Mino I Yah Daa Wellness Worker

West Region Child & Family Services Inc.

Posted Feb 19, 2021 at 08:00 pm Closes Mar 5, 2021 at 08:00 pm

Job Location:
O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi First Nation
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca


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Reporting to the Mino I Yah Daa Wellness Program Coordinator, the Mino I Yah Daa Wellness Worker will be responsible to provide wellness support services to the following target groups: children at risk of coming into the agency’s care primarily due to parental behavior, children at risk due to their own behavior, the parents/caregivers work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in delivering services and will establish good working relationships with various community programs and services.



·           Provide wellness support services for high risk families and children in the care of the agency

·           Provide individual counseling and support services

                ·           Provide family counseling and support services

                ·           Facilitates wellness and support groups for adolescent victim of sexual abuse, groups for past victims of sexual abuse, men’s treatment groups etc.

                ·           Provide community crisis intervention

                ·           Facilitates parents’ group/instruction related to treatment services

                ·           Deliver workshops/seminars as required related to treatment services

                ·           Liaison with community programs and workers



                ·           BSW or degree in related field with 2 years of direct experience or equivalent combination of training and work experience

·           A minimum of one year demonstrated counseling experience working with children and families

·           Demonstrated knowledge and understanding working with Children with special needs. FASD & ADHD

·           Knowledge of the needs of Aboriginal children and their families.

·           Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

·           Ability to speak Ojibway will be considered an asset

·           Must have demonstrated knowledge and appreciation of the Ojibway culture and the aspirations of First Nations

·           Must have computer training and/or knowledge of Microsoft Office   


All applicants must be willing to submit a Criminal Record check that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry check, Prior Contact check and Driver’s Abstract prior to the commencement of employment.  Travel is required.  A valid driver’s license and access to means of reliable transportation for work is a condition of employment.


SALARY: Commensurate with experience and training and according to Provincial pay scale.


Please submit resumes and a cover letter to;    Annette McKay, B.Ed., BSW, RSW

                                                                   Mino I Yah Daa Wellness Program Coordinator  

                                                                   West Region Child & Family Services Inc.

                                                                   Box 280

                                                                   Erickson, MB R0J 0PO

                                                                   Fax: (204) 622-5248




We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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