Youth Crisis Worker
Job Location: Moose Factory, ON
Under the general supervision of the Director of Health Services, the Youth Crisis Worker will be responsible for providing support and intervention services to youth who are experiencing substance abuse and mental health issues, as well as those struggling with family breakdown or dynamics resulting from substance use. This position aims to help youth overcome challenges and develop stronger coping mechanisms, promoting overall well-being and preventing further harm.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, Diploma in Social Work or related health field is required.
- Minimum of 2 – 5 years of experience working directly with youth in crisis or in related fields such as counselling, social work, or mental health.
- Relevant education
- Crisis intervention and counselling abilities
- Knowledge of youth development and mental health
- Strong understanding of mental health issues affecting youth
- Understanding of trauma-informed care
- Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations
- Advocacy skills
- Ability to assess and respond to risk.
- Crisis management
- Knowledge of community resources and referral networks
- Self-care knowledge
- Strong communication skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Class G Driver’s License is required.
Salary: $60,001.50 – $76,011.00
Duration: Permanent with 3 months probation
To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) recent employment references with permission to contact, quoting competition #24-15.
Submit Resume to:
Human Resources Generalist
Moose Cree First Nation
P.O. Box 190
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0
Email: or fax: (705) 658-4734
Deadline for Resume: Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 @ 11:59 p.m.
Job Description: Available Upon Request
Applicants are asked to include copies of their educational qualifications along with their resume.
*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to postal changes, we recommend submitting resume via e-mail or dropping off at main reception.
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 accommodation of any kind are requested to inform the organization in advance so that 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 employer will be used solely for the purpose of recruitment and will not be used for any other purposes.