Employment Opportunities

Noojmowin Teg invites health professionals who are interested in :

  • Making a career change;
  • Working in an environment where they can make a meaningful difference in health of those they will serve;
  • Working with marginalized populations with high health needs; and
  • Engaging with a diverse multi-disciplinary team of professionals.

 

Board Vacancy Off-Reserve Representative

The Noojmowin Teg Health Centre Board of Directors seeks applications to fill one Board vacancy specific to First Nation/Indigenous members living off-reserve. Noojmowin Teg is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals who provide community-based, integrated, and on- and off -site services including: primary care; allied health; mental health; traditional; and health promotion; to the seven First Nation and off-reserve Anishinabek populations living within the Manitoulin Island District. The Board oversees the direction and accountability of the organization.

The successful candidate will have: health related work and/or volunteer experience, an understanding of the protocols and traditional ways of the Anishinabek; live off-reserve within the Manitoulin Island District, a clear Criminal Records Check; and a commitment to the mission and values of the Organization. Previous familiarity with funding and reporting requirements and experience in reviewing budgets is an asset. Applicants of First Nation and/or Indigenous ancestry will be prioritized.

The length of each term is four (4) years. The successful applicant must commit to attending monthly regularly scheduled board meetings, and other special meetings (annual general meeting, strategic planning, etc.) throughout the year, participating in up to 15-16 meetings per year.

The successful board candidate will be provided with an orientation and ongoing professional development to ensure his/her success as a fully informed and participating member of the Board.

Pre-requisites: Please submit the following:

  • Cover Letter (outlining reasons for your interest, and what strengths you bring to the board)
  • Resume or Description of experiences relevant to the position
  • Three (3) relevant references with contact information
  • Current and clear Criminal Reference Check

Send "Confidential" to
Attn: Linda Debassige
Board Chair c/a Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Hwy 540, 48 Hillside Rd.,
Postal Bag 2002
Little Current, ON P0P1K0

Ph.: 705-368-2182 ext. 204
Fax: 705-368-2229

Or email: danielle.wilson@noojmowin-teg.ca

Deadline: Posting is open until filled 

Miigwetch/Thank you to those who express interest and submit an application. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Indian Day School Services Coordinator (Full-time Contract ending March 2022)

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking the services of a full-time Indian Day School Services Coordinator. The position will provide both cultural and health support guidance to former Indian Day School students and their families in the Indian Day School reconciliation process for their healing and wellness.

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is comprised of a multi-team of health care professions providing community-based services through the use of a holistic approach that integrates both traditional and western healing methods. Our unique team includes: Traditional Health and Cultural Services, Primary Health Care, Mental Health & Addictions Services and Health and Wellness. Services are offered on-site and community based (through the Manitoulin Island District Seven First Nation Community Health Centre’s). The IDS Coordinator will report to the Mental Health and Addictions Manager.

Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage and cedar, may occur within the work setting.

NTHC is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Duties:

  • Establish a supportive rapport with Indian Day School (IDS) former students and their families through cultural and emotional support through the delivery of traditional/cultural and relevant health programming including mental health and addictions;
  • Provide coordinated services to individuals seeking support and advocacy in the preparation of Indian Day School claim forms; which may
    • This may include connecting individuals to preventative services and support such as referral to mental health and addiction counselling, harm reduction services, and referral to other health care services as required.
  • Provide and establish collaborative networks and partnerships for access to support-services, workshops, presentations, healing and wellness for individual IDS former students and their families;
  • Provide liaison with health support services for counselling (professional, grief, healing and wellness), both individual and support circle groups as required
  • Conduct community outreach to provide emotional support and resources
  • Maintain case and file management and data collection and e-charting;

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Indigenous studies, social work, and/or combination of an equivalent and relevant education in social studies with a minimum of three years of demonstrated and related work experience within an Indigenous organization or community working with adults and their families in a healing and nurturing cultural environment;
  • Ability to speak, translate and/or demonstrated willingness to learn the Anishinaabemowin language;
  • Demonstrated understanding of substance abuse principles including harm reduction practices;
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to utilize available resources in a team oriented shared health care environment;
  • Good interpersonal, listening and communication (written and verbal) skills with the ability to engage people to build trust and rapport;
  • Ability to problem solve and take initiative;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with deadlines;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality;
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, including data base applications;
  • Willing to work flexible hours as required;
  • Current CPR Level C and First Aid;
  • Ability to travel including clear driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle;
  • Clear vulnerable sector check is required.

Submission Pre-requisites: Cover letter and resume, three (3) current work related references with contact information, a current and valid vulnerable sector records check (dated no later than three months) a copy of valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract. Please mark correspondence as “Confidential”. Submissions will be accepted by mail, facsimile, or email.

Deadline: Friday, May 7, 2021

Send to:

Human Resources
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Postal Bag 2002 Hwy. 540,
48 Hillside Road
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

Phone: 705-368-2182 ext. 235
Fax: 705-368-2229
Info: info@noojmowin-teg.ca
Website: www.noojmowin-teg.ca

We thank all for their interest and application. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

CULTURAL SUPPORT WORKER Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

NOOJMOWIN TEG HEALTH CENTRE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – CULTURAL SUPPORT WORKER
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Full-time Contract ending March 2022 (Position may be extended pending further funding approval)

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking the full time services of a Cultural Support Worker for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Individuals. The Cultural Support Worker will provide both cultural and health support to families of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls for their healing and wellness. The Worker will also be responsible for working with other area programs and to provide awareness and prevention messages.

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is comprised of a multi-team of health care professions providing community-based services through the use of a holistic approach integrating both traditional and western healing methods. Our unique team includes: Primary Health (Physicians, Nurse Practitioners), Mental Health (Psychologists and Mental Health & Addictions counsellors and providers), Health Promotion (Healthy Living Children & Youth programs, FASD, and Child Nutrition, Food Promotion projects), and Traditional Healing (Indian Residential School Cultural Support and Resolution Workers, Traditional Healers, Cultural Support- Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, Cultural Support –Espanola, and other Traditional Helpers). Services are offered on-site and community based through the Manitoulin Island District Seven First Nations Health Centres and Espanola area). The Cultural Support Worker will report to the Mental Health & Addictions Manager.

NTHC is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage or cedar, may occur within the work setting.

Duties:

    • Cultural and emotional support through the delivery of traditional/cultural and relevant health programming including mental health and addiction services;
    • Assist with the coordination and planning of conferences and gatherings;
    • Conduct community outreach to inform community members about available support services and provide resources as needed
      • This may include connecting individuals to preventative services and support such as referral to mental health and addiction counselling, harm reduction services, referral to other health care services as required;
    • Ensure that survivors, family members and those affected by the issue of Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls have access to an appropriate level of mental wellness support services, including human service sectors (health social services, justice, education, employment, etc.);
    • Establish a supportive rapport with families of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls through a network environment of collaborative services with both their home communities, external providers and Noojmowin Teg programs and services;
    • Act as a liaison with health support services for counselling (professional, grief, healing and wellness), both individual and group as required;
    • Maintain case and e-charting files, as well as workshop and other data collection.

Qualifications: 

    • A relevant post-secondary designation in human, Anishinaabemowin, or social services, with a focus on Anishinabek people preferred;
    • Minimum three (3) years of demonstrated and related work experience within an Indigenous organization or community working with adults and their families in a healing and nurturing cultural environment;
    • Experience facilitating cultural relevant workshops, presentations and activities;
    • Grief counselling background, an asset;
    • Demonstrated understanding of substance abuse principles including harm reduction practices;
    • Demonstrated ability to work with Anishinabek people of all ages;
    • Demonstrated interpersonal, listening and communication (written and verbal) skills with the ability to engage people to build trust and rapport;
    • Experience in successful report completion to funders and administration;
    • Ability to work within a technology based environment – computer, Microsoft office software, electronic medical records (EMR) etc.;
    • An ability to work flexible hours to be accessible to clients and community members;
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills;
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and ability to be self-directed;
    • Understanding and sensitivity to the Anishinabek community’s cultural diversity;
    • Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin, an asset;
    • Current CPR Level C and First Aid;
    • Ability to travel including clear driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle;
    • Clear vulnerable sector check is required.

Submission Pre-requisites: Please submit a covering letter, resume, three (3) work-related letters of reference, copy of registration, a current vulnerable sector check, a copy of valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract. Please mark correspondence as “Confidential”. Submissions will be accepted by mail, facsimile, or email.

Deadline to apply: Friday, May 7, 2020 

Send to:

Human Resources
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Hwy 540, 49 Hillside Road
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Postal Bag 2002
Little Current, ON P0P1K0

Email: info@noojmowin-teg.ca
Ph: (705) 368-2182 ext. 235
Fax: (705) 368-2229

We thank all for their application. Only those under consideration will be contacted. 

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Noojmowin Teg Health Centre – Main Office

48 Hillside Rd., Highway 540, Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation

Postal Bag 2002, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

Phone: (705) 368-2182 | Fax: (705) 368-2229 | info@noojmowin-teg.ca

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre - Satellite Offices

4 Directions Community Complex (Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation) – (705) 368-0229

Centre Espanola – (705) 869-1564

Espanola & Area Family Health Team – (705)862-7991