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Biidaaban Healing Lodge

Biidaaban Healing Lodge Employment Opportunity
Cook PT- 21 Hrs per Week
Temporary 6-month contract

The Biidaaban Healing Lodge is a 12-unit residential treatment program located on the Biigtigong Nishnaabeg formerly 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 Treaty 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 Healing Lodge and in conjunction with the First Nation communities in the area and under the direction of the Executive Coordinator, the Cook is responsible for:
❖ Planning and preparing meals for residential and community programs
❖ Ability to work Full time hours (40hrs) during program dates
❖ Ensuring all supplies are maintained and purchased for programs.
❖ Maintain clean and organized in the kitchen and dining room at all times
❖ Take part in social activity planning with Biidaaban – offer cooking related programs at times
❖ Ensure all meals are prepared according to Canadas Food Guide
❖ A job description is available upon request.

❖ Ontario Safe Food Handling Course (will provide if required)
❖ A college diploma or certificate in cooking related field (Combinations of education and work experience will be considered.)
❖ 2-3 years previous experience cooking or cooking in a residential setting related position
❖ Experience working with First Nation’s individuals, families and communities, and a working knowledge of healing and recovery from a Native perspective.
❖ Ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong communication skills, a working knowledge of computer programs such as word, excel, outlook.

Salary: Wages will be negotiated commensurate with experience

Interested people are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and 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 at Applications can also be faxed 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.

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