Employment Opportunities

Kookum’s Lodge is looking for Community Support Workers to provide help to at risk and vulnerable clients, you will work with youth who are ageing out of care, children who have been placed out of the community, families who ae dealing with addictions, grandparents, and new mothers.

Duties

  • Plan and deliver culturally appropriate programming @ recreations activities to meet client’s needs,
  • Assist and support individuals, families and community members in areas of preventative and protections services,
  • Identify and address needs of children and families so as to connect to community resources and services,
  • Transportation to and from community appointments, this could include medical, employment and personal care appointments,
  • Understanding of community issues and opportunities and assisting clients with general access and participation in the community,
  • Provide daily progress and feedback to the supervisor on client outcomes. Log progress outcomes and document individual achievements,
  • Maintain open and professional communication between community partners, families/guardians, peers and supervisor,
  • Maintain clear and objective records, preparing report and other documentation in a professional and timely manner,
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a certificate, diploma or degree in Health/Social services discipline is a strong asset,
  • Two (2) years’ working experience in the field of mental health and/or social services is preferred,
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and with people,
  • Proven ability to work on your own or as part of a team,
  • Ability to speak the Ojibway language is an asset,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and effective problem-solving ability as well a strong organizational skills,
  • Knowledge of issues around substance use and harm reduction techniques,
  • Ability to community effectively with clients, families and coworkers is essential,
  • Must have valid Driver’s Licence, willing to obtain a class 4 Driver’s Licence
  • Must have a vehicle

Application deadline: May 29th, 2024

Applicants MUST submit a:

  • Cover letter/ résumé including active contact information,

Along with:

  • Current criminal record and vulnerable sector checks;
  • Abuse registry checks or proof of application for them.
  • Contact information for 3 work related references

Attention to:
Human Resources
Box 8, Fort Alexander, MB
R0E 0P0

Cover letters and résumés can be mailed to the above address or emailed to jobs@sagkeeng.ca,
or dropped off at the Finance office.

LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED

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