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WEECHI-IT-TE-WIN FAMILY SERVICES
Invites applications for the position(s) of

FEE FOR SERVICE CONTRACT POSITION:

CULTURAL DEVELOPMENTAL
THERAPY PROVIDER
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Cultural Developmental therapy provider is a Fee for Service contract
position which 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 (WFS).
The Cultural Developmental therapy provider 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 within Indigenous family services.
The Cultural Developmental therapy provider will be contracted for 10
days per month to provide cultural developmental services to families
involved with Developmental Support Services. This is a 3-month contract
with potential for extension.
RESPONSIBILITY:
The Cultural Developmental therapy provider reports to the
Developmental Support Services Manager of Weechi-it-te-win Family
Services.
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cultural development milestones of children
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe child rearing practices;
  • Knowledge of midwifery;
  • Traditional teachings on pregnancy, child birth and infant care;
  • Strong cultural connection to Elders;
  • Strong sense of personal wellness;
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language;
  • Ability and willingness to share personal gifts and teachings with families
  • Driver’s license;
  • 2 years of experience working in the field of health and/or

human services;

  • Demonstrated experience in writing session summaries and/or

session notes;

  • Knowledge of computer operations is essential.

APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE:
✓ Cover Letter – signed and dated
✓ Resume
✓ 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

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
Candace Morrisseau
P.O. Box 812, Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Phone number: (807) 274-3201 ext. 4021
Fax number: (807) 274-8435
candace.morrisseau@weechi.ca
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION: Friday, May 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm