Wasa-Nabin Youth Program Worker ID: 60681

Deadline Date: 2019/08/23

Location: Kenora 

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre requires a Wasa-Nabin Youth Program Worker Ne-Chee Friendship Centre requires an enthusiastic, energetic individual to deliver its Wasa-Nabin program, focusing on after-school interventions. This position will be responsible to ensure that the needs of children, ages 13-18, identified as at risk, are met in a timely and culturally sensitive manner.

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Ensure the development and implantation of a full range of program services 
Ensure that the Wasa-Nabin program is grounded in culture-based youth development principles and practices; increase cultural understanding of youth and their families 
Promote awareness and ensure access to the Wasa-Nabin Program
Promote the development of protocols and referral agreements as appropriate to meet the developmental needs of Indigenous youth in the community
Conduct a needs assessment for youth and to develop a plan of action to meet the needs of youth referred to the program 
Refer youth to appropriate services as required to meet the needs of the youth and to document the results of these referrals 
Initiate and participate in case conferences as necessary to ensure the needs of the youth are met 
Co-ordinate individual and group activities (physical, social) as required to meet the needs of program clients
Engage in one to oneĀ counselling and peer support
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Social or Human services; or relevant accredited training combined with related work experience
Previous work experience dealing with Indigenous children and youth 
Ability to work professionally, collaboratively with children, youth & their families as well as agency, community and agency personnel
Knowledge of Ojibway traditions and culture
Excellent communication skills both written & verbal; proficient in offering presentations 
Positive attitude & demonstrated capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model
Valid drivers license and access to a vehicle
Able to work flexible hours including weekends & evenings
First Aid/CPR training definite asset;
Working knowledge of computers
 SALARY: $50,000 Annually
Comprehensive benefit package including a pension plan
* A Current Vulnerable Persons Check will be required upon offer of employment
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How To Apply:
  DEADLINE: Friday August 23, 2019 4:30 p.m.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter & three references to:
Ne-Chee Friendship Centre - P.O. Box 241, 1301 Railway Street, Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Fax: (807) 468-5340
E-Mail: reception@nechee.org
We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Applications that do not include cover letter, resume and references will not be considered.

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