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CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Personal Support Worker
Band Member Preferred
Posted on Jan. 30, 2023

Program/Dept: ............... Home and Community Care, Health and Wellness
Reports To: .................... Community Care Nurse Supervisor
Type of Employment: ..... Full-time permanent
Wage: ............................. $22.66 - $28.18
Hours of Work: ............... 20 - 37.5 hours per week
Closing Date: .................. Friday, February 10, 2023 - 4:00pm EST

Provides care to seniors, persons with disabilities and persons with chronic illness.  Care is provided in Client’s homes and various other locations.

Qualifications

  • Personal Support Worker certificate from an approved educational institute
  • Awareness of health issues specific to First Nation, elderly and persons with disabilities
  • Proficiency with computers, software and communication technology
  • Food Handler Certification
  • Valid CPR and First Aid
  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence
  • Current immunization record and TB Test
  • Assets include: Certificate in Palliative Care, Mental Health, and Motivational Interviewing, experience with elderly clients or those with disadvantages or chronic illness

Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience may be considered

Learn more here: Personal Support Worker

How to Apply

Submit cover letter – must address the qualifications outlined with resume.

Drop off or mail to:  Administration Office, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, 135 Lakeshore Blvd. Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario, N0H 2T0.  Identify position applied for on outside of the envelope.  Fax:  519.534.2130  E-mail: employment@nawash.ca  For more information or to obtain a copy of the job description, please visit our website https://www.nawash.ca/employment-opportunities/ or by call the Band Office at 519.534.1689

  • All applications are appreciated, however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.  We strive to provide current CNUFN Employees and Band Members with correspondence in regards to the status of their application/candidacy
  • Preference will be given to Band Members and those of Aboriginal decent who identify at time of application
  • While COVID-19 vaccinations are not currently mandatory, they are encouraged for the safety of all employees, clients and community as a whole; a policy is in place, and accommodations are provided for those unvaccinated
  • Due to the nature of positions, a recent acceptable Criminal Record and or Vulnerable Sector Check may be requested and paid by the Employer

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Receptionist
Band Member Preferred
Posted on Jan. 30, 2023

Program/Dept: ............... Health Centre, Health and Wellness
Reports To: .................... Health Manager
Type of Employment: ..... Full-time permanent
Wage: .............................$16.65 - $20.70 per hour
Hours of Work: ............... 37.5 hours per week
Closing Date: .................. Friday, February 10, 2023 - 4:00pm EST

The Receptionist is responsible for creating a welcoming environment by greeting, informing and directing visitors and employees in a warm, courteous professional manner.  In this role, you would find yourself performing a wide variety of clerical office duties to support the Health and Wellness department.  Duties include, but are not limited to, answering and referring telephone calls and e-mails, photocopying, monitoring and ordering supplies, and distributing incoming mail and coordinating outgoing mail and courier services.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Skilled with office equipment, computers and various software including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
  • Knowledge of the structure of First Nation, culture and traditions
  • Knowledge of inventory and ordering of supplies and equipment
  • Basic financial literacy
  • Acceptable recent Criminal Record Check
  • CPR First Aid or ability to obtain within probationary period

Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience may be considered

Learn more here: Receptionist

How to Apply

Submit cover letter – must address the qualifications outlined with resume.

Drop off or mail to:  Administration Office, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, 135 Lakeshore Blvd. Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario, N0H 2T0.  Identify position applied for on outside of the envelope.  Fax:  519.534.2130  E-mail: employment@nawash.ca  For more information or to obtain a copy of the job description, please visit our website https://www.nawash.ca/employment-opportunities/ or by call the Band Office at 519.534.1689

  • All applications are appreciated, however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.  We strive to provide current CNUFN Employees and Band Members with correspondence in regards to the status of their application/candidacy
  • Preference will be given to Band Members and those of Aboriginal decent who identify at time of application
  • While COVID-19 vaccinations are not currently mandatory, they are encouraged for the safety of all employees, clients and community as a whole; a policy is in place, and accommodations are provided for those unvaccinated
  • Due to the nature of positions, a recent acceptable Criminal Record and or Vulnerable Sector Check may be requested and paid by the Employer

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Home Support Worker
Band Member Preferred
Posted on Jan. 30, 2023

Program/Dept: ............... Home and Community Care, Health and Wellness
Reports To: .................... Home and Community Care Nurse Supervisor
Type of Employment: ..... Permanent Part-time
Wage: ............................. $20.35 - $25.30
Hours of Work: ............... Up to 19 hours per week
Closing Date: .................. Friday, February 10, 2023 - 4:00pm EST

Under the supervision of the Home and Community Care Nurse Supervisor, the Home Support Worker provides housekeeping and meal preparation for the elderly, disabled or those suffering from chronic illnesses.  Care is provided in-home to assist family members in keeping the Client safely and comfortably in their home for as long as possible.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience with the elderly, those with disabilities and chronic illness
  • Awareness of health issues specific to the elderly and persons with disabilities would be an asset
  • Experience with cleaning and meal preparation
  • Proficiency with computers, software and communication technology
  • Valid CPR and First Aid
  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence
  • Current immunization record and TB Test

Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience may be considered

Learn more here: Home Support Worker

How to Apply

Submit cover letter – must address the qualifications outlined with resume.

Drop off or mail to:  Administration Office, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, 135 Lakeshore Blvd. Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario, N0H 2T0.  Identify position applied for on outside of the envelope.  Fax:  519.534.2130  E-mail: employment@nawash.ca  For more information or to obtain a copy of the job description, please visit our website https://www.nawash.ca/employment-opportunities/ or by call the Band Office at 519.534.1689

  • All applications are appreciated, however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.  We strive to provide current CNUFN Employees and Band Members with correspondence in regards to the status of their application/candidacy
  • Preference will be given to Band Members and those of Aboriginal decent who identify at time of application
  • While COVID-19 vaccinations are not currently mandatory, they are encouraged for the safety of all employees, clients and community as a whole; a policy is in place, and accommodations are provided for those unvaccinated
  • Due to the nature of positions, a recent acceptable Criminal Record and or Vulnerable Sector Check may be requested and paid by the Employer

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Water Treatment Plant Operator
Band Member Preferred
Posted on Jan. 30, 2023

Program/Dept: ...............Water, Public Works
Reports To: .................... Water Treatment Plant Supervisor
Type of Employment: ..... Full-time permanent
Wage: .............................
- Entry:     $18.50 - $23.00
- OIT:       $22.20 – 27.60
- Level 1: $24.98 – 31.05
- Level 2: $27.75 - $34.50
- Level 3: $29.14 - $36.23
- Level 4: $30.25 - $37.61
Hours of Work: ............... 40 hours per week
Closing Date: .................. Friday, February 10, 2023  4:00pm EST

The Water Treatment Plant is seeking to add to their team.  Reporting to the Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, the Water Treatment Plant Operator or Operator in Training (OIT) would work alongside Operators.  In this role, you would find yourself assisting with water connections and repairs, assist in sampling and testing, documenting, inventory and completing training as assigned and required.

Qualifications

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Operator in Training or ability to obtain within a specified timeframe
  • Experience in building construction/maintenance or related trade
  • Experience or proven knowledge and understanding of First Nation communities
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of water treatment plants and infrastructure
  • Understanding of Health and Safety and legislation as it pertains to Water Treatment
  • Effective written and communication skills for documentation and customer service
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to reliable vehicle

Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience may be considered

Learn more here: Water Treatment Plant Operator

How to Apply

Submit cover letter – must address the qualifications outlined with resume.

Drop off or mail to:  Administration Office, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, 135 Lakeshore Blvd. Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario, N0H 2T0.  Identify position applied for on outside of the envelope.  Fax:  519.534.2130  E-mail: employment@nawash.ca  For more information or to obtain a copy of the job description, please visit our website https://www.nawash.ca/employment-opportunities/ or by call the Band Office at 519.534.1689

  • All applications are appreciated, however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.  We strive to provide current CNUFN Employees and Band Members with correspondence in regards to the status of their application/candidacy
  • Preference will be given to Band Members and those of Aboriginal decent who identify at time of application
  • While COVID-19 vaccinations are not currently mandatory, they are encouraged for the safety of all employees, clients and community as a whole; a policy is in place, and accommodations are provided for those unvaccinated
  • Due to the nature of positions, a recent acceptable Criminal Record and or Vulnerable Sector Check may be requested and paid by the Employer

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Early Childhood Educator – Resource Assistant
Nshiime Child and Family Centre
Posted on Nov. 21, 2022

Program/Dept: ............... Nshiime Child and Family Centre
Reports To: .................... Nshiime Child and Family Centre Supervisor
Term of Employment: ..... Regular – Full-time – 1 year Contract
Wage: .............................$20.81 - $29.90 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience
Hours of Work: ............... Up to 37.5 hours
Closing Date: .................. Open until filled

JOB PURPOSE

The Early Childhood Educator reports to the Nshiime Child and Family Centre Supervisor.  This position works in conjunction with Early Childhood Educator staff in implementing plans and ensuring the safety of the children, staff, and visitors.  This position will require assisting children with special and exceptional needs in a 1:1 capacity.

KEY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Assist in planning and carrying out curriculum activities while ensuring health and safety:

  • Assist in carrying out curriculum activities while ensuring health and safety
  • Assisting with the supervision of children at all times in an understanding, loving and consistent manner
  • Assisting with the planning and delivery of a weekly program plan according to the Child Care and Early Years Act, including a wide variety of social, creative, emotional, intellectual and physical activities to meet the child’s overall needs, particularly activities and skills related to exceptional children.
  • Documenting and relaying information as instructed
  • Promoting positive feelings and self esteem
  • Assist with over all cleaning and maintenance of toys, equipment, and spaces
  • Ensure supplies and areas are being used safely and sensibly
  • Assist in ensuring rooms are within staff to child ratio
  • Follow internal policies and procedures as outlined
  • Ensure Childcare Centre guidelines are followed as set by the Ministry of Community and Social Services

 

Other duties:

  • Responsible for bus routines
  • Assist in preparing for new child entry (ie. assigning locker, labelling, etc.)
  • Assist in ensuring items are stocked and inform Supervisor when items/supplies are needed
  • Responsible for relieving Program Staff breaks as per schedule
  • Conduct inventory twice per year
  • May be asked to fulfil duties as the Early Childhood Educator in their absence
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of enrollment in Early Childhood Educator program
  • Preferred education: Early Childhood Education Diploma
  • Experience or knowledge of First Nation or Indigenous communities
  • Experience or knowledge of supports and services for exceptional children

To Apply:

Read entire job description here: Early Childhood Educator - Resource Assistant one on one

Forward cover letter and resume to:

Administration Office,
Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation,
135 Lakeshore Blvd.
Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario, N0H 2T0.

Identify the position applied for on the outside of your package.

Fax: 519-534-2130
E-mail: employment@nawash.ca

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Registered Early Childhood Educator
1 FULL TIME RECE POSITION
Band Member Preferred
Posted on Nov. 30, 2022

Program: .......................... Nshiime Child & Family Centre
Reports To: ...................... Nshiime Child & Family Supervisor
Type of Employment: ..... Permanent Position
Wage: ............................... $45,094.00 - $56,063.00 RECE Certified
Hours of Work:    .............. 37.5 hours/weekly.  Monthly shift rotations required. One monthly evening meeting & occasional additional evenings & weekends required.
Closing Date: ................... Open until filled

The RECE Program Assistant complies with the Day Care guidelines and standards as set by the Ministry of Education; the Personnel Policy and Guidelines set out by the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation and the duties and responsibilities set out in the Assistant Early Childhood Educator job description.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have an Early Childhood Education Certification or provide documented proof of enrolment in an ECE program.
  • Relevant past experience working with children aged 0 to 12 years.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Must provide proof of up-to-date immunization record and current medical assessment
  • Must have First Aid, CPR and WHIMIS (must obtain prior to employment)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Able to perform all duties under the supervision of the Classroom Teacher, Assistant Supervisor and Supervisor
  • Able to work cooperatively with a large team
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Able to maintain a professional code of ethics
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Must be reliable, motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to incorporate Aniishnabe Mowin into the Program

Due to the nature of the position, a recent Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

POSTING CLOSES: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Band members and persons of Aboriginal heritage are encouraged to apply. Forward cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications to:Human Resources, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, 135 Lakeshore Blvd. Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario N0H 2T0. Identify position applied for on the outside of envelope.  Fax (519) 534-2130.

E-mail to employment@nawash.ca Further information or a copy of the position description is available by contacting the Nshiime Child & Family Centre at (519)534-3909.

The Chippewas of Nawash Board of Education reserves the right to cancel, postpone or revise contract/employment positions at any time.

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

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Registered Early Childhood Educator

Band Member Preferred
Posted on Nov. 30, 2022

Program: .......................... Nshiime Child & Family Centre
Reports To: ...................... Nshiime Child & Family Supervisor
Type of Employment: ..... Permanent - Part-time/Full-time
Wage: ................................. Based on Nshiime Salary Grid & Qualifications
Hours of Work:    ............ Minimum of 15 to 25 hours/weekly.  Monthly shift rotations required. One monthly evening meeting & occasional additional evenings & weekends required.
Closing Date: ................... Open until filled

The RECE Program Teacher complies with the Day Care guidelines and standards as set by the Ministry of Education; the Personnel Policy and Guidelines set out by the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation and the duties and responsibilities set out in the RECE Room Teacher job description.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Early Childhood Education Certification from an accredited College would be an asset.
  • Relevant past experience working with children aged 6 months to 3 years.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Must provide Criminal Background, Vulnerable Sector and CAS checks
  • Must provide proof of up-to-date immunization record and current medical assessment
  • Must take all reasonable and necessary precautions to ensure personal health & safety as well as that of fellow employees

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Able to perform the physical requirements of the job
  • Able to work cooperatively with others as a team member is very important
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Must be reliable and motivated
  • Able to incorporate Aniishnabe Mowin into the Program

POSTING CLOSES: OPEN UNTIL FILLED Band members and persons of Aboriginal heritage are encouraged to apply.  Forward cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications to: Human Resources, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, 135 Lakeshore Blvd. Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario N0H 2T0.  Identify position applied for on the outside of envelope.  Fax (519) 534-2130.  E-mail employment@nawash.ca  Further information or a copy of the job description is available by visiting the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Band Office or by calling (519) 534-1689.

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

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Elementary Teacher - Specialist
Band Member Preferred
Reposted on Nov. 1, 2022

Program: .......................... Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education
Reports To: ...................... Principal, Kikendaasogamig Elementary School (KES)
Type of Employment: ..... Regular, Full-Time
Wage: ............................... Staff shall be assigned salary as determined by the salary grids of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education ($60,426 - $85,843)
Hours of Work:    .............. 37.5 hours per week
Closing Date: ................... Open until filled

The Elementary Teacher will be responsible for the preparation of lessons/units servicing Kikendaasogamig Elementary School students. The teacher shall have an understanding of Anishinaabe heritage and promote Anishinaabemowin, culture, tradition and history as part of the curriculum. The teacher shall have exemplary teaching knowledge and skills in one or more of the following subject areas: the Arts, Physical Education, Science or Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe Language).

Learn more here: Elementary Teacher-Specialist - Job Description

Forward cover letter and resume to:

Administration Office,
Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation,
135 Lakeshore Blvd.
Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario, N0H 2T0.
Identify the position applied for on the outside of your package.
Fax: 519-534-2130
E-mail: employment@nawash.ca

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Ojibway Language Teacher
Band Member Preferred
Reposted: Nov 1, 2022

Program/Dept: ................... Board of Education
Reports To: ......................... Principal, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Elementary School
Type of Employment:.........
Wage:.................................. Determined by the salary grids
Hours of Work: ................... 8:30-4:30; some evenings may be required
Closing Date: ....................... Open until filled

JOB PURPOSE
The Ojibway Language Teacher delivers the Ojibway Language programming to grades Pre-K to Grade 8 and promotes Anishinaabemowin acquisition for educational staff. The position provides assistance and support to teachers and requires that the employee work as part of a delivery team at the school.

For full job description, click on this link: Ojibway Language Teacher Job Description 2022.docx (1)

Forward cover letter and resume to:

Administration Office,
Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation
135 Lakeshore Blvd.
Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario, N0H 2T0.

Identify the position applied for on the outside of your package.

Fax: 519-534-2130
E-mail: employment@nawash.ca

CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH UNCEDED FIRST NATION 

Casual Call Out
Band Member Preferred
Reposted Nov. 1, 2022

Program/Dept: ................... All Programs and Departments
Type of Employment:......... Casual Contract
Wage:.................................. Various depending on position
Hours of Work: ................... Various depending on position
Closing Date: ....................... Open

We are looking for additional resumes to add to our Casual Database.  Casual Contracts are used to fill temporary vacancies with Programs/Departments.  When Program Supervisors/Managers identify a need, they contact Human Resources for a list of those interested who have the requirements they are looking for.  Resumes are kept on file for a period of six (6) months.

Casual Contracts are a great opportunity to obtain employment experience.  In addition:

  • Positions start at a minimum of $16.65 per hour
  • In lieu of vacation, 4% Vacation Pay is provided
  • Access to Employee and Family Assistance Program during time of contract(s)

If you are interested, please submit your resume and Casual Employment Request Form in-person to the Band Office or submit by e-mail to cnadminassistant@nawash.ca.  Casual Employment Request Forms are available on our website and at the Band Office

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