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Rainy River First Nations
Invites applications for the position of

Youth Support Worker
Job Description:
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 afterhours 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.
Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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’s 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

  • Maintains a file system for the youth including contributing documentation

to any existing client files.
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.