Employment Opportunity

Family Support Worker

Competition #21-74


Job Location: Timmins, Ontario


Position Summary:

The Family Support Worker shall be responsible for delivering culturally appropriate counselling services to adequately fulfill the needs of the families serviced through Moose Cree First Nation and various Children’s Aid Societies. The incumbent shall provide services to families that have been identified through the intake assessment as families having risk of becoming involved or already involved in the child welfare system. He/she shall work in conjunction with other health and mental health professionals and organizations to create better linkages of support for their clients. The Family Support Workers shall also develop and provide prevention and intervention services to families and children who are experiencing family difficulties.



  1. BSW and/or College Diploma in Social Work, or equivalent combination of related work experience and education required
  2. To be able to register with the Ontario College of Social Workers preferred
  3. 2+ years of experience working in the child welfare field
  4. Experience in front-line service delivery with First Nations
  5. Experience in one-on-one and group counselling
  6. Experience working within a First Nation is an asset, Moose Cree preferred
  7. Excellent mediation and conflict resolution skills
  8. Considerable knowledge of family dynamics
  9. Excellent coordination and organizational skills
  10. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  11. Ability to work in a team
  12. Ability to exercise tact, discretion and maintain confidentiality
  13. Knowledge of the family court process
  14. Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act and Mental Health Act
  15. Strong written and oral communication skills. Must have a thorough understanding of the culture in which they serve
  16. Fluency in the Moose Cree Language is an asset
  17. “G” Driver’s license required
  18. Must provide a recent satisfactory C.P.I.C. or proof of application.
  19. Must provide copy of degrees/diplomas/certificates with resume and cover letter.


Salary: As per salary grid  Duration: Permanent with 3-months’ probation


References: Two recent employment references with cover letter and resume and permission to contact, quoting competition # 21-74.


Submit Resume to:
Human Resources Generalist
Moose Cree First Nation
P.O. Box 190
Moose Factory, ON POL 1W0

Email: or fax: (705) 658-4734


Deadline for Resume: Thursday, January 6th, 2022 @ 4:00 p.m.    Job Description: Available Upon Request

Those applying are requested to submit proof (photocopies) of their educational qualifications along with the job application. 


*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to postal changes, we recommend submitting resume via e-mail.


As MCFN is a First Nation organization preference in hiring will be given firstly to the First Nation members, and to the rest, subsequently. Candidates needing any accommodation of any kind are requested to inform the organization in advance so that the required accommodative measures can be incorporated in the recruitment process. By responding to the application, candidates are implicitly providing consent to share their personal information with the organization. This personal information that is being shared with the employee will be used only for the purpose of recruitment and will not be used for any other purposes.