Reporting to the Director of Education & Social Services, the Jordan’s Principle Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Director of Education & Social Services in managing, planning, organizing, controlling and monitoring of the organization’s financial management related to Department of Indigenous Services Canada and Jordan’s Principle.
Jordan’s Principal Coordinator, in every aspect of their position:
Promote the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek Vision and Mission Statements;
Maintain the level of professionalism expected by the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek as outlined through applicable policies and procedural manuals; and,
Uphold the ethics of their position.
Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT):
Develop budgets to reflect monthly and quarterly service requirements.
Assist and develop organization CHRT reports (DISC Reporting Templates) with senior management for formal submission based on budget and service needs of the organization.
Submit all documentation to Director of Education and Social Services (submissions, invoices, clarifications) and work with Finance Department to ensure proper accounting of payments.
Jordan’s Principle – service coordination and planning:
Review all Jordan’s Principle documentation related to the Jordan’s Principle Orders related to service and financial accessibility
Assist and develop budgets with members of senior management related to child welfare services and Jordan’s Principle based on organization service needs.
Develop budgets to reflect monthly and quarterly service requirements based on service work flow related to Jordan’s Principle process to address service needs related to children in care, children not in care and prevention services.
Assist and develop organization Jordan’s Principle (Reporting Templates) with members of senior management for formal submission based on budget and service needs of the organization.
Submit all documentation to Health Canada (submissions, invoices, clarifications) and work with accounting department to ensure proper accounting of payments.
Work with CHRT and JP case managers to ensure database is updated appropriately and reports required are available and up to date.
Administration & Reporting:
Complete administrative duties and adhere to Organization policies, procedures and relevant practices.
Maintain effective filing system
Ensure confidentiality and safekeeping of all Organization documents and records
Develop and maintain accurate, up-to-date and concise work files
Complete formal Jordan’s Principal and DISC service and financial reporting reports/templates to the Director of Education & Social Services for formal submission to senior management, Finance Committee and Chief & Council
Prepare and submit monthly reports, attendance records and financial request
Prepare Briefing Notes to the Director of Education & Social Services and Senior Management, as required
Follow the Organization’s human resources, finance and other policies and procedures in the performance of duties
Participate in internal or external committees as required or assigned
Other duties as required and assigned
Some duties may be realigned to ensure proper control and segregation of duties
Some duties may be temporarily and periodically realigned to allow backup of other positions
Honours Bachelor of Social Work (HBSW) or related degree
College Diploma in Social Work
Two (2) years experience of financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting is preferred;
Five (5) years work experience in social services;
Experience writing proposals, policies, procedures and reports;
Experience working with Aboriginal organizations
The Jordan’s Principal Coordinator shall be knowledgeable and possess skills or prior work experience in the following areas:
Knowledge of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek and Nogdawindamin Community and Family Services programs and services;
Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek culture, traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings;
Knowledge of Health and Social Services on and off reserve;
Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats;
Positive leadership skills;
Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential subject matter
Proficient computer skills require for the workplace i.e. MS Office Suite;
Knowledge of computerized cost control and accounting systems;
Ability to develop and maintain a good working relationship with families and community;
Knowledge of federal and provincial funding frameworks and reporting requirements
Must provide a clear Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
>Must have a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel
Hold, or be willing to secure, CPR and First Aid Certification
Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and week-ends
WORK SITE LOCATION
The Jordan’s Principle Coordinator primary work site location shall be within the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek Administration Building.
All equipment required for the position is located within the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek Administration Building and is easily accessible.
Travel may be required to attend various meetings, gatherings and/or training.
Application Deadline is: December 13, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.
SALARY: To commence with the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek salary and job classification scale.
On behalf of Chief & Council, applicants must submit your covering letter, resume and three current reference letters, as well as copies of all certificates, diplomas and/or degrees by one of the following: (1) fax 705-692-5010, (2) in person or (3) by regular mail to:
A/Director of Education & Social Services
25 Reserve Road, Naughton, Ontario
For more information or a complete job description, please contact the Director of Education & Social Services at 705-692-3651 ext. 239.
Individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to First Nation members.
Thank-you to all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted