RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Jordan’s Principle Administrator

  • Location: Millbrook, NS
  • Deadline: August 29, 2021 at 11:59 pm

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
Department of Health & Social Services
Jordan’s Principle Administrator

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (The CMM) is a Tribal Council representing eight Mi’kmaq communities of
mainland Nova Scotia. Our mission is to proactively promote and assist Mi’kmaq communities’ initiatives towards self-determination and enhancement of community. The CMM is located in the Millbrook Mi’kmaw Community in Nova Scotia and has over 100 Employees. The CMM’s Department of Health & Social Services is currently looking for an
energetic, professional, and independent candidate to fill the role of a Jordan’s Principle Administrator.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Health & Social Services and the Jordan’s Principle Manager, the Jordan’s Principle
Administrator is responsible for clerical, financial and administrative services to the Jordan’s Principle team.

-Ensure clients receive approved funding through the Service Access Resolution Fund.
-Preparing all received and numbered invoices from Service Providers and companies. Maintaining a high
level of organization (filing, trackers purchase orders/shipping, etc.).
-Utilizing the Jordan’s Principle Database to monitor funds.  Completing and mailing respite packages for ongoing clients each fiscal year.
-Completing VISA requisitions when payment cannot be received via cheque or EFT. Rectifying and ratifying
the Jordan’s Principle VISA statements.
-Addressing inquiries and concerns from parent(s)/guardian(s) of clients, service providers, companies,
Service Coordinators, other organizations, and other CMM team members regarding invoice payment
processes and processing.

– Implement and monitor Jordan’s Principle home visiting policy.
-Monitoring Jordan’s Principle direct phone line and email account.
-Booking venues for team meetings, gatherings, etc. Providing team meeting agendas, recording meeting
minutes and attending other CMM meetings as requested, as a minutes recorder.
Position Requirements
-Minimum one-year diploma in administrative services or office systems technology specializing in
medical and health field, or related work experience.
-Two or more years of clerical and administrative work experience in a medical or health related
environment, would be considered an asset.
-Knowledge of Canada Health Act, Indian Act, Provincial Mental Health Act and understanding of First Nations
Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) of Indigenous Services and related programs and responsibilities.
-Strong commitment to the members and families of the eight member communities of The CMM.
-Ability to engage with community from a strength-based and trauma-informed perspective and employ
culturally safe, professional and confidentiality practices.
-Strong initiative, motivation, conscientiousness, and dedication.
-Excellent written, oral communication and advocacy skills as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite,
Excel, Adobe Acrobat and Sharepoint will be considered an asset.
-Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
-Must have a valid drivers license, reliable vehicle, and ability to travel frequently (day and overnight trips).
-Must provide a recent criminal record check as well as pass vulnerable sector and child abuse registry check.
-Some familiarity with the Mi’kmaw language (an asset) or willingness to learn Mi’kmaw greetings.
-Experience working for a First Nations (FN) community or organization will be considered an asset.

Salary/Employment Term:
Salary: $37,000.00 – $41,250.00. This is a one-year contract position with the opportunity of renewal and subject to
the policies and practice of The CMM. The CMM offers a substantial benefits package to all employees.
Application Deadline: August 29th, 2021

Submit Cover Letter AND Resume and to:

Human Resources
c/o The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
PO Box 1590, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5V3

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified First Nations applicants will be given priority in accordance
with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Only those
applicants who provide up-to-date CV along with Cover Letter and qualify for interview will be contacted. The
successful candidate may be required to submit a current criminal record check. Non-Canadian applicants must be
able to provide proof of current entitlement or eligibility to work in Canada