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Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services is a provincially designated Child Well-Being Agency
that provides Prevention and Protection, Child and Family services that reflect values, beliefs and
principles rooted within the Anishinabek culture. We serve the communities of Wahnapitae,
Dokis, Henvey, Magnetawan, Shawanaga, and Wasauksing First Nations.

Under the direction of the Children’s Services Supervisor, the Children’s Services Worker is responsible for
providing quality service to children in care. The Children’s Services Worker will ensure all Legislative, Ministry
and Agency policies and procedures, and regulations respective to the Child in Care are met. The Children’s
Services Worker will prepare plans of care with the goals of permanence and stability. The Worker will work
closely with Alternative Care and Customary Care parents, other care providers, Agency staff, community
service agencies, and community professionals to ensure the needs of the child in care are met.
Minimum Education
• Bachelor of Social Work Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field.
Minimum Experience
• minimum of two (2) years relevant experience working with children and families
Knowledge Requirements
• Knowledge of Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services programs and services
• Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishnawbek culture,
traditions, and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
• Knowledge of and a high level of clinical skills with respect to child development, family dynamics, child
abuse, and neglect
• Knowledge of First Nation communities and structures
• Knowledge and understanding of the Child, Youth, and Family Services Act
• Excellent computer skills and MS Office software
Other Requirements
• Must provide a clear Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
• Must provide a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence, have access to a vehicle, and have the ability to
• Must have $1M auto insurance liability coverage
• Must provide a three-year uncertified Driver’s Abstract
Work Site Location:
• Wasauksing First Nation Office location
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
along with three work related references to:
Joanne Koehler, Executive Director
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
940A Main Street, Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
Email to:
Application deadline is:
Preference will be given to applicants of Native ancestry, please self-identify.
We thank all those applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
For a more detailed job description, please contact
Human Resources at

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