Big Grassy First Nation-NNADAP Worker


Big Grassy River First Nation is looking to fill the position of NNADAP WORKER, who, under the direction of the Health Director, will primarily be responsible to advise patients and their families on addictions abuse including health promotion, illness, and accident prevention. This position will collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate patient care and support in consultation with individuals and their families. This role will also respect and protect the rights of clients, including but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination; their right to choose and practice individual values, beliefs, religion, and culture; their right to privacy and dignity. The NNADAP Worker must possess the following:


  • Clean vulnerable sector check
  • Ability to deal pleasantly and effectively with a wide range of people of different ages and cultures, in potentially volatile and emotionally charged situations
  • Ability to maintain positive professional boundaries without imposing personal judgments and expectations on families and patients


Big Grassy River First Nation offers competitive compensation and career advancement opportunities.

Qualified applicants should contact Paul Duguay at:

 Big Grassy First Nation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Big Grassy First Nation will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

Big Grassy First Nation is an equal opportunity employer and strives to ensure that its hiring process meets the needs of all persons with disabilities. As such, Big Grassy First Nation will provide reasonable accommodation for any applicant, as requested during the hiring process.

Big Grassy First Nation seeks to fully integrate the principles of Employment Equity and will ensure the full participation and advancement of members of historically disadvantaged groups (i.e., members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women, and aboriginal peoples). Big Grassy First Nation will achieve this by ensuring that its hiring process is fair and equitable for all persons.

Big Grassy First Nation strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Big Grassy First Nation will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.

Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Aboriginal people, Big Grassy First Nation shall give preference to Aboriginal people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience.

 This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Deadline is Friday, July 19th 2019, 12:00 noon.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer             or drop off at:          Big Grassy Band Office

Big Grassy River First Nation                                                                     410 Anishinabe Way

P.O. Box 414                                                                                     Big Grassy River F.N.

Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0

Fax – 807-488-5533                                                      



Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.


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