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Conference Community Outreach Worker

  • Full Time
  • Heron Bay
  • 2022-07-31

Biidaaban Healing Lodge

The Biidaaban Healing Lodge is a 12-unit residential treatment program located on the Biigtigong Nishnaabeg formerly Pie River First Nation, which is approximately 25 kilometers from Marathon, ON. We are mandated to provide quc;1lity 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 Director, the conference/community Outreach Worker is responsible for:

To coordinate the annual three-day wellness conference focusing on health issues in First Nation Communities

To assist in the development of a community focused work plan that addresses annualized programming at community level on a yearly basis

To design and deliver quality programs as needed and required to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities within the Robinson Superior area

To identify promotional strategies aimed at publicizing the Biidaaban Healing Lodge programs at community level

To deliver non-residential programs in conjunction with Biidaaban Healing Lodge staff as needed and required

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 setting with the ability to do individual and group therapy (Combinations of education and work experience will be considered.) We are willing to training to the right candidate

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, publisher and power point to develop pamphlets, posters and other promotional items

An understanding of the issues that impact First Nation communities and the Anishinaabek way of life

Experience working with EMHWare data entry systems would be considered an asset, Salary: Wages will be negotiated commensurate with experience

 

Interested people are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and three work related references to Angela Desmoulin, Executive Director at the address listed below or by email at angela@biidaaban.com. 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.

 

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

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