Big Grassy First Nation-NNADAP Worker

NNADAP WORKER JOB POSTING

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: paulbghr@gmail.com

 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                                                                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 Community Care Program-Cultural Coordinator

CULTURAL COORDINATOR

Under the supervision of the Director of Nanaadawewinan, the Cultural Coordinator will work within a culturally competent system of care and as such will acknowledge and incorporate, at all levels, the importance of culture, the expansion of cultural knowledge, and the overall vision of Weechi-It-Te-Win Family Services.

The Cultural Coordinator acts as a primary cultural resource to Weechi-it-te-win and the Ganawendaasowin Family Healing Program.  The Cultural Coordinator is responsible for the care of the sacred items carried by Weechi-it-te-win Family Services.  The Cultural Coordinator is the primary contact person for the WFS Elders Council and is responsible for coordination of council meetings and implementation of decisions made by the elders.

Additionally, the Cultural Coordinator is the primary cultural resource for the Ganawendaasowin Family Healing Program.  The Cultural Coordinator provides and coordinates all land-based programs, cultural teachings, and ceremonies for the families that participate in the program.

The Cultural Coordinator will support the enhancement of positive and strong cultural identity of the agency, its workers, and clientele we serve by regularly-scheduled cultural events. This is done to facilitate preservation and promotion of traditional practices within member First Nations.

The Cultural Coordinator will be of Anishinaabe decent with demonstrated knowledge, understanding of, and personal commitment to the Anishinaabe way of life. Additionally, the Cultural Coordinator will have the commitment and ability to guide and support other aboriginal people in their desires and efforts to embrace Anishinaabe values and traditions.

The role of the Cultural Coordinator is based on establishing a trusting relationship with families and individuals in order to help and support them and as such will not undertake protection responsibilities within the team.

This is a contract term position

Primary Qualifications:       

A knowledge holder with an appreciation of Anishinaabe cultural beliefs, values, norms, ceremony, teachings and a commitment to continued learning and participation

Anishinaabe person with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of, and personal commitment to, the Anishinaabe Ceremonial Ways of Life;

Must be fluent in the English and Ojibwe languages and possess an ability to communicate with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds;

Personal knowledge of basic teachings in the care of a traditional drum, pipe and sacred eagle staff;

Must possess demonstrated planning, organizational and liaison skills and be willing to demonstrate accountability to WFS policies, procedures and relevant legislation;

Must pass a criminal reference check and/or vulnerable sector screen;

Must be alcohol and drug free, living a “good life” for a period of at least two years;

Ability to travel to the area First Nations and work flexible hours as required and requested;

Valid Ontario drivers license, and use of own vehicle for travel purposes;

Abides by the terms and conditions of the Nanadamoowin Policy;

The Cultural Coordinator will be required to complete training from Weechi-it-te-win Family Services prior to commencement of employment.

 

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, 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                                                                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 Community Care Program-Case Aide

Case Aide

The Case Aide is a contract term program support position. The Case Aide assistance and support to the front-line workers of the CCP team responsible for case management services to children in care and families for which they service..

The role of the Case Aide is based on establishing a trusting relationship with families and individuals in order to help and to support them and as such will not undertake protection responsibilities within the team, however still has a duty to report.

This is a contract term position

Primary Qualifications:       

Community college diploma or high school diploma with 2 years direct related experience. However, others with a combination of skills, education and experience that would allow them to do the job may be considered;

Basic knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and supporting regulations;

Sound knowledge of customary care and the philosophy of service delivery, the community and family structure as well as the First Nation customs and traditions;

Working knowledge of the administrative structure and operations of Weechi-it-te-win Family Services including the service deliver model, policies, procedures and guidelines;

Strong commitment to help children and their families by providing support services in a way that respect the First Nations’ cultural and spiritual practices;

Commitment top provide support services in the Anishinaabe context of extended family and community involvement;

Committed to ensure the highest level of confidentiality at all times;

Ability to establish and maintain purposeful relationships with staff, management, children and their families and caregivers;

Ability to take direction and work within the philosophy, policies, procedures and guidelines;

Experience working with high risk and special needs children;

General knowledge of children’s developmental needs;

Excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy being with children and families;

Good oral and written communication skills and to prepare detailed case notes;

Current First Aid and CPR certificates;

 

Ability to flex daily work hours as determined by the supervisor;

Must possess a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s License and be wiling to travel;

Must provide a clear criminal reverence/vulnerable sector check and a driver’s abstract.

 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, 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                                                                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 Community Care Program-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, 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                                                                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 Community Care Program – Addictions Support Worker

Addictions Support Worker

The Addiction Support Worker is a permanent full-time position.  The Addiction Support Worker will work within a culturally competent system of care and as such will acknowledge and incorporate, at all levels, the importance of culture, the expansion of cultural knowledge and the overall vision of Weechi-It-Te-Win Family Services.

The Addiction Support Worker will foster cultural awareness through active participation in an inductive learning process, gaining an understanding of historical trauma and impacts of oppression and how these relate to current issues related to Native child welfare services.  The Addiction Support Worker will develop culturally competent practice skills that are congruent to the unique needs of the ten First Nations and to Weechi-It-Te-Win Family Services.

 

The role of the Addiction Support Worker is based on establishing a trusting relationship with families and individuals in order to help and to support them and as such will not undertake protection responsibilities within the team however, still has a duty to report.

This is a contract term position.

 

Primary Qualifications:       

Possess a valid Ontario class ‘G’ driver’s license in good standing with access to a reliable vehicle.  Ability to work outside normal business hours as required.

The Addiction Support Worker will be required to complete training from Weechi-it-te-win Family Services prior to commencement of employment.

Effective listening, observation and facilitation skills to effectively assess clients and provide appropriate treatment and consultation;

Strong mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills to respond or assist in emergency situations;

Strong collaboration skills to manage service delivery in conjunction with case managers, clients, their family members/caregivers and other health care professionals;

Ability to deal with demanding interpersonal situations and respond with good judgment and understanding;

Ability to communicate information effectively through a variety of means including meetings, reports, letters and presentations and

Good oral and written communication skills to feed the client file.

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, 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                                            Preferred   Email-paulbghr@gmail.com

 

 

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


Job Posting-Big Grassy First Nation Community Care Program-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. 

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                                                                Email-paulbghr@gmail.com

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


Job Posting-Big Grassy First Nation Community Care Program – Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant For Community Care Program

Reporting to the Child Care Supervisor, The Administrative Assistant will be required to perform an array of administrative duties including secretarial and receptionist duties. Additional responsibilities include reconciling bank statements, taking minutes during meetings and scheduling appointments for all departmental managers. The Administrative Assistant is also accountable for drafting, reviewing and editing time-sensitive correspondence sent by the management team. Other duties, relevant to the position, shall be assigned as required.

 

  • Secondary School Diploma required.
  • Business Administration degree or diploma required.
  • 1-2 years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant, or relevant role, considered an asset.
  • Ability to type 120 words per minute.
  • Proficient use of various office based software including Microsoft Office 2007.

Work Conditions

  • Busy office setting.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Interacts with public at large.
  • Ability to conduct and attend presentations.
  • Sitting for long periods.
  • Repetitive work.
  • Overtime may be required.

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. 

Please email or send 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                                                                Email-paulbghr@gmail.com

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


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Internal Job Posting from AKRC (Positions to located in community)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

(Internal Job Posting for AKRC Communities Only)

 Traditional Life Skills Worker

 

Job Title:      Traditional Life Skills Worker

Program:      Jordan’s Principle Initiative Program

Location:      Big Grassy,

                                    (Positions to be located in community)

Summary:

The Traditional Life Skills Worker will assist the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of services and programs in the communities for students, youth, parents and Elders under the Jordan’s Principle Initiative (JPI). The Traditional Life Skills Worker will provide a wide range of programs and services for youth and mostly promote greater parent/community engagement with Elders and Knowledge Keepers. When required, they will also assist the Community Wellness Team, the AKRC JPI staff and other community program staff with supporting the holistic traditional needs of the students, youth, parents and Elders. The Traditional Life Skills Worker reports directly the JPI Program Coordinator or another designated community supervisor.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience working in schools, with youth or with families.
  • Experience organizing events and activities.
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language, culture, tradition is required.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience with data-base & computer skills is an asset.
  • Fluent in the Anishinaabe language & culture is an asset.
  • Access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license is required.
  • An ongoing clean vulnerable sector check is required.

 

Duties:

  • Assist with traditional youth/parent/family support workshops and activities.
  • Organize day-time and after-school traditional and language programming for youth/students/parents.
  • Organize weekend programming (both traditional and non-traditional).
  • Consults with local community Elders relating to cultural protocols and practices and promotes Anishinaabe language and cultural and healing practices in the First Nation.
  • Assist with the organization of cultural celebrations and workshops for community Elders, community members, the youth, as required.
  • Assists the school and community staff in engaging Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers in developing culturally appropriate content related to job readiness and training programs, children and youth programs, healing programs, etc.
  • Advise Elders of monthly functions and coordinates events.
  • Progress reports are required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the JPI Program Manager and/or Chief and Council.

Salary:                       42,000 yearly

Closing Date:           April 5th 2019

 

 

Submit your resume and cover letter to Paul Duguay Human Resource Officer at the band office.


INTERNAL JOB POSTING: ASSISTANT WATER TREATMENT CLASS 1-OPERATOR

INTERNAL POSTING – Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class-1 Operator)

Hire to Train

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator at Big Grassy.

ASSISTANT WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

DEFINITION

Performs duties and assignments relative to the operation and maintenance of the communities water and wastewater treatment facilities and distribution system facilities (water storage tanks, pump stations, etc.) and performs other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operator (Assistant Operator) is distinguished from the Treatment Plant Operator in that the latter operates the treatment plants independently. In contrast, the Assistant Operator performs assigned duties under direct supervision, the complexity of assignments increasing with advancing skills, both at community’s treatment facilities and in distribution system operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (include but are not limited to the following):

Trains until treatment/distribution certification is received and is able to perform a full array of tasks and duties in the operation and maintenance of various water and wastewater treatment and distribution system facilities including: backwashing water filters and installing and calibrating instrumentation; controls the treatment processes to ensure continuous compliance with Environmental Public Health Services and regulatory agency water quality requirements and objectives; collects water and wastewater samples; performs standardized water quality tests; monitors and interprets water and wastewater meters, gauges and charts; makes chemical and feed rate adjustments as necessary; maintains operational logs; gathers statistical data on water and wastewater operations as necessary; handles chemical and hazardous products as required; chlorinates storage tanks; operates pump stations; operates Distribution Control and Monitoring System; demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and work methods.

OTHER DUTIES

Performs facility and grounds maintenance duties; cleans and disinfects storage tanks; flushes distribution mains as necessary; conducts public tours of treatment facilities; performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS (The following minimum qualifications are necessary for entry into the class)

Must obtain a Class-1 Operators Certificate (All training is provided for)

Education/Experience : Must of obtain a Grade 12 diploma or GED

 

Knowledge/Skill/Ability

Knowledge of: general principles and practices of chemistry and/or biology as applied to water treatment operations; complex mathematical concepts; methods and techniques for handling hazardous chemicals; general knowledge of instrumentation and equipment within assigned work areas; occupational hazards and standard safety practices; principles and practices of hydraulics.

Ability to: be trained to work independently in the absence of supervision; work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime as required and be available for emergencies; operate specialized water and wastewater equipment including safety equipment; accurately maintain records; collect water and wastewater samples and perform the appropriate laboratory tests; operate a personal computer and manipulate a programmable logic controller; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Possession of a valid “G” driver’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The work requires exposure to conditions that may be hazardous or unpleasant. Position requires working in the field out of doors in all weather conditions and involves walking on level and uneven or slippery surfaces, climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, handling noise-producing tools and equipment; kneeling, squatting, stooping, turning, bending, lifting, upper body twisting in the performance of daily activities. The use of the senses of smell and hearing are needed in detecting odors and mechanical equipment conditions. Requires both near and far vision while making visual checks of facilities and working on equipment. Requires light and heavy lifting, pushing a dragging of equipment and supplies in excess of 100 pounds. Employees may be exposed to raw and treated sewage, chemicals, sharp and dull objects, domestic and wild animals, and in general may come in contact with a variety of potentially dangerous working situations that require a combination of good judgment, field knowledge of potential problems, problem identification and solutions. May be exposed to electrical and mechanical hazards and a variety of hazardous chemicals or contaminants. Incumbents also work around moving equipment. Ability to drive an automatic or manual transmission four-wheel drive vehicle on dirt roads in varying weather and road conditions.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Paul Duguay

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: pdbghr@gmail.com  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is Feb 22nd (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified