Child & Youth Counsellor

Website Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services

Healthy Anishnawbek families and communities protecting, nurturing and guiding our children

NOGDAWINDAMIN FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES WE ARE HIRING!

NOGDAWINDAMIN Family and Community Services, a designated Aboriginal Child Welfare Agency under the Child Youth and Family Services Act serving member First Nations situated between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury is seeking to hire a:

FULL-TIME CONTRACT TO MARCH 31, 2022 CHILD & YOUTH COUNSELOR
LOCATION: ATIKAMEKSHENG ANISHNAWBEK

Salary Range: $58,518.00 to $71,881.00
Proposed Interview Date: Week of July 5, 2021

Job Summary
Reporting to the Team Supervisor – Children’s Mental Health, the Child and Youth Counselor provides therapeutic mental wellness assessment and support to children between the ages of 4 to 24 residing in the Agency’s catchment area, both on reserve and in four communities along the North Shore. The Child and Youth Counselor supports positive relationships between children, their immediate caregivers and their support network by developing child-centered, culturally appropriate strategies to address behaviors that limit the child’s spirit journey through childhood and adolescence.

Qualifications
• Honors Bachelor of Social Work (HBSW) degree
• Social Services Diploma may be considered
• Three (3) years’ direct experience working with children and families
• Experience in a clinical environment providing Children’s Mental Health services
• Experience working with Indigenous people, organizations and communities

Other Requirements
• Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishnawbek culture, traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
• Ability to understand and speak Anishnaabemowin is a definite asset
• Must provide a Criminal Records Check deemed satisfactory by the employer
• Must have a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel
• Must have $1M automobile insurance coverage

Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services has been in operation for over 25 years. We are committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

JOIN A GROWING AND DYNAMIC ORGANIZATION OFFERING REWARDING CAREERS, COMPETITIVE SALARIES, BENEFITS, PENSION AND A GREAT WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS COMMITTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE.

Please submit a job-related resume and cover letter along with three work related references by:
Thursday, June 24, 2021 – 4:00 pm

Hiring Committee
Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services
210B Gran Street, Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 0C4
FAX (705) 946-3717
Email: hr@nog.ca

Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Self-Identification is encouraged.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
A full job description is located on our website at www.nog.ca

To apply for this job email your details to hr@nog.ca

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