Live-In Caregiver

Kitapinoonjiiminaanik Family Services is hiring Live-In Caregivers! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Kitapinoonjiiminaanik Family Services
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 1S7
Application Deadline: December 3, 2021
Hours of Work: TBD
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Build healthy relationships with youth in the residence by taking an interest in their lives, providing positive reinforcement for their behaviours, building their self-esteem, and negotiating focused goals
  • Work with each youth to achieve personal goals set through their plan of care
  • Maintain a safe environment which may include emergency procedures, crisis intervention and non-violent physical intervention techniques.
  • Promote a friendly, supportive environment for co-operative living and conflict resolution skills.
  • Support the preparation and delivery of therapeutic life skills including preparing and facilitating therapeutic, recreational, and cultural-based group programming.
  • Maintain logbook, client files, incident reports, and other reports.
  • Provide leadership in building and sustaining effective service partnerships with the network of community services and community members.
  • Bring energy, enthusiasm, and a genuine desire to improve the well-being of young people in care to the job.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • 1- 3 years’ experience working with children/youth in a group care setting using a Trauma Informed approach.
  • Related education and/or equivalent experience (to be evaluated).
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, WHMIS, Food Handlers Certification, and unrestricted Driver’s License are required.
  • NVCI and ASIST are considered assets.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and facilitate activities and programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and autonomously.
  • Demonstrated ability to be resilient, adaptable, and resourceful.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to the intergenerational impacts of colonialism and residential schooling in Canadian indigenous communities.
  • Supervisory / Management experience considered an asset.
  • Experience working and living in a remote community considered an asset.
  • Successful candidates are responsible for providing a clear criminal reference check, vulnerable sector screening, clear driver’s abstract, up to date immunization record including proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, as well as a clear tuberculosis skin test.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act and Regulations, Customary Care and the philosophy of service delivery, First Nation communities, family structure, and local customs and traditions.

Note: For those who do not meet the prerequisites of the position, KFS will provide orientation, training, and support to fulfill the job requirements of the position. For those who are willing to commit to the process.

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Submit resumes with cover letter quoting file #CG20211118 to:

Human Resources c/o Unit 209 – 308 Second St. S., P9N 1G4 Kenora, ON

Fax: (807) 468-7960 or by E-mail:

Miigwetch to all who apply. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No Phone calls please.

All interviewees must be willing to provide a current Criminal Record Check and Drivers’ Abstract at time of interview.

Preference given to members of Grassy Narrows


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