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Big Grassy First Nation
invites applications for

Reporting to the Child Care Supervisor, the Child-In-Care Worker is
responsible for the safety and health of the children and families living
within the first nation.

  • Follows up on referrals concerning the needs of children and families

living on the First Nations;

  • Ensures the safety of all children including arranging for out of home

placement for children in need of protection;

  • Prepares service plans for all children and families requiring support


  • Ensures all cases are documented in accordance with Ministry

of Community and Social Service Standards as well as court

  • Provides and designs community prevention programs;
  • Provides and coordinates support groups for adolescents, children,

single parents, etc;

  • Ensure child and family services delivered to the First Nation are

culturally appropriate and consistent with the policies of Big Grassy
First nation;

  • Rotational On-Call is a requirement.

Primary Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field and 2 Yrs Exp. in

the provision of Child Welfare services OR; Asset but not Mandatory.
Training will be made available;

  • Community College Diploma in Social Work or related field and six

years’ experience in the provision of Child Welfare Services; Asset
but not Mandatory. Training will be made available;

  • Knowledge of the Ontario Child and Family Services Act;
  • Knowledge of Ontario’s Risk Assessment Model;
  • Knowledge of community services, customs and traditions;
  • Valid Driver’s License, Drivers Abstract and access to own vehicle.

This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline is Friday, July 19th 2019, 12:00 noon.
Late applications will not be accepted.
Please send resume along with three work related references to:
Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer
Big Grassy River First Nation
P.O. Box 414
Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0
Fax: 807-488-5533
or drop off at:
Big Grassy Band Office
410 Anishinabe Way
Big Grassy River First Nation
Preferred: Email:
Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with
qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be