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Garden River First Nation

Manager - Niigaaniin Services

Garden River
Executive and Management
POSTED: 2 months ago
Ketegaunseebee Garden River First Nation
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Closing Date:
March 07, 2024
Job Description:
Position: Manager
Department: Niigaaniin Services
Salary Range: $38.80 - 42.77 (Pending Qualifications)
Location: 7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River

Reporting directly to the CAO, the Manager, Niigaaniin Program is responsible for the management, of client opportunities that are aimed at helping eligible community members become self-supporting through employment or self-employment while ensuring that they can meet their basic financial needs.

- Monitoring the need for financial and developmental assistance and opportunity development through interaction with community members and through information sharing/liaison with staff of related community-based programs/services, and relevant other indigenous and non-indigenous agencies working with community members;
- Participating in ensuring that culturally appropriate methods of delivery of financial and developmental assistance are identified and/or developed, and are incorporated into service delivery to community members where appropriate and as requested;
- Ensuring that Niigaaniin services are effectively and efficiently coordinated throughout each planning period with other relevant community-based and external services;
- Assisting with the completion of the application and consent forms and obtain additional information as required for entitlement and maintaining up-to-date financial and developmental assistance information in participants files;
- Encouraging, as appropriate, other community-based programs to develop new or modify existing services in order to effectively address the developmental needs of Niigaaniin program participants;
- Entering into developmental service agreements with clients and the staff of other programs involved;
- Organize, schedule, train, supervise and coordinate their staff;, conducting annual performance evaluations;
- Delegating specific task assignments to the employees of their particular program as maybe required;
- Evaluating the job performance of their staff on an annual basis ensuring that the objectives of Garden River First Nation are being met effectively by all Program personnel;
- Performing other related duties as may be required and assigned

Required Skills:
- Required Degree in a related field;
- Required three years direct experience and supervisory experience;
- Familiar with the relevant Tribal, First Nation, Federal and Provincial policies and legislations regulations and/or guidelines that are relevant to the funding and delivery of Niigaaniin Program services;
- Knowledge of the range of relevant community-based and external programs and services available to community members;
- Knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, assessment, counselling, support, training and healing that are effective in promoting community family and individual development and well-being;
- Ability to use good judgement in assessing difficult situations;
- Flexibility required to keep pace with an ever-changing environment;
- Stamina, sensitivity and strong negotiation and advocacy skills;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written;
- Must undergo a criminal record and vulnerable sector check prior to employment (At Applicant Expense)
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How to Apply:
*For a copy of the full job description please email [email protected] and one can be forwarded*

Interested applicants can email or drop off their cover letter, detailed resume, three work related references by: March 7th, 2024 @ 4:00pm Please address the envelope and/or email \"Manager-2024-05\" and submit to:
Human Resources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 1-705-945-1415

The Jordan's Principle Case Coordinator, functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the Mission, Beliefs and Vision of the Garden River First Nation, and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities..

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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