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Community Worker- Foster Home S-2021-0115B

Job Posting Number: S-2021-0115B
External vacancy

1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: 
External Posting Number: 
Posting Start Date: 
Monday, August 31, 2020
Posting End Date: 
Monday, September 14, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: 
Temporary Full Time
MSSS Job Number: 
2 375
Foster home
MSSS Job Title: 
Community Worker
Financial Sub-Service Number: 
Job Hours: 
Hours Per Day: 
Shift Type: 
Work Schedule: 
10/14 Days

3. Description


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.



In accordance with the policy and procedures of the CBHSS and within the L.H.S.S.S. and CMC mandate, the person will have to meet and intervene with people (individuals, families & community).

Assessment interview and report of potential Foster Homes at the supervisor’s request; 

Providing support and assistance to Foster Families; 

Providing foster homes, placement of children and any other tasks requested by service providers in effort to build services to children in care under the Y.P.A., Y.C.J.A. and L.H.S.S.S.;

Recruitment and Promotion of the Foster Home Program in Chisasibi. 

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.


Applicants with an attestation of college studies in Educators in Native Childcare Services or Special Needs Education aboriginal and Inuit children may be considered.


Knowledge and Abilities:

Proper knowledge of the Chisasibi social environment;

Knowledge of Cree culture and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee;

Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;

Ability to communicate with people, to run interviews and to establish and maintain a "helping relationship with beneficiaries";

Must show an interest and ability to write reports in English;

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

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;

Initiative, dynamism and sense of responsibility;

Must be ready to work occasionally outside the regular working hours (availability);

Must show initiative, be dynamic, exhibit responsibility and professionalism;

Must be sensitive to issues within the family unit;

Available to travel in the communities to assess situations;



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: 
Salary (Hourly) Maximum: 

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 jobs.reg18@ssss.gouv.qc.ca or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733.