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Comp 20-37 - Contract Family Wellness Coordinator (Union)

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Contract • Timmins Region

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services is a not-for-profit child and family services agency offering services in a holistic manner to strengthen children and families in their own communities in the context of their unique cultural heritage.


POSITION: Contract Family Wellness Coordinator (Union Position)



STATUS:  FULL-TIME Contract – 35 Hours per week (up to 3 Month Contract)

SALARY: $45,763 - $59,016

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Prevention Supervisor of Culture and Development, the Family Wellness Coordinator is responsible for providing a variety of services focused on ensuring the programs and services provided by Kunuwanimano are delivered with cultural relevancy and integrity. In addition, this position provides services to Indigenous women, their children, families and communities by creating circles of care that meet their cultural, mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.


  • Work with, educate and coach Indigenous women to provide crisis management and stabilization, cultural support, information and system navigation

  • Work with local service providers and related systems to develop collaborative relationships, partnerships and protocols as well as educate and inform women about their service

  • Advocate for and with women and explore how to work with Indigenous women and their families in ways that are more holistic and culturally competent

Education and Experience:


  • Must have a Social Services Diploma or equivalent

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working within a social services context, preferably with Indigenous learning, women’s studies and work experience in community service delivery;

  • Proven experience in and knowledge of victims’ issues surrounding child welfare, violence, crisis management and stabilization



  • Ability to work as a team within the organization framework including staff meeting, professional development opportunities, case management, team building and self care

  • Carry out other duties which may be necessary from time to time as required.

  • Ability to teach with patience, kindness, caring and respect to support and build relationships;

  • Ability to work collaboratively and to elicit cooperation from others;

  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of competing and urgent demands;

  • Excellent planning, organizational, administrative and oral and written communication skills;

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills;

  • Must produce a negative Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

  • Ability to speak a Native language will be considered an asset;

  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision;

  • Must possess a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence, have daily access to a reliable vehicle with a $2 million rider liability insurance;

  • Must be willing to travel and to work flexible hours.

Please refer to our website:, for posting details.Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to, by fax to 705 266-9122, or by mail to:                                              

Human Resources

Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services

401 Cedar Street South

Timmins, Ontario,   P4N 2H7


Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services strives for inclusivity and representative hiring practices to respond to the communities we serve. We believe that children, youth, and families have a right to be served in a manner that recognizes their culture, heritage, and traditions, and is respectful of cultural, religious, and regional differences.

Please note that preference will be given to qualified First Nations and Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Thank you for your interest in Kunuwanimano. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category:
Other (Child Welfare)

Job Expires: 2020-07-22

Contact Information

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Phone: 705-268-9033
Fax: 705-266-9122
Timmins Timmins, ON, Canada

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