Maamawi, minonakiiwin ga zhitoomin ji shkewziyaang wii Ogimaakangeying, nakeying enenjgewaat edbendaagzijig.

Promoting Self-Sufficiency Among Our Members
Serving our First Nation communities since 1990.

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Internal Positions

There are no internal positions available at this time.


3 Full-Time contracts to June 26, 2020 with possibility of an extension and 3 On-Call contracts to January 29, 2021 Assist with the supervision/management of classroom/playroom by ensuring the safety and physical wellbeing of the children. Assist with daily curriculum, evaluate the program effectiveness, communication with parents and other staff.... Read More

  • Assist in providing a stimulating and effective curriculum that provides a wide variety of social, creative, emotional, intellectual and physical activities to meet the overall needs of the child.
  • Provide constant supervision of the children and set reasonable behaviour expectations
  • Follow centre procedure for reporting serious occurrences, accidents, illnesses, injuries.
  • Ensure the physical layout, appearance and décor of the playrooms and parent reception area is bright and welcoming.
  • Complete responsibilities for cleaning and sanitizing playroom, toys and equipment according to procedure.
  • Organize space, equipment and materials prior to activity.
  • Ensure that childcare routines are carried out in a manner that is prompt, hygienic and consistent with good child development principles (diapering, toileting, eating, napping and transitions between activities.
  • Form positive relationships with the children and families in care.
  • Maintain daily written records.
  • Abide by rules outlined in the Employee Handbook and the Child Care and Early Years Act.
  • Communicate daily with all parents/guardians in a consistent and positive manner
  • Conduct a daily health check of each child

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External Positions

MISSISSAUGAS OF SCUGOG ISLAND FIRST NATION Employment and Economic Development Officer

Business Development • Assist MSIFN membership with establishing business start-ups and expansion projects by providing support to MSIFN Members on preparation of business plans, conducting market analysis, identifying economic opportunities, providing advice on product development and identifying target markets, etc., ... Read More

Business Development
• Assist MSIFN membership with establishing business start-ups and expansion projects by providing support to MSIFN Members on preparation of business plans, conducting market analysis, identifying economic opportunities, providing advice on product development and identifying target markets, etc., and facilitate meetings where necessary;
• Respond to inquiries from existing or prospective MSIFN Member Business Owners;
• Identify and plan seminars/workshops promoting and educating on entrepreneurship
• Build and develop relationships with key stakeholders, local organizations, businesses, and the MSIFN community in identifying economic development opportunities;
• Represent MSIFN on the Mississauga Nation EDO Collective in conducting analysis and evaluation of economic and business development opportunities;
• Develop economic profiles of the region and community;
• Conduct surveys and research on market opportunities;
• Create and execute economic development studies and agreements and provide ongoing evaluations and recommendations to the Assistant Finance Manager;
• Develop and complete an Economic Leakage Study that will inform decisions related to economic growth within the community;
• Support and participate in a Comprehensive Community Planning process for MSIFN, in consultation with a Council approved consultant and elicit input and coordination with members throughout this process;
• Work cooperatively with other MSIFN departments and with Noozhoo Nokiiyan Limited Partnership (NNLP) staff to coordinate activities, develop action plans, and carry out economic development activities related to MSIFN strategic goals and initiatives;
• Plan, develop and implement E-Commerce strategies.
• Act as the Business Licensing Officer in consultation with the Finance Manager and First Nation Manager for on reserve businesses in accordance with MSIFN business license bylaws and land code. Update the business license bylaws as needed.
Employment & Skills Training
• Identify and plan programming that will assist MSIFN members with employment readiness (i.e.: resume writing, interview skills, dress for success);
• Partner with the MSIFN Education Advisor in planning career and networking events that will assist MSIFN members in identifying potential careers and/or employers;
• Identify employment opportunities and employment trends that will assist in the creation of initiatives/programming that will support MSIFN members/community members with career development;
• Oversee and coordinate MSIFN Training and Development Program, including budget preparation/review with Council, recommending updates to policy/forms as necessary to support the program as it grows/develops, approve requests as per policy, monitor activity to the budget, track results, report results to Council/Management Committee/Assistant Finance Manager;
• Plan and coordinate MSIFN Summer Student Employment Program, including the securing of funding, coordinating with MSIFN staff on student staffing requirements, recommending student positions to Council, coordinate with MSIFN HR to prepare/post job descriptions, recommend changes to policy/programming as required to better suit the needs of MSIFN community and help develop MSIFN community students, complete/assist with completion of final reporting requirements to funders;
• Create a skills inventory that identifies education/skills of all MSIFN members and community members;
• Assist individuals in researching training initiatives to better situate themselves for employment opportunities;
• Represent MSIFN on the Ogemawahj Tribal Training and Economic Resources (OTTER) Advisory Committee for training and development of the MSIFN community;
• Prepare and submit application proposals to secure funding though OTTER for employment and training opportunities. Complete reporting as required;
• Build a network of external partners as a source for employment and training opportunities;
• Participate in applicable committees, technical working groups, conferences and meeting as required;
• Support with the development of job creation projects at MSIFN;
• Consult with the CEO and staff of the NNLP as required to facilitate the coordination of economic development activities.
Marketing as it Relates to Economic Development
• Develop a display of tradeshow materials to represent MSIFN at regional, territorial and national meetings, trade shows and conferences on economic development as directed by Council and Management;
• Present a positive image of MSIFN and MSIFN membership to create new opportunities for training, career development, and self-employment initiatives for MSIFN membership;
• Develop community and regional economic development networks;
• Develop a communication strategy on outreach activities focused on MSIFN members in building relationships and keeping members informed of programming/initiatives;
• Coordinate with CEO for NNLP when appropriate to determine short/long-term staffing requirements for current and future economic development initiatives and work in coordination with MSIFN Education Officer to communicate these needs to MSIFN community and prepare interested individuals for employment/entrepreneurial opportunities in the MSIFN and surrounding community;
• Develop brochures and promotional materials;
• Promote the use of private sector business services.
Financial Management
• Prepare an annual Economic Development budget for approval by Chief & Council;
• Ensure the financial management of Economic Development is in accordance with approved policies and procedures;
• Submit cheque requisitions within approved budget guidelines;
• Ensure Economic Development activities remain within approved budget;
• Proactively pursue grant funding opportunities supporting employment and economic development programs and activities. Consult with industry and government representatives concerning eligibility requirements for funding;
• Perform follow-up reporting of funding for various programs that falls within the Employment & Economic Development Department
Administrative Duties
• Assist with the development/revision of Economic Development related policies and procedures as required, draft policies/procedures for new programs recommended for development;
• Complete Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and any other required reports as required;
• Prepare briefing notes for the submission to FN Manager and Chief & Council;
• Conduct research studies as required.
Client Service
• Provide support to MSIFN community to assist with their business development needs, employability skills and career goals consistent with MSIFN policies and procedures;
• Plan and implement small business workshops/seminars for MSIFN Members;
• Ex Officio member of the MSIFN Education Committee.
Related and other duties:
Special projects, assigned tasks and additional regular duties as required by the Finance Manager and/or Assistant Finance Manager. Coordinate with the CEO of NNLP on projects that will provide opportunity for MSIFN training/employment/business development.

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There are no external positions available at this time.

Gladue Caseworker

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS), a non-profit organization providing a range of services to the Indigenous community, requires a Gladue Caseworker for the Barrie region. This is a full-time permanent position. ... Read More

  • Write short Gladue Letters for the court for Indigenous offenders awaiting sentencing. These Gladue Letters are used by lawyers and judges to learn about the circumstances of the offender and for sentencing options.
  • The Gladue Caseworker will assist clients who have been sentenced by the courts in meeting the conditions of their sentence and provide aftercare support.
  • Attend sentencing hearings for clients.
  • Prepare sentencing recommendations for clients.

Additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time.

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Under the Ontario Works Act, this position works with clients to get them job ready including client assessments, employment assistance and coordinating a variety of related resource workshops.... Read More


  • Assess client employability, job readiness and other needs.
  • Assist with intake and review of applications for determination of eligibility.
  • Develop appropriate wellness plans based on client needs (i.e. employment / education goals).
  • Update client participation agreements to ensure client goals are being met.
  • Develop appropriate programming to meet client needs (health/wellness, education, employment).
  • Collaborate with community resources to best serve client needs/participate in case management as required.
  • Promptly respond to client inquires and make referrals to appropriate services as required.
  • Assist with financial procedures and assist where required.
  • Update client files, eligibility letters and other employment related correspondence
  • Attend and particpate in meetings with the Social Services team.
  • Staff development and training workshops through ONWAA and MCSS
  • Maintain caseload and document case plans consistently and concisely. 
  • Ensure all required documentation and information is properly noted and filed. 
  • Assist clients in application process for ODSP, CPP, Old age pension, EI, and other relevant processes. 
  • Ensure education refrerrals are completed as required.
  • Gathering information regarding client needs as applicable.
  • Proposal writing for additional funding.
  • Liaison with physicians, psychologists, etc. to advocate for clients.
  • Assist with Food Bank as required. 


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