Conference Community Outreach Worker ID: 67320

Deadline Date: 2021/10/04

Location:  Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

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 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.

Posting Date:
 Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Start Date:
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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.



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,


Biidaaban Healing Lodge Employment Opportunity Conference Community Outreach Worker - Permanent Full Time Internal/External Posting

Salary: Wages will be negotiated commensurate with experience

Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:

Interested people are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and three work related references by 4:30 pm on Monday October 4th, 2021, to Simone 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.


Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Simone Desmoulin
Position Title:
 Executive Director
Company Name:
 Biidaaban Healing Lodge
 Heron Bay
Postal Code:
 P0T 1R0
 Fax: 807-229-0308
Web Address: