Expired on: Feb 16, 2024

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 and
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth
  • A retirement savings plan with company contributions

Position Description

Kenora Chiefs Advisory is seeking a Child and Youth Development Services Support Worker to help create links between appropriate health and social resources for children and families in the 13 First Nation communities.  They will assist clients to engage proactively with the community, family and children and assist individuals in maintaining resilient-focused wellness by offering a variety of services and supports

Position Title:                  Child and Youth Development Services Support Worker

Department:                   Development Services of Children and Youth

Term:                                Full time, Fixed Term till May 30,2024

Location:                          240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor, Kenora, Ontario

Reports to:                     NBDS Program Manager

Summary of Duties

  • Develop an Initial Intake Assessment and create an individualized Care Plan and referrals
  • Provide counselling, information, education and guidance to clients with regard to rehabilitation services
  • Advocate and monitor clients’ need and take appropriate action
  • Participate in inter-disciplinary case conferences
  • Keep accurate, timely client contact records in accordance with program requirements
  • 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)
  • Maintain statistics required by the Ministry and the Program with regard to qualitative and quantitative aspects of the Program
  • Perform additional functions as required


  • 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 children and families
  • 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 (social work)

Position Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Must be willing to travel when required
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Search

We’re 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 February 16, 2024 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

Email:  resume@kenorachiefs.org

*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

***In accordance with company policy, it is mandatory for all employees to either provide proof of their Covid vaccination or undergo Covid testing twice a week

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