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Rainy River First Nations
Invites applications for the position of

Community Care Program Addictions Support Worker
Job Description:
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 Native child welfare services. The Addiction Support Worker
will develop culturally competent practice skills that are congruent to the
unique needs of the First Nations.
The role of the Addiction Support 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.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • After Care Support for families after receiving recovery programs;
  • Facilitate groups within the community;
  • Assist in supporting client treatment plans;
  • Assist program participants in continuing their recovery via life skills,

education, therapeutic interventions, land based traditional healing practices,

  • Responsible for liaising with community programs and
  • Other related duties as required.

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.

Notice: All employees of KNCWN and Rainy River First Nations are subject
to random drug testing.
Please apply in writing by 4:00 PM on Friday, July 26, 2019. Applications
must include a cover letter, current resume, and three (3) employment related
references (two (2) of which must be from a current or recent supervisor) with
permission to contact these references.
Complete job description available upon request.
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
ext. 249.
We thank all applicants but only those invited
for an interview will be contacted.
The Rainy River First Nation is an equal opportunity employer.