Closing on: Jun 16, 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 contribution
  • Position Title:                        Anishinaabe Cultural Support Worker
  • Department:                          Child and Youth “Niigaanning Bimaadiziwin” Developmental Services
  • Salary:                                     Per Annum, after successful probationary period
  • Term:                                       Full time
  • Location:                                 Kenora—Firefly Location
  • Reports to:                             NBDS Child and Youth Developmental Services Assessment Manager

Summary of Duties

  • Provide support to the team by assisting clinicians throughout the assessment process, i.e. providing translation services, explaining culturally specific behaviors, providing information regarding community histories; intermediary between the family and clinicians; assisting client’s complete questionnaires
  • Provide mentoring and cultural teachings directly with clients and/or their families through the use of traditional approaches
  • Presenting information regarding the cultural aspects of the program through presentations and workshops
  • Serve as a cultural resource person to the team, clients and families
  • Other duties as assigned


  • College diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution – Health Services field or minimum of grade 12 with equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Ability to work flexible hours

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Must be willing to travel when required
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records 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 3 references by Friday June 16, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. to:

Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

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

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-2656


*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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