Conference Community Outreach Worker

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

The Biidaaban Healing Lodge is a 12-unit residential treatment program located on the Biigtigong
Nishnaabeg formerly Pic River First Nation, which is approximately 25 kilometers from Marathon, ON.
We are mandated to provide quality treatment to all Indigenous and Metis people residing in the
Robinson Superior Treaty 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:
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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 conference/community
Outreach Worker is responsible for:

To coordinate the annual three-day wellness conference focusing on health issues in First
Nation Communities

To assist in the development of a community focused work plan that addresses annualized
programming at community level on a yearly basis

To design and deliver quality programs as needed and required to meet the needs of
individuals, families and communities within the Robinson Superior area

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

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 (Combinations of education and work experience will be considered.) We are
willing to 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 such as word, excel, outlook, publisher and power
point to develop pamphlets, posters and other promotional items
❖ An understanding of the issues that impact First Nation communities and the Anishinaabek way
of life
❖ Experience working with EMHWare data entry systems would be considered an asset,


Salary: Wages will be negotiated commensurate with experience

Interested people are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and three work related references to
Simone Desmoulin, Executive Director at the address listed below or by email to

Applications can also be faxed 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.

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

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: