Casual Child and Youth Worker

Kenora Chiefs Advisory are looking for a Casual Child and Youth Worker! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Ogimaawabiitong is dedicated and committed to “Excellence in all that we do”.  The ethics, along with the Seven Teachings, speak to how the organization operates: in relation to interaction amongst clients, staff, members and other stake holders.  The Ogimaawabiitong code of ethics and teachings reflect in both decision-making and service delivery. Do you want to work for a health care organization that changes people’s lives? One that not only cares deeply about clients, but also values that its employees are its greatest Gifts!

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  • Unique health services organization
  • The supportive management team and collaborative work environment
  • Family Culture
  • Innovative environment
  • Enriched job fulfilment and
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth

The Kenora Chiefs Advisory is currently seeking casual Child and Youth Workers. Binesi Waziswan Healing and Treatment Services is a short-term live-in treatment program that provides an opportunity for youth stepping up from community-based support or stepping down from an inpatient unit, to engage in holistic, land-based, clinical wraparound services in a supportive environment. Youth participants will undergo ongoing assessment and observation, crisis intervention, and wrap around bi-cultural services aimed at long-term healing and recovery. We require an enthusiastic, supportive and flexible individuals who work well in a team environment and are motivated to support youth on their healing journey

Employer Name: Kenora Chiefs Advisory
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 3X4
Application Deadline: March 5th, 2024
Email: resume@kenorachiefs.org
Hours of Work: Various
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

The Kenora Chiefs Advisory is currently seeking casual Child and Youth Workers. Binesi Waziswan Healing and Treatment Services is a short-term live-in treatment program that provides an opportunity for youth stepping up from community-based support or stepping down from an inpatient unit, to engage in holistic, land-based, clinical wraparound services in a supportive environment. Youth participants will undergo ongoing assessment and observation, crisis intervention, and wrap around bi-cultural services aimed at long-term healing and recovery.

We require an enthusiastic, supportive and flexible individuals who work well in a team environment and are motivated to support youth on their healing journey

  • Provide support and guidance to youth participants who are experiencing mental health issues that have impacted their mental, emotional, spiritual and/or physical wellbeing
  • Support youth in their day-to-day participation in the program, creating opportunities for goal development and achievement
  • Facilitate land-based activities including (but not limited to) fishing, hiking, canoeing, medicine picking, animal-assisted programming, etc
  • Support the Bi-Cultural Counsellors and Care Coordinators with implementing the 7 Grandfather Teachings curriculum
  • Carry out daily home upkeep, alongside youth participants, teaching them healthy habits and life skills;
  • Daily logging of observations of the participants’ wellbeing status, from a holistic lens
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with staff, youth and service providers both from KCA and external organizations
  • Ability to effectively respond to crisis situations, consulting Management as needed
  • Facilitate access to Anishinaabe knowledge, traditions and cultural beliefs in the healing process, where appropriate
  • Participate in training and ongoing professional development to enhance your knowledge of supporting young people in their healing journey
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Experience working with youth both one-to-one and in group settings;
  • Strong ability to develop rapport and trusting relationships with youth and families;
  • Experience working in a youth residential setting is an asset;
  • Experience facilitating activities and programs, including cultural and land-based programming, is an asset;
  • Ability to respond to crisis and post-crisis situations;
  • College diploma or university degree is an asset;
  • Excellent skills in the following areas: interpersonal, computer, organization, networking, presentation and communication (written & oral);
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe culture and language is an asset;
  • Demonstrated ability to act as a role model for youth, as someone who has committed to their own healing and wellness journey.

Additional Requirements:

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
  • Must be willing to travel when required;
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record;
  • Willingness to work night shifts and weekends.
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

We’re looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for our clients and within KCA.  Discover What’s Possible!

Please forward resume cover letter and 3 references to:

Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3 rd Floor

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-2656

Email: resume@kenorachiefs.org

**We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

** Traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage and cedar within the work setting

***In accordance with company policy, it is mandatory for all employees to either provide proof of their Covid vaccination or undergo Covid testing twice a week

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