Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator

Kenora Chiefs Advisory is hiring a Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Reporting to the Niigaaning Biimaadiziwin Child and Youth Development Manager, the role of the Service Coordinator is to implement service coordination functions for children and the families of KCA member communities by providing families of First Nations Children with a knowledgeable resource to help them access health, education and social supports through Jordan’s Principle; to contact Indigenous Services Canada on behalf of such children and their families, and to navigate existing federal and provincial/territorial health, educational programs and social services to address a child’s needs.

Employer Name: Kenora Chiefs Advisory
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 3X4
Application Deadline: May 30, 2022
Email: resume@kenorachiefs.org
Hours of Work: Full-Time - 1 Year Contract
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Meet with member communities and coordinate with service providers and organizations to promote
    awareness of and access to Jordan’s Principle.
  • Encourage and support families to bring forward their cases to Indigenous Service Canada (ISC) Jordan’s
    Principle focal points to seek Service Access Resolution funding from ISC by way of a. Encouraging children and families to authorize the Service coordinator to submit their cases on their behalf; or \
  • Encouraging and assisting families to apply themselves if they prefer to do so and to offer to assist them in
    such cases
  • Where families are experiencing difficulties accessing service providers, collaborate with and identify
    opportunities to build relationships across all aspects of health, social and education services systems,
    including First Nations, federal, provincial, and territorial services, and programs; service providers and communities to facilitate access to needed services and supports.
  • Work with First Nation communities to proactively identify children with unmet needs to facilitate early
    intervention and timely access to services and supports.
  • Undertake follow-up with clients/families and key contacts to ensure the child is receiving and maintaining the services required.
  • Identify and work collaboratively with federal, provincial, territorial, regional and community partners to implement promising practices and evidence-based models, service arrangements and supports, where possible
  • Promote services access where culture is reflected in care where First Nations people are treated with respect, compassion, and cultural understanding, and assist to build cultural competency within the region and broader health, social, education and other systems.
  • Collect information and support case coordination with Jordan’s Principle focal points to ensure seamless
    transition of cases and assist ISC in distribution of annual client surveys and the conduct of Jordan’s Principle evaluations.
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • University degree or college diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution (social work or health related)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Excellent skills in the following areas: computer, organization, networking, interpersonal, presentation and communication (written & oral)
  • Experience working with children and families-knowledge of referral process
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language.
  • Experience in working in First Nation communities is an asset
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

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

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