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First Nations, Metis and Inuit Program Worker

Minto Counselling Centre

Full-Time • Cochrane Region

Minto Counselling Centre

Is presently looking for a

First Nations, Metis and Inuit Program Worker

Full time 37.5 hours per week

located in Cochrane 


The purpose of this position is to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate counselling services to the Indigenous population of the area, including direct services to clients and community education and development.  

Main duties and Responsibilities:


  • To complete assessments as per agency policy for the purpose of developing treatment plans.

  • To develop and revise treatment plans as required;

  • To provide individual, marital, family and group counselling in accordance with the identified needs of the clients;

  • To provide psychosocial follow-up and case management services in the hospital, the community and the client’s home;

  • To monitor progress, reduce involvement and/or discharge clients as required;

  • To offer and/or coordinate traditional spiritual activities in order to facilitate the community healing i.e. healing circles, sweat lodge, etc.;

  • To respond to crisis situations promptly as per program policies and procedures to ensure the safety of all parties;

  • To participate on a rotation basis to the on-call schedule for crisis response.

    Community contacts 
  • To work cooperatively with other service providers and interested individuals to develop community based resources and to promote mental health;

  • To provide information, educational presentations and workshops to agencies and the Indigenous community on topics relating to mental health.


  • B.S.W or B.A in psychology or equivalent, or College Diploma in Native Social Work or relevant Aboriginal-focused program with significant relevant experience;

  • Registration or eligibility to register with CRPO or OCSWSSW;

  • Sound knowledge of Aboriginal culture;

  • Experience in crisis intervention in an asset;

  • Knowledge of mental illness and demonstrated intervention skills;

  • Bilingualism preferred, English and Cree or Ojibway;

  • Valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle;

  • Clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check.


Salaries and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Agreement.

Interested candidates must submit their résumés by e-mail to

Call main office in Cochrane 705-272-4245 for more information

Job Expires: 2021-12-06

Contact Information

Minto Counselling Centre

Phone: 705-272-4245
Fax: 705-272-6737
Centre De Counselling Minto 275 Eighth St, Cochrane, ON, Canada

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