Youth In Transition Worker

N'Swakamok Native Friendship Centre - Greater Sudbury, ON (30+ days ago)

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The N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre is accepting applications for this 35 hour per week position. The Youth In Transition Worker will be responsible to the policies and directions as determined by the Board of Directors for the Friendship Centre under the direct daily supervision of the Executive Director.


  • Shall possess post-secondary education in Aboriginal studies, social work, child and youth work or combination of the equivalent and relevant education
  • The candidate will have a minimum of three years of demonstrated and related work experience with youth
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Aboriginal culture and history, with particular emphasis n family violence, child welfare, the impacts of trauma, Aboriginal youth engagement and community outreach
  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with child welfare agencies in Ontario
  • Strong understanding of the Child and Family Services Act and Ontario Children’s Aid Societies, with particular emphasis of impact on Aboriginal families
  • Must have valid Class ‘G’ driver’s licence and use of reliable vehicle for employment purposes and must be willing to travel
  • Must provide a CPIC, which includes screening for vulnerable position

Letters of 3 current work related references, cover letter and resume outlining expression of interest for this potion should be received no later than November 19, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. to the attention of:

Ms. Marie Meawasige Executive Director
N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre
110 Elm Street
Sudbury, Ontario P3C 1T5

Applications will be accepted in person, by mail or email. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


  • demonstrated and work related: 3 years (Preferred)


  • DCS / DEC (Preferred)


  • G Class Driver's Licence (Preferred)