Sioux Lookout, ON
Full Time (Regular)
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Prevention Case Aides work for the purpose of assisting workers in the area of a service delivery. The coordination of the Prevention Case Aide will be the responsibility of the Prevention Support Supervisor.
Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Prevention Case Aide is to coordinate order and shipment of program supplies and resources materials.
- Ensure shipment of program supplies, help to coach and/or partner with Prevention Services Coordinator to: facilitate workshops, deliver short term family support programs, organize children and family recreational activities and host community events.
- Submit monthly calendar of prevention and family support programs to the Prevention Unit Supervisor for approval.
- Promote upcoming prevention programs as required, i.e. distribution of monthly calendar, newsletters, radio station, posters and/or presentations.
- Ensure safety of participants in programs and activities at all times.
- Contact the Prevention Unit Supervisor for support, direction and approval to assist with other community events or for any other special requests.
- Ensuring case notes and log book documentation are completed and submitted within 24 hours.
- Travel to attend training and unit meetings.
- Contacting the office immediately should an emergency/serious occurrence arise.
- Provide support, when necessary, to other Prevention Workers delivering prevention programs.
- Preform other duties as assigned.
- This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all applicants. Persons of First Nations Ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment). We invite all applicants to Self-Identify if Indigenous, Metis or Inuit.
- Knowledge and understanding of the Indigenous culture and the First Nation communities served by Tikinagan.
- Knowledge of regional and community-based resources and services. Knowledgeable about traditional and recreational activities for families and children, including land-based activities.
- Able to work effectively with First Nation leadership, local and regional service providers.
- Good organizational and project management skills, ability to work independently and with a team.
- Ability to provide coaching, mentoring and partnering with assigned staff.
- Professional integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality are essential.
- Possess excellent communication skills.
- Must be willing and able to work flexible hours.
- Frequent travel is required including by small aircraft.
- Possess a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
- Current First Aide Certification would be an asset.
- A Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
- Ability to communicate in Ojibway or Oji-Cree is an asset.
- Post-Secondary Education in the Social Services field is an asset.
- Successful applicant must provide proof of both COVID-19 Vaccinations
Salary range for this position is $45,360 to $54,209 annually.
All successful applicants will require an application for, or a current, Criminal Record Check(CRC). A Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) for those positions working with children will also be required. As such, it is recommended that applicants apply for a CRC & VSC as soon as possible.
***ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED***
Tikinagan Child and Family Services is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Tikinagan Child and Family Services will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.
Tikinagan Child and Family Services strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Tikinagan Child and Family Services will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.