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Mitaanjigamiing First Nation

is seeking a



Full-Time Position

The Ganawendaasowin Counsellor will assist the Mitaanjigamiing

First Nation Ganawendaasowin Team. The Ganawendaasowin

Counsellor upon request is responsible for providing access to

traditional/clinical counselling services.


  • Post Secondary diploma in Social Services or related fi eld;
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, minimum three-year’s experience

in counselling;

  • Knowledge of Ganawendaasowin Team and committee program

and structures;

  • Knowledge of Child and Family Services Act and Regulations;
  • Knowledge of Part X of the Child and Family Services Act,

Customary Care declarations and procedures;

  • Experience in play therapy with children an asset;
  • Computer skills and effi cient with hardware/software programs;
  • Ability to assist in coordinating traditional and contemporary

healing practices, and experience in working with Elders, Healers,

and clinicians.


  • 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;

  • Must sign an Oath of Confi dentiality and Social Media Policy.

DEADLINE DATE: November 13, 2018 at Noon

Please address Application to:

Ganawendaasowin Counsellor Position

Attention: Catherine Hands, HR Coordinator

P.O Box 98 – 1455 Idylwild Dr.

Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8

All applicants must provide a resume and cover letter, including

3 references (with permission to contact references) to:

Catherine Hands, Human Resources Coordinator. Full Job

Description is available by calling our offi ce (807) 274-4343.

While all applications are appreciated, only those applicants selected

for interview will be contacted.