Family Programming Facilitator (2 Positions)

Kenora Chiefs Advisory is hiring a Family Programming Facilitator! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Reporting to the Director of Child & Youth “Niigaanning Bimaadiziwin” Developmental Services, the Family Programming Facilitator will work with current NBSD and community-based staff to identify group programming that will meet the needs of the families served by NBDS. The delivery of programming will be done in partnership with community organizations to ensure it is culturally safe and done in consultation with community Elders and
Knowledge Keepers. The delivery of family-focused programming will empower families of children and youth to support the work that is being done by NBDS staff.

Employer Name: Kenora Chiefs Advisory
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 3X4
Application Deadline: June 3rd, 2022
Email: resume@kenorachiefs.org
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Consult with 13 First Nation communities to identify needs for family-focused programming
  • Collaborate with community-based service providers to deliver programming that meets the needs of
    families
  • Promote services access where culture is reflected in care and where First Nations people are treated
    with respect, compassion, and cultural understanding
  • Assist to build cultural competency within the region and broader health, social, education, and other
    systems
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with KCA and Firefly staff
  • Build professional helping relationships with children, youth, and their families where appropriate in
    order to support them on a path of wellness
  • Facilitate access to Anishinaabe knowledge, traditions and cultural beliefs in the healing process when
    appropriate
  • Directly support youth and families to connect with traditional Knowledge Keepers, Healers and Elders for
    the purposes of accessing ceremony and any other cultural engagements
  • Network and develop partnerships with community resources both in KCA member First Nations and local
    urban centers such as Kenora
  • Ensure that all children and youth are connected to the right services based on their preferences and
    needs
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Proven experience providing both individual and group support to children, youth, and families
  • Experience working with, coaching, engaging and/or supporting children and youth, with an emphasis on a
    strengths-based approach
  • Identify as a positive role model and committed to a lifestyle of wellness
  • Excellent skills in the following areas: interpersonal, computer, organization, networking, presentation and
    communication (written and oral)
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language and experience working with First Nations
    communities considered an asset

Education

  • University degree or College diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution (Psychology, Social
    Work/Social Service Worker, Child and Youth Worker) or the equivalent combination of lived and/or proven
    work experience
  • Eligible for membership in professional organization related to field of study, if applicable

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Must be willing to travel when required
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Search
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward resume cover letter and 3 references to:

Human Resource Department
Kenora Chiefs Advisory
P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor
Kenora ON P9N 3X4
Fax: 807-467-2656
Email: resume@kenorachiefs.org

✓ Position is pen until filled
✓ We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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