Expired on: Nov 30, 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
  • Learn by working alongside our SME experts
  • Enriched job fulfilment
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth
  • A retirement savings plan with company contributions

Position Description

The Right to Play Community Mentor is part of the Kenora Chiefs Advisory Health Promotion and Prevention team and reports to the Director of Services—Health Promotion and Prevention. The Community Mentor will be responsible for implementing the goals of the RIGHT TO PLAY program for the Kenora Chiefs Advisory’s member communities. The overall goal of this position is to promote life skills and leadership skills in our First Nation youth through training, sports, recreation and cultural activities.

Position Title:                  Right to Play Community Mentor              

Department:                    Health Promotion and Prevention                            

Term:                                  Full-time                            

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

Reports to:                        Director of Service – Health Promotion and Prevention

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all details and logistics needed to deliver training, workshops and events to youth participants within assigned communities
  • Facilitate leadership and recreation programming based on the Right to Play- PLAY Program/Land-Based Traditional Sport Pilot Program
  • Work closely with schools, Health Directors and community staff to plan and deliver programming to community youth
  • Organize intergenerational events/tournaments in the assigned KCA communities
  • Keep organized records of all activities and prepare a monthly report which includes relevant program information, financial records, assessments and data required by the Director of Services—Health Promotion and Prevention and the Program Officer
  • Organize presentations for education and awareness purposes to leadership, organizations and communities as required
  • Complete administrative tasks on an on-going basis, including emailing, photocopying, scanning, printing, faxing and other communication tasks as required
  • Monitor and evaluate programs as required
  • Participate in KCA Health Team activities
  • Other duties as required


  • Highly motivated and committed to program development within First Nation communities
  • General computer skills and familiar with office equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem solving and leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good team work ethic and also capable of working independently
  • Demonstrated workshop facilitation & event planning
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Knowledge of completing program reports and collecting various program statistics

Education and/or Experience:

  • College diploma or equivalent community work experience in the following areas:
    • Community Services (Child and Youth Worker, Recreation and Leisure, Social Service Worker, Early Childhood Educator); Aboriginal specific programs (Community Advocacy, Education, Child and Family Services
    • Aboriginal Studies, Studies in Traditional Teaching)
  • Experience working with children and youth in recreation, arts and cultural programming
  • Understanding of the Ojibway language is considered an asset

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Must be willing to travel when required
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Search
  • Proof of Covid vaccination is Mandatory

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 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

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