Educator – Youth Wellness Worker

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  • Post Date: January 28, 2020
Job Description

Job Posting Number: ADD-1920-0056
External vacancy


1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: ADD-1920-0056
External Posting Number: N/A
Posting Start Date: Monday, January 20, 2020
Posting End Date: Monday, February 3, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: Waswanipi
Union: CSN
Status: Temporary Full Time
MSSS Job Number: 2 691
Department: Uschi
MSSS Job Title: Educator
Financial Sub-Service Number: 810760
Job Hours: 35.00
Hours Per Day: 7.00
FTE: Day
Shift Type: Stable
Work Schedule: 10/14 Days

3. Description

Person who participates to the identification of needs in a neighborhood or sector and informs and refers the clientele to the appropriate resources. She/he contributes to the implementation of community organizing programs.



Ensuring that Youth Wellness needs are met by:

  • Welcoming youth and their family being referred;
  • Providing ongoing support wellness interventions within youth’s care plan.
  • Emphasis to be placed on cultural values and traditions while ensuring access/ referral to services when required.
  • Favoring meaningful family engagement in the care plan.
  • Ensuring ongoing support for youth maintenance and/or reintegration into educational program, that is specific to youth’s needs and capacities, by scheduling planned presences/ follow up meeting with school resources.
  • Integrating community resources, including cultural and traditional programs, in the youth’s care plan and ensuring liaison/ networking of resources involved in youth wellness services to work together in the common goals to meet youth’s needs.
  • Managing a youth caseload based on individual needs and characteristics as defined by youth’s motivational approach, (youth-family care driven).
  • Monitoring youth progress and referring to proper authorities when youth safety and development are compromised.
  • Carrying out responsibility of youth file management and ensuring that all mandatory information is compiled in accordance with prescribed requirements.
  • Participating to case reviews, clinical team case discussion, ensuring that all pertinent information is provided to the team for proper case orientation.
  • Complement activities led by the Community Outreach worker.
  • Actively contribute and participate to meetings, trainings and evaluation process of the Awemiiniiwaachihisuunanouch; a desire to heal oneself pilot project.

4. Requirements


  • Diploma of college studies in specialize education technique or delinquency intervention technique from a school recognized by the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.

This class also includes those who, after acquiring relevant experience, have obtained a certificate of college studies in special care counselling or institutional rehabilitation.


Will be considered as a class 02: 

  • Applicants with a fourteen (14) year diploma recognized by the competent ministry or a certificate of an exceptional child educator certified by the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the competent ministry; and / or have completed fifty percent (50%) of the general course leading to the official diploma in Institutional Rehabilitation or Special Education (CEGEP course).


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Cree culture and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee and more specifically in Waswanipi.
  • Ability to communicate with people, and more specifically with youth, to run interviews and to establish and maintain helping relationships.
  • Ability for paper work, written report, entering information in computerised format.
  • Skills in counselling and some knowledge of the laws; Young offenders act, Youth protection Act, would be an asset.
  • Understanding of families and human relations within the context of the Eeyou Istchee realities and historical events.
  • Initiative, dynamism and a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening communication skills.
  • Autonomous, discrete and empathic.
  • Availability to work with a flexible schedule (evenings & weekends).
  • Strong work Ethic and being strict and respectful in regards to confidential matters.
  • Must provide police record clearance report.
  • Having a driver license would be an asset.



  • Fluent in Cree and English.

5. Salary information

Salary (Other scale):
Class 1 $23.12 – $33.61 Class 2 $22.35 – $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.