MBQ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

About MBQ:
Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) is a vibrant First Nation community located on the beautiful shores of the Bay of Quinte. We are located approximately 20 minutes from Belleville, ON and centrally located between Toronto and Ottawa. There are approximately 11,000 registered members with approximately 2200 residing in Tyendinaga. MBQ is an employer that prides itself on diversity and fairness, providing a progressive working environment that fosters culture, positivity, and growth.

INTERNAL

Position Title: Family Service Coordinator – Permanent Position
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Mohawk Family Services
Location: Community Wellbeing Centre, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full time (May need to work flexible hours)
Duration: Permanent
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Level C ($55,262.94 ~ $59,471.86)

Position Summary:
The Family Service Coordinator (FSC) has primary responsibility for planning, organizing, implementing, and coordinating services to members of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and ensuring that the families are receiving the most appropriate services to keep children safe. The FSC is responsible for aiding families, children, and youth who have a demonstrated need that may affect their ability to effectively parent or be parented and maintain their placement at home, or their ability to return to the family home.

Position Title: General Maintenance Worker
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Housing & Band Property
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level B (Annualized Salary range $46,425.60 – $51,188.80)

Position Summary:
The General Maintenance Worker performs tasks related to the overall general maintenance of MBQ’s residential rental portfolio. They will execute minor repair work, maintain equipment and installations, and perform preventive visual inspection of the various components of the house.

Position Title: Property Maintenance Worker
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Housing & Band Property
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time Seasonal
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level A (Annualized Salary range $38,064 – $42,806.40)

Position Summary:
The Property Maintenance Worker is responsible for working independently or as a team member under the direct supervision of the Band Property Supervisor. Responsible for performing landscaping and lawn care, as well as deicing and clearing of snow from walks, driveways, and parking lots for Band Properties throughout the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in an efficient manner, promoting job worksite safety, providing excellent customer service, and exhibits pride and quality workmanship.

Position Title: Personal Support Worker
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Home & Community Care
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Part Time (24 hours/week)
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C (Annualized Salary range $55,262.94-$59,471.96)

Position Summary:
The Personal Support Worker is responsible for providing a variety of non-medical support care services to individuals and families in their place of residence and in the community.

Position Title: Residential Water Sampling Coordinator
Posting Type: Internal
Program/Department: Community Infrastructure
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Term (21 weeks-with possibility of extension pending funding)
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level B ($46,425.60 – $51,188.80)

Position Summary:
The Residential Water Sampling Coordinator provides residential water sampling to the homes on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. They liaise with internal and external partners and community members.

Position Title: School Bus Driver Position Posting – Closing July 2024
Posting Type: Internal
Program: Education
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Part Time
Duration: Permanent Position (Academic Year)
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Date: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C (Annualized Salary range $55,265.60-$59,467.00)

Position Summary:
Position is responsible for the safe operation and clean-up of buses and for the safe delivery of bus passengers.

Position Title: Indigenous Victim Services Coordinator
Posting Type: Internal
Program/Department: Community Wellbeing
Location: Community Wellbeing Centre, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: 0-40 hours/week
Duration: 3 Month Casual Term Contract
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C (Annualized Salary range $55,262.94-$59,471.96)

Position Summary:
To provide an 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.

EXTERNAL

Position Title: Band Representative
Posting Type: External
Program: Mohawk Family Services
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time hours
Duration: Term Position – 3 Month Term possibility to extend
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C (Annualized Salary range $55,262.94-$59,471.96)

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Mohawk Family Services Program Manager, the Band Representative will be responsible for coordinating services to members of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and ensuring that the families are receiving the most appropriate services to keep the children safe. The key focus of this position will be to oversee the daily case management of files, including representing the interests and rights of the families of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. The Band Representative will attend all meetings with families, collaterals, and other services that are in place to preserve the unity of the family while protecting the safety of the family. The Band Representative is responsible for providing assistance to families, children and youth who have demonstrated need that may affect their ability to effectively parent or be parented and maintain a placement in the home, or the ability to return to the
family home. The Band Representative will also support alternative care providers in their effort to support the children of the community. The workers will accept ongoing case files from the Program Manager or Intake and Family Resource Workers, and coordinate services with the Family Support Prevention Workers and the Child and Youth worker. The workers will provide case updates to other shared workers, and keep clear case notes in an organized file management system. The Band Representative will carry a case load of 15-20 families who require their support. There will be a need for time flexibility, and travel, as appointments may be out of the area or be during evenings or weekends. The Band Representative will be responsible for after-hours coverage for Mohawk Family Services, on a shared Schedule with other team members.

Position Title: Diabetes Prevention Worker
Posting Type: External
Program: Diabetes Education Program
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Temporary Term Position (Filling for Leave)
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: To Be Determined
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level B (Annualized Salary range $46,417.06-$51,196.69)

Position Summary:
The Diabetes Prevention Worker works under the supervision of the Diabetes Education Program Manager to provide Diabetes prevention information/education programs and services with an indigenous focus; for the delivery of Diabetes prevention/awareness services; evaluating the effectiveness of the Diabetes awareness programs and services available to the community; assisting in the development and maintenance of Diabetes based health promotion literature; and, works within the Community Wellbeing team to assess, plan, and implement coordinated Diabetes education related services to the community.

Position Title: Family Service Coordinator – Casual Term Position
Posting Type: External
Program: Mohawk Family Services
Location: Community Wellbeing Centre, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full time hours (May need to work flexible hours)
Duration: 1 year term contract
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Level C ($55,262.94 ~ $59,471.86)

Position Summary:
The Family Service Coordinator (FSC) has primary responsibility for planning, organizing, implementing, and coordinating services to members of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and ensuring that the families are receiving the most appropriate services to keep children safe. The FSC is responsible for aiding families, children, and youth who have a demonstrated need that may affect their ability to effectively parent or be parented and maintain their placement at home, or their ability to return to the family home.

Position Title: Finance Manager
Posting Type: Internal/External
Program: Finance
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Under Review

Position Summary:
The Finance Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the Finance Team, as well as be responsible for the management and administration of the Finance Department including the preparation, administration and monitoring of operating and capital budgets, monthly accounting, contributing to financial planning and reporting.

Position Title: First Nations Youth Outreach Worker
Posting Type: External
Program: Enyonkwa’nikonhriyo:hake Good Minds – Community Wellbeing Centre
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Term Position (10 Months)
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C ($ $55,265.60 ~ $59,467.20 Annual Salary Range)

Position Summary:
The Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Wellness Outreach Worker 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 client’s geographical location regarding providing culturally appropriate support services; to encourage and build supports with outside agencies for referral purposes and to build resources.

Position Title: Gender Diversity Worker
Posting Type: External
Program: Mohawk Family Services (MFS)
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Pay Grade Level C (Annualized Salary range $55,262.94-$59,471.96)

Position Summary:
The Gender Diversity Worker will work collaboratively with members of the team, community 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 community; to encourage and build supports with outside agencies for referral purposes and to build resources. This worker will support Two-Spirit and Indigenous LGBTQ+ young people by increasing access to supports and activities through the Community Wellbeing Centre in support of overall wellbeing. They will work both one-on-one with participants and with groups, engaging Two-Spirit and Indigenous LGBTQ+ young people in a community-driven process to self-define wellbeing and explore ways that MBQ/CWC and surrounding communities can support sense of belonging.

Position Title: Gladue Writer
Posting Type: Internal/External
Program: Tontakayè:ri’ne – Restorative Justice Program
Location: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Position Type: Full Time
Duration: Permanent Position
Posting Closes/Deadline: July 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
Tentative Interview Dates: TBD
Salary Range: Under Review

Position Summary:
The Gladue Writer supports Aboriginal accused (adults and youth) and justice personnel in applying sentencing principals set out in section 718.2(e) of the Criminal Code and section 38(2)(d) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The Gladue Writer’s primary responsibilities include conducting relevant research for Gladue content and writing and submitting Gladue letters and/or reports as requested by the judge for Aboriginal offenders. The Gladue Writer provides support to all other operations of the Tontakayè:ri’ne Restorative Justice Program and particularly to the other writers.
Gladue reports provide the court with a comprehensive picture of the personal history, appropriate referrals and restorative options available to the court re: sentencing, when applicable. The Gladue Writer compiles this information by conducting interviews with the accused, family members and other people who know the offender.

UNAFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

KINGSTON NATIVE CENTRE AND LANGUAGE NEST

Executive Director

Application Deadline: July 19, 2024
Reports to: KNCLN Board of Directors

Purpose: The Executive Director is a leadership role that provides support and strategic advice to the Board
of Directors, while managing the agency’s operations, programs and services, financial management, talent
management, and expansion, as the agency grows into a full-service Friendship Centre under the Ontario
Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, collaborating with them to develop and
implement strategies for the growth and development of the agency. They are the primary resource
to the Board, partnering with them to create, report on and evaluate organizational goals
• The Executive Director strategically leads the agency, establishing a vision and plans for programs and
services to be delivered in partnership with the people being served, and partners in the community
• The Executive Director possesses a high level of business and management skills, effectively
managing finances and resources for the effective and efficient functioning of the agency

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
• Policy and Procedures
• Financial Health
• Organizational effectiveness
• Programs and Services
• Strategic Planning and Leadership

POLICY AND PROCEDURES
The Executive Director will create and implement strategies to promote the vision and mission of the KNCLN,
creating comprehensive business plans to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives. They will oversee
the day-to-day operations, incorporating the values and foundational philosophy and beliefs of the
organization. They will maintain and search for opportunities for staff and members to attain a higher level
of knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, history, lifestyles, programs, and services.

They are responsible for the administration of policy and procedures, including the implementation of Board
decisions and policies, and the development and implementation of operational policies, procedures, and
processes, ensuring that the agency is in compliance with all relevant legislation.

FINANCIAL HEALTH
The Executive Director ensures the development, implementation, management, and monitoring of
operational and program budgets, providing oversight of short- and long-term financial projections and
cash-flows.
The Executive Director will provide reports and updates, keeping the Board informed on the financial
position of the organization, providing strategic guidance to ensure the long-term financial health of the
agency. This includes operational and program budgets and cash flows, maintaining proper financial records
and reports, providing full transparency and reporting is provided to the Board of Directors through monthly
Board reports. They will facilitate the Audit Report for members of KNCLN at the Annual General Meeting.
The Executive Director will write grants and funding proposals, identify, and pursue potential sources of
funding that align with the Centre’s mandate and Strategic Plan, operations, programs, and services. They
are responsible for writing, negotiating, and signing contracts, MOUs, and Agreements, in accordance with
KNCLN’s financial policies. working collaboratively with partner organizations to enhance services within our
community, They will monitor and ensure adherence to agreements and funding arrangements entered into
by the KNCLN, maintaining financial accountability with good stewardship.
They will ensure corporation requirements, documentation and financial institution requirements are up-todate and compliant with organizational and legislative requirements for not-for-profit corporations.

ORGANIZATION EFFECTIVENESS
The Executive Director is responsible for the recruitment, hiring, overseeing and supervision of all
employees. They will maintain a healthy and safe work environment, providing regular performance
evaluations, feedback, and development for the staff. They will ensure compliance with all health and safety
legislation and workplace wellness and health requirements.
They will use their relationship building skills to develop collaborations, with the establishment and
maintenance of positive relationships with community members, Indigenous organizations, agencies,
funders, and all levels of government. They will be the direct liaison with the Ontario Federation of
Indigenous Friendship Centres, providing updates and engaging the Board of Directors as required.

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
The Executive Director oversees program and service development and implementation, ensuring adequate
resources and training are provided to all program staff and volunteers. They will develop and implement
procedures to ensure inclusion, safety and engagement of all individuals, children and families who choose
to participate in programs and services delivered by the agency.
They will develop, implement, and oversee organizational programs and services in response to community
need and opportunities available for expansion.
They will develop and oversee a comprehensive process for evaluating programs and ensure they are
conducted in a timely and professional manner, providing clear direction to support employees and ensure
that all employees have input into the development of programs and services where possible.

STRATEGIC PLANNING & LEADERSHIP
The Executive Director will establish current and long-range goals, objectives, plans, and policies, working
with the Board of Directors and Management staff to align with the Friendship Centre’s mandate. They will
ensure the efficient expansion of the organization, availability of long-term space, funding needs and
maintenance of growth and stability.
They will provide guidance and direction to the Board of Directors by utilizing community feedback,
engagement, and research, to assist with the development and implementation of a comprehensive
Strategic Plan.
They will initiate new partnerships within the community and surrounding First Nations; strive to ensure
positive reputation of the Centre and encourage new membership.

EXPERIENCE/POSITION REQUIREMENTS
• Experience working in the non-profit sector and the leadership and management of organizations of
comparable size and mission.
• Expertise in grant writing, community development and policy
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
● Post-Secondary Studies: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree (or an acceptable combination of education,
training and experience with experience in the not-for-profit sector (within an Indigenous sector will
be an asset).

● Working experience in the decision-making and management of finances for an organization,
including budget management, fiscal projections and audits
● Experience in developing and overseeing operational contracts, agreements and MOUs
● Experience in human resources management
● Experience in risk management
● Experience in developing and oversight of programs and services
● Experience as an Executive Director is considered an asset
● Experience in public speaking

SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ASSETS
● Highly organized, efficient and capable of managing a heavy workload, with competing priorities,
under strict deadlines
● Outstanding organizational and planning abilities with the ability to prioritize tasks and delegate to
the appropriate parties as needed
● Exceptional, professional, written and oral communication skills
● Experience with positive change management
● Excellent leadership abilities
● Highly self-motivated and capable of fulfilling the responsibilities of the position
● Strong report-writing, grant-writing and stewardship experience
● Ability to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships
● Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
● Demonstration of a high level of judgement, tact, and diplomacy in interacting with a wide variety of
internal and external stakeholders
WORKING CONDITIONS
The Executive Director spends most of their time in an office business environment. The job also requires
them to be in outdoor, industrial and other environments.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS
• Board of Directors and Board Committees
• Government, business, community, non-profit leaders
• Agencies in the community
• Management and staff of the agency
• Friendship Centres in Ontario and across the country
• Indigenous Elders, Knowledge-keepers
• Program participants

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 19, 2024
Please submit your resume and cover letter to ApplyKNCLN@gmail.com