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WEECH-IT-TE-WIN FAMILY SERVICES
invites applications for

CASUAL/ON-CALL RECEPTIONIST
– (1) CASUAL POSITION
DESCRIPTION
The Casual/On-Call Receptionist is a casual administrative position and will
be available for call-ins to cover unexpected absences. The Casual/On-Call
Receptionist will work within a culturally competent system of care and
as such will acknowledge and incorporate, at all levels, the importance
of culture, the expansion of cultural knowledge, and the overall vision of
Weechi-It-Te-Win Family Services.
The Casual/On-Call Receptionist will foster cultural awareness through active
participation in an inductive learning process, gaining an understanding
of historical trauma and impacts of oppression and how these relate to
current issues related to Native child welfare services. The Casual/OnCall Receptionist will develop culturally competent practice skills that are
congruent to the unique needs of the ten First Nations and to Weechi-It-TeWin Family Services.
The Casual/On-Call Receptionist is responsible for reception of clients,
visitors and guests to the offices of Weechi-it-te-win, and for back-up
secretarial support for the administration and operations of the agency. The
Casual/On-Call Receptionist is the first contact with Weechi-it-te-win Family
Services, and as such is responsible for the first impression of the agency.
The Casual/On-Call Receptionist should receive all who come to our agency
professionally, respectfully and graciously, demonstrating at all times our
mission of service to our community.
RESPONSIBILITY
The Casual/On-Call Receptionist reports to the Director of Administration.
QUALIFICATIONS
1. An understanding and appreciation of Anishinaabe cultural beliefs
2. OSSD or equivalent
3. Ability to type 45wpm; with a thorough knowledge of word processing
and spreadsheet software applications;
4. Excellent verbal communication skills, professional voice and attitude;
6. Must possess outstanding organizational skills
7. Possess valid driver’s license in good standing;
8. Knowledge of community and family structure and services, and the
customs and traditions of the Rainy Lake Area First Nations;
9. Ability to speak Ojibwe is an asset.
Application must include:
3 Cover Letter – signed and dated
3 Resume
3 Three references (one must be employment related)
along with written permission to contact references

  • Applications submitted without all above required documentation

will not be considered

  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
  • Complete job descriptions available upon request

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION:
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
Candace Morrisseau
Friday, May 17, 2019 4:00 pm
Weechi-it-te-win Family Services
P.O. Box 812
Fort Frances ON P9A 3N1
Phone number: (807) 274-3201 ext. 4021
Fax number: (807) 274-8435
Email to: candace.morrisseau@weechi.ca