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Under the supervision of the Prevention Coordinator, the focus of the Prevention Workers will be to implement prevention programming to children youth and families to support wholistic wellness. The Prevention Worker will provide services through a trauma-informed lens with  focus on preventing negative outcomes stemming from intergenerational trauma inclusive of grief and loss. The position will be responsible for the delivery of a prevention program that best fits the needs of M’Chigeeng First Nation which include planning, researching, coordinating and facilitating workshops and activities at various target groups or ages.


  • Identifies, reviews and researches special projects referred to in prevention as it applies to current trends
  • Plans, coordinates and facilitates workshops, trainings and activities
  • Collaborates with other related services and workers
  • Prepares community wide/orientated prevention campaigns related to youth, parent and family activities explores programs that aim to target the community and the top health priorities and to promote education within the community
  • Determines the gaps in service and identifies and designs programs to address the needs of the target population
  • Implementing and delivers prevention programming
  • Facilitating curriculum from funding opportunities
  • Conduct outreach to youth in need
  • Engage and empower youth to pursue personal goals
  • Assist in creating and maintaining positive environments for children and youth in the community
  • Asses prevention needs of children, youth and families in the community
  • Build positive relationships children youth and families
  • All other duties as assigned


  • College Diploma in Social Services or related field of study )i.e. Addictions & Mental Health Diploma, Social Services Worker Diploma, Child and Youth Worker)
  • 1-3 years work-related experience in the field of child and youth mental health
  • Experience in delivering workshops
  • Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act
  • Knowledge of statistics
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc.)


  • Familiarity with the customs, traditions, history and social issues of the M’Chigeeng First Nation
  • Strong skills in program planning, promotion, implementation and presentation
  • Understanding and fluency in Anishnaabe language is an asset or willingness to learn 
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team setting and/or independently
  • Ability to facilitate groups and carry projects forward
  • Ability to work with varied populations (children to adult)
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Individual must be open to holistic approach
  • Ability to work some flexible hours when necessary
  • Lifestyle must reflect that of a positive role model
  • Working knowledge of Harm Reduction Philosophy
  • Must obtain and keep current First Aid and CPR Certificates
  • A strong advocate of M’Chigeeng First Nation’s goals and objectives along with its mission and long-term vision
  • Must have own transportation and valid Ontario G Class Drivers license 

Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) requirement must be 30-days current and must be an original upon hire


If you are interested in this opportunity, applicants must submit cover letter, resume, with three current references with contact information (two work related and one character reference) as well as copies of education certifications to: 


c/o Human Resources 

M’Chigeeng First Nation, P.O. Box 333

M’Chigeeng ON P0P 1G0

FAX: 705 377 4980 or EMAIL:

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