EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: External Posting
JORDAN’S PRINCIPLE CASE CLERK
Contract to March 31, 2020 with possible extension
The Jordan’s Principle Case Clerk – Jordan’s Principal Team, is a full-time position with primary responsibility to act as point of contact for children and families accessing services from the team. Pivotal is the coordination and planning for Jordan’s Principle funding and with other family service agencies, for the benefit of children in care and children not in care.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Recognizing and adhering to AAFS’s Mission to protect Anishinaabe Abinoojii (Anishinaabe children) and to support the healing, wellbeing and strengthening of families through Abinoojii Inakonigewin, to achieve the preservation of families. The major duties and responsibilities of the AAFS Case Clerk – Jordan’s Principle Team include: Duties and goals performed are guided in the understanding that Jordan’s Principle is a child first and needs-based principle to ensure First Nation children have equitable access to all government funded services and is required to provide any/all program updates and required reporting.
- Community College Diploma. A combination of skills, education and experience may be considered if incumbent possesses High School Diploma and two years direct work in coordinating social programs and services for First Nation people;
- Full understanding and comprehension of Jordan’s Principle meaning and the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal;
- Ability to prepare funding submissions, documentation and reports;
- Excellent assessment and analytical skills;
- Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and client-based data systems;
- Knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and Regulations;
- Understanding of the Child Protection Standards for Ontario;
- Knowledge of the structure and operations within the territory, its member First Nation communities including tribal and external service agencies;
- Ability to work flexible hours;
- Must possess a valid Ontario G Driver’s Licence and be willing to travel;
- Must provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Check and Driver’s Abstract; and
- Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin is preferred and a definite asset.
Normally performed in a typical interior office environment generally working at a set schedule of standard business hours, located in the offices of AAFS. The position will require sitting for long periods
of time at a desk, perhaps sharing a work space with other colleagues. The incumbent will be required to work in an atmosphere adhering to strict deadlines and at times consisting of repetitive duties that may involve a computer, website, telephone and faxing requirements. Periodic travel is also required.
Salary Range: $48,327 – $59,270 per annum
AAFS welcomes and encourages applications from peoples with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request
IF THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY INTERESTS YOU, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR
RESUME WITH COVER LETTER QUOTING FILE # MOC20190520 TO:
Manager of Human Resources c/o Main Street South, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1S7
Fax: (807) 548-1345 or by E-mail: AAFS. HumanResources@aafs.ca
All interviewees must submit a current Vulnerable Sector Check and Drivers Abstract at the time of interview
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION IS: May 20, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m.