**Big Grassy First Nation**Esiniiwab Health Center**Job Posting**Secretary**

Health Secretary
Reporting to the Health Director, the Health Secretary is responsible for administrative and secretarial support to the Health Centre. Full job description available at the Band Office.
Duties:
1. General Secretarial Duties
2. Secretarial Support to the Health Centre
3. Data Processing
4. Booking Appointments
5. Other Duties, as required

Primary Qualifications:
1. A minimum of 2 years experience in operating a micro-computer or word-processor in an office setting;
2. A minimum of 2 years experience in recording committee minutes and preparing correspondence and reports;
3. A minimum of 2 years experience in general office administration and procedures;
4. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a file system for program documents;
5. Demonstrated knowledge of English spelling, grammar, and composition;
6. Knowledge of social and political framework of First Nations
7. Knowledge of services available in First Nations communities and external institutions that impact on First Nations members
8. Ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
9. Knowledge of the community as well as the customs and traditions of the community
Secondary Qualifications:
1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) and specialized course work in general business practices, secretarial writing, typing and word processing

This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period. POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline is Friday, May 25, 12:00 noon. Late applications will not be accepted.
Please send resume along with three work related references to:
Lynne Gavin – Band Manager 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
Email-lagvin@tbaytel.net
Or
Email-paulbghr@gmail.com
Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.


**Big Grassy First Nation**Esiniiwab Health Center**Job Posting**Family Well Being Work

Family Well Being Worker

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Family Well Being Worker
Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Esiniiwab Health Centre:
• delivering community based programming to assist with the goal of improving the overall health and wellness of the community.
• connect families to the most appropriate resource/program based on the individual needs of the family.
• design and delivery of community based programming and safe places where children, youth and families can access and receive culturally-based programming
• guide and mentor individuals to access and navigate the government and community services that help address barriers to improving their quality of life
• be a trusted and vital link between community members and other government and community services.
• Be a knowledgeable source of information on community programs and services and knowledge of regional health and service organizations which can support individuals/families.
• Seek to remove barriers for residents by working collaboratively across all disciplines and services.
• Build relationships with residents to enhance individual and family wellness.
• Identify gaps in services to recognize areas of services/programs needed for improvement or creation within the community
• Ensure the centralized information system of current organization/services is kept up to date.
• Track and report on evaluation outcomes.
• Work as part of a team.
• Other duties as required.

Education and Working Experience
• Supervisory background
• Ability to contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic work plan with time frames and deliverables.
• Ability to build effective working relationships with families, individuals and community
service providers and regional service organizations.
• Excellent organizational and facilitation skills.
• Good communication skills and able to present facts effectively in oral and written form.
• Competence with appropriate computer based applications to manage information.
• Able to work flexible hours, evening and weekend hours may be required.
• Related work experience and/or post secondary training is required.
• Ability to provide successful criminal record check, with vulnerable sector check.
• Drivers license and access to a vehicle
• Confidentiality and Code of Ethic adherence.
Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Band Manager, Mrs. Lynne Gavin. A full job description is available upon request.
Fax, email or deliver personally to:
Mrs. Lynne Gavin Band Manager
Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way
Morson, Ontario
P0W 1J0
(FAX) 1-807-488-5533 / Email: lagavin@tbaytel.net / Phone: (807) 488-5614

Deadline for Applications is MAY 25, 2018 (4:30 p.m.)
Only those selected for interview will be notified


**Big Grassy First Nation**Esiniiwab Health Center**Healthy Lifestyles Worker**

Healthy Lifestyles Worker

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Healthy Lifestyles Worker
Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Esiniiwab Health Centre:
• delivering community based programming to assist with the goal of improving the overall health and wellness of the community.
• To ensure community awareness in mental health, wellness and healthy lifestyles by submitting articles to the Big Grassy website addressing mental health and parenting skills.
• Participate fully with health team to develop community strategies addressing mental health issues.
• Providing referrals to mental health workers.
• Provide regular recreational, social and cultural activities (especially for youth) to promote community mental health.
• To contribute to health team activities and events: provide input in planning and organizing community health team events, assist in providing workshops and cultural events as a member of the health team, participate in annual gathering (Pow Wow) organization and implementation.

Education and Working Experience

demonstrated computer competence and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Publisher
previous experience working with youth in health or related field.
Grade 12 or equivalent
a demonstrated ability to work well as a member of a team, understanding and adhering to roles and responsibilities within the First Nation organization
ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
must provide current criminal reference check;
must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel as needed

This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.
Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Band Manager, Mrs. Lynne Gavin. A full job description is available upon request.
Fax, email or deliver personally to:
Mrs. Lynne Gavin Band Manger
Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way
Morson, Ontario
P0W 1J0
(FAX) 1-807-488-5533 / Email: lagavin@tbaytel.net/ Phone: (807) 488-5614

Deadline for Applications is May 25, 2018 (4:30 p.m.)
Only those selected for interview will be notified


**Big Grassy First Nation**Community Care Program**Job Opening**Child in Care Worker**

Child-In-Care Worker

Reporting to the Child Care Supervisor, the Child-In-Care Worker is responsible for the safety and health of the children and families living within the first nation.

Duties:
1. Follows up on referrals concerning the needs of children and families living on the First Nations;
2. Ensures the safety of all children including arranging for out of home placement for children in need of protection;
3. Prepares service plans for all children and families requiring support services;
4. Ensures all cases are documented in accordance with Ministry of Community and Social Service Standards as well as court proceedings;
5. Provides and designs community prevention programs;
6. Provides and coordinates support groups for adolescents, children, single parents, etc;
7. Ensure child and family services delivered to the First Nation are culturally appropriate and consistent with the policies of Big Grassy First nation
8. Rotational On-Call is a requirement.
Primary Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field and 2 Yrs Exp. in the provision of Child Welfare services OR; Asset but not Mandatory. Training will be made available.
*Community College Diploma in Social Work or related field and six years’ experience in the provision of Child Welfare Services; Asset but not Mandatory. Training will be made available.
*Knowledge of the Ontario Child and Family Services Act;
*Knowledge of Ontario’s Risk Assessment Model;
*Knowledge of community services, customs and traditions;
*Valid Driver’s License, Drivers Abstract and access to own vehicle;

Salary: Commensurate with experience. PFT 3-month probationary period.

This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period. POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline is Friday, MAY 25 2018, 12:00 noon.

Late applications will not be accepted.
Please send resume along with three work related references to:
Lynne Gavin – Band Manager 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

Email-lagvin@tbaytel.net
Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.


MISHKOSIMINIZIIBIING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (BGFNLP)

Is accepting letters of interest for the Secretary of the Board for the next term of service.

Date of Closure will be March 16, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

Please forward letters to Mr. James Comegan, Chief Executive Officer, addressed to:

Big Grassy First Nation

Box 13

Morson, ON

P0W 1J0

or email to jcomegan@gmail.com


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM SECRETARY**

Program Secretary

Reporting to the Child Care Supervisor, the Program Secretary is responsible for administrative and secretarial support to the Family Services Committee/Team. Full job description available at the Band Office.

Duties:

  1. General Secretarial Duties
  2. Secretarial Support to the Family Services Committee
  3. Data Processing
  4. Other Duties, as required

Primary Qualifications:

  1. A minimum of 2 years experience in operating a micro-computer or word-processor in an office setting;
  2. A minimum of 2 years experience in recording committee minutes and preparing correspondence and reports;
  3. A minimum of 2 years experience in general office administration and procedures;
  4. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a file system for program documents;
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of English spelling, grammar, and composition;
  6. Knowledge of social and political framework of First Nations
  7. Knowledge of services available in First Nations communities and external institutions that impact on First Nations members
  8. Ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
  9. Knowledge of the administrative structure and operations of Weechi-it-te-win Family Services, the communities and family structure, as well as the customs and traditions of the community

Secondary Qualifications:

  1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) and specialized course work in general business practices, secretarial writing, typing and word processing

 

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

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Deadline is Friday, March 14 2018, 4:30 pm.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Lynne Gavin – Band Manager                   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

Email-lagvin@tbaytel.net

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


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**FULL TIME MEDICAL DRIVER**IMMEDIATE START DATE**

FULL TIME MEDICAL DRIVER

Reporting to the Health Director, the Medical Driver is responsible to Provide the transportation of patients/clients to and from hospitals, convalescent facilities, dialysis centers, rehabilitation centers, medical offices and their private residences in a safe, secure and professional manner.

Duties and Responsibility

  1. Transporting patients and clients utilizing company vehicles in a safe and professional manner.
  2. Effective communicates with dispatch regarding schedule progress and to receive instructions.
  3. Maintain a professional image and attitude in regards to clients, visitors and co‐workers.
  4. Complete daily vehicle pre‐trip and post trip inspections, and maintain vehicle cleanliness.
  5. Assist clients and patients as needed to safely complete the transfer.
  6. Must understand instructions in English (both written and spoken).
  7. Must be able to accurately complete activity logs vehicle reports.
  8. Must be able to understand and operate GPS devices, two-way radios, and cell phones.
  9. Perform all duties as assigned by the Health Director.
  10. Must be physically able to step up and down steps, safely secure clients for transport, lift up to 50 lbs, and transport wheelchair patients on paved and unpaved surfaces.

Primary Qualifications:

1. Must comprehend, and comply with, the All Points Assisted Transportation                           Employee Handbook, Driver Manual, and Driver Training outline.

2.Exceed minimum age requirement of 21 years.

3.Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license, and provide a current driver’s                             abstract.

4.No more than 1 moving violation or 1 “at fault” accident within the past 3                                 years.

5.Must provide a Vulnerable sectors check.

6.CPR and First Aid certification.

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

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Deadline is Friday, March 14 2018, 4:30 pm.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Lynne Gavin – Band Manager                   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

Email-lagvin@tbaytel.net

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

 


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM**INTERNAL POSTING**PROGRAM SECRETARY**

Program Secretary (Internal Posting)

Reporting to the Child Care Supervisor, the Program Secretary is responsible for administrative and secretarial support to the Family Services Committee/Team. Full job description available at the Band Office.

Duties:

  1. General Secretarial Duties
  2. Secretarial Support to the Family Services Committee
  3. Data Processing
  4. Other Duties, as required

Primary Qualifications:

  1. A minimum of 2 years experience in operating a micro-computer or word-processor in an office setting;
  2. A minimum of 2 years experience in recording committee minutes and preparing correspondence and reports;
  3. A minimum of 2 years experience in general office administration and procedures;
  4. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a file system for program documents;
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of English spelling, grammar, and composition;
  6. Knowledge of social and political framework of First Nations
  7. Knowledge of services available in First Nations communities and external institutions that impact on First Nations members
  8. Ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
  9. Knowledge of the administrative structure and operations of Weechi-it-te-win Family Services, the communities and family structure, as well as the customs and traditions of the community

Secondary Qualifications:

  1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) and specialized course work in general business practices, secretarial writing, typing and word processing

 This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period. 

POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application Deadline is Friday, Febuary 23 2017, 12:00 noon.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Lynne Gavin – Band Manager                   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

Email: lagvin@tbaytel.net

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


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**HEALTH DIRECTOR**

HEALTH DIRECTOR

 The Health Director is a full-time managerial position directly accountable and reporting to the Band Manager. Responsibilities include, in part, providing day to day supervision of Health Staff members, developing program work plans in concert with health team members, generating budgets consistent with funding upset limits and compliance measures, approving program expenditures in accordance with various program generated cash flows and ensuring timely submission of required reporting to various funding agencies and vetted through the Band Manager.

 PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Supervision of all members of the Health Team
  2. Ensuring the efficacy and integrity of Health Programs to include work plans, budgets and reporting activities.
  3. Liaise the community in keeping with the leadership’s principles of accountability and transparency, area First Nations health services providers, and external funding agencies to ensure effective community health programs.
  4. To initiate and develop community initiatives to address community health and wellness needs.
  5. Guide the implementation of programs/services in a manner consistent with Big Grassy traditions, customs and values.

 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in health disciplines or related field or demonstrated equivalent life and work experience as a pre-qualification for consideration by the interview committee.
  2. Computer literacy at minimum: Micro-Soft Word, Excel, Power-Point.
  3. A functional knowledge of email, and other media applications.
  4. A demonstrated aptitude and skills in organizational dynamics, planning and interpersonal communications.
  5. A demonstrated competency in file management, record keeping and report writing.

Willingness to participate in training sessions, workshops pertaining to demands of the position.

 

SECONDARY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION:

  • Ability to speak Ojibway will be considered a definite asset.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as needed.
  • Willingness to participate in training relevant to this position.

 

SALARY:                                                                   CLOSING DATE: February 10, 2017,

To commensurate with experience                              at 4:30 p.m. Only potential candidates

and qualifications.                                                       will be notified for an interview.

 

SUBMIT Resume/Covering letter and Credentials TO:

Lynne Gavin – Band Manager

Big Grassy River First Nation

Box 414 Morson, ON  P0W 1J0

Tel:      807-488-5614

Fax:     807-488-5533

lagavin@tbaytel.net

 

(FAX AND EMAIL SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTABLE)


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM SUPERVISOR**INTERNAL POSTING

INTERNAL POSTING – Big Grassy Community Care Program Supervisor

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Community Care Program Supervisor

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of Big Grassy First Nation Chief and Council

  • Ensures that services are delivered in accordance with all applicable Ministry, Agency and First Nation Policies and standards
  • Works with the First Nation to ensure that policies are in place to ensure secure storage and confidentiality of client files
  • Ensures that monthly community-based case reviews are conducted are documented in accordance with established guidelines
  • In collaboration with the Program Supervisor, ensure that all required case management documentation is completed in a timely and accurate manner and placed in the appropriated file(s)
  • In Collaboration with the Band Manager and the Program Supervisor, ensures that all monthly program and financial reports are submitted by the First Nations to Weechi-it-te-win in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensures that joint quarterly file audits of child protection, community care program files and family counselling program files are conducted by the Agency and the First Nation in accordance with the provision of the consolidate Service Agreement between Weechi-it-te-win and the First Nation
  • In collaboration with the appropriate community supervisor, ensures that the First Nation teams are fully prepared for annual crown ward/child welfare and foster care license reviews and any other audits that may be undertaken by the Ministry and that all required follow up work resulting from these reviews is completed within the required time frames
  • Monitors overall compliance with terms and condition of the Consolidate Service Agreement between Weechi-it-te-win and the First Nation and arranges periodic review of the Agreement as required
  • Provides consultation and functional supervision to First Nation Supervisors and team members as required to ensure adequate coordination of alternative care service functions, including:

 

  1. Working with Big Grassy team to ensure that an up-to-date list of available caregiver homes in maintained and is made available to the First Nation Team
  2. New worker training modules
  3. Penlieu Information System
  4. Administrative and financial requirements
  5. Serious occurrences reporting requirements
  6. Child Death reporting requirements
  7. Parenting Practices
  8. Aboriginal caregiver training
  9. Clinical assessment and counselling skills
  10. Case management practices
  11. Culturally Competent service deliver
  12. Customary care practice
  13. Licensing requirements

Other duties will include providing on-call services as part of a rotating schedule as required and performing other duties as may be required from time to time.

 

 

Education and Working Experience

  • 2 years of experiences in the management of services for children and heir families or a comparable human service program
  • Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act.
  • Ability to contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic work plan with time frames and deliverables.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with families, individuals and community service providers and regional service organizations.
  • Excellent organizational and facilitation skills.
  • Good communication skills and able to present facts effectively in oral and written form.
  • Competence with appropriate computer based applications to manage information.
  • Able to work flexible hours, evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • Related work experience and/or post secondary training is required.
  • Ability to provide successful criminal record check, with vulnerable sector check.
  • Drivers license and access to a vehicle
  • Confidentiality and Code of Ethic adherence.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak Ojibway is preferred.

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Band Manager, Mrs. Lynne Gavin. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mrs. Lynne Gavin Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: lagavin@tbaytel.net  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is December 22, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified