Jordan's Principle Coordinator

Matachewan First Nation is currently seeking a professional to fill the newly developed position, Jordan's Principle Coordinator, reporting directly to the Band Manager. The Jordan's Principle Coordinator is responsible to develop and submit proposals on behalf of Matachewan First Nation membership and the various social departments connected to the well-being of the Community and it's children.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting families with completing Jordan's Principle applications
  • Processing payments to families.
  • Tracking Jordan's Principle applications and their current statuses.
  • Contacting families, vendors or professionals and maintaining invoices in file.
  • Follow-up with clients/families and key contacts to ensure the child is receiving and maintaining the services required.
  • Become knowledgeable with Department of Indigenous Services Canada documentation related to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal and Jordan's Principle.
  • Provide support and advocate for family(s) for solutions.
  • Work collaboratively with Community Services, NNADAP, Choose Life, Band Rep Services, and Family Wellbeing.
  • Documentation of client files, maintained and updated.
  • Data collection, submissions of reports.
  • Case review meetings with parties involved.
  • Providing support to other First Nation programs/events.
  • Other duties as may be required.


  • Certificate in Social Work and/or 2 years of experience working in First Nation health, social or educational sectors.
  • Knowledge and experience of First Nation culture and history.
  • Trauma based knowledge and practices an asset.
  • Excellent case management techniques.
  • Discretion handling sensitive materials and information.
  • Class G driver's license.
  • Must provide a clear criminal record check.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel).
  • String negotiation skills and techniques.
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all Matachewan First Nation staff and community members.
  • Capable of working under pressure and in stressful situations.

Please submit your resume and 3 work related references to:


or Fax: (705) 565-2585

or Attn: Band Manager

P.O. Box 160

Matachewan, ON

P0K 1M0

Posting Details

Company Matachewan First Nation
Location Matachewan
Posted Feb 02, 2024
Closing Feb 23, 2024