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THE ANISHINAABEG OF
NAONGASHIING
Invites applications for the position of

YOUTH WORKER
As part of the Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing 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. You will be working a variety
of shifts (day, evening or overnight) some after hours work may be
required to meet the needs of youth dependent on planned activities.
This is a one-year position and may be subject to an extension.
The key responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitate, organize and participate in activity-based recreational,

education and therapeutic programs with youth;

  • Encouraging youth to develop cultural identity, self-awareness,

explore their uniqueness and independence;

  • Develop and monitor, manage individual youth plans;
  • Strengthening youth cultural knowledge and participation in

traditional teachings and ceremonies;

  • Provide a broad range of care and support interventions to young

people with complex issues;

  • Contribute to continuous quality improvement in relation to service

delivery;

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with external services and

resources, such as: Community resources, educational facilities,
area resources;

  • Maintains a file system for the youth including contributing

documentation to any existing client files.
Qualifications:

  • A Social Services diploma with related experience may be

considered. A minimum two-year Native Child and Family Services
is preferred.

  • Direct experience with at-risk youth for a minimum of 2 years and;
  • Experience in harm reduction, safety planning and crisis

intervention and;

  • Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively and negotiate effectively

within a multidisciplinary team of service providers;

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the life experiences and needs of the

youth community

  • Ability to understand or speak Ojibway would be considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of at-risk youth-related issues, such as addictions, sexual

orientation/identity, peer/social culture, human development,
violence, teen pregnancy, gangs, etc.;

  • Knowledge of case management systems, reporting procedures and

responsibilities and the ability to work within those systems;

  • Effective written and oral communication skills, problem solving,

advocacy and assessment skills;

  • Ability to manage crisis and adverse situations with staff, youth

and families;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Child and Family Services Act,

the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation;

  • Non-violent crisis intervention (CPI), suicide intervention (ASSIST),

standard first aid or a commitment to secure those requirements within
six months of being hired;

  • Ability to work flexible hours as determined by the CCP Supervisor in

relation to service delivery requirements;

  • The Youth worker will be required to complete training prior to

commencement of employment.
Requirements:
Must possess a valid Ontario Class “G” license and have access to a
personal vehicle.
A full Job Description is available upon request.
Application must Include:

  • Cover letter- signed and dated
  • Resume
  • Three references with permission to contact
  • Applications submitted without required documentation will not

be considered.
Submit Applications to:
Gina Maxfield, First Nation Manager
fnmanager@naongashiing.ca
Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing
P.O. Box 335,
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Work#: 807-488-5602 Fax#: 807-488-5942/5756
Deadline to apply: July 10th, 2019