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The Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC) is currently accepting resumes for the position of Homeward Bound Kitchen Manager.

The Homeward Bound Kitchen Manager will report to the Daycare Supervisor. 


Schedule:

Regular full-time hours. Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, 35 hours per week. Some flexibility to meet program needs.

This position is a regular full-time employment opportunity and is eligible for group retirement, extended benefits, and paid time off. 


JOB DUTIES INCLUDE BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:


  • Independently plan, coordinate, and participate in the preparation, cooking, and serving of food to children 12 years and younger on a scheduled timeline established by the Daycare Supervisor

  • Create meal plans with consideration to all food allergies, nutritional information, and health unit recommendations

  • Regular meals prepared include but is not limited to: Breakfast, Morning Snack, Lunch, and Afternoon Snack. Some flexibility may occur based on organizational needs.

  • Ensure daycare staff are kept informed of the meal plans and any changes to them

  • Maintain the cleanliness and functionality of the kitchen in accordance with all health regulations. This position is responsible for cleaning dishes created in the process of making the meals as well as cleaning the dishes used by the daycare children.

  • Complete grocery shopping in a timely manner, submitting all necessary documents for the purchases in accordance with existing policy and practices

  • Collaborate with DNFC program staff for large event meal preparation

  • Prepare monthly board reports

  • Prepare reports on conference workshops and meetings attended to share with staff, community, and/or other childcare agencies


 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:


·         Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent, preference given to Post Secondary Diploma or Certificate in Culinary Skills, Culinary Management, or similar programs

  • Minimum two (2) years related culinary experience, including menu and nutrition planning

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience preparing food while accommodating allergies and dietary restrictions

  • Must have the ability to work in a busy environment with frequent interruptions

  • Must be flexible in daily organization

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, and as a team when the need arises

  • Excellent working knowledge of the nutritional needs of young children varying in age from birth to 12 years, using the Canada’s Food Guide for Children

  • Working knowledge of the CCEYA and local Health Unit regulations, as well as the ability to follow a nutritionist’s recommendations and instructions

  • Safe Food Handling completion or ability to obtain

  • Must have First Aid with infant CPR and WHMIS/GHS or ability to obtain

  • Drivers abstract and access to a reliable vehicle for grocery shopping required and be willing to travel on occasion for business or training

  • Criminal Reference Check, Vulnerable Sector, is a requirement of the employment offer.

  • Up to date immunization record with a 2-Step TB test or ability to obtain

  • Possess a working knowledge of local Health Unit regulations surrounding catering (transporting, temperatures, etc.)

  • Ability to provide catering in addition to cooking for childcare center

  • Experience working within a budget, grocery shopping/ordering (with allergens in mind) and organizing receipts with attention to detail

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Awareness & appreciation of Indigenous culture and foods

  • Ability to speak Ojibwe or Oji-Cree is an asset



Work Conditions & Remuneration

  • Working primarily alone in a kitchen

  • $23.00-$24.00 per hour


SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND 3 EMPLOYMENT REFERENCES WITH PERMISSION TO CONTACT TO:

Hiring Committee; Dryden Native Friendship Centre

74 Queen Street, Dryden ON P8N 1A4

Fax: (807) 223-6275 | Email:  hr@dnfconline.org


CLOSING DATE:       Open Until Filled



DNFC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourages all person to apply. Anyone needing accommodations at any time during the hiring process please just let us know and we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.


***** Only those deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview *****



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The Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC) is currently accepting resumes for the position of EarlyOn Centre – Family Resource Worker – Contract Position - 3 months to 1 year but not beyond the return of the incumbent.

The Family Resource Worker will report to the Daycare Supervisor. 


Schedule:

Regular full-time hours. Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, 35 hours per week. Some flexibility to meet program needs.


JOB DUTIES INCLUDE BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:


  • Cultivate authentic relationships with children, families, community, and coworkers

  • Coordinate, plan and facilitate programs for parents and children, specifically for, but not limited to, the Dryden Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound Program participants

  • Ensure that all program environments are conducive to child development outcomes

  • Ensure the EarlyOn Centre room is kept clean, and all programming materials are in good condition

  • Prepares quarterly activity reports including statistics on number of parents and children utilizing the Centre

  • Maintain statistics as it relates to the Centre and ensure submission of reports as required


 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:


  • A Two-year diploma in Early Childhood Education is preferred, lived experience may be considered equivalent

  • 1 year experience in an early years or child care program

  • Experience in program reporting

  • Previous experience with budgeting for program expenses is an asset

  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced work environment with frequent interruptions

  • Ability to work independently and as a team, with minimal supervision

  • Must have First Aid with infant CPR and WHMIS/GHS or ability to obtain

  • Criminal Reference Check, Vulnerable Sector, is a requirement of the employment offer.

  • Up to date immunization record with a 2-Step TB test or ability to obtain

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Awareness & appreciation of Indigenous culture and foods

  • Ability to speak Ojibwe or Oji-Cree is an asset

  • Drivers abstract and access to a reliable vehicle for grocery shopping required and be willing to travel on occasion for business or training



Work Conditions & Remuneration

  • Working in the EarlyOn Centre within the Daycare

  • Offsite programming within the community

  • $22.00 -$30.00 per hour based on qualifications and experience


SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND 3 EMPLOYMENT REFERENCES WITH PERMISSION TO CONTACT TO:

Hiring Committee; Dryden Native Friendship Centre

74 Queen Street, Dryden ON P8N 1A4

Fax: (807) 223-6275 | Email:  hr@dnfconline.org


CLOSING DATE:       Open Until Filled



DNFC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage all person to apply. Anyone needing accommodations at any time during the hiring process please just let us know and we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.


***** Only those deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview *****


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The Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC) is currently accepting resumes for Indigenous Healing and Wellness Coordinator (HWC).

The purpose of this position is to ensure that the healing and wellness needs of the Indigenous community are addressed by implementing the Indigenous Healing and Wellness Strategy at the local level in order to reduce family violence, promote healthy lifestyles, culture-based programming and healing.


The HWC position delivers programming which is primarily client and participant-based services to Indigenous individuals, families and children. The priority focus of programming is related to reducing family violence and to foster improvements in the health and wellbeing of Indigenous individuals, families, communities and Nations.


Schedule:

Regular full-time hours. Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, 35 hours per week. Some flexibility to meet program needs.

This position is a regular full-time employment opportunity and is eligible for group retirement, extended benefits, and paid time off.


DUTIES INCLUDE BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:


• Create case notes for clients and create a care plan for each

• Facilitate one-to-one and group sessions for a wide range of age groups

• Facilitate land-based activities

• Track statistics and meet reporting requirements outlined by the program

• Facilitate training and information sessions on specific issues pertaining to the Indigenous community

• Foster healing and positive spaces

• Foster relationships and create working relationship with other organizations as it relates to this program

• Build strong relationships with clients

• Refer clients to appropriate services based on needs

• Promote violence free lifestyles through programming

• Promote Indigenous culture-based family healing

• Develop and implement healing circles, peer support groups and self-help processes to assist in community healing, anger management, positive self-image development, alternative discipline methods and positive relationships

• Collaborate with other Friendship Centre programs and staff to promote a coordinated approach to healing and wellness

• Facilitate the involvement of elders and traditional people, who have undergone their own healing and wellness journey, in the Indigenous Healing and Wellness Program

• Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Possess a degree or diploma in social services, health care, or a related field. Lived experience and other relevant certifications may be considered equivalent.

• An acceptable Criminal Reference Check, Vulnerable Sector, will be a condition of the employment offer.

• Must possess a valid driver’s license with good driving records; will be required to provide Driver’s Abstract.

• Possess current First-Aid/CPR certification or be willing to be certified

• Must have excellent computer skills; Working knowledge of MS Word & data entry

• Demonstrated organizational skills and time management capabilities

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• Excellent communication skills – written & oral

• Skills and experience in presenting workshops and facilitating groups

• Ability to speak Ojibwe or Oji-cree is an asset

• Knowledge of Indigenous culture and traditions is an asset

• Experience with Government reporting is an asset

• Excellent collaboration skills

• Experience with budgeting is an asset

• Good interpersonal skills


Work Conditions & Remuneration:


• Working in a shared office environment

• $42,000 - $44, 000 annual remuneration


SEND RESUME WITH 3 EMPLOYMENT REFERENCES, 1 FROM THE MOST RECENT EMPLOYER, AND PERMISSION TO CONTACT TO:

Hiring Committee; Dryden Native Friendship Centre

74 Queen Street, Dryden ON P8N 1A4

Fax: (807) 223-6275 | Email: hr@dnfconline.org


CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled


DNFC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage all persons to apply. Anyone needing accommodations at any time during the hiring process, please just let us know and we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.

***** Only those deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview *****

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