Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services

Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services is a provincially designated Child Well-Being Agency
that provides Prevention, Protection and Child and Family services that reflect values, beliefs and
principles rooted within the Anishinabek culture. We serve the communities of Wahnapitae, Dokis,
Henvey Inlet, Magnetawan, Shawanaga and Wasauksing First Nations.

Reporting to the Services Supervisor, the Child and Youth Worker is responsible for providing a variety of hands on
support services to children, youth, families and kin providers throughout our communities. Duties may include but
are not limited to; providing one-on-one information and resources to children, families, and internal and external
professionals on understanding the etiology of children’s behaviors and best practices in working to support difficult
situations in the home and in the community.
Hourly Rate: $31.63 to $38.48
Total Compensation includes: OMERS pension plan & Health Benefits plan options, Recognized
statutory holidays, competitive vacation, Employee Assistance Program
Minimum Education & Experience
• Child & Youth Worker or Social Services Diploma
• Two (2) years of direct experience in a Social Services Agency would be an asset.
Knowledge Requirements
• Knowledge of Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services programs and services
• Respect for sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek
culture, traditions and the Seven Grandfather teachings
• Knowledge of the First Nation service delivery, customs and traditions in responding to child welfare
• Knowledge of traditional practices, ceremonies and teachings
Other Requirements
• Must provide a clear Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
• Must have a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel
• Must have $1M automobile insurance
• Must provide a three-year uncertified drivers abstract
Work Site Location:
• To Be Determined
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:
Dennis Goulais, Director of Human Resources
Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services
940A Main Street, Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
Email to:
The application deadline is: May 24, 2024
Preference will be given to applicants of First Nation ancestry, please self-identify.
We thank all those applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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