Child In Care Worker

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Job ID:

461914

Location:

Emo, ON 

Category:

NON PROFIT/Charity

Salary:

$35,000-$40,000 per annum
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Postal Code:

P0W1E0

Employment Type:

Full Time

Posted:

09.14.2021
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Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to provide community-based child welfare protection services to children in customary care involved with Rainy River First Nations Community Care Program. 
This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Family Services.
The successful candidate will be responsible to:
  • Ensure there is an education plan for each child and youth in customary care, school registration, report cards, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with the Community Care Program team to provide holistic services to children and youth in customary care.
  • Maintain Child Care files through completion of Plans of Care, Case Notes
  • Attend and support children and youth in customary care to their special events, sports activities.
  • Completes consolidated reports as required by Weechi-it-te-win Family Services for Director of Family Services
  • Provide summary reports on program activities for children and youth in customary care.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Social Work Degree preferred
  • Degree or Diploma in Social Services with a strong background in Traditional and Cultural Family Practices
  • Experience working with children and youth within the context of protection and support to children and youth in Customary Care.
  • Experience working with Traditional and non-traditional Elders, healers and helpers.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of existing case management system for children and youth in customary care.
  • Knowledge of Rainy River First Nation and the community’s culture, beliefs and traditional lifestyles.
  • Knowledge of Bill C-92 and CYFSA (Part 1V and Part X).
  • Possess strong organizational, liaison, advocacy, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and fluency in the Ojibwe language.
  • Computer experience: Word, Excel, Penlieu, Adobe
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks in a busy environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuously learning and updating skills, formally or informally.
What You Need to Know:
  • Must be able to provide a current Criminal Record Check and vulnerable sector screening satisfactory to the First Nation.
  • Must adhere to Rainy River First Nation Drug Testing Policy.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and weekends.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
Please apply through email or in person by 4:00 pm on Tuesday September 28, 2021.  Application must include a cover letter, current resume, three (3) employment references (from current or recent supervisor is preferable) with permission to contact these references.
How to apply:
Please submit application to:                 Rainy River First Nations
P.O. Box 450
Emo, On P0W 1E0
Email: jobs@rrfns.com
We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Rainy River First Nations is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to provide a current Criminal Record Check and vulnerable sector screening satisfactory to the First Nation.
  • Must adhere to Rainy River First Nation Drug Testing Policy.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and weekends.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
Company Info
Rainy River First Nations 6 Manitou Rapids Drive
Emo, ON, Canada

Phone: 4379996148
Web Site: https://rainyriverfirstnations.com/

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