Indigenous Counsellor

Deadline Date: October 24, 2021 3:30 pm

Posted: October 07, 2021 Ending: October 24, 2021, 11:30 pm Commitment: Permanent 10 Month

The Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board

invites applications for the position of:

Indigenous Counsellor

1.0 FTE Permanent Position (10 months per school year)

Posting Date:
October 7, 2021
City:
Thunder Bay
Province:
Ontario
Address:
459 Victoria Ave W
Start Date:
Type:
Full-Time
Hours:
Wage:
Number of positions:
1
Days of work:
Occupation:
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion
Duties:

Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Education, the Indigenous Counsellor will provide support, advocacy and cultural counselling to Indigenous students by:

Assisting in their career pathways

Acting as a liaison between parents/guardians and the school

Providing individual support to promote academic success

Providing the opportunity to develop life skills and assisting and supporting Indigenous students in their physical, emotional and spiritual well being

Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to the Indigenous culture

Cultural Activities/Presentations for both small groups and whole class sessions

Qualifications:

Post-secondary education in Human services with an emphasis on Indigenous Studies or equivalent education and experience

Knowledge of community services

Fluency skills in Ojibwe is an asset

Proven Cultural Counselling and interpersonal skills

Experience with SafeTALK Training

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Misc.:

The successful applicant will need to provide a Vulnerable Sector Screening document deemed satisfactory to the Board as well as proof of educational requirements.

*If you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Employee Services prior to the posting closing date so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

The Catholic Education Centre of the Thunder Bay Catholic School Board is a Scent Safe Environment

Closing Date/Apply by:
October 24, 2021 3:30 pm
How To Apply:

Applicants are required to submit a completed Application for Non- Academic positions (available on Board Website), cover letter, resume, no later than 3:30pm, October 24, 2021 through Apply to Education using the following link: https://network.applytoeducation.com/Applicant/Att..

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Becca Stephenson
Position Title:
Human Resources Officer
Company Name:
Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board
Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:
Phone:
E-mail:
rstephenson@tbcschools.ca
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