Seeking: Alternative Care Homes
Full time, part time (respite) or emergency
Customary Care, Kinship Care or Foster Home
All Districts on and off First Nation communities – New Liskeard, Kirkland Lake, Timmins, Chapleau, Cochrane, Kapuskasing, Hearst, and everywhere in between!
What you’ll do in the role
- Provide care on a full time, part time (respite) or emergency basis to our children and youth
- Providing care for an undetermined amount of time, as some placements are only a couple of days/weeks long, while others can be several years, placements are circumstantial to each child and familial needs.
- Be able to meet the needs of our children and youth including nutrition, education, medical care, a loving and nurturing home environment free of hazards and harm.
- Be able to provide love, nurture, support, and stability for children for the time they are placed in your care
- Provide care through either a Customary Care Agreement, through Kinship Care Services or as a Foster Parent
Just a few reasons to join Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services as an Alternative Caregiver
- Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our children and youth
- Help to grow and shape the lives of the next generation in terms of fostering resilience and reconciliation.
- Opportunity to show love and care to children and work with a dynamic and strong team of workers for the best interest of the children and youth
- Training opportunities for your success
- Opportunity to have a positive impact on our children, families, and communities.
What you bring to the table
- Education or experience in child and youth, psychology, sociology, behaviour, indigenous studies, or social work would be an asset
- A willingness to learn how to meet the physical, biological, emotional and psychological needs of children and youth
- A passion for wanting to be a helper and make a difference in the lives of those in need
- Ability to work with Kunuwanimano’s dynamic team
- Ability to be flexible in schedule to ensure a child and youths needs are being met, and a commitment to this
- Having a desire to love, accept and parent any child or youth, with optimism, tolerance, patience and consistency
- A willingness to work collaboratively with our First Nations for the best interest of children and youth
- An understanding of the importance of cultural practices and a willingness and commitment to ensuring children and youth get to exercise their traditions
- Must be willing to complete all the required documentation needed by the ministry and the agency
For more information, or to express interest in this position please email [email protected]
Meegwetch to all applicants.