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SIX NATIONS POLICE

Social Navigator Civilian – Contract Position

Applications for a contract position for a Social Navigator civilian position with the Six Nations Police Service are now being called for.

The position will assist the organization in successfully meeting its mission of providing culturally sensitive policing services to the Six Nations Police Service (SNPS). The Social Navigator position serves to address challenges in relation to lack of access/awareness of social services.  The Social Navigator will work closely with service agencies and the Six Nations community.  The goal of the Social Navigator is to link individuals to the appropriate community organizations for assistance to improve overall health, safety and quality of life, in collaboration with the SNP Community Services Officer and Mental Health Liaison.

The Social Navigator will work with the Drug Strategy and High-Risk Committees to maintain program statistics. Further responsibilities include creating outward facing social media for the SNPS, record keeping storing/filing information retrieved from technology, document writing (such as the annual report and proposals as required), and assisting with the creation of educational crime prevention and community safety information.  The position requires tactfulness and diplomacy in interaction with the public, other justice partners, and with all staff members.

It will be the responsibility of the Social Navigator to assist in media information distribution to enhance police/community relations.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Have successfully completed at least 4 years of Secondary School education or its equivalent (official transcripts and diplomas will be required)
  • Minimum of 3 years in office setting
  • Knowledge of police service structure, function and activities
  • Knowledge of and experience in the use of personal computers and office software programs
  • Ability to devise and maintain an effective filing system
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and exhibit a high degree of initiative and self-direction
  • Ability to deal with confidential matters;
  • Willing to attend training
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Extensive knowledge of the unique social dynamics of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory and a sound understanding of Haudenosaunee culture

Assets:

  • Social navigation related experience
  • Previous communications training/experience
  • Six Nations of the Grand River Band Membership/Citizenship is considered a preferred asset
  • Membership or extensive working experience with any Indigenous Nation will also be considered an asset

Closing Date:  Applications must be received by January 28, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.

A complete job description is available at the Six Nations Police Station along with a Police Information Police Vulnerable Sector Check Form

Please submit a covering letter, resume inclusive of 3 letters of reference and completed Police Information Police Vulnerable Sector Check Form to:

Six Nations Police

P.O. Box 758

2112 4th Line Road

Ohsweken, Ontario

N0A 1M0

Attention: Policing Administrator

For further information, please contact the Policing Administrator at 519-445-4191.