Health Centre Staff

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - Debbie Shawana
JOB DESCRIPTION: The mandate of the Community Support Worker is to provide prevention and early intervention services to children and families at high risk; to research, formulate, implement and evaluate adequate, appropriate short-term and long-term programs and services (work plans) with individuals and families, in the area of child welfare prevention consistent with Kina Gbezghomi's Annual Service Plan with the Ministry of Community Child and Family Services. (email)

RECREATION COORDINATOR - Darren Madahbee
JOB DESCRIPTION: The mandate of the Recreation Coordinator is manage the operations of the Youth Centre by planning and implementation of community recreation and sports events geared to all ages groups; provide access to centre recreational equipment; assist sports team organizer in hosting local, regional, national and international tournaments. (email)

COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICE COORDINATOR - Shirley Corbiere
JOB DESCRIPTION: The mandate of the Community Health Services Coordinator focuses on health services that offer support to clients and families through clinical and home visits, referrals, medical transportation (local and long distance arrangements); supervises all other health staff; and other services which are not always limited to the on-reserve membership consisting of health education, health services, prenatal/postnatal, diabetes initiative, safety and health promotion, Day Care/Elementary Student checks, cultural (Anishinaabe) awareness, advocacy and referral and community health supervision and administration. (email)

COMMUNITY WELLNESS WORKER - Debbie King
JOB DESCRIPTION: The mandate of the Community Wellness Worker, in conjunction with community care-givers and clientele-community members, is to provide awareness and education regarding family violence through workshops, lectures, video nights, home visits and promotional materials; counselling services; program coordination; cultural (Anishnaabe) awareness; case management; family and parent education; outreach services; family support and advocacy and referral. (email)

NATIVE ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PROGRAM (NADAP) WORKER - Craig Abotossaway
JOB DESCRIPTION: The mandate of the NADAP Worker is to improve the physical, mental and social well-being of community members by providing prevention and intervention services. The approach is holistic and integrated building on the theme of partnerships and identifying solutions through drug and alcohol counselling, cultural (Anishinaabe) awareness, educational information, relationships with external agencies, case management, public relations, program coordination, tobacco reduction strategy and advocacy and referral. (email)

HEALTH CENTRE ASSISTANT - Fran McGraw
JOB DESCRIPTION: The mandate of the Health Centre Assistant is to provide secretarial support to the Health and Social Service Team consisting of reception, minutes, typing, filing, correspondence, meeting arrangements and set-up, ensuring all monthly attendance records are completed and submitted to the Band Manager, ensure safekeeping and maintenance of all files and room keys, and monthly newsletter development. (email)

MEDICAL DRIVER - Gail Nootchtai
JOB DESCRIPTION: The mandate of the Medical Driver is to support the Community Health Service Coordinator by assisting clients with medical transportation in northern Ontario; schedule and arrange appointments, inform clients of the transportation policy; maintaining log clients and appointments; maintaining vehicle log book; and ensuring the vehicle(s) are services regularly. (email)