• Contract
  • Noelville, ON
  • January 31, 2024

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services

Reporting to the Child Wellbeing Standards Development Supervisor, the Community Child Wellbeing Engagement
Coordinator is responsible for a varied set of duties related specifically to the development of the Orange Standard
initiative that is focused on the redesign of child wellbeing standards that are culturally relevant and appropriate to the
First Nation where community engagement is required. Further, the duties will focus specifically on areas that increase
awareness and understanding from the perspective of Niijaansinaanik’s strategic goals that are focused on Child wellbeing jurisdiction and working as part of a team to make efforts and to implement objectives that promote understanding
and awareness of the project and supports the development of a ground-up model of engagement and direction from the
First Nation and Niijaansinaanik’s Orange Standard project. This position is also charged with specific direction from the
project supervisor on matters of providing information and clarity about the jurisdictional pathway of the First Nation as it
works toward a core shift away from provincially directed matters as it relates to historical child welfare Child Well-being in
the First Nation.
• Ensure that current information on community jurisdictional goals is assessed for integrated project strategies.
• Document and complete all necessary First Nation-related input that supports agency progress on project goals.
• Assist community members, First Nation staff, and leadership to understand and recognize project input points.
• Conduct research around the community that relates to the issue of child wellbeing jurisdiction.
• Conduct outreach at all levels of community, nation, and other regions to socialize the Orange Standard.
Minimum Education
• Bachelor of Social Work degree preferred.
• Community Development diploma/degree.
• Community College Diploma in Social Services or a Native Child Protection Worker diploma may be considered.
Minimum Experience
• Two (2) years of direct experience in a social services agency
Knowledge Requirements
• Knowledge and understanding of the Child Youth and Family Services Act
• Knowledge of First Nation service delivery, customs, and traditions in relation to Child Protection
• Knowledge of external services and service agencies
• Knowledge of First Nation communities and structures
Other Requirements
• Must provide a clear Police Records Check – Vulnerable Sector
• Must provide a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence
• Must have $1M auto insurance liability coverage
• Must provide an acceptable three-year uncertified Driver’s Abstract
Work Site Location:
• Dokis Office location
Niijaansinaanik is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for
Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request for
candidates taking part in the recruitment process. Please submit your resume and cover letter along with three work
related references to:
Joanne Koehler, Executive Director
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
940A Main Street, Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
Email to: careers@niijcfs.com or fax to (705) 223-7439
Application deadline is:
Open Until Filled
Preference will be given to applicants of Native ancestry, please self-identify.
We thank all those applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
For a more detailed job description, please contact
Human Resources at careers@niijcfs.com

To apply for this job email your details to careers@niijcfs.com