Band Representative

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 29, 2024
Deadline July 12, 2024
Type Full Time
Company Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
Location Wiikwemkoong, ON
Category Representative
Client Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory
Contact Information
erc@wiikwemkoong.ca

Band Representative

(3 Positions)

WUT is seeking to fill a vacancy under the Wikwemikong Band Representative Program. An energetic and motivated individual, the Band Representative will be representing the Wikwemikong Unceded Territory’s interests in Ontario Child, Youth and Family Services Act (CYFSA) proceedings involving WUT children.

DUTIES:

  • To promote the safety and well-being of WUT children and to ensure that the rights of our band members are respected and upheld by the courts;
  • Interview clients/families to assess their situation on child court matters;
  • To provide and participate in alternative dispute resolution/mediation;
  • Prepare legal documents in assisting the children’s case for the court;
  • Must travel and attend court out of town;
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines and with minimal supervision;
  • Imperative to maintain confidentiality/privacy employing tact and sensitivity at all times;
  • Must be available to do afterhours “On-Call” schedule which is 24/7 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 am daily;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-Secondary education in social service work;
  • 3 to 4 years’ experience working in child welfare (court room experience a definite asset);
  • Knowledge of court proceedings involving Child, Youth and Family matters;
  • Working knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act;
  • Excellent proven interpersonal, communication, written, organizational and computer skills; ;
  • Must have knowledge of Anishinabe culture, values, beliefs, and traditional history;
  • Operating proficiency in software such as MSWORD, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • To be able to work independently and as a team player;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle;
  • Knowledge of Anishnawbemowin and culture and committed to continual learning and development.

2nd Posting: June 27, 2024

Closing Date: July 12, 2024 at 2:00 pm

Please submit a covering letter, resume, 3 work related references and copies of your qualifications to:

Confidential: Band Representative Position
Box 112 19A Complex Drive
Wiikwemkoong Unceded Indian Reserve
Wiikwemkoong ON P0P 2J0
erc@wiikwemkoong.ca

We thank all interested applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please submit copies as there is no return of submissions. Late Submissions will not be considered.

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