After Hours Support Worker
Posted on 31-Dec-2020 by Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
Location Parry Sound, Town of Parry Sound
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services provides a competitive salary and wages and is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services is currently in the designation process to become a fully mandated Child Well-Being Agency to provide Prevention and Protection Services. We serve the Employment Opportunity
communities of Wahnapitae, Nipissing, Dokis, Henvey, Magnetawan, Shawanaga, and Wausauksing First Nations.
Reporting to the Team Supervisor of After Hours, the After Hours Workers will provide emergency response for Child & Family and Foster Care Services during weeknights, weekends, and holidays outside the agency’s regular office hours. The purpose of the position is to fulfil the intake and crisis response functions of the Child and Family Service and Foster Care Programs.
Knowledge of Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services programs and services
Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishnawbek culture, traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
Knowledge of First Nation service delivery, customs and traditions in responding to child welfare
Knowledge of traditional practices, ceremonies and teachings Other Requirements Must provide a clear Police Records Check – Vulnerable Sector
Must provide a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence
Must have $1M auto insurance liability coverage
Must provide an acceptable three-year uncertified Driver’s Abstract
- Minimum Education
- Bachelor of Social Work degree preferred
- Community College Diploma in Social Services or Native Child Protection Worker diploma may be considered
- Minimum Experience
- Two (2) years’ direct experience in a social services agency
- Positions will remain open until filled