Intake Coordinator

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council

Posted Oct 14, 2020 at 09:00 pm Closes Oct 28, 2020 at 09:00 pm

Job Location:
Headingley, MB
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
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POSITION:               Intake Coordinator            

                                Dakota Ojibway Health Services (DOHS) – Jordan’s Principle


LOCATION:               Dakota Ojibway Health Services

                                                320-300 Alpine Way, Headingley, MB R4H 0E1



CLOSING DATE:            Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m. 



Under the supervision of the Jordan’s Principle Services Coordinator and in accordance with DOTC Mission, Values, Goals, Policies and Procedures, the Intake Coordinator will be responsible to coordinate all Off-Reserve requests for the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Region geographical area; provide assessment, follow up, and will liaise with other Jordan’s Principle Off Reserve offices.




·         Review all referrals made to Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Jordan’s Principle

·         Complete assessments through telephone or in person to confirm eligibility and determine appropriate services based on needs of the child

·         Document intake assessment that includes referral, assessment, treatment/admission, discharge (if applicable), transition and ongoing care protocols

·         Provide navigation services with a cultural safety and humility lens, using a trauma-informed and culturally competent approach.

·         Understand the importance of working with First Nations protocols in order to make children and families comfortable with their interaction with the health care system

·         Build strong relationships and partnerships with front line health care and child care workers, and works with a variety of health care and child care professionals, including but not limited to nurses, speech pathologists, dental, occupational therapists.

·         Provide wellness workshops, cultural presentations and team building activities focused on developing and enhancing skills and capacity of front-line workers.


QUALIFICATIONS: (including, but not limited to)


·         Bachelor of Arts, BSW, B.Ed. or Post-Secondary Diploma in related field

·         Knowledge of population health and First Nations perspective on health and wellness

·         In-depth knowledge of First Nations health and wellness system needs

·         Knowledge of relevant legislation such as CFS Act, Vulnerable Persons Legislation

·         Must have excellent written and communication skills

·         Ability to work independently

·         Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills



·         Valid Manitoba Driver’s License

·         Current Criminal Records/Vulnerable and Child Abuse Registry Checks

·         Access to a reliable vehicle


We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Interested applicants are invited to forward a resume and cover letter, including two (2) reference to:


Attn: Erica Nicholson, Human Resources

Ph: (204) 239-8650

Fax: (204) 857-6037




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