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Competition 22-04R Contract Housing Support Worker (Union position) - Timmins

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Contract • Timmins Region

Employment Opportunity – Housing Support Worker (Union position)


POSITION: Housing Support Worker (Union position)


LOCATION: Timmins, ON – with regular travel throughout the district

JOB TYPE: Contract- Ending March 31, 2023 (with the strong possibility of an extension pending funding)

SALARY: $45,665 - $57,080 per annum

CLOSING DATE: May 26, 2022 @ 4:30pm


What you’ll do in the role


·         Social Service Worker diploma or (Law and Justice related diploma)

·         Two or more years of working experience in the area of (Youth Criminal Justice Services-) working with youth within social services systems

·         Experience in the provision of support services to at risk Indigenous Youth

·         Experience in the assessment of an adolescent’s state of health and well-being

·         Excellent planning, organizational, and administrative skills

·         Must produce an acceptable Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

·         Valid G Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle with appropriate liability insurance is required

Just a few reasons to join Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services


·         Opportunity to work with a dynamic team with career growth across multiple departments

·         KCFS prides itself in providing its employees with job security, competitive wages and a safe working environment.

·         Training opportunities to support your success in the role

·         A defined contribution benefit pension plan (OMERS)

·         Comprehensive Health Plan including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance

·         Competitive vacation leaves and above average leave packages


What you bring to the table


·         Actively engage the youth in decision making and promote the youth’s voluntary participation in service,

·         Assessing the youth to build on their strengths and address the protection issues that are impacting them

·         Support youth to make decisions to help minimize risk and promote their best interests, protecting and well-being

·         Youth should have access to culturally appropriate services, community-based supports and opportunities to support their self-development and connection to their cultures, heritages, traditions and reflect holistic approaches and support indigenous youth to remain connected with family, extended family and communities.

·         Assess risk and needs of the youth

·         Based on the needs of the young person who has identified issues of addictions would be linked up with the (HSW worker) internal and/or external staff/services who has prior work experience in the field.

·         Will create youth centered service plan, which will outline strength, needs, target dates and outcomes from primarily a youth perspective.

·         Provide linkages to outside service providers when necessary

·         Ensure that the specific needs and rights of 16- to 17-year-olds are met



Please refer to our website: for posting details. A detailed job description is available upon request. Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to:, or by fax to:705-266-9122


We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please note that preference will be given to qualified First Nations and Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify.


              Meegwetch to all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category:
Other (Child Welfare )

Job Expires: 2022-05-26

Contact Information

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Phone: 7052689033
Fax: 705-266-9122
Timmins Timmins, ON, Canada

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