Jordan’s Principle Navigator

Animakee Wa Zhing #37 are looking for a  Jordan’s Principle Navigator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below! 

Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation is seeking applications for a Jordan’s Principle Navigator. In this position, you will be responsible for the provision of a comprehensive service to identify and coordinate applications for the Jordan’s Principle funding for Animakee Wa Zhing #37 members. The position will work with the health team case managers to identify gaps in health services for children and youth for the purpose of submitting a Jordan’s Principle funding application. The successful applicant will be offered a competitive annual salary, a four-day work week, an employer paid group benefit plan, an employee/employee pension plan, First Nations days of observance, and paid time off during Christmas.

Employer Name: Animakee Wa Zhing #37
City: Sioux Narrows
Province: ON
Postal Code: P0X 1N0
Application Deadline: July 18th, 2024
Email: jobs@nwa37.ca
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

The Jordan’s Principle Navigator will:

  • Assist community members with completing Jordan’s Principle applications
  • Connect community members with the resources needed to fulfill their Jordan’s Principle applications once approved (e.g. finding the right service provider, ordering equipment, etc.)
  • Travel within and outside of the community to meet with community members and assist them in identifying unmet needs
  • Travel with community members to appointments for Jordan’s Principle requests
  • Ensure continuity in children’s access to services and supports (e.g. ensuring supports are provided through Jordan’s Principle both in the home and at school)
  • Educate community members and staff and service providers in the community about Jordan’s Principle
  • Assist the First Nation and other service providers to make group applications to Jordan’s Principle where appropriate
  • Collect data on Jordan’s Principle usage in the community (e.g. what services are applied for, what are utilized, what are shared unmet needs)
  • Promote the spirit and intent of Jordan’s Principle in the community
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • A relevant post-secondary degree or diploma, with at least five years of experience working with children and/or individuals with disabilities or equivalent
  • A vehicle and a valid Ontario Class “G” licence
  • A high degree of initiative and self-direction
  • Good analytical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of government policies, programs, services and procedures at the federal, provincial and regional levels relative to the delivery of children’s health services
  • Ability to work with discretion
  • High-level public relations skills
  • Good project management skills
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please apply via email to: jobs@nwa37.ca

When applying you must include a detailed cover letter, detailed resume, a copy of your current (within 30 days) criminal records check which includes a vulnerable sector check (or proof that it has been applied for), and three references.

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