Indigenous Support Network Coordinator

Full Time
Lac Seul FN
Posted 3 months ago

Job Overview:

The Grand Council Treaty #3 Kaakewaaseya Justice Services is currently accepting applications for the position of Indigenous Support Network Coordinator. This role will be based at the Kaakewaaseya Justice office in Lac Seul First Nation and will provide vital support to the Justice Director. The Indigenous Support Network Coordinator will play a pivotal role in offering assistance, guidance, and advocacy to community members who have endured traumatic circumstances, with the primary objective of fostering healing and empowerment.


  • Continued development of a Victim services program that is culturally sensitive, holistic that emphasizes the importance of Indigenous language and culture for elders, with appropriate support and referrals in place from within communities, Treaty Three Territory and other appropriate programs and services that support the mission of the Network
  • Collaborate closely with existing Kaakewaaseya staff to assist with various community programs, including Court Diversion, Youth Reintegration, and Bail Supervision, working collaboratively as a cohesive community team.
  • Ensure the effective and timely utilization of program staff, services, and referral programs to meet the needs of individuals and communities.
  • Cultivate a strong sense of trust, resilience, and self-empowerment among communities and clients through meaningful engagement and support.
  • Establish and maintain social emergency services aimed at providing assistance to youth facing a high risk of suicide and self-harm.
  • Develop strong partnerships with Lac Seul Police, Treaty 3 Police Services, community programs, and other service providers to strengthen collaboration and enhance the support available to Indigenous individuals.
  • Assist clients in accessing culturally appropriate services, enabling them to make self-referrals when necessary.
  • Equip clients and their families with the tools, knowledge, and guidance required for their journey of healing and self-empowerment.
  • Ensure the immediate personal safety of clients remains a top priority for the staff.
  • Undertake any other duties as required.


  • Graduation from, or work-related experience in, the following fields: Law, Criminology, Law and Justice, Law Enforcement, Social Work, Psychology, and Community Services
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture, traditions and practices; Ability to speak Ojibway or Oji-Cree is an asset
  • Knowledge of historical and current forms of colonialism, systemic discrimination, and barriers facing Aboriginal communities.
  • Experience in counselling and crisis intervention; Project a positive, friendly and professional attitude
  • Ability to articulate criminal and social justice issues; Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team; Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle


Please send resume and cover letter including three (3) references to:

Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O. Box 1720, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7


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.

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Job Features

Job CategoryJustice
LocationLac Seul First Nation
Closing DateOpen until filled

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