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17 Apr 2019

Full-Time Gwekwaadziwin Miikan Multi-Job Posting

expositor Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands, Ontario, Canada

Job Description


Gwekwaadziwin –  Seven Grandfathers
Multiple Postings – Second Posting

The Gwekwaadziwin Miikan Program is looking to hire multiple positions. Please Visit for detailed specifications and application process.

Program Description:

The Gwekwaadziwin program provides a client-centered model of mental health and addiction treatment for youth and young adults. It will support a community of healthy young people working towards wellness, education, and economic prosperity for First Nations individuals and communities. Gwekwaadziwin’s program meets the client on the spectrum of care, from stabilization through treatment, residential aftercare, outpatient aftercare and transition back into their family and community. It has two proposed age-appropriate streams serving youth from 13-30, ensuring that the needs of transition-age youth are addressed. The Four Directions adolescent program serves youth age 13-19. The Seven Grandfathers program is designed for young adults age 19-30. The Seven Grandfathers programs consist of three phases: Land Based Treatment, Live in aftercare, and Community aftercare.

Position Descriptions:

Land Based Treatment Counselors (2 positions available)

The Land Based Treatment Counselor is a unique position that combines the skills of an outdoor experiential learning leader with that of a treatment counselor. Staff in this position will be living and working in outdoor settings with participants and will have a weekly rotational schedule. Staff in this position will be responsible for delivering a wholistic treatment program with a significant focus on Anishinabek culture and the land.

Aftercare Support Workers

A part-time position responsible for assisting in the implementation of client’s treatment plan, monitoring the facility, facilitating group primarily during the afternoon shift, but may be required for other shifts.

Closing Date: May 8, 2019 – Noon

To Apply: Please submit a letter of application and resume with three written employment references, one from current/most recent employer and current (within last 3 months) Criminal Reference Check, Drivers Abstract, Copy of relevant Diplomas/Degrees. Incomplete or late packages will not be accepted. Please forward in a sealed envelope marked:

Gwekwaadziwin – (name of position you are applying for)

C/O Sam Gilchrist

Executive Director

Gwekwaadziwin Miikan

2027 Highway 540, Little Current, ON, P0P1S0

Complete Applications may also be emailed to

Please reference email: name of position you are applying for

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants under

consideration will be contacted for an interview.

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

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