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After Care Worker

Biidaaban Healing Lodge

Biidaaban Healing Lodge Employment Opportunity
After Care Worker Permanent Full Time Internal/External Posting

The Biidaaban Healing Lodge is a 12-bed residential treatment program located on Biigtigong Nishnaabeg formerly known as Pic River First Nation, which is approximately 25 kilometers from Marathon, ON. We are mandated to provide quality treatment to all Indigenous and Metis people residing in the Robinson Superior area. We provide treatment for unresolved trauma stemming from sexual abuse, family violence, adult children of trauma, grief and abandonment and anger solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:
Working as a team member within the Biidaaban Healing Lodge and in conjunction with the First Nation communities in the area and under the direction of the Senior Counsellor, the After Care worker is responsible for:
❖ To design and deliver educational programs that exemplify prevention, promotion and aftercare services and deliver them at community level
❖ To develop an effective evaluation tool that assesses the needs of our First Nation communities and to define strategies that will meet the needs identified through client needs assessments
❖ Maintain up to date client files that track and evaluate participation and progress in the program and services delivered.
❖ Be knowledgeable of and coordinate with community agencies and referral services (Indigenous or Non-Indigenous) to assist clients in meeting immediate and long-term goals.
❖ Provide one-one-one supports, including counselling.
❖ Schedule visits/calls with clients and follow through with case management.
❖ Work with various programs to promote a coordinated client service approach to ensure that needs are addressed.
❖ Identify gaps and needs to deliver educational workshops and presentations.
❖ Respond to general inquiries regarding our programs purpose, processes and procedures and/or any other information being requested.
❖ Network and liaise with other programs and community agencies for the betterment of clients.
❖ Submit written reports outlining programming activities and committee work and other reports as required.
❖ Participate in case audits, compliance audits, program evaluations and any other specifically designed processes that may be undertaken to assess the effectiveness of the Aftercare Program.
❖ Other duties as assigned.
❖ A job description is available upon request.

Qualifications:
❖ A college degree in Social Work; Psychology or a related field of study with three to five years counselling experience, preferably in a treatment after care with the ability to do individual and group therapy (A combination of education and work experience will be considered.) We are willing to provide training to the right candidate
❖ Experience working with First Nation’s individuals, families and communities, and a working knowledge of healing and recovery from Anishinaabek perspective.
❖ Ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong communication skills, a working knowledge of computer programs such as a word, excel, publisher, power point and outlook to develop pamphlets, posters and other promotional items
❖ An understanding of data entry systems would be an asset
❖ An understanding of the issues that impact First Nation communities and the Anishinaabek way of life

Salary: Wages will be negotiated commensurate with experience

Interested people are invited to submit resumes, complete with three work related references by 4:30 pm on Friday May 27thth, to Angela Desmoulin, Executive Director at the address listed below or by email angela@biidaaban.com, applications may also be faxed in to 807-229-0308

We would like to thank you for expressing an interest in joining our team: however only those candidates who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

This project has received funding from the Ministry of Community and Social Services

To apply for this job email your details to angela@biidaaban.com.

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