IRS Legacy Support Officer

Position start date:
June 11, 2024
Position end date:
June 25, 2024
Location:
Thunder Bay
Position type:
Full Time

The Indian Residential School (IRS) System has left lasting impacts on First Nations People which include but are not limited to: direct and intergenerational trauma, systemic racism, various social issues (mental health and substance use issues, homelessness, domestic violence, etc.), loss of culture and language, and parenting and familial disconnect. The IRS Legacy Support Officer will be responsible for providing emotional support and resource referrals to direct and Intergenerational IRS Survivors as well as facilitating events to support healing and reclamation for Survivors of the IRS system.

Application preference will be given to Individuals who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience.

NAN is committed to providing accommodations, on request throughout the interview and employment process, and if accommodation is required, we will work with the applicants to meet their needs.

Applications (resume and cover letter) and inquiries for all positions may be directed to:

Jill Harju, Recruitment and Training Coordinator
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
200 Syndicate Avenue South
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1C9
Phone: (807) 473-1020
Fax: (807) 623-7730
Email: jharju@nan.ca

Applicants and candidates are accountable for ensuring that information submitted throughout the recruitment and selection process is accurate and true to the best of their knowledge at the time of submission.

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