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Director, Finance

Date Posted: December 18, 2017, Closing Date: January 22, 2018

The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
Director, Finance
 
Tyendinaga, as part of the Mohawk Nation, is a healthy, sustainable Kanyen'kehà:ka community, built on and united by their language, culture, traditions, knowledge, and history. They exercise their rights and responsibilities for the protection of and respect for their people, land, resources, and the environment.
 
The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) is located in beautiful Hastings County, the second largest county in Ontario and popular tourist destination. This rural haven is just two hours’ drive to Ottawa and Toronto in either direction. It is the perfect destination to immerse yourself in a serene country location known for its small-town charm.  The landscape ranges from farming and forestry to quaint downtown shops and unique tourist attractions and there is an activity for every outdoor enthusiast.
 
The MBQ is a progressive and rapidly growing community with a population of over 9000 citizens and over 2000 on reserve. The First Nation operates as a high functioning organization with a proven ability to affect change. The organizational culture is driven on integrity, ambition, and trust.
 
The Role
 
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director, Finance will be responsible for the overall integrity of all financial processes for the administration in its entirety, acting as a principal financial advisor to the Tyendinaga Mohawk Council (TMC). The Director, Finance will manage all financial administrative functions of the organization including the continued growth of the economic development and clean energy portfolio.
 
The Director, Finance will be responsible for the preparation of the budgets for MBQ’s Annual Business Plan and will oversee a team of five (5), including Accounts Receivable, Payable, and Payroll. Being the MBQ’s head Financial Officer, duties will include the reviewing, developing, and monitoring of existing and new financial policies and procedures as well as monitoring the effectiveness and efficiency of all ongoing MBQ financial processes. This includes preparation, analysis and advice on business decision processes, annual budgeting, external reporting and the preparation of yearend consolidated audit and other related yearend audit reports.
 
The ability, desire, and commitment to mentor and train staff while building capacity is a major component of this position, as well as enhancing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders such as governments, financial institutions, and auditors.
 
The Candidate
 
As the ideal candidate, you will be an enthusiastic, hands-on, team player with a passion for financial efficiency and standards. Holding a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) or Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) designation, you are a seasoned financial professional who brings a minimum of 8 years of related experience.
 
With demonstrated strategic management skills, you are an innovative thinker who can ensure MBQ is current with best practices and responding to the on-going financial requirements of the community. You will support the development and implementation of the organizational strategy while communicating a vision and supporting the goals of both the TMC and MBQ management groups.
 
For more information or to apply for this senior financial leadership opportunity, please contact Ms. Ashley Richard at (204) 515-1936 or submit your resume and related information to ashley@higginsinc.com.For more information on the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, please visit their website at http://www.mbq-tmt.org

Community Wellbeing Administration Officer

Date Posted: January 19, 2018, Closing Date: February 02, 2018

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

Fulltime Position

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Community Wellbeing Administration Officer (CWAO) is directly responsible and accountable to the Director of Community Wellbeing and works closely with the programs of Community Wellbeing to collect, maintain and organize financial, quantitative and qualitative data sets in a useful manner for reporting purposes and to support management and leadership in making viable decisions for future planning and delivery of quality services to meet the community needs.  The Community Wellbeing Administration Officer will also coordinate statistical data collection and financial information for the purposes of reporting to various funding agencies. 

The CWAO will provide support and guidance to all departments within all levels of the organization involved with the accreditation certification recognition process, working at maintaining accreditation status.

The CWAO works with MBQ committees in the areas of Health and Safety and Accreditation, as well as where directed by the Director of Community Wellbeing.

The CWAO supervises and coordinates scheduling of all general administrative and custodial staff within CWC on both the Health and Social side. 

The CWAO will work with the Director of Community Wellbeing and in the area of the budget for the Community Wellbeing Centre, as well as the Accreditation budget.

Essential Qualifications:

§  Post-secondary graduation from an accredited College or University program in Health Care Administration, Business Administration or related program with at least 1 year working experience in a health or social program area

§  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

Skills:

  • Excellent computer based skills, MSOffice, email, internet
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to develop, organize, motivate and coordinate groups
  • Ability to collect and organize data
  • Ability to prepare effective reports and to communicate effectively to various audiences, both in writing and verbally
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with staff members, public officials and other stakeholders
  • High degree of stress management skills, initiative, insight and self-direction
  • Good analytical, discretionary and thinking skills; lateral thinking to prepare for the unexpected outcomes

Other Requirements:

  • Must have a valid “G” Driver’s License, and Clear Driver’s Abstract

  • Must be able to provide clear Vulnerable Sector check
  • Must be able to travel for attendance at meetings, workshops, etc. and able to work flex hours

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:         February 02, 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:

hrofficer@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.


Indigenous Victim Services Coordinator

Date Posted: January 19, 2018, Closing Date: February 02, 2018

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

Indigenous Victim Services Coordinator 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Indigenous Victim Services Coordinator is directly responsible and accountable to the Director of Community Wellbeing, and will provide effective culturally appropriate and high quality service supporting victim/witnesses of crime, crisis and/or a traumatic event, through the provision of wholistic services, including, but not limited to: needs assessment, crisis intervention, information, emotional support and/or referrals.

 Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor, or Diploma in Social Work preferred or other relevant degree
  • Two years related work experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  •  Proven experience building and sustaining relationships, and translating those relationships into resources, referrals and supports
  • Must be registered, or willing and able to register, with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or another acceptable governing body
  • Have a clear vulnerable sector check
  • Possess a valid G driver license, a clear driver abstract, vehicle insurance & reliable vehicle
  • 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

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:

  • Ability to develop and maintain a network with criminal justice system personnel including police, Crown counsel, court services, corrections, social service and other community agencies, including transition houses, hospitals, and family justice resources
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in written form, including telephone skills
  • Compassionate communication skills
  • Deal sensitively with challenging and emotionally charged situations
  • Demonstrate empathy and control of own emotions
  • Excellent computer based skills, MSOffice, email, internet
  • Able to work flexibly, including some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to promote Victim Support’s interests and values
  • Demonstrate strong customer service focus, and good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to balance competing needs and interests
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Manage work in a professional way while meeting targets and deadlines
  • Know when to seek management support
  • Maintain confidentiality, secure and accurate records, and produce reports on data collected for monitoring and evaluation purposes
  • familiarity with court procedure
  • Ability to be insured for driving MBQ vehicles             
  • Knowledge of relevant local agencies and resources
  • Trauma informed
  • Understands the impact of crime

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:         February 02, 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:
 
 
 
 
Or Visit our Website:
 
 
 
 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.

Indigenous Youth Mental Health and Wellness Worker

Date Posted: January 19, 2018, Closing Date: February 02, 2018

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

 Community Wellbeing
Indigenous Youth Mental Health and Wellness Worker - Fulltime Position

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Indigenous Youth Mental Wellness Worker is directly responsible to the Director of Community Wellbeing.  They will work collaboratively with members of the teams from Ohahase and HOPE, community and other programs to ensure all secondary students receive support and wholistic care; support students to maintain their emotional, physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing; offer guidance and support to programs in the community; to encourage and build supports with outside agencies for referral purposes and to build resources.  This worker will service youth who are currently enrolled with the Ohahase and HOPE School.

 

The Youth Mental Health and Wellness Worker will work full time consisting of 40 hours per week which will be irregular hours and will require evening and/or weekend work.

Essential Qualifications:

·       Bachelor of Social Work preferred or

·       Diploma in Social Service Work program or Diploma in Humanities

·       Two years direct counseling experience required

·       Must be registered, or willing and able to register, with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or another acceptable governing body

·       Understanding of and being trauma informed

·       Excellent organizational and time management skills

·       Have a clear vulnerable sector check

·       Knowledge of counseling theories and practices

·       Possess a valid G driver license, a clear driver abstract, vehicle insurance & reliable vehicle

·       Ability to be insured for driving MBQ vehicles

·       Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills

·       Ability to work independently and responsibly as well as part of a Team

·       Competent in high stress management and crisis situations

·       Knowledge and strong interest in Mohawk culture and traditions

·       Understanding of cultural diversity on Territory

·       Ability to incorporate culturally appropriate techniques in healing

·       Ability to be creative and flexible

·       High degree of initiative, insight and self-direction

·       Excellent computer based skills, MSOffice, email, internet

·       Willing to continue skills/professional development to meet program needs

·       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:         February 02, 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:
 
Or Visit our Website:

 

 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.

Indigenous Child Mental Health and Wellness Worker

Date Posted: January 19, 2018, Closing Date: February 02, 2018

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

Community Wellbeing

Indigenous Child Mental Health and Wellness Worker - Fulltime Position

JOB SUMMARY:

The Indigenous Child Mental Health and Wellness Worker is directly responsible to the Director Community Wellbeing and Quinte Mohawk School (QMS).  They will work collaboratively with members of the school, community and other programs to ensure all children receive support and wholistic care; support children to maintain their emotional, physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing; offer guidance and support to programs in the community; to encourage and build supports with outside agencies for referral purposes and to build resources.  This worker will service Children who are residing within the Territory of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and those enrolled in QMS.

The Indigenous Child Mental Health and Wellness Worker will work full time consisting of 40 hours per week which will be irregular hours and will require evening and/or weekend work.

Essential Qualifications:

·       Bachelor of Social Work preferred or

·       Diploma in Social Service Work program or Diploma in Humanities

·       Two years direct counseling experience required

·       Must be registered, or willing and able to register, with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or another acceptable governing body

·       Excellent organizational and time management skills

·       Have a clear vulnerable sector check

·       Knowledge of counseling theories and practices

·       Possess a valid G driver license, a clear driver abstract, vehicle insurance & reliable vehicle

·       Ability to be insured for driving MBQ vehicles

·       Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills

·       Ability to work independently and responsibly as well as part of a Team

·       Competent in high stress management and crisis situations

·       Knowledge and strong interest in Mohawk culture and traditions

·       Understanding of cultural diversity on Territory

·       Ability to incorporate culturally appropriate techniques in healing

·       Ability to be creative and flexible

·       High degree of initiative, insight and self-direction

·       Excellent computer based skills, MSOffice, email, internet

·       Willing to continue skills/professional development to meet program needs

·       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:         February 02, 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:
 
Or Visit our Website:
 
 
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.

Indigenous Child & Youth Wellness Outreach Worker

Date Posted: January 19, 2018, Closing Date: February 02, 2018

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

Indigenous Child & Youth Wellness Outreach Worker – Full Time Position 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Indigenous Child & Youth Wellness Outreach Worker-HPELA is directly responsible to the Good Minds Manager and the Enyonkwa’nikonhriyohake Team.  They will work collaboratively with members of the team and other programs to ensure all clients receive support and wholistic care; support clients to maintain their emotional, physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing; offer guidance and support to programs in the clients geographical location regarding providing culturally appropriate support services; to encourage and build supports with outside agencies for referral purposes and to build resources.  This workers primary responsibility will be to provide outreach service to Indigenous Children and Youth up to and including age 17, and their families, who are residing in the Hastings and Prince Edward and Lennox and Addington areas.  They will also provide services to Indigenous Children and Youth up to and including age 17 who are residing within the Territory of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte on an as needed basis when determined by management.

 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a minimum 2-year Diploma or Degree (preferred) in Social Work or relevant field from an accredited College or University, and must have 2 years’ experience in counselling
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, some evening and/or weekend work will be required
  • Overnight travel to extended catchment area will be required dependent on client needs.
  • Must provide a clear vulnerable sector check
  • Must have a valid class ‘G’ license, and own transportation
  • Must be willing to obtain a Class D licence within 6 months of acquiring the position in order to transport clients/community members in transit van
  • 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

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High degree of initiative, insight and self-direction
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to use sound judgement and discretion, with strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to perform in a complex, highly sensitive environment while maintaining confidentiality
  • Knowledge of counseling theories and practice
  • Knowledge and awareness of the impacts of colonization, residential school, as well as intergenerational trauma
  • Must utilize evidence based techniques delivered within an indigenous framework
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to Indigenous mental health and social issues
  • Knowledge and strong interest in Indigenous, and Haudenosaunee specific, culture and traditions
  • Ability to incorporate culturally appropriate techniques in healing
  • Understanding of cultural diversity
  • Understanding of anti-oppressive theories and practices and ability to work within them, As well as from multiple world views
  • Familiarity and adherence to the OCSWSSW guidelines and Health Information Act, as well as other relevant legislations

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:         February 02, 2018 at 4:30 pm

IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:
24 Meadow Drive
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
K0K 1X0
BY PHONE OR FAX:
 
Phone: 613-396-3424
Fax: 613-396-3627
BY EMAIL:
 
Or Visit our Website:
 
 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.

COUNSELLOR

Date Posted: January 19, 2018, Closing Date: February 02, 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

Other:

·       Must be able to provide clear Vulnerable Sector check

·       Must have a valid class “G” driver license, and have total compliance to confidentiality

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:         February 02, 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:
 
Or Visit our Website:
 
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 and Family Support Worker

Date Posted: January 19, 2018, Closing Date: February 02, 2018

INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

 Mohawk Family Services
Community and Family Support Worker – 3 Month Term Position
February-May 2018

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Mohawk Family Services Program Manager, Community  and Family Support Worker will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including: supporting families and children, preserving the rights of Aboriginal people, the development of client service plans, supervising family access visits, conducting case assessments, providing families with resources, information, and assistance with regards to child rearing and development, advocating for families and children, risk and safety assessments, and keeping clear case notes and an organized file management system. Applicants must consider confidentiality as a crucial part of the position.

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited College or University program with a Bachelor of Social Work or Master of Social Work degree; or graduation from a Social Service Worker program with at least 2 years of experience working with families
  • At least one year of experience in the fields of child welfare, social services, early childhood development, or child and youth services
  • Working level knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act and Bill 210
  • 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

Skills:

  • Refined risk assessment and problem solving skills
  • Highly proficient in written communication skills
  • High organization skills
  • Ability to be professional in manner and maintain a high level of confidentiality

 Other Requirements:

  • Must have a valid “G” Driver’s License, and Clear Driver’s Abstract
  • Vehicle and insurance for transporting clients   
  •  Must be able to provide clear Vulnerable Sector check

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:         February 02, 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:
 
Or Visit our Website:
 
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.