Cultural Support Worker - Family and Children's Services of Frontenac, Lennox & Addington

Job Details

Cultural Support Worker

  • City City: Kington
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Salary
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $46,702-$59,603
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Temporary
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 35
  • Schedule Schedule: Days
  • Education Education: College

Position: Cultural Support Worker 

Hours: 35 hours/week - Flexibility is required (Monday – Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

File No.: FACSFLA-2324-21 

Number of Positions: 1 

Employment Type: Full-time Temporary (Anticipated 12-Months) 

Compensation: $46,702-$59,603 annually Location: 817 Division Street, Kingston, ON 

Date Posted: September 18, 2023 

Closing Date: September 29, 2023 

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Cultural Services, the Cultural Support Worker will work collaboratively with the FNIM team and Cultural Coordinator to provide support to the implementation of the annual work plan and associated calendar of events.

The Cultural Support Worker will support the FNIM team and wider agency in the delivery of activities to assist children, families, staff and community partners in the preservation and promotion of traditional practices of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis, to strengthen the cultural identity for children, families, and staff and ensure children stay connected with their culture, language and community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a minimum of two-year college diploma from an accredited college or equivalent. A discipline related to Indigenous Studies is preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the delivery of services to Indigenous children and their families or a comparable social service program. However, a combination of skills, work experience and life learning experiences may be considered.
  • Preference for an individual who identifies as First Nations, Inuit, and Metis.
  • Strong commitment and demonstrated knowledge to equity, diversity, and inclusivity
  • Prior work experience of Indigenous practices, approaches and methods integral to the design of child welfare practices and principles that will help families achieve a healthier lifestyle and safe well-being.
  • Proven commitment to supporting culturally informed services.
  • Ability to speak an Indigenous language considered an asset

How to Apply:

  • To apply, please email your resume and cover letter quoting the competition file number and title of position you wish to apply for, to: Interested and qualified applicants are invited to apply in writing by September 29, 2023.
  • Please include the competition number and the title of the position in the subject line of the email.
  • Please submit cover letter and resume as single attachment.
  • When applying for multiple positions, please submit a separate application for each position following the above instructions.

For further information, please visit our website: Family and Children's Services of Frontenac Lennox and Addington

At FACSFLA, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce to provide the best support to the children, youth and families we serve. In support of our Strategic Priorities, we are seeking members who reflect diverse identities, lived experiences and perspectives to assist the organization in reflecting the community we serve. This is consistent with our obligation under the Ontario Human Rights Code to ensure that our hiring practices remain equitable to candidates from groups protected by the prohibited grounds under the Code.

The Agency will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that considers an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodations during the interview process, please contact Human Resources at

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest in FACSFLA and for applying. 

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We believe the best place for kids to grow up is their own family. That’s why our primary goal is to keep families in crisis together. If that’s not possible we will turn first to extended family for help. Foster care will always be a last resort and temporary as we search for permanency and connection to family. If a child must be permanently separated from their parents, then we will find them a permanent home and family. We’ll preserve and promote the culture and community of the child’s family. They will know where they come from and who they are connected to. Every child in our care will experience a safe and nurturing family. That’s what our vision means.