Hostel Worker

Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’Iyewigamig (WNHAC) are looking for a Casual Hostel Worker! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

We provide primary health care through a range of options including prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Our team includes health professionals, educators and support workers representing both traditional Anishinaabe and contemporary models of care, and uses wholistic health and community development concepts.

Employer Name: Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigamig (WNHAC)
City: Keewatin
Province: ON
Postal Code: P0X 1C0
Application Deadline: March 1st, 2024
Hours of Work: Various
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

This is a casual position involving shift work, including weekends. The hostel operates 24/7 and provides a supportive environment for clients and family members requiring overnight accommodations; while accessing health care services in Kenora. Maintaining cleanliness of the facility is a requirement of the position. The position may also involve client and family crisis, and facilitating access to other WNHAC or community resources.

NOTE: Anishinaabe traditional practices involving burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage and cedar and other cultural protocols occur regularly within our work setting.


Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Minimum OSSD or equivalent; some experience working in the health care field an asset
  • Sound understanding of Anishinaabe culture, values, and perspectives;
  • Experience working in an Anishinaabe organization; ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin is a definite asset
  • Good oral and written communication skills (including computer skills)
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability and willingness to work shift hours and weekends
  • Current criminal/vulnerable persons’ records check
  • Commitment to ongoing training and professional development relevant to job requirements
  • Positive attitude and capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please send resume with covering letter and three references, to:

Hostel Worker Position



Phone: (888) MYWNHAC

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, please note Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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