About Kina Gbezhgomi Child & Family Services
Kina Gbezhgomi Child & Family Services works to honour and support each family’s and community’s inherent authority to care for their children based on unity, traditions, values, beliefs and customs.
For more information about KGCFS, please visit www.kgcfs.org.
About the Opportunity
Kina Gbezhgomi Child & Family Services is currently in the second phase of their recruitment drive and have multiple opportunities available for Child Wellbeing/Protection Workers to join their various teams based in the Manitoulin region of Ontario.
Full-time and part-time opportunities currently exist. Candidates must also be willing to work a rotating after-hours schedule, as required.
Under the direction of the Service Supervisor, these roles are responsible for the safety and wellbeing of children in accordance with KGCFS policies, procedures, and Ministry Standards. Working collaboratively with all KGCFS resources, as well as biological/foster parents, extended family, and First Nation communities, you will ensure that children are protected and stay connected with their culture, language, and community while strengthening family and community relationships.
To qualify, you will have an accredited college diploma in a related field of study. Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, or related discipline. College Diplomas and University Degrees are both accepted and reflected in salary grid placement.
Most importantly, you must be knowledgeable, respectful, and sensitive to the Anishinaabe culture and be committed to helping First Nation families strengthen and achieve a healthy level of wellbeing.
About the Benefits
For your hard work and dedication to the role, you will receive a competitive annual salary to commensurate with your experience, skills, and qualifications, with annual salary increases. After Hour hourly on-call and stand-by rates premiums also apply. After Hour Worker position on-call rate is $31.19 per hour.
In addition, all KGCFS employees also receive access to a great range of benefits, including:
- Comprehensive medical and dental (100% group health)
- Pension Plan (matched up to 18%) (Switching to OMERS effective January 1st, 2018)
- Three weeks' annual vacation and one week of cultural leave (to start)
- Support for ongoing training and development, including cultural training and workshops
Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage or cedar, may occur within the work setting.
If you're a skilled and passionate social/child protection worker looking for the opportunity to make a real difference in the community, please apply to join the KGCFS team today!
For more info and to apply see: http://jobs.applyfirst.ca/jobs/89921