MMIWG Worker ID: 59480

Deadline Date: 2019/07/23

Location: Kenora

Under the supervision of the Senior Policy Analyst, the MMIWG Worker will work at Grand Council Treaty#3 to support the Treaty #3 survivors, family members and those affected by the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in a community based, family-centered, holistic and integrated way.

Posting Date:
 Fort Frances
 PO BOX 1720
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Takes guidance and wisdom from the GCT3 Womens Council to develop and implement an action plan and strategy for supporting and maintaining links with Treaty #3 MMIWG families and Indigenous organizations
Plans, coordinates, and facilitates family and community meetings to supports MMIWG families. 
Promotes mental health support services for MMIWG families and develop strategies to commemorate the MMIWG loved ones (families) 
Assists MMIWG families to access safe and culturally appropriate mental wellness support services with registered mental health providers, Elders and Traditional Healers
Coordinates MMIWG program related projects and prepares summaries and event reports to pass on information and knowledge about the issue of MMIWG 
Prepares informational materials, outreach tools and newsletter articles to increase community awareness and support of the issue of MMIWG in Treaty #3 
Communicates regularly to supervisor on emerging issues with regard to MMIWG
Practices good self-care and professional development (i.e. trauma informed training or conferences and cultural ceremony, if desired) 
Performs any other duties related to the position of MMIWG Worker as directed by the Social Policy Analyst 
Other related job duties assigned byGCT#3s Leadership and supervisor
 College or University degree in the Social Sciences/Nursing/Social Work or in a related field
Preferred Skills:
Proficient spoken and written English with an understanding of the Anishinaabe language; knowledge of Anishinaabemowin is an asset
Experience dealing with families, communities and Indigenous organizations
Ability to identify and meet the needs of MMIWG survivors, family members and those affected. 
Ability to respect and be alert to the specifics and protocol of Treaty #3 First Nations communities
Experience in preparing and delivering training to support families and/or Indigenous communities
Able to maintain strict confidentiality of client interactions and information
Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS outlook
Punctual, meticulous and reliable with courteous manners to the public 
Ability to research information from various sources
Experience with computer software applications Word, Excel and Power Point 
Valid driver's licence and ability to travel when required
Anishinaabe language proficiency an asset
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
  Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their covering letter how they meet the qualification requirement of this position. Submit cover letter, resume with 3 references by noon, Tuesday July 23rd, 2019 to the attention of: Human Resources Manager Grand Council Treaty #3 PO Box 1720 Kenora, ON P9N 3X7 Fax: 807-789-1691 Visit our Website to apply: Competitive salary and benefits. We thank all those who apply. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Submission of criminal record check required prior to offer of employment.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Oluyinka Leigh
Position Title:
 Human Resources Manager
Company Name:
 Grand Council Treaty #3
 PO BOX 1720
Postal Code:
 P0X 3X7
Web Address:
 //PO BOX 1720

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