Community Worker- Special Investigator

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  • Post Date: January 28, 2020
Job Description

Job Posting Number: S-1920-0568A
External vacancy


1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: S-1920-0568A
External Posting Number: A
Posting Start Date: Friday, January 24, 2020
Posting End Date: Friday, February 7, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: Waskaganish
Union: CSN
Status: Permanent Full Time
MSSS Job Number: 2 375
Department: Youth Protection
MSSS Job Title: Community Worker
Financial Sub-Service Number: 640144
Job Hours: 35.00
Hours Per Day: 7.00
FTE: Jour
Shift Type: Stable
Work Schedule: 10/14 Jours

3. Description

Person who participate in the identification of the needs of the population participate in the community organization & development and execute different action programs by using appropriate techniques, may act as a resources person for the groups.



Following the policy and procedures of the C.B.H.S.S.J.B. and within the framework of the Youth Protection Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act, L.H.S.S.S. and C.M.C. mandate, the person will have to meet and intervene with people (individuals, families & community).

The person is responsible for the assessment of complex cases, and takes emergency measures when requested plus does the necessary follow-ups. The person will participate in the identification of the needs of the population, participate in the community organization & development, and execute different action programs by using appropriate techniques, may act as a resources person for the groups.

  • Investigates signalements at the request of the D.Y.P., more specifically reports involving physical & sexual abuse of children/youth victims in the Cree communities of Eastmain, Nemaska, and Waskaganish,
  • Responsible for the application of the multi-sectorial agreement,
  • Work in close collaboration with the police and the crown attorney’s office,
  • Does regular follow-ups with the children/youth and their parents,
  • Supports the child/youth victim during the investigation and court process,
  • May assists in Cree-English translation services for the child/youth victim,
  • Offers aid, counsel, and assistance to children and families under the Youth Protection Act

4. Requirements


  • Must have a college diploma (DEC) in technique of social work or other relevant college discipline of a recognized school by the competent ministry.
  • This job also includes the person who, hold a certificate of college studies in Social Work Techniques or Social Assistance Techniques.
  • Completed Charlie Training and PCFI Training.


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with people, to run interviews and to establish and maintain a “helping relationship with beneficiaries”;
  • Ability to work in collaboration with CLSC community worker, NNADAP worker and other medical social services staff and other organisms within and outside the community;
  • Available to travel in the communities to assess situations;
  • Initiative, dynamism and sense of responsibility;
  • Knowledge of Cree culture and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee;
  • Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;
  • Must be ready to work occasionally outside the regular working hours (availability);
  • Must be sensitive to issues within the family unit;
  • Must show an interest and ability to write reports in English;
  • Must show initiative, be dynamic, exhibit responsibility and professionalism;
  • Proper knowledge of the Cree communities of Eastmain, Nemaska, and Waskaganish social environment;
  • Ready to learn about 2nd line services (“Youth Protection” and “Young Offender Procedures”);
  • Skills in counseling and Knowledge of the laws: Y.O.A, Y.P.A, L.H.S.S.S


  • Fluent in Cree and English;


  • Valid driver’s permit class 4B meeting the standards of the Société d’assurance automobile du Québec and the Ministère des Transports du Québec;
  • Excellent driving record: Driving Record Request (SAAQ clic online Services – Citizens).

5. Salary information

Salary (Hourly) Minimum: $23.12
Salary (Hourly) Maximum: $33.61

6. Contact

All applicants must be Canadian citizens or have a Canadian work permit. Professionals must be licensed to practice in Québec. The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay aims to hire qualified Cree beneficiaries of the JBNQA, whenever possible. English is the working language of the CBHSSJB.

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter mentioning the Posting number to or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733