Expired on: Oct 5, 2023

Ogimaawabiitong is dedicated and committed to “Excellence in all that we do”.  The ethics, along with the Seven Teachings, speak to how the organization operates: in relation to interaction amongst clients, staff, members and other stake holders.  The Ogimaawabiitong code of ethics and teachings reflect in both decision-making and service delivery.

Do you want to work for a health care organization that changes people’s lives? One that not only cares deeply about clients, but also values that its employees are its greatest Gifts!

Examples of Support

  • Unique health services organization
  • Supportive management team and collaborative work environment
  • Family Culture
  • Innovative environment
  • Enriched job fulfilment
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth
  •  A retirement savings plan with company contributions

Position Description

Reporting to the Team Lead, the Adult Case Manager shall deliver culturally safe, trauma informed, clinical case management mental health and addictions services to their assigned First Nation community in the Treaty #3 territory.  This position includes counselling with individuals, families and therapeutic groups, linking individuals to appropriate services and maintaining accurate client records.  These services will be delivered within the policy guidelines of Kenora Chiefs Advisory and the mandate outlined by the Ministry of Health – Community Programs and Health Canada. The Adult Case Manager will work within the MHA program to help deliver and improve the services offered to the relevant communities.

Position Title:                 Adult Case Manager

Department:                   Adult Mental Health

Term:                               Full-time Permanent

Location:                         240 Veterans Dr, Kenora, ON P9N 3Y5

Reports to:                      Adult Mental Health and Addictions Program Manager


  • Provide intake screening on a rotating basis
  • Develop an Initial Intake Assessment and create an individualized Care Plan
  • Provide counselling, information, education and guidance to clients with regard to mental health and addictions
  • Monitor clients’ mental status and behavior for decline and take appropriate action
  • Facilitate therapeutic groups. This could include:  community sharing circles, therapeutic debriefing sessions, etc
  • Participate in inter-disciplinary case conferences
  • Keep accurate, timely client contact records in accordance with program requirements
  • Assist and respond to crisis and post-crisis situations as required and complete individualized safety plans
  • Facilitate linkages to needed services within the broader service community
  • Develop networks and partnerships with community resources
  • Advocate for client and coordinate case management meetings with relevant partners
  • Facilitate access to Anishinaabe knowledge, traditions and cultural beliefs in the healing process (if appropriate)
  • Facilitate referrals to OTN for consults and assessments
  • Maintain statistics required by the Ministry and the Program with regard to qualitative and quantitative aspects of the Program


  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Excellent skills in the following areas: computer, organization, networking, interpersonal, presentation and communication (written & oral)
  • Experience working with and knowledge of Indian Residential School Survivors
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language and experience in working in First Nation communities
  • University degree or college diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution (Psychology or social work)
  • Several years of counselling experience

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Willing to travel (when required) to all Treaty #3 First Nation communities
  • Current satisfactory criminal reference check with vulnerable sector search

We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the

best experience for our clients and within KCA.  Discover What’s Possible! 

Please forward resume cover letter and three references to:

Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-265

*Open Until filled

*We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

** Traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage and cedar within the work setting

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