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
- Learn by working alongside our SMEs
- Enriched job fulfilment
- We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth
- A retirement savings plan with company contributions
Reporting to the Justice Programs Manager, the Community Reintegration Pathways Specialist will support Indigenous adults as they reintegrate into the community after release from custody. This position will support area First Nations members through psychosocial rehabilitation with a restorative and recovery focus, by providing reintegration and recovery supports.
Position Title: Community Reintegration Specialist
Department: Mental Health and Addictions
Location: 240, Veteran’s Drive, Kenora, Ontario
Reports to: Justice Programs Manager
- Provide Indigenous, client-centered case management services to those coming out of the correctional institution
- Develop relationships with First Nations communities, Ministry staff, community justice staff, KCA staff and community partners
- Participate in community reintegration tables and encourage client participation in discharge planning
- Develop a reintegration plan prior to discharge
- Create and maintain client file, document services, supports and referrals, including KCA services.
- Meet with clients regularly (in custody and post-release) to assess, refer, connect and support them, and to monitor their progress
- Assist in connecting clients with their communities and community support services pre-discharge and support clients in community post-release
- Facilitate connection to the land through land-based healing and provide culturally relevant supports
- Post-secondary education in the mental health, social services and/or justice fields or equivalent combination of training and experience
- Minimum 3-5 years of related experience
- Strong time management skills
- Ability to work independently and in a team setting
- Skillful in the following areas: computer, EMR, organization, interpersonal, presentation and communication (written and oral)
- Experience working with and knowledge of Indian Residential School survivors
- Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language and experience in working in an Indigenous community or organization considered an asset
- Valid driver’s license and vehicle
- Willing to travel according to program needs
- Current satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check
- Obtain and maintain security clearance
- Understanding of the Ojibway language is an asset
- Proof of Covid vaccination is Mandatory
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 by Friday, December 1, 2023, 4:30pm to
Human Resource Department
Kenora Chiefs Advisory
P.O. Box 349 – 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor
Kenora ON P9N 3X4
**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