Full-Time Wasa-Nabin Youth Program Worker

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre is hiring a Full-Time Wasa-Nabin Youth Program Worker! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre requires an enthusiastic, energetic individual to deliver its Wasa-Nabin program, focusing on after-school interventions. This position will be responsible to ensure that the needs of children, ages 13-18, identified as at risk, are met in a timely and culturally sensitive manner.

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1G5
Application Deadline: March 23rd, 2023
Email: OfficeAdmin@nechee.org
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $46,000 to $48,000 to start

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Ensure the development and implantation of a full range of program services
  • Ensure that the Wasa-Nabin program is grounded in culture-based youth development principles and practices; increase cultural understanding of youth and their families
  • Promote awareness and ensure access to the Wasa-Nabin Program
  • Promote the development of protocols and referral agreements as appropriate to meet the developmental needs of Indigenous youth in the community
  • Conduct a needs assessment for youth and to develop a plan of action to meet the needs of youth referred to the program
  • Refer youth to appropriate services as required to meet the needs of the youth and to document the results of these referrals
  • Initiate and participate in case conferences as necessary to ensure the needs of the youth are met
  • Co-ordinate individual and group activities (physical, social) as required to meet the needs of program clients
  • Engage in “one to one” counselling and peer support
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Social or Human services; or relevant accredited training combined with related work experience
  • Previous work experience with Indigenous children and youth
  • Ability to work professionally, collaboratively with children, youth & their families as well as agency, community and agency personnel
  • Knowledge of Ojibway traditions and culture
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal; proficient in offering presentations
  • Positive attitude & demonstrated capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends & evenings
  • First Aid/CPR training definite asset; Working knowledge of computers
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Comprehensive benefit package including a pension plan
Salary Range: $46,000 to $48,000 to start
* A Current Vulnerable Persons Check will be required upon offer of employment

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to:
Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
326 Second Street South
Kenora, ON P9N 1G5
Fax: (807) 468-5340
E-Mail: OfficeAdmin@nechee.org

We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

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