Social Services Program Supervisor

Internal/External Posting
Full Time Temporary Position – 1yr with possibility of extension

Posting Date: January 25, 2021
Closing Date: February 5, 2021 12

The Social Services Program Supervisor shall administer all aspects of the Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Social Services. The Social Services Program Supervisor shall ensure the quality delivery of the following services: Child Welfare/protection, Addictions, Family Well Being Program, Mental Health Counseling, Recreation, Ontario Works – Employment Support and occasional / temporarily funded training positions. The Social Services Supervisor will also provide support, guidance, and assistance to Biigtigong Nishnaabeg community members and social services staff.

Summary of Duties:
➢ Ensure that the philosophy, policies and procedures mandated for social services are upheld in the day-to-day operation of the facility.
➢ Ensure an optimal level and quality of service is delivered by developing and implementing a short- and long-term plans for social services in consultation with the Health/Social Service Director.
➢ Develop and manage financial resources for social services programs by maintaining records, overseeing expenditures, seeking and obtaining available additional resources as needed.
➢ Ensure the development of new/current programs is consistent with community needs by monitoring and evaluating program goals and objectives, as well as identifying and responding to social service concerns.
➢ Provide overall leadership to social service staff, coordination of services, development, implementation and evaluation of programs.
➢ Perform all duties associated with the administration of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg program.

A successful candidate must possess one of the following:
➢ A M.S.W. or M.A. in related field and registration as a Social Worker; or
➢ A Related Honours or bachelor’s degree and Registration as a S.W;
➢ Previous experience working in a First Nation community is an asset.

Mandatory Qualifications:
➢ Must have at least 2 years supervisor work experience.
➢ Must have 2 years work experience in counseling.
➢ Knowledge and understanding of the Child and Family Services Act and the Band Representatives role
➢ Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
➢ Excellent and effective oral and written communication skills.
➢ Requires a flexible work schedule (attending evening and/or weekend meetings and events).
➢ Valid Class “G” driver’s license.

Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered & WILL automatically be screened out.
Please forward a cover letter, resume and three professional references by email to

Joni Michano – HR & Payroll Coordinator Biigtigong Nishnaabeg