**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


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION BAND OFFICE**BAND MANAGER (IN TRAINING)**EXTERNAL POSTING

EXTERNAL POSTING – BAND MANAGER (IN-TRAINING)

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Band Manager in training at Big Grassy First Nation

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Band Manager:

            The Band Manager in training will learn:

  • Oversee Management of operations for the Big Grassy First Nation
  • In conjunction with “Managers”, will strive to ensure that Band operations are conducted within relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Coordinate development and implementation of policies, procedures and programs
  • Ensure filing and record keeping systems are established and maintained
  • Be familiar with relevant government financial legislation, policies and procedures
  • Be familiar with budget and funding requirements
  • Manage financial operations
  • Oversee the management and supervision of Band Administration staff
  • Band Council Support and Administration

 

Education and Working Experience

  • Supervisory background
  • financial management and generally accepted accounting principles
  • program management and delivery
  • an understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures including the Indian Act
  • an understanding of the northern cultural and political environment
  • an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the various Boards/Councils serving the community.
  • team leadership and management skills
  • financial management skills, strategic planning skills
  • decision making skills
  • negotiations skills
  • time management skills
  • effective verbal and listening communications skills

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


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION ESINIIWAB HEALTH CENTRE**FAMILY WELL BEING WORKER**EXTERNAL POSTING

EXTERNAL POSTING – 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 December 22, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**LAND CODE COORDINATOR**EXTERNAL POSTING

EXTERNAL POSTING – LAND CODE CO-ORDINATOR

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Land Code Co-Ordinator at Big Grassy

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Land Code Committee:

  • Ensures that the Land Code Staff carry out the duties as required by the Land Code Development Committee
  • Ensures that Agenda is prepared and that minutes of meetings are typed and distributed to Council, Committee and pertinent staff
  • Ensures that resource material are made available to the Land Code Development Committee members
  • Ensures that the information on the Land Code reaches the community members by mail outs, community meetings, door to door visits, and by workshops held both on and off reserve in order to prepare the membership vote on the contents of the Land Code
  • Ensures that the revisions made to the Land Code are completed and a copy of the updated version is distributed to the Land Code Development Committee
  • Ensures the draft land documents are reviewed by Committee
  • Ensures that mail outs to locate membership is completed and that the Voter’s list is revised as Land Code Development Committee locates members
  • Ensures that the revision of the Community Ratification process document is updated as directed by the Committee
  • Ensures that the Council approved proposed Land Code, Community Ratification Process and Voter’s List is sent on to the Verifier
  • Works with Verifier to ensure that all documentation requirements are completed
  • Ensures of Land Code Staff attendance at Ratification Process
  • All other duties as required by Big Grassy First Nation throughout the Land Code Development, verification, and ratification processes.

Education and Working Experience

  • Supervisory background
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and workshops
  • Knowledge of computer software applications, such as PowerPoint, MS ACCESS, MS Suite
  • Ability to seek out resource materials for committee
  • Good interpersonal skills who genuinely likes working with public
  • Must be a Big Grassy First Nation Member

 

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


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION ESINIIWAB HEALTH CENTRE**HEALTHY LIFESTYLES WORKER**EXTERNAL POSTING**

EXTERNAL POSTING – 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 by fax, email or hand deliver personally to the attention of:

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 Dec 22, 2017 (4:30 p.m.)
Only those selected for interview will be notified

A full job description is available upon request


**BIG GRASSY BAND OFFICE**INTERIM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER**EXTERNAL POSTING

EXTERNAL POSTING – INTERIM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

(INTERIM POSITION TO JANUARY 07, 2019)

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Economic Development Position at Big Grassy for an interim term to January 07, 2019.

Key duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains relationships and engages in joint projects or initiatives with other organizations engaged in economic development.
  • Preparing concept presentations to Chief and Council from time to time to support local ventures.
  • Builds relationships with First Nations businesses
  • Manages all aspects of First Nation sponsored initiatives for Economic Development projects including finalizing work plans, training Plans, sourcing of funds and use of funds, preparing documents such as BCR’s for Chief and Council approval of projects.

 

Education and Working Experience

  • A post secondary diploma in business administration or commerce, would be ideal.
  • Equivalent experience amounting to 3 years experience in a business environment
  • Comprehensive computer software knowledge including word processing, spreadsheet, power point presentations, and outlook email.
  • The Economic Development Officer will report directly to the Band Manager.

 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Band Manager, Mr. 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


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL POSTING**BAND MANAGER (IN TRAINING)****

INTERNAL POSTING – BAND MANAGER (IN-TRAINING)

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Band Manager in training at Big Grassy

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Band Manager:

            The Band Manager in training will learn:

  • Oversee Management of operations for Big Grassy First Nation
  • In conjunction with “Managers”, will strive to ensure that Band operations are conducted within relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate development and implementation of policies, procedures and programs.
  • Ensure filing and record keeping systems are established and maintained.
  • Be familiar with relevant government financial legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Be familiar with budget and funding requirements.
  • Manage financial operations.
  • Oversee the management and supervision of Band Administration staff.
  • Band Council Support and Administration.

 Education and Working Experience

  • Supervisory background
  • financial management and generally accepted accounting principles
  • program management and delivery
  • an understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures including the Indian Act
  • an understanding of the northern cultural and political environment
  • an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the various Boards/Councils serving the community.
  • team leadership and management skills
  • financial management skills
  • strategic planning skills
  • decision making skills
  • negotiations skills
  • time management skills
  • effective verbal and listening communications skills

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.

 

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

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

 

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

Only those selected for interview will be notified


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL POSTING**FAMILY WELL BEING WORKER**

INTERNAL POSTING – 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 Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

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

 

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

Only those selected for interview will be notified


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL POSTING**LAND CODE COORDINATOR**

INTERNAL POSTING – LAND CODE CO-ORDINATOR

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Land Code Co-0rdinator at Big Grassy

Key duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Land Code Committee:

  • Ensures that the Land Code Staff carry out the duties as required by the Land Code Development Committee
  • Ensures that Agenda is prepared and that minutes of meetings are typed and distributed to Council, Committee and pertinent staff
  • Ensures that resource material are made available to the Land Code Development Committee members
  • Ensures that the information on the Land Code reaches the community members by mail outs, community meetings, door to door visits, and by workshops held both on and off reserve in order to prepare the membership vote on the contents of the Land Code
  • Ensures that the revisions made to the Land Code are completed and a copy of the updated version is distributed to the Land Code Development Committee
  • Ensures the draft land documents are reviewed by Committee
  • Ensures that mail outs to locate membership is completed and that the Voter’s list is revised as Land Code Development Committee locates members
  • Ensures that the revision of the Community Ratification process document is updated as directed by the Committee
  • Ensures that the Council approved proposed Land Code, Community Ratification Process and Voter’s List is sent on to the Verifier
  • Works with Verifier to ensure that all documentation requirements are completed
  • Ensures of Land Code Staff attendance at Ratification Process
  • All other duties as required by Big Grassy First Nation throughout the Land Code Development, verification, and ratification processes.

Education and Working Experience

  • Supervisory background
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and workshops
  • Knowledge of computer software applications, such as PowerPoint, MS ACCESS, MS Suite
  • Ability to seek out resource materials for committee
  • Good interpersonal skills who genuinely likes working with public
  • Must be a Big Grassy First Nation Member

 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

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

 

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

Only those selected for interview will be notified


**BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION**INTERNAL POSTING**ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER**INTERIM POSITION TO JANUARY 07, 2019**

INTERNAL POSTING – INTERIM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

(INTERIM POSITION TO JANUARY 07, 2019)

 

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Economic Development Position at Big Grassy for an interim term to January 07, 2019.

Key duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains relationships and engages in joint projects or initiatives with other organizations engaged in .economic development.
  • Preparing concept presentations to Chief and Council from time to time to support local ventures.
  • Builds relationships with First Nations businesses
  • Manages all aspects of First Nation sponsored initiatives for Economic Development projects including finalizing work plans, training Plans, sourcing of funds and use of funds, preparing documents such as BCR’s for Chief and Council approval of projects.

 

Education and Working Experience

  • A post secondary diploma in business administration or commerce, would be ideal.
  • Equivalent experience amounting to 3 years experience in a business environment
  • Comprehensive computer software knowledge including word processing, spreadsheet, power point presentations, and outlook email.
  • The Economic Development Officer will report directly to the Band Manager.

 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Acting Band Manager, Mr. Gary Tuesday. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mr. Gary Tuesday, Acting Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0

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

 

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

Only those selected for interview will be notified