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COVID Response Indigenous Navigator/Screener  Closing Date: May 6, 2021 at 12noon

POSITION: COVID Response Indigenous Navigator/Screener

SHIFT: Monday to Friday 8am-4pm

SALARY: $30.00 hourly

Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence) located in Toronto, is a diverse, multi-service organization.  Through a culture-based approach that addresses the holistic needs of its clients, Na-Me-Res’ mission is to provide temporary, transitional and permanent housing to Indigenous men experiencing homelessness in Toronto, while providing outreach and support services to the broader Indigenous homeless population.

MAIN FUNCTION: The COVID Response Indigenous Navigator/Screener positions are intended to support the on-site teams at COVID-19 Recovery programs through the Enhanced Shelter Support Program (ESSP) and the Indigenous specific COVID testing center in creating a welcoming, supportive and culturally safe space for indigenous clients, and to develop and provide supports.

This program is a part of an initiative taken on by Native Men’s Residence (Nameres) in partnership with Inner City Health Association to provide a range of services to Indigenous clients through their stays at the Recovery sites.

Program Development and Support:

Liaison and Community Building: 

Supports for Clients:

 

Supports for Site Management and Staff:

Reporting:

The navigator will report to Manager of Sagatay

 Duration:

The position will begin immediately and continue for a term of 6 months.  Possible extension of duration dependent upon available funding and the status of the pandemic.

Qualifications:

Candidates will possess a deep knowledge of Indigenous communities and culture.  Candidates will have a strong understanding of collaborative health team and program functioning. A health professional degree will be considered an asset.  Ability to travel independently to Etobicoke Recovery and physical distancing hotels is essential.  Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Na-Me-Res encourages Indigenous applicants (First Nation and Métis, Inuit). We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are invited to an interview and require accommodation, we will make every effort to accommodate you.

 CLOSING DATE: May 6, 2021 at 12noon

 A cover letter and resume can be submitted to:

Human Resources

26 Vaughan Road, Toronto, ON M6G 2C4

Fax #: (416) 652-3138 / Email: jobs@nameres.org

(Hand delivered applications will not be accepted/no phone calls please)

 

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