Grand Council Treaty #3 is looking for an Indigenous Support Network Coordinator! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!
The Grand Council Treaty #3 Kaakewaaseya Justice Services, invites applications from Treaty Three Territory for a full time Indigenous Support Coordinators. The Indigenous Support Network Coordinator, will provide support to the Justice Director, based out of the Kaakewaaseya Justice offices in Treaty Three Territory. This position will be responsible for giving direction and advocating for community members that have endured traumatic circumstances, providing guidance for the healing process.
• Assist in the development of a Victim services program that is culturally sensitive, holistic that emphasizes the importance of Indigenous language and culture for elders, with appropriate support and referrals in place from within communities, Treaty Three Territory and other appropriate programs and services, that support the mission of the Network.
• To provide clients with culturally appropriate emotion and practical support.
• Utilize program staff, services, referral programs in a timely manner
• Work with communities and clients to build a strong sense of trust, strength and self-empowerment.
• Social Emergency services to be in place to assist a high level of youth that attempt suicide and self-harm.
• Develop strong partnerships with Treaty 3 Police Services, community programs and other service providers to strengthen the union of all service providers, with Indigenous people.
• Assist clients to have direct access to culturally appropriate services, and able to make self-referrals.
• Provide clients and families with the tools, knowledge, and guidance for self-empowerment during their journey of healing.
• Staff to ensure that the clients’ immediate personal safety takes priority.
• Graduation from, or work related experience in, the following fields: Law, Criminology, Law and Justice, Law Enforcement, Social Work, Psychology, and Community Services
• Knowledge of Aboriginal culture, traditions and practices; Ability to speak Ojibway or Oji-Cree is an asset
• Knowledge of historic and current forms of colonialism, systemic discrimination, and barriers facing Aboriginal communities.
• Experience in counseling and crisis intervention; Project a positive, friendly and professional attitude
• Ability to articulate criminal and social justice issues; Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivated individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Computer skills; ability to do Database entries
• Ability to deal with crisis situations
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team; Excellent decision making and problem solving skills
• Valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle
Resumes accepted until positions are filled, all interested individuals please apply to the following:
Oluyinka Leigh, HR Manager
PO Box 1720
Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Please include three references, and able to provide a current Vulnerable Persons Check. We thank everyone for their interest, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.