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Jordan's Principle Case Manager/Wellness Worker

Job Type

1 Full Time Contract Position




FT/PT Position: 1 Full-Time Contract Position

Location: Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation, ON

Reports To: Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator

Closing Date: July 19, 2024


Summary: The Jordan’s Principle Case Manager / Wellness Worker will work under the direct supervision of the Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator to provide case management support to children and youth under 18 years of age with a variety of health, social, cultural, and complex needs. The Case Manager / Wellness Worker will also facilitate the coordination of care and individual support for children and youth experiencing significant mental health challenges.



  • Develop First Nation child and family-centered holistic circle of care under the supervision of the Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator.

  • Work with specialized service providers to develop uniform mental health screening, early intervention, assessment, and referral processes.

  • Enable appropriate opportunistic care, follow up on care plans, and ensure referrals are established.

  • Provide community-based services like workshops, presentations, and team building activities focused on developing and enhancing skills and capacity of community members.

  • Provide flexible (day, evening, and weekend) timely and culturally sensitive activities.

  • Liaise with community program staff and families, children, adolescents, and youth to establish connections and a network within the community.

  • Network with agencies and organizations to build strong relationships and strategic partnerships.

  • Support parents and caregivers in understanding and implementing recommendations and in assessing needed family supports.

  • Participate in case management meetings with other professionals treating clients.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality and security protocols to protect client information.

  • Provide comprehensive, student-centered, culturally appropriate, community-based mental wellness services and programs that meet the needs of the children and youth.

  • Provide ongoing support and coping skills to students that are transitioning, dealing with family difficulties, grieving, etc.

  • Collaborate with other community programs such as health, education, social and cultural services, as well as external providers and provincial partners to assess the client’s needs to enable joint planning, implementation, and evaluation of appropriate interventions.

  • Work cooperatively with staff to provide effective and efficient services.

  • Keep clients up to date with relevant information and decisions.

  • Perform general administrative duties such as data entry, drafting and finalizing required correspondence, and other required documents.

  • Attend any required relevant pre-employment training and ongoing job training, including seminars, workshops, and online courses, as requested.

  • Other relevant duties as assigned by the Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator.



  • Completion of Grade 12 diploma/G.E. D or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate documentation and records.

  • Experience in report and proposal writing.

  • Ability to build effective working relationships with families, individuals, and community members.

  • Proficiency with computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture, language, traditions, ceremonies, and protocols is an asset.

  • Must possess working knowledge and understanding of the effects of residential school systems and the multi-generational impacts on First Nations people.

  • Must be able and willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  • Must be self-motivated, reliable, and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines, perform under pressure, and manage multiple tasks and files.

  • Possession of a valid Class G Driver’s License, have access to a reliable vehicle, and be willing to travel.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to provide a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check.

  • Meticulous attention to detail and have a creative mindset.

  • Must be willing and able to adhere to strict confidentiality and code of ethics.

  • Must have good attendance and strong work ethic.

  • Ability to work as a team member.

  • Must be willing to submit to workplace drug testing.




Please submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 References (with permission to contact) by:

Friday, July 19, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. CST


Applications can be submitted by e-mail, fax, or in-person to:

Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation Band Office

Attention: Human Resources

RR#1, Site 115, Box 300

Dryden, ON P8N 2Y4

T: (807) 938-6684     F: (807) 938-1166






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