Youth Well-Being Coordinators (2 Positions)

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Youth Well-Being Coordinators (2 Positions)

Job Information
Anishinabek Nation-sm
Author alnationtalk
Date May 12, 2022
Deadline June 10, 2022
Type Full Time
Company Anishinabek Nation
Location North Bay, ON
Category Coordinator
Client Anishinabek Nation
Contact Information
[email protected]

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT-KOGANAAWSAWIN
YOUTH WELL-BEING SERVICES COORDINATOR
(2 positions)

Location: Due to the current pandemic, Anishinabek Nation employees are currently working remotely

Full-time position with benefits with the possibility of an extension
(after successfully completing 3 months of employment)

The Anishinabek Nation Social Development Department under Koganaawsawin is seeking 2 organized individuals to support Anishinabek communities in the Northern Superior and Southeast Regions with their Youth Services for child well-being prevention services. These individuals must have a passion for building capacity for Anishinabek youth and demonstrate experience in community development, and must be familiar with the Anishinabek Nation and its strategic direction and priorities. The Youth Well-Being Services Coordinators will report to the Social Development/ Koganaawsawin Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-Secondary college diploma or university degree in the Social Sciences, Child & Youth Services field or other related disciplines with a minimum of three years of experience in the social services field;
  • Knowledge and understanding of working mechanisms of Children’s Aid Society and Indigenous Child Welfare Agencies;
  • Experience facilitating workshops and youth programming will be considered an asset;
  • Ability to assist community workers to identify gaps in services and assist in the development of programs;
  • Knowledge of community and urban based programs that support youth services;
  • Knowledge of the issues faced by children and youth involved in child welfare;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017;
  • Experience working with social media tools;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek culture and practices and Anishinabek Nation Communities;
  • Knowledge of community development and capacity development;
  • Ability to work remotely with reliable internet access;
  • Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin or willingness to learn is an asset; and
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and be insurable.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong computer background in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize competing demands to ensure efficient coordination;
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills;
  • Understanding and knowledge of community and capacity development; and
  • Strategic planning and development skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support and advocacy to Anishinabek Nation communities on Youth Initiatives and to First Nation Child and Family Preventions Service departments working with youth ages 12- 29;
  • Network with community leaders, agencies and organizations to support the work of community front line youth workers;
  • Work collaboratively with Anishinabek Nation Youth/Family Support and Family Well-Being programs;
  • Gather and develop resources to support Anishinabek Nation Youth programs, that support child well- being prevention focused work; identify gaps and advocate and support to fill any identified gaps;
  • Recommend/refer appropriate    elders/resource    persons    to    assist    communities    in    their cultural/language development if required;
  • Share best practises and current trends with Anishinabek Nation First Nation programs that work with Youth;
  • Develop and complete individual and team work plans;
  • 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 knowledge of current child welfare social services policies and programs as it relates to the Anishinabek Nation and attend training opportunities related to current programming;
  • Provide support and information to First Nations through written correspondence and reports as approved by the Social Development Director;
  • Coordinate and liaise with political organizations and various government departments on all social service issues as required; and
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate youth prevention services, gatherings and other duties as assigned by theSocial Services Director.

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Cover Letter;
  • Resume;
  • Three employment references;
  • Identify whether the applicant has been previously employed by the Anishinabek Nation (formerly Union of Ontario Indians);
  • Identify whether the applicant is a member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference in accordance with s. 16(1) of Ontario Indians); the Canadian Human Rights Act“; and
  • The Anishinabek Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2022

Applications are to be submitted to:
Glenda St. Amour
Director of Corporate Services
Fax: (705) 497-9135
E-mail: [email protected]

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Stanley W. Cloud, Interim Manager Koganaawsawin: Social Development: [email protected]

Miigwetch to all applicants for their interest, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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