Primary Duties:
Responsible for assisting KO communities achieve the capacity needed to provide effective programs and services to children with a developmental delay or disability and their families. Advocating for changes to the health and social service systems to better meet the unique needs of northern First Nation communities. Reports directly to the Health Director.
* Develop an operational plan the Child First programs
* Facilitate the collection of both regional and community program data
* Facilitate partnerships with government and non-government organizations
* Assist the communities with the planning, implementation and evaluation of programs
* Assist the communities with recruitment and co-ordinate the hiring process for
professional staff
* Assist communities with write funding proposals
* Keep accurate and timely records and reports

* Must be sensitive to the cultural traditions of the Keewaytinook Okimakanak people
* Experience in health program development for First Nation communities
* Experience working with First Nations communities
* Proven leadership abilities, including accountability and work-habits
* Experience and skills working in a political environment
* Experience in collecting and reporting statistics
* Knowledge of the complex multi-layered structure of health and social program targeted
to children with developmental delays or disabilities and their families
* Excellent spoken and written communication skills
* Graduate from a post-secondary institution with a degree in a relevant discipline

Location: Thunder Bay, ON

Deadline for applications: November 3, 2017

Please send cover letter, resume and three references to:

Keewaytinook Okimakanak
Job Location: 
POINT (-89.2476823 48.3808951)
Closing Date: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 16:30