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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

INDIGENOUS ALCOHOL
AND DRUG WORKER
Full-time Position – 35 hrs/week
POSITION SUMMARY: To ensure the provision of culturally
appropriate mental health and addictions support services to
community members. The program addresses individual, family and
community mental health and addictions needs by utilizing a wholistic
approach to care (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.)
QUALIFICATIONS:
· Possess post-secondary education in Indigenous studies, social
 service work or a combination of equivalent and relevant education
· Minimum of three years demonstrated and related experience in a
 social service setting
· Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history,
 with particular emphasis on the impacts of trauma, family violence,
 and community outreach
· Knowledge of the Friendship Centre and its stated aims and objectives
· Ojibwe language is an asset
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Knowledge and experience in statistical reporting/computer
 knowledge and annual work plans
· Must be able to travel when required
· First aid and CPR certification
· Must provide a vulnerable sector criminal reference check prior
 to employment
· Must possess a valid driver’s license
Please send cover letter, resume and three work related references to:
Personnel Selection Committee - United Native Friendship Centre
P.O. Box 752
Fort Frances, Ontario P9A 3N1
or email: mmcpherson@unfc.org
Closing Date: Friday, July 20, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. A complete job
description is available at the United Native Friendship Centre, 516
Portage Avenue, Fort Frances and on our website www.unfc.org.
Note: We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.