Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
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Band Representative
Closing Date:
July 25, 2019
35.00 per week
1. University degree in a human services program preferred. Consideration will be given to candidates with a Diploma in Human Service, Paralegal or other related field that also have significant related work experience. 2. Minimum of 2 years experience in child welfare and/or related enforcement service. 3. Experience working within or with legal services that includes: family law, court services and/or private legal service. 4. Knowledge of the respect for Anishnawbek history, practices, teachings, language, values and beliefs is required for this position 5. Ability to understand and speak Ojibwe will be considered a definite asset. 6. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet and electronic email. 7. Local knowledge and understanding of Sagamok Anishnawbek’s services and involvement with child welfare services will be considered an asset for this position.
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How to Apply:
Attn: Hiring Committee c/o Human Resources Sagamok Anishnawbek, P.O. Box 610, Massey, Ontario, P0P 1P0 Fax: (705) 865-3307 Email: Closing Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Job Description:

The Band Representative has been designated by Chief and Council to fulfill all Band Representative responsibilities, as defined in Ontario’s Child and Family Services Act, related to the “Consultation with bands and native communities” for Sagamok Anishnawbek.  The Band Representative is responsible for advocating on behalf of Chief and Council with child welfare authorities and the legal system to ensure that the best interests of all Sagamok Anishnawbek children, who are registered or eligible to be registered as Status Indians under the Indian Act, regardless of residency, are being met. This includes ensuring that Sagamok Anishnawbek’s children are able to maintain their culture and community identify despite having to become involved with child welfare authorities.