Website Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Internal/External
Full Time Contract Position for one year with possible extension
Location – Kenora
The Case Aide is a full-time contract program support position. The Case Aide provides assistance and support to the front-line workers responsible for the case management services to children in care of the agency. The Case Aide reports to the Resource Manager in all aspects of the job functions.
· Community College Diploma preferred or High School Diploma with 2 years direct related experience, however, with a combination of skills, education and experience may be considered
· Knowledge of Customary Care and the philosophy of service delivery, the First Nation communities, family structure, as well as local customs and traditions
· Knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and Regulations
· Knowledge of the administrative structure and operations of Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services including the services delivery model, policies, procedures and guidelines
· Ability to take direction and work within the Agency’s Philosophy, polices, procedures and guidelines
· Knowledge of children and youth developmental needs
· Extensive experience working with high risk and special needs children
· Ability to ensure safety of children and youth while transporting to appointments and other events
· Ability to supervise family visits
· Ability to establish and maintain purposeful relationships with staff, management, children and their families, and caregivers
· Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs
· Excellent interpersonal skills and must enjoy being with children
· Excellent time management skills and ability to flex daily work hours
· Good Oral and written communication skills
· Commitment to help Anishinaabe children and their families by providing support services in ways that respect Anishinaabe cultural and spiritual practices
· Committed to ensure the highest level of confidentiality
· Must possess a valid Ontario G Drivers License, be willing to travel and provide a current Drivers Abstract
· Current First Aid and CPR Certificates, and
· Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin is preferred and a definite asset.
The position will require the successful candidate to work with potential aggressive youths, lift up to a maximum of 50Ibs. This position also requires prolonged sitting and driving to semi-remote Anishinaabe communities on rough and winding class “C” roadways and in various weather conditions, exposure to diverse living conditions and community environments and different sociocultural milieus. The geographical location and isolation raise the physical effort required to perform and meet the demands of this job.
AAFS requires all employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent of a valid medical exemption or other reasonable consideration pursuant to the Human Rights Code of Ontario.
Salary Range: $40,769 – $50,000 per annum
Benefits: AAFS offers Extended Health, Dental, AD&D and Group Life benefits to this contract position after one month of employment, voluntary participation in our Pension program and paid vacation time.
We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the First Nations communities that we serve. Preference will be given to Internal and/or Indigenous applicants. Please self-identify upon applying.
AAFS welcomes and encourages applications from peoples with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request.
IF THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY INTERESTS YOU, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH COVER LETTER QUOTING FILE #CA20220817 to:
Manager of Human Resources by Email: AAFS.HumanResources@aafs.ca
or c/o 20 Main Street South, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1S7 Fax: (807) 548-1345
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION IS: WEDNESDAY AUGUST 17, 2022 at 4:30pm
To apply for this job email your details to AAFS.HumanResources@aafs.ca.