FAMILY WELL-BEING COORDINATOR
The Anishinabek Social Development Department is seeking an organized individual to support Anishinabek communities with their Family Well-Being programs. The individual must have a strong background in community development and be familiar with Anishinabek community wellness plans and priorities.
LOCATION: Union of Ontario Indians Head Office
Nipissing First Nation, North Bay, ON
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Liaise with Anishinabek Nation communities on the Family Well-Being Program (FWB) and provide administrative support to FWB program staff;
- Develop a steering committee made up of representatives from each of the four regions to guide the implementation of the FWB program;
- Gather and develop resources to support the FWB programs in the First Nations;
- Share best practises with Family Well-Being program staff;
- Develop training plans with FWB program steering committee;
- Monthly review of Family Well-Being Program budgets and adjustments as required and preparation of reports to Ministry of Children and Youth Services;
- Respond to general program inquiries and ensure appropriate and timely follow up;
- Prepare agendas, workshop/meeting kits, arrange and coordinate meeting facilities as required;
- Maintain electronic and central filing system of work plans, reports, budgets, proposals, resources and information related to the areas of responsibility;
- Maintain current knowledge of current social services policies and programs as it relates to the Anishinabek Nation. Attend training opportunities related to current programming.
- Provide support and information to First Nations through written correspondence and reports as approved by Social Services Director;
- Coordination and liaison with political organizations and various government departments on all social services issues as required;
- Other duties as assigned by Social Services Director.
- Post-Secondary diploma or degree in the Social Services field or a minimum of three years of experience in the social services field;
- Experience in rolling up written and financial reports in accordance with various funding reporting requirements for provincial and federal ministries will be considered an asset;
- Experience in working with First Nation communities in the social services field;
- Strong background in Microsoft computer software programs;
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and demands and prioritize competing demands to ensure efficient coordination;
- Ability to work as part of a team and work with all social services staff to ensure common priorities are met and Anishinabek First Nation social priorities are the priority of the Social Development Team;
- Ability to work independently;
- Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills;
- Must be willing to travel within the Anishinabek Territory and hold a valid Ontario driver’s license insurable under UOI policies.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and work experience.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, March 3, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m.
(Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.)
Please send your resume with a cover letter and three employment references to:
Glenda St. Amour
Executive Director of Administration
Union of Ontario Indians
P.O. Box 711
North Bay, ON P1B 8J8
Phone: 1-877-702-5200 / (705) 497-9127 Fax: (705) 497-9135
Individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to UOI member First Nation applicants.
Miigwetch to all applicants, however only those selected for interviews will be notified.