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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.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the Services Supervisor will provide leadership, guidance, direction,
coaching, support, and clinical supervision to staff. These are provided on all matters relating to child welfare
service delivery while ensuring that their efforts are in alignment with the Agency’s strategic planning, policies
and procedures as well as the legal framework of the Child and Youth Family Services Act and First Nation
standards of practice.
Minimum Education
• Honors Bachelor of Social Work (HBSW) degree
• Master of Social Work degree is preferred
Minimum Experience
• Five (5) years’ direct experience working with children and families involved in child welfare services
• Three (3) years’ direct management and administration experience in a child welfare or social service
agency Knowledge Requirements
• Persons with relevant education and direct experience working in Child Welfare for a minimum of ten
(10) years may also be considered
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 relevant legislative framework and polices reflecting current child welfare practice
• Knowledge of First Nation service delivery, customs and traditions in responding to child welfare
• Knowledge of all relevant legislation including the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, Employment
Standards Act, Ontario Human Rights Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant
legislation, design and operation of various service delivery models
Other Requirements
• Must provide a clear Police Records Check – Vulnerable Sector
• 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:
• Magnetawan 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
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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