Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin Worker ID: 67326

Deadline Date: 2021/09/29

Location:  Thunder Bay

The Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin Worker’s primary responsibility is to ensure that violence against Indigenous women is addressed by implementing the Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin “I am a Kind Man” Program in order to reduce family violence, promote healthy equitable relationships, culture based programming and healing. 

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 401 Cumberland Street North
Start Date:
 35 hours per week
 $48,000 per annum
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion, Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport

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  1. Preferred degree in Social Work or in a related human services field, with specialized training or experience in the area of family violence issues.
  2. Knowledge of Indigenous Healing and Wellness Strategy and violence reduction initiatives; ability to deliver PAR Program (Partner Assault Response Program) considered an asset.
  3. Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with particular emphasis on family violence, child welfare, the impacts of trauma, Indigenous engagement and community outreach; knowledge of an Indigenous language(s) will be considered an asset.
  4. Experience working with high-risk clientele with in a helping capacity.
  5. Experience planning and leading educational, one-on-one and/ or support groups. Ability to deliver prevention programming to reduce family violence.
  6. Effective crisis intervention skills / prevention skills.
  7. Excellent public relations skills and thorough knowledge of available community resources.
  8. Self-motivated individual with ability to work with minimal supervision in a team orientated setting.
  9. Excellent case and file management skills, stress management and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines.
  10. Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective communication skills.
  11. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including database applications.
  12. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends.
  13. A clear Vulnerable Sector Clearance will be a condition of employment.
  14. Must have a valid Ontario Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

The Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre is an equal opportunity employer.
Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.

Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to the attention of the Hiring Committee 

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Hiring Committee
Position Title:
Company Name:
 Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre
 401 Cumberland Street North
 Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
 P7A 4P7
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