Community Care Program
Requires the following positions
Under the supervision of the Director of Family Services, the Cultural
Coordinator 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 Rainy
River First Nations.
The Cultural Coordinator will support the enhancement of positive and
strong cultural identity of the First Nations, its workers, and clientele we serve
by regularly-scheduled cultural events. This is done to facilitate preservation
and promotion of traditional practices within member First Nation.
The Cultural Coordinator will be of Anishinaabe decent with demonstrated
knowledge, understanding of, and personal commitment to the
Anishinaabe way of life. Additionally, the Cultural Coordinator will have the
commitment and ability to guide and support other aboriginal people in
their desires and efforts to embrace Anishinaabe values and traditions.
The role of the Cultural Coordinator is based on establishing a trusting
relationship with families and individuals in order to help and support them
and as such will not undertake protection responsibilities within the team.
ADDICTION SUPPORT WORKER
The Addiction Support Worker 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 Rainy River First Nations.
The Addiction Support Worker 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 Rainy River Fist Nations. The Addiction Support
Worker will develop culturally competent practice skills that are congruent
to the unique needs of the Rainy River First Nations.
As part of the Community Care team, you will be actively supporting
youth, both in and out of care and on and off the First Nation, to achieve
their individual goals and provide them assistance and support with daily
activities. You will be working a variety of shifts (day, evening or overnight)
some after-hours work may be required to meet the needs of our youth
dependent on planned activities. This is a contract term position.
The role of the Youth Worker is based on establishing a trusting relationship
with families and individuals in order to help and to support them and as
such will not undertake protection responsibilities within the team however
still has a duty to report.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- Must be able to provide current Criminal Reference Check
satisfactory to the First Nation;
- Must adhere to the Rainy River First Nations’ Drug Testing Policy;
- Must have the ability to work flexible work hours, which may include
evenings and weekends;
- Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTIONS CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.
Please apply in writing by 4:00 PM Friday May 24, 2019. Applications
must include a cover letter, current resume, three (3) employment related
references, two of which must be from a current or recent supervisor, with
written permission to contact the references.
Please submit application to:
Verna DeBungie – Human Resources
Rainy River First Nations
P. O. Box
450 Emo, ON P0W 1E0
For further information, please contact Verna DeBungie at (807) 482-2479
We thank all applicants but only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
The Rainy River First Nation is an equal opportunity employer.