Job Posting 102260

Family Service Worker
Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child and Family Services
Central Ontario
185 King St W, Peterborough Ontario
closes in 8 days (Wed, 31 Jul)
full time  •  $70,795.26 – $85,326.77


Within the Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services Service Model, the
protection of children and youth is a total community responsibility, everyone has a role
to play. Indigenous people have an inherent right and responsibility to raise children in
ways that are consistent with traditional child rearing practices. First Nation, Inuit and
Métis communities retain the authority to fully participate in decisions regarding their
children’s care and well-being. These partnerships are described in service agreements
and protocols that the Family Service Worker respects and adheres to.
The Family Service Worker plays an integral role in fostering positive outcomes for
children, youth, and families who become involved in the child welfare system. This role
is a primary contributor to the safety, resilience, and empowerment of Indigenous
children, youth, and families.
Specializing in risk assessment, intervention, and prevention from a wholistic and
inclusive lens, the Family Service Worker strives to help families access resources and
be empowered to overcome challenging situations.
The Family Service Worker contributes to the strengthening of Indigenous families and
honours the strengths and inherent capacities of Indigenous communities, utilizing
culturally appropriate community-based services, internal resources, and as part of a
team, to address the needs of Indigenous families.

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