benstead, Recruiting and Training Coordinator Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services, 517 Hiawatha Line, Hiawatha First Nation, ON K9J 0E6

Fax: 705-295-7137

1. Persons of Aboriginal ancestry and members of DBCFS First Nations are encouraged to apply. 2. Secondment may be considered

For a full job description and any questions please email:

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