Community Outreach Worker

Deadline Date: November 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM

The Biidaaban Healing Lodge is a 12-bed residential treatment program located on Biigtigong Nishnaabeg formerly
known as Pic River First Nation, which is approximately 25 kilometers from Marathon, ON. We are mandated to provide
quality treatment to all Aboriginal and Metis people residing in the Robinson Superior area. We provide treatment for
unresolved trauma stemming from sexual abuse, family violence, adult children of trauma, grief and abandonment and
anger solutions.

Posting Date:
November 12, 2021
Heron Bay
P.O. Box 219, Hwy 627 Pic River First Nation
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:

Working as a team member within the Healing Lodge and in conjunction with the First Nation communities in the area
and under the direction of the Executive Director, the community outreach workers are responsible for:

To design and deliver educational programs that exemplify prevention, promotion and aftercare services and
deliver them at community level

To develop an effective evaluation tool that assesses the needs of our First Nation communities and to define
strategies that will meet the needs identified through community needs assessments

To deliver mobile treatment and training units to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities
within the Robinson Superior area in the areas of Mental Health First Aid First Nations, lateral violence, grief
and loss and trauma recovery

To identify promotional strategies aimed at publicizing the Biidaaban Healing Lodge programs at community

To deliver non-residential programs in conjunction with Biidaaban Healing Lodge staff as needed and required

 A job description is available upon request.


A college degree in Social Work; Psychology or a related field of study with three to five years counselling
experience, preferably in a treatment setting with the ability to do individual and group therapy
(A combination of education and work experience will be considered.) We are willing to provide training to the
right candidate

Experience working with First Nation’s individuals, families and communities, and a working knowledge of
healing and recovery from a Native perspective.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong communication skills, a working knowledge of
computer programs as a word, excel, publisher, power point and outlook to develop pamphlets, posters and
other promotional items

An understanding of data entry systems would be an asset

An understanding of the issues that impact First Nation communities and the Anishinaabek way of life


Salary: Wages will be negotiated commensurate with experience

Closing Date/Apply by:
November 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM
How To Apply:

Interested people are invited to submit resumes, complete with three work related references to Simone Desmoulin,
Executive Director at the address listed below or by email at, applications may also be
faxed in to 807-229-0308

We would like to thank you for expressing an interest in joining our team: however only those candidates who qualify
for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Simon Desmoulin
Position Title:
Executive Director
Company Name:
Biidaaban Healing Lodge
P.O. Box 219, Hwy 627 Pic River First Nation
Heron Bay
Postal Code:
P0T 1R0
(807) 229-3592
Web Address: