Post-majority support worker

Mino Obigiwasin, Anicinape Child & Family Services was set up to provide child and family services to the Anicinape population. This follows an agreement signed with CISSSAT to manage youth protection for the 4 Anicinape communities: Kitcisakik, Lac Simon, Abitibiwinni (Pikogan) and Long Point (Winneway). Mino Obigiwasin's vision is to ensure a stable, safe, happy, and culturally rooted environment for all Anicinape children and families.


In keeping with the mission, orientations, values, and general policies of Mino Obigiwasin Anicinape Child & Family Services, and under the authority of the post-majority coordinator, the incumbent provides support and guidance to young aboriginals (aged 16-25 inclusive) who have been in youth protection care and are leaving the system, with a view to helping them become independent, responsible adults. He/she applies educational techniques by using the acts of daily life, organizing, coordinating, and leading the activities provided for in the program, to ensure the learning and acquisition of appropriate attitudes and behaviors aimed at autonomy and the realization of a life plan.


  • Participate in the implementation of the service by organizing and structuring the program.
  • Participate in creating and updating a list of young people eligible for the program, in collaboration with the organization's stakeholders.
  • Help and accompany young people to guide them towards autonomy and the realization of their life plan.
  • Observe, evaluate, and analyze young people's behaviors in their daily activities, with a view to identifying their needs and abilities, and setting goals and means of success.
  • Carry out the necessary follow-up to support the achievement of the objectives set with the user.
  • Publicize the support program by promoting it to the communities and organizations concerned.
  • Intervene with young people in a voluntary context, where they are free to accept or refuse the help offered by the program, and welcome them at any time, despite the history in their file.
  • Provide holistic learning and development opportunities to revitalize culture and identity and reconnect with community.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and partners in emergency and crisis situations.
  • Participate in the development and improvement of services provided by the team.
  • Follow training courses required for the continuous improvement of his/her practice.
  • Perform any other tasks required for the position.


Technical training in social work, special education, delinquency intervention or equivalent.

  • Relevant experience in youth protection intervention or Aboriginal community service.
  • Knowledge and experience in the First Nations environment, an asset.
  • Have an innovative approach to contributing to the implementation of a new program that meets the needs of adolescents and young adults while respecting Anicinape values and traditions.
  • Be at ease in a context of novelty and uncertainty in the implementation of a new program.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, adapted to the needs of users, including occasional evening and weekend hours.
  • Bilingualism in French and English.
  • Class 5 driver's license.

Date of entry into service: Immediately

Interested parties should send their curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation to the attention of:

Human Resources
Administrative office
1399 chemin Sullivan
Val-d’Or (Québec) J9P 6V6
Tél. : (819) 975-5535, poste 1045 ou 1050

Hiring priority

Priority is given to First Nations and Inuit of Quebec. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

* The masculine form is used to lighten the text.