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Mitaanjigamiing First Nation is seeking a

Internal/External Posting
The Ganawendaasowin Supervisor is a full-time, permanent, professional
position and has a responsibility the supervision and overall development of
Ganawendaasowin Program. The Ganawendaasowin Supervisor is responsible
for working collaboratively with Weechi-it-te-win Family Services (WFS)
and Ganawendaasowin Team and is responsible to fulfill roles and duties
as outlined in job description. Together with the Ganawendaasowin team,
the Ganawendaasowin Supervisor provides case management, supervision,
and support for all caregivers, children in care and their families. The
Ganawendaasowin Supervisor is the primary liaison with the WFS and the
Ganawendaasowin Team.
The Ganawendaasowin Supervisor reports to the First Nation Manager and
ensures adherence to Mitaanjigamiing First Nation Policies, along with the
Addendum to Consolidated Services Agreement. The Ganawendaasowin
Supervisor will ensure file compliance. To abide by the policies and procedures
of Mitaanjigamiing First Nation. To attend staff meetings and relevant training
and workshops.

  • A bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited University, diploma

in social services; extensive experience in child welfare will be considered in
lieu of education;

  • Working knowledge of Child and Family Services Act and Regulations;
  • Working knowledge of the customs and practices of the Ganawendaasowin

Program and the Weechi-it-te-win case management model, its procedures
and documentation;

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in case management and the provision of

counseling and support service for children and other family members;

  • Demonstrated computer skills


  • Must have grade 12 diploma;
  • Experience in community development, group facilitation and preparing

and presenting workshops;

  • 4 years experience in the recruitment and supervision of Alternative Care

or Customary Care homes and training of caregivers;

  • Ability to coordinate traditional and contemporary healing practices, and

experience in working with Elders, healers and clinicians is preferred; and

  • Ability to speak the Ojibway language is an asset;


  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • Must provide a vulnerable sector screening and drivers abstract that is

satisfactory to the Mitaanjigamiing First Nation.

  • Subject to Consolidated Services Agreement/Addendums & Budgets

approved by Mitaanjigamiing First Nation and Weechi-it-te-win Family
Application Deadline is August 9, 2018 at 4 P.M. A full benefits package is
available and salary will depend on experience and qualifications.
If interested in the position, please submit a resume and cover letter, including 3
references to: Catherine Hands – Human Resources Consultant.
Please address Application to: Boundary Waters Financial Services
Attn: Ganawendaasowin Supervisor Position
P.O. Box 98, 1455 Idylwild Dr.
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M5
Contact Person: Catherine Hands – (807) 274-4343

  • Job Descriptions are available upon request by calling to our office

@ 807-274-4343

  • While all applications are appreciated, only those applicants selected for

interview will be contacted.