Beendigen is known for providing a positive work environment, excellent work experience and a real opportunity to make a difference.  Beendigen’s strong team culture emphasizes quality, empowerment and ongoing development.

Beendigen continues the tradition that began nearly 40 years ago of meeting the unmet needs of Indigenous woman and children in Thunder Bay and the surrounding region.  Over the years, we continue to evolve to provide support services to abused women and their families.  Our employees work from a holistic perspective, utilizing the teachings of the Medicine Wheel Teachings.

Beendigen (in Ojibway Beendigen means “come in”) 

If you are ready to join a growing, caring and skilled team, apply to work with us today. 



Beendigen is seeking three (3) new voluntary board members. The Board’s composition reflects a mix of skills and experience required to provide effective governance to the organization. Accounting, Legal and Human Resources would be an asset and a commitment to ending violence against Indigenous women is a must.

Directors must be of Native ancestry, over the age of 18 and reside in the District of Thunder Bay. Individuals will be required to provide proof of ancestry and a Volunteer Police Record Check.

All interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter highlighting your motivation and experience along with your contact information.

Deadline for all submissions is August 31, 2018

For information on our programs or services please visit our website at www.beendigen.com. Please send submissions either by mail, fax or email to:

103-100 Anemki Drive, Fort William First Nation, Ontario P7J 1J4

Fax: (807) 622-2240

Email: hr(at)beendigen.com

Cook Relief 

The Cook Relief is responsible cooking and maintaining a safe and clean environment that meets safe food handling regulations in the absence of the Cook.

To download the full job description please click here.

Talk4Healing Relief Worker

Talk4Healing is an Aboriginal help line providing free and confidential services 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  Help Line Relief Workers are responsible for providing coverage and support services, in Ojibway, Oji-Cree or Cree to callers on the Anishinabe Women’s Help Line during weekdays and weekends within an Anishinabe Health and Wellness Framework.  Hours of work are causal, normally 8 hours per day, in a 24/7, 365 days a year work environment with occasional overtime. 

To download the full job description please click here.

Relief Resident Counsellor

The Relief Resident Counsellor is responsible for the provision of crisis intervention and support services to women and dependents living in a residential setting.  These services and programs are offered within the organization’s Anishinabe Health and Wellness Framework.  Hours of work are casual providing coverage, normally 8 hours per day, in a 24/7, 365 days a year work environment with occasional overtime.  

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Applications and Inquiries may be directed to:

Human Resources
100 Anemki Drive, Suite 103
Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 1J4
Phone (807) 622-1121
Fax (807) 622-2240
Email: hr(at)beendigen.com 


Please be advised of the following:

Beendigen is committed to providing accommodations throughout the employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.  Applicants requiring accommodations during the recruitment process should contact Human Resources at (807) 622-1121 to make appropriate arrangements.  



Beendigen works with vulnerable people, including children.  As a result, all employees of Beendigen who work directly with children are required to provide a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) prior to employment with Beendigen.  All other employees are required to provide a Police Information Check (PIC).    For information about obtaining Criminal Records Checks in the City of Thunder Bay, please visit the Thunder Bay Police website.