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6 Aug 2019

Full-Time Brighter Futures/Building a Healthier Community

expositor Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands, Ontario, Canada

Job Description




The Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation is seeking to employ a qualified candidate to work with the Social Wellness Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for influencing positive change and promoting self-reliance and family unity for community members. Reporting to the Band Manager, with the support of an inter-professional health care team, the Brighter Futures/Building a Health Community worker is responsible for the Injury Prevention, Child Development, Parenting Skills and Healthy Babies programs.


  • Primary responsibilities are to support, advocate and guide individuals and families who are working towards obtaining their maximum potential based on culture towards self-reliance and family unity.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with families to set goals, develop and monitor individual plans and provide supports for success.
  • The candidate will achieve this by working with other Programs and organizations to facilitate injury prevention  and programs including early childhood development sessions, life skills, and support groups.
  • Develop and implement work plans and budgets and monthly work progress reports;
  • Good computer skills, including email, word processing, PowerPoint, and spread sheet applications;
  • Ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings and on weekends;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Well-developed administrative, organizational and communication skills in order to meet deadlines
  • Availability and willingness to travel
  • Other related duties include creating partnerships, promoting traditional culture and language, supporting other programs within Health Services.


  • Post-secondary education  BSW , Social Services Diploma, Native Child & Family Worker, Child & Youth Worker Diploma in a health-related field with a minimum 5 years’ experience in providing health or social support services to clients in an Aboriginal setting
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance
  • CPR/First Aid Certificate (or willingness to gain prior to employment)
  • Practical knowledge of federal, provincial and aboriginal organizations mandated to provide health, family & mental health services
  • Demonstrated ability – both written and oral – to communicate effectively with First Nation clients, families, community, and service providers
  • Effective group facilitation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team, including professional commitment, flexibility and good dispute resolution skills
  • Criminal Record Check will be required.

CLOSING DATE : August 16,  2019 at 12:00 Noon 

Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference, a copy of your CRC and

copies of any certificates, degrees, diplomas etc. to;

Charlotte Commanda, Band Manager;

Re: Brighter Futures / Building Healthier Community

Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation,

13 Hill Street,

Little Current, ON.,

P0P 1K0

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time.

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