Careers

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is now accepting applicants for the following position(s):

Cultural Health Support Officer
Applications will be accepted until 4:00PM on February 28, 2021

The Cultural Health Support Officer (CHSO) will plan, organize and deliver educational workshops regarding the legacy of Indian Residential Schools (IRS).  The CHSO will have extensive knowledge and experience of traditional cultural practices and be able to provide culturally appropriate support to IRS Survivors, intergenerational survivors and any persons in the NAN territory adversely affected by Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).  The CHSO will work collaboratively with NAN First Nation communities in the delivery and evaluation of the program.  This position will require expertise in providing emotional and culturally appropriate support, case note writing and program reporting.  The worker will provide support, advocacy and referral information to the direct and intergenerational survivors of the IRS. 

Administrative Health Support Officer
Applications will be accepted until 4:00PM on February 28, 2021

The Administrative Health Support Officer (AHSO) will work closely with the Indian Residential Schools, Health Support Officers as well as the Men’s Healing Initiative Coordinator to plan, organize and deliver educational workshops regarding the legacy of (IRS) as well as male survivors of sexual abuse.  The AHSO must have strong administrative skills and proficiency in working with Microsoft Office products.  They will have extensive knowledge and experience of the impacts of the IRS system as well as the impacts of sexual abuse on Male survivors in order to be able to provide the most appropriate support to IRS (direct and intergenerational) Survivors, sexual abuse (direct and intergenerational) survivors and any persons in the NAN territory adversely affected by Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).  The AHSO will work collaboratively with NAN First Nation communities in the delivery and evaluation of the program.  This position will require expertise in providing emotional support, case note writing and program reporting.  The worker will provide support, advocacy and referral information to the direct and intergenerational survivors of the IRS. 

Community Wellness Training Coordinator
Applications will be accepted until 4:00PM on February 28, 2021

The Training Program fosters excellence and culture sensitivity by nurturing personal and professional development and developing competencies that are directly related to job performance, thus ensuring portability and the building of capacity of workers, programs and communities. The Community Wellness Training Coordinator will research, develop and implement training opportunities to Crisis Team Coordinators and Mental Health Workers in the NAN 49 communities.

Mental Health Training Coordinator
Applications will be accepted until 4:00PM on February 28, 2021

The Training Program fosters excellence and cultural sensitivity by nurturing personal and professional development and developing competencies that are directly related to job performance, thus ensuring portability and the building of capacity of workers, programs and communities. The Mental Health Training Coordinator will develop and implement mental health training opportunities to mental health workers in the NAN 49 communities.

The Community Wellness Policy Analyst
Applications will be accepted until 4:00PM on February 28, 2021

The Community Wellness Policy Analyst will assist in overseeing the development and implementation of projects and strategies which have the potential to make significant strides in advancing the mission of Nishnawbe Aski Nation and improve the quality of life for the Nishnawbe Aski territory.  This position will work closely with the Director of Community Wellness, and the Deputy Grand Chief who holds the Community Wellness Department and Crisis Response Initiatives portfolios and support a broad range of activities and advocacy work within this sector.  The Policy & Development Coordinator is an integral member of a small team and may be asked to take on other responsibilities as needs arise.

Applications and inquiries may be directed to:

Taraisa Schultz, Human Resources Coordinator
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
200 Syndicate Avenue South
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1C9
Phone: (807) 625-4977
Fax: (807) 623-7730
Email: apply@nan.ca