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.
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
By Fax: 705-254-3292 (Attention: June Markie)
Please note that preference will be given to Missanabie Cree members and other Aboriginal applicants