Prevention Worker

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Employment status: FULL TIME PERMANENT
Posting Date: JUNE 14, 2024
Closing Date: JUNE 27, 2024 @ 12:00 PM

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Social Service Director, the Prevention Worker will provide prevention and early intervention services, using least intrusive measures to enhance child, youth, and family well-being and to help keep families together.

The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications. The list of qualifications will be used to develop a screening tool. It is the responsibility of the candidate to communicate their expertise and experience in identified areas.

  • 2 year Post Secondary Diploma from recognized community college in the area of Social Work.
  • Minimum two years direct experience working with children and families in child well-being/child welfare sector
  • Experience working with Indigenous agencies and Indigenous programs
  • Strong leadership skills including modeling, coaching, and mentoring
  • Demonstrated initiative, time management, and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience working effectively as a team member
  • Good working knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act, Child Wellbeing Law, Child Protection Standards, Ministry of Children and Youth Services Regulations, Guidelines and Policy Directives;
  • Proof of valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License, Insurance, access to a vehicle and a clean drivers abstract;
  • Must be willing and able to provide a current satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supporting children and families from an early help and intervention lens.
  • Collaborate with services that are individualized, strength-based, child-centered, family focused, community based and culturally supportive.
  • Provide, plan, and deliver early help services to families, children, and youth that is responsive to their needs and helps achieve family outcomes that will minimize the potential for child welfare intervention/investigation.
  • Plan and organize social and recreational activities, plan educational and wellness programs for children, families, and Elders based on the cultural needs of the community.
  • Provide clients with land-based social, recreational, and educational programming and will create awareness through a culturally supportive and wholistic approach.
  • Other duties as assigned

How to apply:
Please forward a cover letter, resume and three professional references by email to


Angela Boudreau – Director of Finance & Administration
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, P.O. Box 93, Heron Bay, Ontario POT 1RO

It is the responsibility of each candidate to show how they meet qualifications; incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered & WILL automatically be screened out