Website Wiikwemkoong Health Centre

Under the direct supervision of the Nadmadwin Health Manager, The Youth Mental Health Worker provides professional clinical assessment, counselling, education and referral services to individuals, groups and families; and health promotion services in the form of educational and primary prevention activities to the community of Wiikwemkoong, ages 13 to 25 years.


  1. To promote healthy children, youth, family and community environments in which all community members can thrive through culturally appropriate community-based programs, between the ages of 13-25 years of age.
  2. To support the complete physical, emotional, spiritual and mental well-being of the youth, aged 13-25.
  3. To participate in the “Outdoor Adventure Leadership Experience” (OALE) 10 day canoe trip by taking necessary training to enhance sills to ensure overall well-being and safety, which includes but is not limited to safe food handling, advanced wilderness first aid and youth leadership manual training.
  4. To facilitate culturally appropriate and efficient mental health and addictions services to the youth between the ages of 13 and 25.
  5. To ensure culturally appropriate quality of service by working under close supervision of the Nadmadwin Mental Health Manager.
  6. To promote culturally appropriate menatl health and addictions services in the community of Wiikwemkoong.
  7. To participate in the “Critical Incident Response Plan” for Wiikwemkoong.
  8. To participate in the anti-bullying campaign.


  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or one of the helping disciplines; or successful completion of a college diploma program in the social services field.
  • Experience in providing clinical service to Indigenous youth.
  • Demonstrated experience in First Nations programming delivery and Traditional healing coordination.
  • Experience in conducting counsellor/client interviews, assessments,, planning and treatment, referrals, group facilitation and group therapy.
  • Willing to obtain CPR and FirstAid training, Advanced Wilderness First Aid, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), and Mental Health First Aid

Interested applicants MUST submit:

  1. A Cover letter;
  2. Updated resume
  3. Photocopy of certificates/diplomas/degrees from a post-secondary institution 
  4. Contact information (email, phone number) of 2 work related references

Attention: Melissa Roy

NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wiikwemkoong Health Centre

PO BOx 101, 16A Complex Drive, Wiikwemkoong ON P0P 2J0

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