Family Preservation Intake Worker
Website Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Internal/External
Family Preservation Intake Worker
Contract Position to March 31, 2024 with possible extension
Location – Kenora
The Family Preservation Intake Worker is a full-time contract program position. The Intake Worker is responsible for the initial response to Prevention Family Preservation and Niigoni referrals and reports and requests for service which are received by telephone, walk-ins, faxes, letters, or other.
· Community College Diploma with a minimum of 3 years experience in services for children and their families , however, a combination of related education, experience and skills will be considered;
· Gathers relevant information from the referral source, prepares comprehensive detailed case notes and send referral to Resources Manager for assignment;
· Act as a liaison between the team and their clients;
· Composes correspondence from oral instruction and/or brief notes, drafts letters as requested, and take initiative to draft letters routine nature;
· Strong commitment to helping Anishinaabe children and their families by providing services in ways that respect Anishinaabe culture and spiritual practices;
· Knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and Regulations;
· Understanding of the Child Protection Standards for Ontario;
· Knowledge of the structure and operations within the territory, its member First Nation communities including tribal and external service agencies;
· Ability to work flexible hours;
· Must possess a valid Ontario G Driver’s License and be willing to travel and provide a Driver’s Abstract; and
· Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin is preferred and a definite asset.
Includes but not limited to, working in high stress social settings, working with potential aggressive clientele, volatile sociopolitical environments being called out with no notice to emergency situations, 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 position may require sitting for long periods of time at a desk, perhaps sharing a work space with other colleagues. The incumbent will be required to work in an atmosphere adhering to strict deadlines and at times consisting of repetitive duties that may involve a computer, website, telephone and faxing requirements.
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: $47,292 – $58,000 annually
Benefits: AAFS offers Extended Health, Dental, AD&D and Group Life benefits to this contract position after one month of employment as well as voluntary participation in our Pension Program.
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 #FPIW20230606 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: TUESDAY JUNE 06, 2023 at 4:30pm
To apply for this job email your details to AAFS.HumanResources@aafs.ca.