Ontario Works Administrator

Lac Seul First Nation


Ontario Works Administrator



The Lac Seul Ontario Works Administrator will be responsible to administer social assistance to members of Lac Seul First Nation. Duties include supervision/monitoring of participants, case planning, maintain case files and general administration of the program pursuant to the Ontario Works Act in accordance with the existing Provincial Legislation.


Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • To determine, intake and review, and process the eligibility for clients for income assistance based on current policies and procedures set by Ministry of Community and Social Services.
  • Prepare correspondence, written reports, statistical reports to the Chief & Council, Director of Ontario Works and other agencies as required.
  • Assist and support clients, take calls from clients and First Nation membership with questions regarding their eligibility status and benefits.
  • Serve as a liaison for the First Nation and all their respective departments.
  • Maintain complete and confidential client information in the data management system.
  • Provide administrative services.
  • Advocate on behalf of the clients.
  • To understand where to support and help through referrals.
  • To provide an accounting and reporting of all programs and assistance provided.
  • To ensure that all recipients receive their funding support on a consistent and regular basis.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or Equivalency
  • Post-Secondary Education including Social Courses
  • Able to adapt to an increased workload on a flexible process
  • Create and follow systems of compliance and process to ensure people are looked after
  • Resourceful to locate alternative support and help for situations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs and software (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to operate GWA Software is essential
  • Knowledge of Ontario Works Programs is an asset
  • Must have a proficient level of communication skills, verbal and written
  • Must possess excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent and proficient financial skills is essential
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to vehicle
  • Provide a Clean Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check


Location:        Frenchman’s Head, Lac Seul First Nation
Rate:               Dependent on qualifications and experience
Hours:             35 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Closing:           Monday, January 24, 2022 by 4:00pm


Please submit a cover letter along with a resume, as well as written permission for HR Dept. to contact three references, (two must be most recent supervisors), by email only:


Lac Seul First Nation

C/o HR Department

P.O. Box 100

Hudson, ON, P0V 1X0

Email: resumes@lacseulfn.org


Please note that LSFN requires Criminal Reference Checks for those offered positions. We thank all applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview shall be contacted.