KYWP Support Worker

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17 February 2023

Position: KYWP Support Worker

Starting Range: $16.81 – $18.92 (Pending Education & Experience)

Location: Administration Building

Report to: Governance Specialist


The Ketegaunseebee Youth Wellness Program (KYWP) Support Worker will work within the Governance Office and will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Ketegaunseebee Youth Wellness Project on human trafficking. The KYWP Support Worker will provide a range of administrative support services including organizing a series of workshops to facilitate youth awareness regarding human trafficking. The KYWP Support Worker will collaborate with the GRFN Elders Mentorship Program to engage respected Elders in the community to offer guidance and support for youth participants. The KYWP Support Worker functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the Mission, Beliefs and Vision of Garden River First Nation. The KYWP Support Worker contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities.

• Outreach to recruit youth and elders to form a committee to develop Prevention and Awareness Initiative on Human Trafficking;
• Coordinating planning sessions to develop an effective human trafficking campaign, which will include the delivery of prevention and awareness initiatives through multiple communication/delivery channels;
• Collaborating with youth and the elders committee to deliver the Prevention and Awareness Initiative on Human Trafficking;
• Developing and administering surveys (pre and post);
• Coordinating and facilitating workshops for the youth and elders, including researching appropriate speakers and presenters;
• Assisting in community engagement sessions and communications to community and band members;
• Preparing and modifying documents including correspondence, funding reports, memos, Excel spreadsheets, briefing notes, PowerPoint and email;
• Assisting department staff in meeting deadlines for various tasks as the project requires;
• Completing weekly filing for reports, documents, and other required information;
• Performing other related duties as may be required and assigned;

• Required Post-Secondary Diploma in Community Services;
• Experience with marketing, public relations, group facilitation, communications;
• Required minimum one-year related experience;
• Knowledge and interest in issues affecting Indigenous people;
• Ability to use good judgement in assessing difficult situations;
• Flexibility required to keep pace with an ever-changing fast-paced environment;
• Ability to be consistent and display a positive/helpful attitude;
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team;
• Excellent organizational skills, time management skills and communications skills, both oral and written;
• Ability to report for work as scheduled;
• Must undergo a criminal record check prior to employment (At Applicant Expense)

*For a copy of the full job description please email and one can be forwarded* Interested applicants can email or drop off their cover letter, detailed resume, three work related references by: February 23rd, 2023 @ 4:30PM. Please address the envelope and/or email “KYWP Program Support-2023-09” and submit to:
Human Resources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8

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