MMIWG Worker

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Under the supervision of the Senior Policy Analyst, the “MMIWG Worker” will work at Grand Council Treaty#3 to support the Treaty #3 survivors, family members and those affected by the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in a community based, family-centered, holistic and integrated way.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Takes guidance and wisdom from the GCT3 Women’s Council to develop and implement an action plan and strategy for supporting and maintaining links with Treaty #3 MMIWG families and Indigenous organizations
  • Plans, coordinates, and facilitates family and community meetings to supports MMIWG families.
  • Promotes mental health support services for MMIWG families and develop strategies to commemorate the MMIWG loved ones (families)
  • Assists MMIWG families to access safe and culturally appropriate mental wellness support services with registered mental health providers, Elders and Traditional Healers
  • Coordinates MMIWG program related projects and prepares summaries and event reports to pass on information and knowledge about the issue of MMIWG
  • Prepares informational materials, outreach tools and newsletter articles to increase community awareness and support of the issue of MMIWG in Treaty #3
  • Communicates regularly to supervisor on emerging issues with regard to MMIWG
  • Practices good self-care and professional development (i.e. trauma informed training or conferences and cultural ceremony, if desired)
  • Performs any other duties related to the position of MMIWG Worker as directed by the Social Policy Analyst
  • Other related job duties assigned by GCT#3’s Leadership and supervisor


College or University degree in the Social Sciences/Nursing/Social Work or in a related field

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient spoken and written English with an understanding of the Anishinaabe language; knowledge of Anishinaabemowin is an asset
  • Experience dealing with families, communities and Indigenous organizations
  • Ability to identify and meet the needs of MMIWG survivors, family members and those affected.
  • Ability to respect and be alert to the specifics and protocol of Treaty #3 First Nations communities
  • Experience in preparing and delivering training to support families and/or Indigenous communities
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality of client interactions and information
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS outlook
  • Punctual, meticulous and reliable with courteous manners to the public
  • Ability to research information from various sources
  • Experience with computer software applications Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Valid driver’s licence and ability to travel when required
  • Anishinaabe language proficiency an asset


Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their covering letter how they meet the qualification requirement of this position. Submit cover letter, resume with 3 references by noon, Tuesday July 23rd, 2019 to the attention of:


Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
PO Box 1720
Kenora, ON P9N 3X7
Fax: 807-789-1691


Competitive salary and benefits. We thank all those who apply.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  Submission of criminal record check required prior to offer of employment.


MMIWG Worker Job Posting – PDF


Job Features

Job CategoryHealth
LocationFort Frances, ON
Closing DateJuly 23, 2019
SalaryDepending on experience
DurationAugust 2019 to March 2020

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