Reporting to the Health Director, the Anishinabek Nation is seeking two (2) highly motivated dynamic individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of a JP Navigator on behalf of the Anishinabek Nation Communities.  This is a term position to March 31, 2019.

Location:  One navigator each in two of the following Anishinabek Nation (Union of Ontario Indians) Head Office or Satellite Office locations:

Nipissing First Nation, North Bay, ON or Fort William First Nation, ON or

Curve Lake, ON or Munsee-Delaware Nation, Muncey, ON

Purpose and Scope of the Position

The JP Navigator for the Anishinabek Nation has a primary responsibility to act as a focal point for families with First Nations children with a disability or interim critical condition living on-reserve. Also to assist families in accessing needed health and social services and assist in the identification of cases with unmet needs, and where applicable, direct to Federal agencies and services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position will include providing liaison, information sharing and service coordination. Undertaking data collection of JP cases and unmet service gaps (i.e. JP Tracking tool) and develop options for discussion of service coordination delivery models pertaining to the Anishinabek Nation communities Jordan’s Principles priorities and service gaps.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills will be required as the successful candidates will be required to work with individuals and families in sensitive personal situations and maintain confidentiality.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement – Graduate of community college in Health or Social Services field and three (3) years working experience in Health or Social Services, and experience navigating through various service agencies, and creating service coordination networks
  • Experience in First Nations Health Administration and/or in Service Coordination/Management would be an asset
  • General knowledge of the activities and membership of the Anishinabek Nation
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft computer software programs
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and demands
  • Good organizational skills
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and be insurable
  • Ability to speak the Ojibway language is an asset

Deadline for applications:  Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 4:30 pm.  (Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.)

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience

Please send your resume with three employment references to:

Glenda St. Amour, Director of Corporate Services

Anishinabek Nation (Union of Ontario Indians)

P.O. Box 711, North Bay, ON  P1B 8J8

Phone:  1-877-702-5200 / (705) 497-9127             Fax:  (705) 497-9135

E-mail:  glenda.st-amour@anishinabek.ca

For inquiries regarding these positions, please contact Jamie Restoule, Health Director by email at jamie.restoule@anishinabek.ca or by phone at (705) 497-9127/1-877-702-5200, ext. 2242.

Individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to Anishinabek Nation (UOI) member First Nation applicants.

Miigwetch to all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.