Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
0 445 152 8,576 8,728
AB
16 1,030 184 19,887 20,171
SK
16 489 125 16,084 16,231
MB
55 901 155 24,777 25,020
ON
775 345 78 19,527 19,981
QC
43 93 24 13,350 13,491
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,488 4,512
North60
52 321 55 19,121 19,327
 

Northern – NIHB Navigator

Northern – NIHB Navigator

The Chiefs of Ontario are now accepting resumes for the position of Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Navigator.  The NIHB Navigator is a part of the Health Department within the Chiefs of Ontario. They provide assistance with advocacy, support and serve as a Liaison for First Nation Communities, Community Workers and Organizations in resolving NIHB access issues.

Location: Position will be remote or Thunder Bay office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Following up with NIHB related calls for assistance
  • Assisting NIHB clients with appeals
  • Work and liaison with First Nations, PTOs and Tribal Councils on NIHB access issues.
  • Liaise with NIHB offices (Thunder Bay, Sioux Lookout, Drug Exception Centre, Dental Predetermination Centre and etc.) on NIHB client and access issues.
  • Work with other NIHB Navigators to support NIHB client cases as needed
  • Provide awareness of NIHB benefits and systems through presentations and educational materials.
  • Develop communication tools and other briefing material as required
  • Document all cases and outcomes
  • Work on other projects as required.

Relevant Skills:

  • Relevant post secondary education.
  • Experience in the field of work to be undertaken.
  • Knowledge of First Nation traditions, cultures, and values; understand the history and relationship between First Nations and the Crown.
  • Experience with the First Nation and provincial education programming and policies
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal.
  • Capacity to work effectively independently and as a member of a team to complete assigned tasks and projects.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis.

DURATION: April 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023

Successful Candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Send letter of application, resume and include two references marked confidential to:

Email: [email protected]

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More