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Gizhewaadiziwin Health
Access Centre
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

ABORIGINAL FASD/
CHILD NUTRITION WORKER
(1.0 FTE)
Summary of Position:
This is a full-time, permanent position. The Aboriginal FASD/
Child Nutrition Worker will work as part of interdisciplinary team
of professionals, under the direction of the Program Manager. The
Aboriginal FASD/Child Nutrition program provides services according to
the Ministry approved workplan for the Aboriginal FASD/Child Nutrition
program. Services include prevention, education and intervention
components.
Duties:

  • Develops program materials and supplies for parental education, drug

and alcohol abuse, FASD, and good nutrition;

  • Assist in the implementation of Nutrition programming, including

Breakfast programs in local and First Nation schools and day care centres;

  • Establish and deliver support groups and parenting classes in the

First Nation communities, the Métis Association and the United Native
Friendship Centre;

  • Provide screening services using the Nippissing Tools to screen

children 0-6, to aid parents in ascertaining the developmental level
of their child and work with parents regarding their child’s
developmental level;

  • Provide one to one support to children and families with

developmental and learning issues;

  • Provide pre-natal and birth planning support to expecting mothers

and their families
Qualifications:

  • ECE, DSW or college diploma in a related field;
  • Minimum of three years experience working in a social services field;
  • Knowledge and background in nutrition, child development, prenatal

and postnatal care;

  • An ability to work closely and effectively as a member of a team;
  • Experience working with First Nations people and communities;
  • Ability to speak Ojibway language is a definite asset;
  • Basic data collection and computer skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours;
  • Access to a vehicle and valid Ontario driver’s license.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three (3) work related references
and written authorization to contact references, no later than 4:00pm on
Friday, April 19, 2019 to:
Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre
Attention : Personnel Committee
P.O. Box 686
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M9
Phone: 807-274-3131 Fax: 807-274-6280
jdebenedet@gizhac.com
We thank all candidates in advance, however,
only those selected for an interview will be contacted.