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Wasa Nabin Worker

Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Full-Time • Timmins Region

Timmins Native Friendship Centre


Wasa Nabin Worker

The Timmins Native Friendship Centre (TNFC) is an award winning Friendship Centre in Ontario and Canada. The TNFC provides services and programs to support the cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples and assist in their inclusion and participation in urban life. We strive to improve the quality of life for urban Indigenous peoples living in the Timmins area by providing intervention, direct services, advocacy and support in the areas of health, education, employment and training, culture, recreation and social services.  

The TNFC is the largest service provider for urban Indigenous peoples in the Timmins region. We endeavour to provide a place of rediscovery and opportunities for learning to live in a good way. A rewarding and enriching career awaits you if you are skilled at critical thinking, building relationships, take personal accountability for getting things done and enjoy working as part of a team to collaboratively solve problems.  

If you are ready to work in our fast paced environment in the capacity of the Wasa Nabin Worker, submit your resume today!  


The goal of the program is to provide urban indigenous youth with supports, tools, and healthy activities which will build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy choices in a culturally sensitive manner.    


  • A post-secondary education in Social Services, Youth Worker, and/or Indigenous Studies and/or combination of an equivalent and relevant education.
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with particular emphasis on family violence, child welfare, the impacts of trauma, Indigenous youth engagement and community outreach
  • Knowledge of social, cultural and recreational needs and interests of children and youth.
  • Experience working with urban Indigenous children and their families in a healing and reconciliation capacity.
  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated and related work experience within an Indigenous organization or community.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize competing work demands to ensure effective, efficient and timely application of resources and services.
  • Ability to speak Cree and/or Ojibway an asset.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.
  • First Aid/CPR, Food Handler’s Certificate, and WHMIS.
  • Knowledge of the Friendship Centre movement, its aims and objectives.
  • Ability to provide a clear Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Persons Check.
  • Must be licensed to drive a motor vehicle, insured to do so in the Province of Ontario and have access to a safe and reliable vehicle.

The TNFC is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially. 

* 3 employment references will be required at the time of the interview *

Contact Information

If you are interested in qualifying in this role, please send your resume and cover letter to: 

Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Mickayla Bird, Executive Director

179 Kirby Avenue, Timmins, ON P4N 1K1                                  

Fax: (705) 268-6266



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Date Posted: 

May 3, 2021

Posting Deadline: 

Noon on May 17, 2021

Job Expires: 2021-05-17

Contact Information

Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Phone: 17052686262
Fax: 705-268-6266
179 Kirby Ave 179 Kirby Ave, Timmins, ON P4N 1K1, Canada

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