Position: Mkaana’aa wii-giiwe’aad Case Manager
Closing: Posting will remain open until filled
Term: Up to 1 year contract (35 hours/week)
Founded in 1994, OAHS provides housing services to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. OAHS is governed by representatives from three Indigenous organizations in Ontario – the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres, Ontario Native Women’s Association, and the Métis Nation of Ontario. Learn more at www.OntarioAboriginalHousing.ca
We are currently seeking two (2) Mkaana’aa wii-giiwe’aad Case Managers for our office located in Timmins, Ontario.
Reporting to the Resilience Coach/Supervisor, the successful applicant will be an integral member of the Mkaana’aa wiigiiwe’aad – “Finding their way Home” program team responsible for providing case management services to individuals experiencing homelessness. As part of the team, you will address important social issues with passion, creativity, and flexibility. You will also be responsible for assisting OAHS in delivering an Indigenous approach and ensure culturally appropriate referrals are made to local community agencies that offer Indigenous-based programs, such as the Métis Nation of Ontario, Indigenous Friendship Centres, and Ontario Native Women’s Association.
Duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Conditions of employment:
In return for your ongoing excellent performance, strong work ethic, and commitment to our vision, mission, values, strategic plan, and the people we serve, Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services offers a comprehensive compensation package (some benefits take effect after your probationary period has been successfully completed)
This comprehensive compensation package includes:
Please note that you are encouraged to apply early as interviews will be scheduled as applications are received. Please apply with your cover letter and current resume.
In meeting the objectives and vision of the organization, preference will be given to qualified individuals of First Nation, Métis, or Inuit ancestry, and are asked to self-identify on their cover letter.
This competition is open to internal and external candidates with the possibility of Secondment for internal candidates. The continuation of this position is subject to funding renewal.
Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services also welcomes and supports diversity including people who identify asLGBTQ2S+.
We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) provides safe and affordable housing for First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people living in urban and rural areas of Ontario. Our Vision is “to lead the design, development and delivery of sustainable and culturally appropriate housing that promotes excellence in the Indigenous community and organizational infrastructures”. Housing Services are provided throughout the province by over 75 Team Members as well as a wide range of Partners including Indigenous Organizations, Community Organizations, Governments (Municipal, Provincial, Federal), and Private Sector. Our Main Office and Service Centre is located in Sault Ste. Marie and we have Satellite Service Centres in Dryden, Peterborough, and Hamilton.
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