Duration: 1 1/2 YEAR CONTRACT to March 31, 2019

(Contract term could be extended pending availability of funding)

Program: Family Well-Being Coordinator

Reports to: Manager Health and Social Services

Wage: Depending on experience (please include your salaryexpectation) Hours of Work:

Flexible hours Monday to Saturday up to 35 Hours per week

Job Scope:

Under the authority of council and the direction of the Manager Health and Social Services, the Family Well-Being Worker will ensure the needs of the community children, youth and families are met by activity participating in the development of a Family Well-Being Hub for the Alderville First Nation community. The Family Well-Being Worker will work with the Prevention Worker, NNADAP, Community Health Representative, Healthy Child Development, Wellness Worker, Community Recreation Activator and Mental Health Worker to develop a plan to coordinate all current programs and map a detailed outline for the upcoming two years for the Hub. This position will not be an 8:15 to 4:30 position so applicants may consider this when applying. Many programs currently take place outside work hours during evenings and weekends. The Family Well-Being Worker will establish a work schedule with his/her immediate supervisor, the Manager of Health and Social Services.

Activities may include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for Hill Top youth facility administration and day to day activities
  • Establish a drop-in facility for children, youth and families
  • Coordinate cultural activities, ceremonies and practices for the Hub with other staff
  • Hold self-esteem groups, bullying, and other positive lifestyle programs
  • Coordinate summer pool programs and activities
  • Develop and facilitate programs that decrease family violence
  • Facilitate Spring (March) Break activities and other holiday programs
  • Develop and establish all other programs which would encourage positive parenting with a Focus on prevention of family violence
  • Research and develop a program to bring a Mental Health Counsellor/Psychologist to Alderville on an –on-going

Minimum Qualifications; Candidates for this position should have the following requirements:

  • Diploma in Social Work or related field
  • Minimum of 3-years’ experience. First Nations and working with children experience an asset.
  • Counselling experience necessary
  • Must have Administrative and Financial Accountability experience
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) an asset
  • First Aid /CPR or willing toobtain
  • Excellent Oral and Written CommunicationSkills
  • Proven experience with Microsoft Officeapplications
  • Knowledge of the history and dynamics of Alderville First Nation an asset
  • Must have Valid Class G driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
  • Must provide current Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Search upon conditional offer

Deadline to apply: Thursday, September 28, 2017at 4:00pm (Late applications not accepted).

Applications can be delivered to the reception of the Alderville First Nation main office. Submissions must include a cover letter, resume along with three work related references and/or letters of reference. Electronic submissions should be sent as ONE document with YOUR NAME within the file name to

Fax to: 905-352-3242 or mailed to Alderville First Nation 11696 Second Line Road, P.O. Box 46, Roseneath, ON K0K 2X0 ATTN: M RE: Family Well-Being Coordinator.

Full Job Description Available upon request by calling main office (905) 352-2011.

 We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Chief and Council retain the right to make the final decision on the selection of the successful candidate.

 Health & Social Services Family Wellbeing Coordinator September 2017