Indigenous Community Worker 087R3-21-2

Indigenous Community Worker 087R3-21-2

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 13, 2021
Deadline October 27, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Six Nations of the Grand River
Salary Up to $40,000 - Annual
Location Ohsweken, ON
Category Social Services
Client Six Nations of the Grand River
Contact Information
[email protected]

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY WORKER 087R3-21-2
KANIKONRI:IO (GOOD MIND) CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAMS, SOCIAL SERVICES  
CONTRACT

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, October 27, 2021, for the Indigenous Community Worker with Kanikonri:io (Good Mind) Child and Youth Programs, Social Services Department. The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website. Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED. Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Indigenous Community Worker Reports to and works under the supervision and direction of the Supervisor of Youth Life Promotion and Children’s Mental Health Programs, Six Nations Social Services, Six Nations Elected Council, and according to the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services – Youth Justice Services (MCCSS-YJS) policies and guidelines. The Indigenous Community Worker provides culturally appropriate programming for Indigenous youth in, or at risk of conflict with the law. Through effective cultural supports and education for Indigenous children, youth, families, and communities, the program provides services that focus on supporting rehabilitation and reintegration of youth into the Brantford community as well as preventing reoffending. This program targets urban Indigenous youth aged 12-17 at the time of an offence who have been found guilty and are on probation, conditional supervision, or community supervision.

Type Contract
Closing Date  October 27, 2021.
Hours of Work  35 Hours
Wage Up to $40,000

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a College Diploma from an institution in good standing standing with a preference given to the following area(s) of expertise: social sciences, social work, sociology, psychology, criminology, law or a related field;
  • Must possess clear, accurate, concise oral and written communication skills;
  • Must demonstrate problem solving, analytical and administrative skills;
  • Must demonstrate ability to use computer hardware/software to effectively input and retrieve information;
  • Must be able to work with a variety of personalities and temperaments;
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and within a team setting;
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours as required;
  • Able to provide a valid current G class license;
  • Able to provide a current and favourable drivers abstract with minimal offenses;
  • Access to a reliable vehicle with minimum 2 million dollar liability insurance; and
  • Must have a favourable criminal record check and vulnerable record check.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at [email protected].

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

Indigenous Community Worker – Contract – 087R3-21-2
c/o Reception Desk
Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)
P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court
Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

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