Kanikonriio Youth Life Promotion Advisors (3 Positions) 157R2-21-2

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Kanikonriio Youth Life Promotion Advisors (3 Positions) 157R2-21-2

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 13, 2021
Deadline October 27, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Six Nations of the Grand River
Salary Up to $45,000 - Annual
Location Ohsweken, ON
Category Social Services
Client Six Nations of the Grand River
Contact Information
[email protected]

KANIKONRIIO YOUTH LIFE PROMOTION ADVISORS (3 Positions) 157R2-21-2
ADMINISTRATION, SOCIAL SERVICES
Full-Time

Applications will be received by Six Nations Elected Council and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 for the Youth Life Promotion Worker – Kanikonriio Advisor with Administration, Social Services Department.  The Six Nations Elected Council Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/.    NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED. Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Youth Life Promotion Worker – Kanikonriio Advisor reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Youth Life Promotion Supervisor. The Kanikonriio Advisor is responsible for providing a range of direct and indirect services to children and youth experiencing mental health and addiction related difficulties including: to assess and develop individual service plans; assist in the development and delivery of programs and services; and maintain a culturally relevant program.

The Kanikonriio Advisor will be familiar with the schools on and off reserve, and tailor mental health and addictions as well as cultural and land-based programming to meet the needs of children and youth attending these schools. The Advisor is also to provide coverage and response to children and their families, in crisis/intense situations on an as needed basis, and will refer children, youth, and families to relevant programs and services following crisis/ intense situation stabilization within the policies and procedures established by Six Nations Elected Council.

Type Full Time
Closing Date  October 27, 2021
Hours of Work  70 hours biweekly
Wage Up to $45,000

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Will have a minimum of a College Diploma in Social Work and 3 years’ experience working with Native children and families particularly crisis focused or counselling;
  • Or Will have a minimum of a College Diploma as Developmental Services Worker and 3 years’ experience working with Native children and families particularly mental health and addictions;
  • Will be Native in preference to other applicants;
  • Able to provide a valid current G class Ontario Driver’s license;
  • Able to provide a current and favourable drivers abstract with minimal offences;
  • Access to a reliable vehicle with minimum 2 million dollar liability insurance;
  • Must have a favourable criminal record check and vulnerable record check;
  • Certificate in the area of counselling, mental health and addictions, and/or crisis counselling will be considered an asset.
  • Will be familiar with relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines;
  • Will be knowledgeable about Haudenosaunee culture and the contemporary characteristics of an social issues within the Six Nations’ social structure;
  • Will be familiar with the range of methods and techniques utilized in intervening in crisis situations.
  • Will be familiar with traditional approaches to helping;
  • Will be knowledgeable in crisis intervention techniques;
  • Will be familiar with other community services and external services for referral purposes.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at [email protected].

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

Youth Life Promotion Worker – Full Time– 157R2-21-2
c/o Reception Desk
Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)
P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court
Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

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