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Circle of Care Coordinator

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

July 30, 2021

Circle of Care Coordinator


You have an appreciation for a culture-based model of conflict resolution. 

You are innovative with strong leadership skills, planning and administrative capacity. 

The Circle of Care is a model of collaborative practice in planning and decision-making with First Nations, Inuit and Metis families. Consider leading this model by joining our team!

If you think that might be you, then why should you choose Wabano?

  1. Wabano is an award-winning Health Access Centre that takes care of the Indigenous community in Ottawa. Working at Wabano means you’ll be working for a cause that matters and making a difference in people’s lives every day;

  2. Wabano offers good benefits, including health and dental benefits and one of the best pension plans in the country (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan);

  3. Wabano is a place where you can experience and learn about Indigenous culture;

  4. We work as a team and support one another – supporting a person’s mental, emotional, physical and spiritual needs takes a village – or in this case a team of staff. Our team includes doctors, nurses, psycho-therapists, case workers, program workers, cultural staff and more.

We support one another in order to deliver the care that our community deserves.

Purpose of Position:

The Circle of Care Coordinator is responsible for the overall administration, monitoring and reporting functions related to the Circle of Care Program, which involves the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) approach. In addition, this individual will be responsible for the recruitment, training and support of the Circle of Care Facilitators.


  • Provide program planning and ensure program delivery;

  • Provide client support by making appropriate referrals, advocating for clients and connecting clients to resources;

  • Manage client intake and participation;

  • Coordinate facilitators to deliver programming, plan travel, locations, etc.;

  • Communicate with family, CAS, Indigenous agency staff and other community professionals;

  • Provide program evaluation, analysis and reporting;

  • Review and monitor program budget and facilitate goals;

  • Engage community members internally and externally in positive relationship building;

  • Participate and organize internal Mental Wellness events and programs.


  • Post-secondary completion in Social Work, Education, or other applicable program;

  • 2 years of experience in project or program development and administration management;

  • Experience in conflict resolution practices;

  • Demonstrated positive solution provider with strong oral and written communication skills;

  • Demonstrated experience working with Indigenous people and sensitivity to Indigenous culture;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint;

  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.


  • Preference will be given to individuals with First Nations, Inuit or Metis descent (please self-identify to receive preference)

  • Successful applicants would be required to provide a criminal check to work with a vulnerable population.

To pursue this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to

This opportunity will remain open until filled. Tell us your story early!

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

Wabano is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or interviewing, please advise if you require accommodation.

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