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Child Care Educator

Date Posted: July 09, 2018, Closing Date: July 19, 2018

 

Eksa O’Kon’: a Child Care Centre - Internal/External Posting

12 Month Term Position – 40 hours per week

 

Reporting to the Day Care Manager, the Child Care Educator will provide educational/age appropriate learning experiences through planned activities for children.  Ensures the safety and well-being of children.  Contributes to the operation of the program and facility, and works effectively in a Team environment.

Provides educational/age appropriate learning experiences through planned activities for children by:

  • promoting and teaching Mohawk language and cultural diversity;
    • planning and coordinating special trips to enhance learning experiences;
    • recommending and maintaining teaching materials, and equipment;
    • promoting and assisting in positive parent /child interaction;
    • providing parents with resources on child behaviour, discipline, health, safety and nutrition;
    • planning and implementing daily/weekly/monthly/annual routines, based on children's interests;
    • researching and advising on child care issues by attending conferences, workshops, training and meetings;

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Graduate from a postsecondary institution in Early Childhood Education, registered with the College of Early Childhood Education (RECE)
    • Must be registered with the College of Early Childhood Education (RECE)
    • Consideration would be given to a diploma or degree in social services fields who are working towards an ECE, and have equivalent related experience
    • Updated immunization
    • Previous experience an asset
    • Safe Food Handling Certification an asset

    Skills & Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of childcare programs and other programs within MBQ and the broader community
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Knowledge and appreciation of the theories and principles related to the provision of childcare services including education, child nurturing and behaviour
    • Knowledge of Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
    • Knowledge of current policies and procedures
    • High level of confidentiality
    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • High level of sensitivity
    • Willing to travel, i.e.  workshops, conferences
    • Excellent computer skills an asset, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet
    • Sense of humour
    • High degree of initiative and self-direction

    Other:

    • Must be able to provide clear Vulnerable Sector check
    • Must have CPR and First Aid, and have total compliance to confidentiality

    * All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify*

     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:        July 19, 2018 at 4:30 pm

     

    IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

    R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

    Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

    K0K 1X0

     

    BY PHONE OR FAX:

     

    Phone: 613-396-3424

    Fax: 613-396-3627

    BY EMAIL:

    careers@mbq-tmt.org

     

    Or Visit our Website:

    www.mbq-tmt.org

     

     

    NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

     


    Community Support Worker

    Date Posted: July 09, 2018, Closing Date: July 19, 2018

    INTERNAL POSTING

    COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER – One Year Term Position

    HOME & COMMUNITY CARE

    JOB SUMMARY:   

    Under the direction of the Case Manager, this position functions as a member of the Home and Community Care team; to provide support to at risk individuals and families based on specifics needs that will link services to effectively meet the needs of clients; and encourage client independence; and generate family and community support.

     

    Essential Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

     

    • Diploma or degree from an accredited post-secondary institution in the area of Social Services
    • Minimum of two years of support experiences in a non-institutional setting
    • Be in good physical condition to meet the demands of the job.
    • Proof of current First Aid and CPR & Current immunizations
    • Valid driver’s license, clear driver abstract, and have access to the use of a motor vehicle.
    • High level of knowledge and understanding of people with disabilities, addictions, mental health and issues with the elderly.
    • Extensive knowledge of existing resources on and off Territory.
    • excellent verbal and written communication skills and high level of interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture & traditional approaches to helping
    • Knowledge of issues related to elders, disabled and mental health
    • Knowledge of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Policies and Procedures and applicable program policies and procedures.

    Skills

    • fluent in spoken and written English
    • understanding of the Mohawk language is an asset
    • self-directed but willing to seek assistance when required
    • flexible hours
    • organization skills to manage client needs successfully within the home in an innovative and adaptable manner

     

    Abilities:

    • Able to work well within a team environment
    • Ability to liaise with families and health agencies as well as the Tyendinaga Mohawk Council for the elderly and disabled
    • Ability to motivate self and workers in all situations
    • Able to relate to and support all clients in a non-judgmental approach
    • Able to work with confidence using a variety of computer programs
    • Able to initiate policies and procedures as related to the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and its programs
    • Must provide a clear Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Check

     

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:July 19, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

    IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

    R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

    Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

    K0K 1X0

     

    BY PHONE OR FAX:

     

    Phone: 613-396-3424

    Fax: 613-396-3627

    BY EMAIL:

    careers@mbq-tmt.org

     

    Or Visit our Website:

    www.mbq-tmt.org

     

    NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Food Resource Centre Coordinator

    Date Posted: July 09, 2018, Closing Date: July 19, 2018

    INTERNAL POSTING

    Food Resource Centre Coordinator

    MBQ - Community Wellbeing – Part Time Term Position

     (16 hours per week/ending March 2019 with possibility of extension)

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Position is responsible to budget, coordinate and provide services for the Tyendinaga Food Resource Centre.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Dealing with clients in a respectful and compassionate manner
    • Maintaining strict rules of confidentiality
    • Ensuring that all statistics are maintained and reporting is done in a timely fashion
    • Maintaining inventory and ordering stock as needed
    • Picking up donations and arranging weekly deliveries of fresh foods
    • Following regulations and policies
    • Maintaining the budget, donations, etc.
    • Other duties

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must have a valid Class G driver’s license
    • Previous experience working with clients in a social service setting an asset
    • Food Handling certification an asset

     

    SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

    • Excellent and concise written communication, verbal and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent organizational and computer based skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent understanding of confidentiality
    • Excellent understanding of safe food handling, food storage rules, etc.
    • Ability to work with difficult people
    • Work well as a team

     

    OTHER:

    • Must be able to provide a clear vulnerable sector check
    • Must be able to provide a clear driver’s abstract
    • CPR and First Aid an asset

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:        July 19, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

     

    IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

    R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

    Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

    K0K 1X0

     

    BY PHONE OR FAX:

     

    Phone: 613-396-3424

    Fax: 613-396-3627

    BY EMAIL:

    careers@mbq-tmt.org

     

    Or Visit our Website:

    www.mbq-tmt.org

     

     

    NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Red Cedars Shelter Team Supervisor

    Date Posted: July 09, 2018, Closing Date: July 19, 2018

    INTERNAL POSTING

    RED CEDARS TEAM SUPERVISOR – Full Time Position

    JOB SUMMARY:   

    Team Supervisor is to supervise and work with Counselors and Relief staff in providing comprehensive program services to visitors / residents while ensuring implementation of Red Cedar’s philosophy, policies and procedures. The Team Supervisor is to ensure that programs and services are administered effectively and efficiently

     

    Essential Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work
    • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Social Work, of which three (3) years are in a supervisory capacity which includes:
    • Crisis intervention and debriefing
    • Case coordination and referrals
    • Counselling experience with multi problem clients
    • Membership with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, preferred.

    Knowledge of:

    • Ontario Social Worker Code of Ethics
    • Red Cedars Program & Personnel Policies & Procedures
    • Health and social services systems in Ontario and nationally
    • Community resources
    • Principles and practices of social work in a shelter setting
    • Techniques, approaches and procedures appropriate to the inter-disciplinary management and delivery of care to residents
    • Group dynamics and team building techniques, Crisis intervention
    • Trauma informed approach, Harm Reduction awareness
    • Human Trafficking awareness

    Skills

    • Plan, organize and direct social work services
    • Work effectively within an interdisciplinary team
    • Liaise effectively with community, health and social agencies
    • Excellent communication both verbally and in written form
    • Set priorities and meet deadlines
    • Counselling techniques, CPR, AED and First Aid certification
    • Demonstrated computer skills to include: Microsoft 10, Outlook, Excel and Word and the internet
    • Leadership and decision making ability

    Abilities:

    • Able to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands and meet deadlines
    • Ability to be self-reflective and adapt to the changing needs of residents, staff  and shelter environment
    • Must be able to function well within a team setting
    • Strong Awareness of Indigenous family issues as well as Indigenous Culture and healing practices
    • Must be willing and able to complete any additional education /training as required
    • Must provide a clear Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Check & up to date immunizations record
    • Must provide a valid (G-level) driver’s license, and clear driver abstract
    • Must be available to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends)

     

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:July 19, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

    IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

    R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

    Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

    K0K 1X0

     

    BY PHONE OR FAX:

     

    Phone: 613-396-3424

    Fax: 613-396-3627

    BY EMAIL:

    careers@mbq-tmt.org

     

    Or Visit our Website:

    www.mbq-tmt.org

    NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Red Cedars Shelter Counsellor

    Date Posted: July 09, 2018, Closing Date: July 19, 2018

    INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

    COUNSELLOR – Permanent Part Time – Red Cedars Shelter

    24 hours / week – Saturday and Sunday – 12 hour shifts

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Reporting to Red Cedars Manager, this position is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment to women and children fleeing family violence and crisis.

    • The Counsellor will be required to work shifts on a rotating schedule (RCS is 24 hour operation)
    • The Counsellor will maintain strict adherence to all security measures and confidentiality of information for the safety and security of the residents
    • The Counsellor must be able to complete admission / discharges in accordance with policies and procedures and to complete telephone screening intakes, evaluations and “plans of intervention” with residents as well as case conference all clients
    • The Counsellor must provide grammatically correct, clear and concise reports as required, and maintain up to date files
    • The Counsellor must possess the ability to handle crisis calls and provide support, referrals and information and be non-judgemental when delivering counseling services to clients
    • The Counsellor is required to deliver programs, either through educational sessions, circles or an informal means of teaching, and promote and support community activities / projects concerning issues affecting women and children

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Graduate from a postsecondary program in social services or related field, OR;
    • A combination of education, experience and training that is deemed equivalent by MBQ
    • Experience working in crisis situations is preferred
    • Experience with domestic abuse counseling is an asset

    Skills:

    • Excellent and concise written communications, verbal and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent organization and computer based skills
    • Good analytical, discretionary and thinking skills
    • Ability to carry out directives, be flexible and creative
    • Must be able to work as a team and independently, as well as in a high stress level environment
    • Must be able to self-reflect, and share

    Knowledge and Requirements:

    • Working knowledge of family violence and social resources available in the area
    • Knowledge of interventions of empowering women holistically
    • Knowledge / understanding of indigenous cultures and traditions
    • Must be able to provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Check
    • Must provide a valid class “G” driver license, and have total compliance to confidentiality

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:        July 19, 2018 at 4:30 pm

     

    IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

    R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

    Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

    K0K 1X0

     

    BY PHONE OR FAX:

     

    Phone: 613-396-3424

    Fax: 613-396-3627

    BY EMAIL:

    careers@mbq-tmt.org

     

    Or Visit our Website:

    www.mbq-tmt.org

     

     

    NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Consultation Officer

    Date Posted: July 09, 2018, Closing Date: July 19, 2018

    EXTERNAL POSTING

    CONSULTATION OFFICER

    Community Services – Full Time Position

    JOB SUMMARY:   

    The Consultation Officer reports to the Director of Community Services and  is responsible for supporting the Council’s community consultation and engagement strategy, as well as taking a lead on developing and maintaining a suite of consultation and engagement channels and delivering consultation projects. Ensuring that the community consultation and engagement feedback loop is complete, presenting findings in an engaging way and effectively enabling community members to get involved and give their views.

    The Consultation Officer will coordinate the receipt, analysis and response to a variety of consultation requests from the Governments of Canada and Ontario as well as municipalities and private sector interests for various projects and initiatives throughout the traditional territory of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ).

    Essential Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Completion of a university degree, relevant professional qualification or equivalent work experience
    • A minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in the following areas:
    • Working in the field of consultation and research, either through a research agency, local authority or a similar type of organization.
    • Developing and maintaining consultation and engagement tools, including online and ideally interactive methods
    • Leading and delivering consultation and engagement projects that meet statutory and legal requirements
    • Procuring consultation and research and ensuring effective performance by contractors
    • Providing guidance and quality assurance to colleagues on a consultation, engagement and research projects
    • Providing engaging written feedback on findings to colleagues and residents across a range of channels
    • Knowledge and experience of using social research techniques, both qualitative and quantitative
    • An understanding of the workings of local government including the current issues and challenges
    • Knowledge of economic and resource development issues facing the province (asset)
    • Communication (verbal) - Ability to be diplomatic and tactful, exercising discretion
    • Communication (written)
    • Analytical
    • Ability to manage time and tasks
    • Relationship Building
    • Demonstrates high ethical standards
    • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
    • Possess a valid class “G” Driver license, and clear driver abstract

     

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:July 19, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

    IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

    R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

    Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

    K0K 1X0

     

    BY PHONE OR FAX:

     

    Phone: 613-396-3424

    Fax: 613-396-3627

    BY EMAIL:

    careers@mbq-tmt.org

     

    Or Visit our Website:

    www.mbq-tmt.org

     

    NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    MFS Team Administrative Assistant

    Date Posted: July 09, 2018, Closing Date: July 23, 2018

    Internal/External Posting - Permanent full time

    Job Summary:

    Under the direction of the Mohawk Family Services Program Manager, the Team Administrative Assistant may be the first point of contact for community members and agencies making referrals for themselves or families in need of support, alongside the Intake and Family Resource Workers. The Assistant will provide Team supportive duties to the Mohawk Family Services team, which includes clerical support, administrative support, filing support, organization of the fleet of vehicles, and scheduling for the available meeting rooms. In addition to the team support functions, the Team Admin Assistant will provide direct support to the Mohawk Family Services Program Manager, with regards to budgeting, time sheets and statistical data preparation. The Assistant will also support the Mohawk Family Services Team in the delivery and coordination of services, required for effective program operation, and program delivery, including planning for community engagement sessions and community events. The Team Admin Assistant will also support other areas of the Community Wellbeing Centre, including Social Reception, where coverage is required. The Assistant is expected to be flexible with their time as there may be need for some travel, and evening and weekend work. The Team Admin Assistant will not be responsible for after-hours coverage for Mohawk Family Services.

    Essential Requirements:

    • Graduation from an accredited College or University program with a major in clerical or administrative support.
    • Working level knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and Bill 210.
    • Excellentrisk assessment and problem solving skills.
    • Strong ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
    • Good ability to be sensitive to difficult situations that require non-violent crisis intervention skills.
    • Good understanding of Mental Health symptoms and how Mental Health issues affect families.
    • Strong knowledge of the history of Indigenous people and the oppression that some cultures have suffered.
    • Valid Drivers’ License, vehicle for transporting clients and adequate insurance.
    • Current CPR/First Aid and AED certification.
    • Must be able to provide a clear Vulnerable Sector check.

    Experience, Skills, and Abilities:

    • At least two years of experience in the fields of administrative support, specifically experience in child welfare administrative support is an asset.
    • Strong organizational, time management, and file management experience related to managing client files.
    • Knowledge and Respect for Tyendinaga community, the culture, the families, and of community issues and customary best practices, and area resources.
    • A sound knowledge of MBQ financial and accounting system.
    • Ability to work effectively within emotionally difficult situations, specifically those related to domestic violence, sexual abuse, addictions, and the protection of children and families.
    • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills.
    • Good computer skills including excel, word and outlook.
    • Proficient written and communications skills, as well as negotiation and mediation skills.
    • Provide high level of confidentiality, including empathy for clients and client situations.
    • Responsibility and accountability in administrative management.
    • Non-judgmental outlook, focused on helping families make positive gains

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:        July 23, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

    R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

    Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

    K0K 1X0

     

    BY PHONE OR FAX:

     

    Phone: 613-396-3424

    Fax: 613-396-3627

    BY EMAIL:

    careers@mbq-tmt.org

     

    Or Visit our Website:

    www.mbq-tmt.org

     

     

    NOTE:  Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.