Expired on: Apr 5, 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
  • Learn by working alongside our SMEs
  • Enriched job fulfilment
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth
  • HOOPP pension plan with company contributions

Position Description

Reporting to the ODSP Program Manager, The MSSI/Psychological Services Case Manager will be responsible for facilitating and streamlining the assessment and support process for individuals seeking assistance with the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Psychological Services. This includes efficiently scheduling assessment appointments, maintaining accurate client files, coordinating transportation, aiding applicants in completing necessary documentation, and overseeing a centralized referral process.

Position Title:                 MSSI/Psychological Services Case Manager           

Department:                  Mino Qwe Ke Ga Bwe’in Social Services Initiative

Term:                                Full-time                             

Location:                         100 Main Street, Kenora, Ontario

Reports to:                      The ODSP Program Manager


  • Schedule Arrange assessment appointments within 3 weeks from the date of the referral.
  • Maintain client files, and case notes in the data management system by ensuring appropriate forms are completed and uploaded.
  • Coordinate appointments and transportation
  • support individuals with an application or appeal to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
  • Assist applicants in completing any required documentation/packages for ODSP and Psychological Services
  •  Assist in creating a centralized assessment referral process
  • Schedule assessments with the Kenora Chiefs Advisory’s referral person as well as coordinate appointment(s) with the client and assessment team accordingly
  • Arrange meetings to debrief assessment results between client/family/assessment team
  • Book meeting rooms with required equipment to ensure a suitable environment (private and free from distractions).
  • Liaise and advocate with all internal/external resources/caseworkers such as Ontario Works and ODSP
  • Provide the clerical, case management, and supervisory support, necessary for clients referred to psychological services and ODSP
  • Ensure that all parties involved are culturally respectful to the individuals being supported.
  • Provide a culturally safe environment for applicants/clients, utilizing cultural team and community elders as necessary
  • Remit invoices for payment
  • Uphold client confidentiality and privacy


  • Degree or diploma in Social Services or related field and/or 3-5 years of related experience
  • Detailed knowledge of Ontario Works Social Assistance Program and knowledge of other relevant government programs
  • Knowledge of the judicial and appeal proceedings as they apply to social assistance matters
  • Ability to understand and interpret legislation.
  • Investigative experience and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to analyze and summarize information, write detailed, factual reports, perform arithmetical calculations and use relevant computer hardware and software.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills including negotiation, interviewing and interpersonal.
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and use discretion, work independently and as a team member.
  • Understanding of the Ojibway culture, language and First Nations Communities is a definite asset

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Willing to travel according to program needs
  • Current satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Obtain and maintain security clearance

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, April 05, 2024, 4:30pm 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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