Full-Time Indigenous Homeward Bound Program Case Management Specialist (1 Position)
Indigenous Homeward Bound Program Case Management Specialist
Internal/External Job Posting Full Time Position
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Homeward Bound Indigenous Case Management Specialist will work to build and maintain relationships and partnerships in the Niagara Region with Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations to provide supports through transitional housing, educational resources, employment & training supports, child care, one-on-one counselling for mothers & children (as required) and many other vital services. Knowledge of Indigenous community and history is crucial to supporting the Friendship Centre movement.
The Indigenous Case Management Specialist (CMS) is responsible for the provision of counselling and social support services to all the Indigenous women and children, using a case management model. The successful candidate for this position will function as the primary staff contact and support for the Homeward Bound participants once they have been accepted into the program.
• Bachelor of Social Work or bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent experience
• 3-5 years of related work experience with Indigenous women and children at high risk or experienced homelessness, or domestic violence
• Knowledge of social, cultural, historical and well-being needs of Indigenous mothers and children
• Excellent understanding and skills in case management models
• Strong skills in intervention and crisis intervention/conflict resolution
• Social assessment skills
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, coordination and facilitation skills
• Self-directed and motivated
• Understanding and awareness of Indigenous cultures
• Knowledge and sensitivity to Indigenous cultural traditions
• Knowledge about health, social, and economic influences that impact Indigenous people of Niagara
• Experience in report writing and database recording
• Ability to develop relationships and work professionally and collaboratively with Niagara area organizations
• Excellent skills in both written and oral communications
• Proficiency in MS Office 365 software an asset
• Must have valid driver’s license, Insurance and reliable vehicle.
• Must have or able to obtain a clear CPIC for the Vulnerable Sector.
How to ApplyAll applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, proof of education/training and have three references available. Please send with the title of the position in the subject line to: Niagara Regional Native Centre 382 Airport Road Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 Fax: 905-688-4033 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Closing: Until Filled.
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