Talking Together Facilitator (Full-time position)
Location: Timmins, Ontario
Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation offers a unique opportunity for an individual in the Timmins area with excellent communication, collaboration, outreach and networking skills. Talking together is a program funded by the Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services and its purpose is to utilize a traditional/alternative approach to resolve child welfare/family matters, with the intention of avoiding litigation. The process used is the traditional “Talking” Circle, to assist in arriving at acceptable resolutions.
Reporting to the Manager of the Talking Together Program, the Talking Together facilitator’s primary responsibility is to organize and facilitate talking circles with families who become involved with child welfare authorities.
Based in Timmins Ontario, this position involves considerable travel to coastal communities throughout the region. The necessary training for this position will be provided.
Qualifications - General:
Qualifications – Academic: Minimum post-secondary degree or diploma in social work, child and family worker program, mental health or related social service fields.
Salary: Commensurate with overall qualifications. This contract position commencing on September 16, 2019 and concluding on March 31, 2020, with the possibility of extension.
Deadline for applications: Friday, November 15th, 2019
Please send resume and cover letter including three (3) references to:
Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation
1805 Arthur Street East, Thunder Bay, ON P7E 2R6
Tel: 807-622-1413 Fax: 807-622-3024
Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time