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Posted 3 weeks ago

Seeking: Alternative Care Homes

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Full-Time • Cochrane Region

Full time, part time (respite) or emergency

Customary Care, Kinship Care or Foster Home


All Districts on and off First Nation communities – New Liskeard, Kirkland Lake, Timmins, Chapleau, Cochrane, Kapuskasing, Hearst, and everywhere in between!


What you’ll do in the role


·         Provide care on a full time, part time (respite) or emergency basis to our children and youth.

·         Providing care for an undetermined amount of time, as some placements are only a couple of days/weeks long, while others can be several years, placements are circumstantial to each child and familial needs.

·         Be able to meet the needs of our children and youth including nutrition, education, medical care, a loving and nurturing home environment free of hazards and harm.

·         Be able to provide love, nurture, support, and stability for children for the time they are placed in your care.

·         Provide care through either a Customary Care Agreement, through Kinship Care Services or as a Foster Parent


Just a few reasons to join Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services as an Alternative Caregiver


·         Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our children and youth.

·         Opportunity to show love and care to children and work with a dynamic and strong team of workers for the best interest of the children and youth.

·         Training opportunities for your success

·         Opportunity to have a positive impact on our children, families, and communities.


What you bring to the table


·         Education or experience in child and youth, psychology, sociology, behaviour, indigenous studies, or social work would be an asset.

·         A willingness to learn how to meet the physical, biological, emotional, and psychological needs of children and youth.

·         A passion for wanting to be a helper and make a difference in the lives of those in need.

·         Ability to work with Kunuwanimano’s dynamic team.

·         Ability to be flexible in schedule to ensure a child and youths, needs are being met, and a commitment to this.

·         Having a desire to love, accept and parent any child or youth, with optimism, tolerance, patience, and consistency.

·         A willingness to work collaboratively with our First Nations for the best interest of children and youth.

·         An understanding of the importance of cultural practices and a willingness and commitment to ensuring children and youth get to exercise their traditions.

·         Must be willing to complete all the required documentation needed by the ministry and the agency.




For more information, or to express interest in this position please call (705) 268-9033 and ask for Intake.



Meegwetch to all applicants.

Job Category:
Other (Child Welfare)

Job Expires: 2024-08-20

Contact Information

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Phone: 7052689033
Fax: 705 266 9122

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