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Family Well-Being Worker

March 4, 2020

 

Job Posting

FAMILY WELL-BEING WORKER

Deadline: March 13th, 2020

Full-Time / Contract

CONTRACT END DATE: March 31, 2021

 

 

The Family Well-Being worker will work with children, youth and families that have experienced violence or trauma. The Family Well-Being Worker will be providing support services to improve the quality of life for our elderly population of Missanabie Cree. The Family Well-Being Worker will also be responsible for working in conjunction with the health team to develop and implement programming.

 

Qualifications:

 

Preferred diploma in Social Services or in a related human services field, or Personal Support Worker diploma, with specialized training with specialized training or experience working with Indigenous families, children, seniors and vulnerable populations in a community setting.

 

The successful candidate should possess the following skills and criteria:

 

  • Previous experience in dealing with family well-being initiatives and provide support and healing programs

  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to effectively coordinate and organize community programs, services and activities.

  • Personal Support Worker with elder care experience is an asset

  • Keen interpersonal skills with the ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative and be proactive

  • Excellent written and oral skills

  • Maintain high standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information.

  • Able to work with high need clients

  • Computer skills i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point

  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) & CPIC (required upon job offer)

  • First Aid, CPR, AED Training would be an asset

  • Class “G” Drivers’ License

Duties/Requirements:

 

  • Advocate, connect, guide and refer families and individuals to community-based internal and external support services

  • Complete Intake process with clients, advocate for clients, and follow up to ensure individuals needs are being met.

  • Work with program leads to strategize and implement programs and services, through planned team meetings

  • Deliver healthy living education, e.g. teachings, diabetes education, health promotion and prevention of disease, congregate dining, etc.

  • Arrange for transportation for programming, as required

  • Provide transportation for local medical appointment of elderly clients

  • Provide transportation for support services (grocery trips)

  • Refer families to appropriate services regarding violence prevention education and programs

  • Organize and facilitate community events/activities/workshops for education, awareness and life-skills

  • Develop a list of resources for support services in areas with high membership populations (Ontario Wide)

  • Organize and promote culture and land-based traditional activities

  • Maintain program data collection and reporting requirements as specified by the Family Well-being funders (NAN)

  • Other duties as required

 

To apply for this position, please drop off your cover letter, resume and references (3) in person at: 559 Queen St. East

Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 2A3

By email to: jmarkie@missanabiecree.com

By Fax: 705-254-3292 (Attention: June Markie)

 

 

 

Please note that preference will be given to Missanabie Cree members and other Aboriginal applicants

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