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  • Full Time
  • Kenora, ON
  • 2023-12-01

Website Kenora Chiefs Advisory

Ogimaawabiitong is dedicated and committed to “Excellence in all that we do”.  The ethics, along with the Seven Teachings, speak to how the organization operates: in relation to interaction amongst clients, staff, members and other stake holders.  The Ogimaawabiitong code of ethics and teachings reflect in both decision-making and service delivery.

Do you want to work for a healthcare organization that changes people’s lives? One that not only cares deeply about clients, but also values that its employees are its greatest Gifts!

Examples of Support

Ø Unique health services organization

Ø Supportive management team and collaborative work environment

Ø Family Culture

Ø Innovative environment

Ø Enriched job fulfilment

Ø We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth

Ø A retirement savings plan with company contributions
Program Description

The Wiisokodaadig (Peer Helpers) Coordinator is part of the Health Promotion and Prevention team at Kenora Chiefs Advisory and reports directly to the Health Promotion Manager. As the Wiisokodaadig Coordinator, you will be responsible for organizing Peer helpers training for the youth living in the KCA member First Nation communities. The main objective of the project is to develop leadership skills and abilities in the youth. You shall develop productive communication and interactions with the KCA Youth Council and be responsible for coordinating meetings and requests for the council.


Position Title:                 Wiisokodaadig (Peer Helpers) Coordinator

Department:                   Health Promotion and Prevention

Salary:                              Dependent upon qualifications and successful probationary period

Term:                               Full time

Location:                         240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor, Kenora, Ontario

Reports to:                      Health Promotion Manager


Duties and Responsibilities:

Ø  Develop and update the Peer Helpers curriculum

Ø  Coordinate all activities for the KCA Youth Council (meetings, travel, communication)

Ø  Organize the logistics of the Peer Helpers and Youth training projects

Ø  Arrange for selection of participants from the various communities

Ø  Arrange for and secure appropriate space for training

Ø  Contribute to the development and implementation of activities for the groups

Ø  Organize scheduling for travel, training and group activities

Ø  Arrange for appropriate follow up activities in the communities, in cooperation with assigned Case Manager and Community workers

Ø  Prepare summaries and reports on training content and evaluation as required by the Director of Services—Health Promotion and Prevention and the Ministries

Ø  Keep accurate financial records and arrange for all disbursements related to the program

Ø  Prepare a final report at the end of each fiscal year

Ø  Other duties as assigned



Ø  Highly motivated with well-developed organizational skills

Ø  Computer skills

Ø  Ability to work independently and as a member of a health services team

Ø  Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, problem solving and leadership skills


Education and/or Experience:

Ø  Post-secondary education in the Social Sciences

Ø  Demonstrated experience working with youth

Ø  Experience in project development is an asset

Ø  General understanding of First Nation culture, values and beliefs



Additional Requirements:

Ø  Valid driver’s license and vehicle

Ø  Must be willing to travel when required

Ø  Must be available to work evenings and weekends on occasion

Ø  Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Search


We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for our clients and within KCA. Discover What’s Possible!


Please forward your resume cover letter and 3 references by Friday 1 December, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. to:


Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-2656



*We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

** Traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass,

sage and cedar within the work setting

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