Service Manager

    KINA Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services

    Employment Opportunity

    Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services (KGCFS) is a designated Child Welfare Service delivering Child Protection Services within seven member First Nations in the Districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin. KGCFS honours and supports our families’ and community’s inherent authority to care for their children based on unity, traditions, values, beliefs and customs.

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Service Manager

    FULL-TIME, PERMANENT POSITION

    OVERVIEW:

    Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Manager is responsible for the provision of mandates services to children and families within his/her service area in accordance with the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and other pertinent legislation, Ministry standards and guidelines and KGCFS policies, directives and procedures, as well as the agency protocols with member First Nations and community-based agencies.

    The Senior Manager is responsible for a multidisciplinary team and ensures the delivery of excellent service in the day-to-day operations of all activities within the assigned service area through their reporting relationships with the Service Supervisors. The Manager will provide leadership to service staff through the management of team Service Supervisors. The Manager will also have responsibility for development of particular agency wide initiatives and practices as assigned.

    Education and Experience

    • Master’s Degree in Social Work from a University of recognized standing combined with a minimum of three years’ experience in social work within the field of child welfare; or
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from a University of recognized standing combined with a minimum of five years’ experience in social work within the field of child welfare.
    • Management and supervisory training and/or experience.
    • A solid understanding of and sensitivity to the experiences of First Nations and Indigenous peoples in Canada, and the impact of the legacy of Residential Schools and the “Sixties Scoop” upon them is essential.

    Property Officer

    FULL-TIME, PERMANENT POSITION

    OVERVIEW:

    The Property Officer is responsible to ensure effective and efficient asset management, lease management, inventory control, and building security. The Property Officer assists in the maintenance of all capital asset inventory records and works in conjunction with the Health and Safety team.

    Education and Experience

    • A minimum of a two (2) year college diploma in Administration, Building Maintenance or related field of study is required.
    • The traditional practices of the Anishinabek will expose staff to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, also known as smudging; this includes the burning of tobacco, sweet grass, sage and/or cedar.

    DEADLINE: This Position is open until filled

    Applicants are encouraged to visit our website at www.kgcfs.org/employment

    to review the job description.

    KGCFS offers competitive wages, a generous benefit package and OMERS pension plan.

    Please submit your application marked “Confidential – Service Manager or Property Officer.”

    Include in your application a cover letter, resume, and (3) three reference letters – two (2) employment related from recent employers. Please also detail in your application: education, employment experience, and cultural participation.

    Applications are accepted and in the following order of preference: by email, fax or in person, at

    Human Resources – Confidential

    Service Manager or Property Officer

    Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services

    Main Office – 98 Pottawatomi Avenue,

    Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0

    Fax: (705) 859-2195

    Email: hr@kgcfs.org

    KGCFS services is based on a highly specialized approach to the delivery of child welfare in our area. Preference will be given to Anishinaabe Candidates (please self-identify).

    Miigwetch for your application, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit the following: a satisfactory Criminal Reference Check (within three months of application date), Vulnerable Sector Check

    and Driver’s Abstract.