Atikokan Native Friendship Centre Community Action Plan for Children (1 Year)

Position Description

The Atikokan Native Friendship Centre is currently accepting resumes for the position of CAPC Support Worker. This is a temporary one-year contract that ends Friday November 29, 2019.


CAPC is a program geared towards Urban Indigenous infants and children (and their families) (ages 0 to 6 years).  Services and supports offered by the CAPC program will facilitate addressing and removing barriers that stand in the way of healthy and holistic living for clients. Activities are culturally appropriate and facilitate the outcomes targeted within this program’s mandate.


Job purpose


The purpose of the CAPC Support Worker is to provide support and assistance to the CAPC Program, including:

  • Assist in planning, organizing and implementing tasks relating to the CAPC Program;
  • Support in delivery of services and programs to Urban Indigenous children (and families) 0-6 years of age.


Duties and responsibilities


Primary job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist in tracking of statistics for program activities and events.
  • Assist in preparing and submitting annual reports.
  • Complete monthly program calendar for distribution.
  • Create healthy working relationships with community service providers, children and parents.
  • Assist in day to day implementation of the project and project objectives.
  • Work with clients and families in the areas of culture, crafts and traditions.
  • Meal/snack planning and preparation for programs and events.
  • Tasks required to support program delivery.






Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of three years working in the area of related job fields
  • Education/Certifications related to working with Urban Indigenous infants/children/families.
  • Current First Aid and CPR (infants and children)
  • Experience working with infants/children.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture and traditions.
  • Experience working with Indigenous individuals/communities.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Team Player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and organized in order to support file management and reporting requirements to funder’s standards/requirements.
  • Computer knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as there are some evening and weekend requirements.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check.

Additional Information

Working conditions


This job requires some evening and weekend hours, which will be scheduled in advance.  This position requires outdoor work at times as well as off-site work planned with community partners.  Occasional travel is required for training and/or certifications.



Direct reports


CAPC Program Coordinator

Executive Director


Salary: Based on education and experience.


Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to:


Sarah Laurich, Executive Director

Atikokan Native Friendship Centre

1510-309 Main Street W

Atikokan, ON  P0T 1C0


Application deadline is Friday, October 26, 2018.  Preferred method of application is by email to

Application Deadline

October 26, 2018


The Atikokan Employment Centre advertises the following job posting as a service to its clients and to the community. Atikokan Employment Centre is not responsible for the wording or content of the advertisements. All correspondence concerning each position should be directed to the contact name identified in the advertisement.

This Employment Ontario service is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

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