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Indigenous Prenatal-Family Support Worker


Company: Indian Friendship Centre
Job Type: Permanent Full
Posting Closes: January 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Start Date: ASAP

DUTIES:

  • Assist in providing direct service and support to Urban Indigenous families and children 0 to 6 years of age with respect to issues such as child development, infant stimulation, role modeling and discipline, school readiness.
  • Assist in the facilitation of Parenting Support Circles with an emphasis on prevention, healthy lifestyles and Indigenous culture.
  • Home visits and hospital visits as required.
  • Engage in partnerships with external agencies.
  • Reporting to Executive Director and/or Administrative Services Manager
  • Ensure adherence to Policies and Procedures, and timely reporting.
  • Develop and deliver pre-conception programs for Urban Indigenous families.
  • Facilitate Parent Support Circles with emphasis on active and clean living, healthy eating and sleeping.
  • Role modeling
  • IFC Team player
  • Engage in partnerships with external agencies.
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings.
  • Other duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma in Social Service Work, Child and Youth Worker, or Human Services
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture.
  • Knowledge/experience with children living with developmental disorders (Autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD, and/or an FASD) would be an asset.
  • Applicant will possess relevant job experience especially with urban Indigenous families.
  • Applicant is a self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Applicant will possess a valid Ontario Driver’s License and own or have daily access to a vehicle.
  • Vulnerable police sector check is a requirement.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, current resume with dates specified, and a list of three current references with contact numbers.

Deadline for resumes: Monday, January 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Interested applicants please email cover letter and resume to: adminmgr@ssmifc.ca

Only those who are chosen for an interview will be contacted

Miigwetch


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