Expired on: Mar 24, 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
  • The 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

In partnership with the Kenora Detachment of the Treaty 3 Police, the Youth Mobile Crisis Worker shall provide crisis intervention support and outreach for youth (ages 12-24 years) in the City of Kenora. The Youth Mobile Crisis Worker will work with the Treaty 3 Police to respond to mental health calls and assist youth in crisis.

Position Title: Youth Mobile Crisis Worker- Treaty 3 Police Service

Department: Mental Health and Addictions

Salary: Per Annum, after successful probationary period

Term: Full time – 1 FTE

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

Reports to: Crisis Response Manager

Summary of Duties

  • Provide immediate intervention (including mental health support and suicide risk assessment, emotional support, de-escalation and hospital accompaniment) for youth (aged 12-24 years) in crisis within the City of Kenora
  • Work as part of a team with Treaty Police Service Officers, responding to calls for service via dispatch during shifts
  • Abide by police service protocols in order to provide effective intervention in the safest way possible (training provided)
  • Provide information and education to children and youth regarding mental illness and addiction
  • Be capable of assessing and responding to high risk youth using crisis intervention and crisis intervention theory;
  • Perform additional duties as required


  • University degree, preferably in Social Work. College diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution with experience in children services will also be considered
  • Ability to deal with crisis and post-crisis situations
  • At least 5 years of experience working with children and youth, preferably in a community outreach role
  • Knowledge of both the Family Services Act and the Mental Health Act will be considered assets
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and computer skills
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language will be considered assets
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player and take direction well

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Must be willing to travel when required
  • Able to provide a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record check

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 March 24, 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

Email: resume@www.kenorachiefs.org

We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category: Mental Health and Addictions
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kenora
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