Family Well-Being Community-based Worker
Title: Family Well-Being Community-based Worker
Location: Lac Seul First Nation
Reporting to: Social Director
We are seeking a motivated individual to serve as the Family Well-Being Community-based Worker. To be successful in this position, the candidate must be results oriented and have the demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate community-based programming and activities that promote healthy communities by supporting children, youth and families with prevention-focused programs, and interventions that will support strong, healthy, happy families.
Specifics tasks include:
Work with community members, the health team and leadership to conduct program development, and program design. Further, to provide community-based programing for children and youth and families who have experienced violence and/or trauma
Connect families and individual to community-based services. Conduct coordination of supports and services at the community level
Assist families/children/youth to navigate services (Children’s Welfare, Youth Justice, Family Court, Violence Against Women systems)
Assist with the development of “Safe Places.”
Organize community events/activities/workshops that are: culturally-based; prevention focused; and that promote family, child, youth well-being, family connectedness and family safety, including organizing land-based and traditional healing and support programs.
Coordinate community-level training for community-based service providers and participate in or conduct networking and coordination of community-based service providers.
Maintain program data collection and reporting requirements
- A degree/diploma/certificate in health, education or social services would be an asset
- Previous experience in dealing with family well-being and providing support and healing programs
- Computer skills i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point
- Highly organized with ability to effectively coordinate and organize community programs, services and activities
- Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
- Ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative and be proactive
- High standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information
- Ability to communicate in the Ojibway language would be an asset.
Cover letter and resume should be dropped off or sent to:
Lac Seul First Nation
Hudson ON P0V 1X0
Attention: c/o HR Department
Or fax to: 807-582-3585
Accepting applications until February 28, 2017 4:30 p.m.
Criminal Record Checks/Vulnerable Sector are required. Please provide written permission for LSFN HR to contact three employment references, of which two must be most recent supervisors. We thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.