Summary of Duties

  • Provide intake screening on a rotating basis;
  • Develop an Initial Intake Assessment and create an individualized Care Plan;
  • Provide counseling, information, education and guidance to clients with regard to mental health and addictions;
  • Monitor clients’ mental status and behavior for decline and take appropriate action;
  • Facilitate therapeutic groups. This could include: community sharing circles, therapeutic debriefing sessions, etc;
  • Participate in inter-disciplinary case conferences;
  • Keep accurate, timely client contact records in accordance with program requirements;
  • Assist and respond to crisis and post-crisis situations as required and complete individualized safety plans;
  • Facilitate linkages to needed services within the broader service community;
  • Develop networks and partnerships with community resources;
  • Advocate for client and coordinate case management meetings with relevant partners;
  • Facilitate access to Anishinaabe knowledge, traditions and cultural beliefs in the healing process (if appropriate);
  • Facilitate referrals to OTN for consults and assessments;
  • Maintain statistics required by the Ministry and the Program with regard to qualitative and quantitative aspects of the Program;


  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting;
  • Excellent skills in the following areas: computer, organization, networking, interpersonal, presentation and communication (written & oral);
  • Experience working with and knowledge of Indian Residential School survivors;
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language and experience in working in First Nation communities;
  • University degree or college diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution (Psychology or social work)
  • Several years of counseling experience;
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle;
  • Willing to travel (when required) to all Treaty #3 First Nation communities;
  • Current satisfactory criminal reference check with vulnerable sector search;

Ways to Apply

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    Kenora Chiefs Advisory
    P.O. Box 349
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    Kenora, ON P9N 3X4
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