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Kenjgewin Teg is committed to making a difference and inspiring students on their educational journey. Our team members want students to be inspired and to find their gifts so that they can succeed in the world. We are currently recruiting a committed, dedicated, and respectful individual who is interested in joining our team as a Social Worker. This position will require an individual who is compassionate and committed to supporting students through lifelong learning.

Social Worker – Full Time: Classification: Specialist SP2 Program/Service Delivery Specialist/Salary Grade Band G

Under Hire Level Salary Range: $45,306 – 50,341 – 55,375
Qualified Level Salary Range: $52,076 – 57,862 – 63,649
Advanced Qualification Salary Range: $58,846 – 65,384 – 71,922

Position Objective: The Social Worker provides school-based mental health services and support to students of Kenjgewin Teg. This position works as part of the Student Services Team and will liaise with external resources, in support of student needs.


  • To provide clinical counselling through mental health assessments and treatment services to individuals, following referral to the Student Services Team;
  • To provide for expertise in mental health services addressing the area of Mood and Anxiety Disorder(s) and/or Addictions;
  • To manage a caseload of approximately 20-25 students on an ongoing basis, as per referral/intake cycle;
  • Understand and provide trauma-informed care and response;
  • Respond to students when crisis intervention is necessary;
  • Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary Student Services Team (attendance and engagement, Aadziwin, Guidance and Career Education);
  • Assists in the development and planning of school-based, student-focused mental wellness activities;
  • Liaise as appropriate with other staff members to ensure the appropriate continuum of service for referred students;
  • To maintain and continually develop professional competence through appropriate continuing education/professional development;
  • To participate in organization-wide training and education, as it relates to the enhancement of growth of services to our student body; and,
  • Participate and contribute to other organizational events, activities, and teams as part of organizational and community engagement and learning (festivals, traditional gatherings, conferences, and annual special projects).


  • Minimum Bachelors of Social Work
  • Registered member with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • 5 years of proven work experience in the social work field
  • Mental Health First Aid; SafeTALK and ASIST certification
  • Counselling experience in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and addictions;
  • Demonstrated understanding of trauma-informed care in relation to adult learners and Indigenous populations, and experience in trauma-informed care and response
  • Proven crisis intervention skills
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop and foster relationships with a diverse demographic of students
  • Ability to work as a team player and work with minimal supervision
  • Administrative skills including scheduling, records management, completing annual work plans, quarterly reports, and support operational planning and policy development as required
  • High level of proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of software (Outlook, Word, Excel), including the ability to learn other data management and student information systems
  • Appreciation and knowledge of the Anishnabek culture, principles, values, language, history, and customs and supportive of Anishnabek Practices, language revitalization, and protocols.

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

For a complete job description or to learn more about this employment opportunity, please email

Interested individuals can send a complete application package that consists of:
Cover letter, a detailed resume, three (3) current (within one year) letters of reference, two of which must be professional on organizational letterhead and authored by direct supervisor, and written permission to contact references. Please note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a current Vulnerable Sector Check.

Applications can be received marked confidential either through email to or mail to:
Kenjgewin Teg
“Social Worker”
c/o Director of Operations
374A Hwy. 551, P.O. Box 328, M’Chigeeng First Nation, ON P0P 1G0
Tel: 705-377-4342 Fax: 705-377-4379

Please note: Kenjgewin Teg has taken steps to ensure that the organization is inclusive and in partnership with the school community. This includes the shared practice of First Nation tradition of smudging.

Please note: Kenjgewin Teg’s Fitness for Duty Program is implemented which is designed to promote the development and maintenance of the highest possible levels of worker health and safety in an efficient and productive workplace.

Please note: Late applications will not be considered. While we thank all applicants, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom Of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection of Privacy Act, 1987.

Applications can be received marked "Confidential" through email at, or by mail, to:

Kenjgewin Teg
“HR – List Position Title”
c/o Director of Operations
374A Highway 551, P.O. Box 328,
M’Chigeeng, ON, P0P 1G0