The NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre – Nookomisnaang Shelter Program is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual for the position of Family Counsellors.


    Responsible for planning and facilitating safe therapeutic counselling; ensuring care management duties are completed according to minimal standards, preparing and maintaining administrative duties, promoting a supportive, respectful and harmonious team environment.


    Plan and facilitate safe therapeutic counselling to individuals and/or families by providing:

    • Accurate and complete intake packages
    • Orientation to the environment and counselling process
    • In accordance to the minimal standards, ensure case management responsibilities are current and accurate by:
    • Submit documentation for feedback, revision and approval
    • Update client contact sheets and case management tracking sheets
    • Prepare, conduct and maintain administrative duties by:
    • Adhere to and abide by the contents of the Shelter Service Operations Manual
    • Complete and submit weekly time sheets and appropriate leave forms
    • Promote a supportive, respectful and harmonious team environment by:
    • Work co-operatively and in co-ordination with all staff members
    • Communicate concerns will all staff members in a sensitive and direct manner to promote understanding and resolution


    • Post-Secondary graduate in Social Work or relevant discipline.
    • Minimum of two years of work and/or volunteer experience in the provision of services regarding family violence
    • Understanding of the impact of family violence on the individual family, clan, nation and community

    All applicants MUST submit a letter of application, current resume, copies of credentials and two

    work-related reference contacts, marked CONFIDENTIAL to:

    Nookomisnaang Shelter

    Attention: Melissa Roy

    NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

    P.O. Box 101, 16 A Complex Drive

    Wikwemikong, Ontario    P0P 2J0         

    Telephone: 705.859.3164 Fax: 705.859.3300 Email:


    Deadline: Until filled

    Copies of the following will be requested from the SUCCESSFUL candidate: CPIC/VSS, Driver’s Abstract, Accreditations and Driver’s Licence. DO NOT INCLUDE IN PACKAGE.

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

    Incomplete submission will not be accepted. No return of submissions.