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ONWA is growing! We are always looking for passionate and committed individuals who have a keen interest in advocating and supporting Indigenous Women. Join our team today!

 

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ONWA is looking for passionate and committed individuals who have a keen interest in advocating and supporting Indigenous Women, combined with the necessary skills, experience and expertise needed to be successful in these roles. If you are interested please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to onwa%23ca|hr to apply.

Qualified Indigenous Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. A job description is available upon request. We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

(Click on the job titles for full posting - Full job description available upon request)

 

Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor

Full time position in Thunder Bay, Ontario

Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor (FHV) is a program provided to ensure that all Aboriginal families and their children (prenatal to age 6) who need assistance with physical, emotional, mental and social issues have access to effective consistent early intervention services. To provide the best opportunities for a healthy child development through home visiting, service coordination, parenting groups, cultural teaching, traditions and referrals.

 

Community Capacity Coordinator

Contract position in Thunder Bay, Ontario

Under the direction of the Community Development Manager, the Community Capacity Co-ordinator will serve to facilitate open dialogue between the community of Thunder Bay and the Thunder Bay Urban Aboriginal Advisory Committee. They will work collaboratively to implement the Thunder Bay UAAC Community Plan and the Strategic Plan for the community of Thunder Bay to address areas of need and interests related to Urban Indigenous issues.

The Thunder Bay UAAC Community Capacity Coordinator will be responsible for providing co-ordination and overall support to the work of the Thunder Bay Urban Aboriginal Advisory Committee.

 

Community Wellness Worker

Full time position in Thunder Bay, Ontario

The primary responsibility of these community based workers are to develop, provide, facilitate and/or coordinate a variety of local programming relating to reducing or preventing family and community violence, including community based family violence awareness and prevention education campaigns or activities in local settings (i.e. schools) or at local community events (i.e. Pow-Wows and health fairs).  Implementing the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy at the local level in order to reduce family violence, promote healthy lifestyles through culture based programming and healing.

 

Finance Clerk

Full time position in Thunder Bay, Ontario

The Finance Clerk is provide financial, clerical and administrative support to the Finance Manager. They will be responsible for ensuring effective, efficient and accurate accounts payable/receivable, purchase orders and payroll records including all government, benefits, pension, heath and insurance remittances in a timely manner. They will ensure financial policies and procedures are followed and will be required to enter financial data into the accounting software as required. The Finance Clerk must comply with the Financial Administration Act, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Municipal financial by-laws and policies and procedures. The Finance Clerk will support the entire Finance portfolio as required. 

 

Gladue Writer

Full time position in Ottawa, Ontario 

Under the direction of the Program Manager of Services, the Gladue Writer will ensure accountability of the program operation and deliverables. They will coordinate and develop the services of the Gladue Program internally and externally that support Indigenous woman. The Gladue Writer will further provide ongoing awareness of the Gladue Program and provide written reports for Indigenous women that identify systemic or historical factors to assist Indigenous Women before the courts and assist in identifying ways to address these. 

  

Indigenous Anti-Human Trafficking Liaison

Full time position in Thunder Bay, Ontario

The Provincial Indigenous Anti-Human Trafficking Liaison will work with the community to identify community needs and assist in building capacity to address trafficking and support Indigenous survivors of trafficking. The IAHT Liaison will assist in providing targeted service-planning and delivery supports to Indigenous agencies and communities, as well as assisting non-Indigenous agencies seeking to provide culturally appropriate services to Indigenous survivors of Human Trafficking.

Liaisons will have a thorough understanding of the issues that Indigenous women are facing in their lives and how human trafficking specifically impacts Indigenous women and will assist in the development of unique services that are tailored to meet their needs.

 

Nihdawin Family Support Worker

CONTRACT position in Thunder Bay, Ontario

The Nihdawin Program advocates and supports Indigenous people 16 years of age or older who are or are at imminent risk of homelessness in the community of Thunder Bay. Priority is given to Indigenous people who are at a greater risk of losing their children to the child welfare system and or who are at a greater risk of becoming in conflict with the law because of their homelessness.

The Nihdawin Program assists Indigenous people in these circumstances and supports their traditional roles within our culture. Nihdawin provides advocacy and support in the areas of housing; maintaining existing housing and finding affordable sustainable housing for Indigenous people, acting as advocates with Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, the court system, schools and medical services. Nihdawin recognizes the importance of providing wrap¬around supports and services to attend to the needs of Indigenous people as they strive for personal recovery, to maintain their families and live their best lives.

 

Nihdawin Housing First Coordinator

CONTRACT position in Thunder Bay, Ontario

The Nihdawin Program advocates and supports Indigenous people 16 years of age or older who are or are at imminent risk of homelessness in the community of Thunder Bay. Priority is given to Indigenous people who are at a greater risk of losing their children to the child welfare system and or who are at a greater risk of becoming in conflict with the law because of their homelessness.

The Housing First Coordinator is fully versed on the Housing First Approach and Rapid Rehousing. They will coordinate the foundation of the program by networking, establishing and building relationships with community service providers, landlords and clients, The Housing First Coordinator will advocate the program, coach and educate community members to create a network of support for Indigenous people who are at risk of being homeless there by providing further supports in the areas of housing; acting as advocates with Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, the court system, schools and medical services as Indigenous people strive for personal recovery, to maintain their families and live their best lives.

 

Youth in Transition Worker

Full time position in Sioux Lookout, Ontario

The goal of the Youth in Transition Worker (YITW) is to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood. YITWs will help youth to develop and pursue their goals, and will support them to identify, access, and navigate adult service systems relevant to their specific needs. The YITWs will also support youth to connect to existing supports and resources within their communities including, housing supports, education resources, employment services and training, life skills training (e.g. financial management, household management), health and mental health services, and legal services.

 

 


 

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