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Child Protection Worker

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
Reporting to the Team Supervisor, the Child Protection Worker is responsible for a varied caseload including
investigating and assessing matters pertaining to children/youth in need of protection; providing support
services to families, children/youth, Alternative Care Providers, Kin Care placements and supporting
children/youth in and out-of-home placements in accordance with the Child Youth and Family Services Act,
Ministry Standards, Child Protection Protocols, Risk Assessment tools, Agency Policies and Procedures and
First Nation Standards of Practice.
Salary: $96,810.00 to $117,784.00
Total Compensation includes: OMERS pension plan, comprehensive Health Benefits plan,
statutory and agency holidays, competitive vacation, Employee Assistance Program
Minimum Education
• Minimum education is a Community College Diploma inSocial Services
• Bachelor of Social Work Degree Preferred
Minimum Experience
• Previous direct experience in a social services agency would be an asset
Knowledge Requirements
• Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishnabekculture,
traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
• Knowledge of First Nation service delivery, customs and traditions in relation to ChildProtection
• Knowledge of external services and service agencies
• Knowledge and understanding of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act
• Excellent computer skills and MS Office software
• Knowledge of Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services programs and services, or other services
agencies would be an asset.
Other Requirements
• Provide a clear Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
• Provide a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence, have access to a vehicle and ability to travel
• Have $1M auto insurance liability coverage
• Provide three-year uncertified Driver’s Abstract
Position Locations:
• Shawanaga First Nation
Niijaansinaanik is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility
for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon
request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process. Please submit your resume and cover letter
citing competition # indicated above.
Dennis Goulais, Director of Human Resources
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
940A Main Street, Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
Email to:
Application deadline is:
Open Until Filled
Preference will be given to applicants of First Nation ancestry, please self-identify.
We thank all those applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services is a provincially designated Child Well-Being Agency
that provides Prevention, Protection, and Child and Family services that reflect values, beliefs and
principles rooted within the Anishinabek culture. We serve the communities of Wahnapitae,
Dokis, Henvey Inlet, Magnetawan, Shawanaga, and Wasauksing FirstNations
1 Permanent Full-Time
Competition # 07-0001

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