Closing on: Jul 25, 2024

Employment Opportunity – Children’s Service Worker (Union position) – Hearst

Competition #: 22-57R

Department: Protection

Location: Hearst with regular travel throughout the district  

Job type: Full Time – 35 hours per week

Closing Date: July 25, 2024 @ 4:30 PM

Salary: Starting at $59,312 per annum

What you will do in the role

  • Provides fair, equitable, respectful, and culturally relevant service to First Nations children and families, consistent with the vision, mission, and values of Kunuwanimano.
  • Maintains positive relationships with First Nations Councils, elders, committees, and applicable agencies.
  • Subscribe to the organization values of Kunuwanimano and complies with the organization’s By-Laws, Policies, and Procedures.
  • Establishes effective relationships with a caseload of children either at home or in the care of the Agency.
  • Provides counseling and crises intervention services to children.
  • Reports immediately to the Program Supervisor, all incidents, or suspicions of physical or sexual abuse of children.
  • Participates in investigations as directed.
  • Collaborates with Family Services Workers in the development of plans of care for children in the temporary care of the Agency.
  • Ensures that the familial, physical, emotional, social, spiritual, cultural, and educational needs of children are met.
  • Coordinates family access visits for children in the care of the Agency.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors treatment plans for children in accordance with identified needs.
  • Supports the Family Services Worker in coordinating customary care and Agency placements.  

Just a few reasons to join Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

  • Opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic team with career growth across multiple departments.
  • KCFS prides itself in providing its employees with job security, competitive wages, and a safe working environment.
  • Training opportunities to support your success in the role.
  • A defined contribution benefit pension plan (OMERS)
  • Comprehensive Health Plan including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance.
  • Competitive vacation leaves

What you bring to the table

  • BSW degree or Social Service Worker program.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of previous experience working with children within a human service environment.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Previous child welfare experience within First Nations communities an asset.
  • Must possess a valid “G” Ontario Driver’s license, be willing to travel, able to work flexible hours and provide on-call services when required.
  • Must produce clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  • Ability to speak a native language considered a major asset.
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, problem solving, negotiating, decision making, planning, organizational, administrative, and oral and written communication skills.

Please refer to our website: for posting details. A detailed job description is available upon request. Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to: [email protected], or by fax to 705-266-9122

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please note that preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants. Please self-identify.

Meegwetch to all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category: Children's Services Worker
Job Type: Full Time - Union
Job Location: Hearst ON
Salary: starting at $59 312
Closing Date: July 25 2024 @ 4:30 PM
Competition #: 22-57R

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