First Nations of Northern Manitoba CFS Authority

Posted Oct 8, 2019 at 05:00 pm Closes Oct 22, 2019 at 05:00 pm

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First Nations of Northern Manitoba Child and Family Services Authority






Term Position (1 year +)


Winnipeg Office


The First Nations of Northern Manitoba Child and Family Services Authority (Northern Authority) is responsible for administering and providing for the delivery of child and family services (CFS) to twenty-seven First Nation communities through seven mandated First Nations CFS agencies.   





Under the supervision and direction of the Associate Chief Executive Officer, The Quality Assurance Transition Coordinator (QATC) partakes in the planning and development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Quality Assurance framework for the Northern Authority. The Coordinator will be involved in further development of the overall parameters for the Quality Assurance Program, including policy considerations; program design; resource requirements; implementation plans; and communication strategies within the Single Envelope Funding (SEF) system. This will also involve working with relevant collaterals to evaluate reviewable areas of current services, programs and practices in the CFS system at all levels for effectiveness and find efficiencies for successful transition within Single Envelope Funding




·         MSW or BSW with at least five years of front line child welfare experience, and 2 years supervisory level experience, in First Nations child and family services. A related post-secondary degree with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


·         Knowledge and understanding of the Child and Family Services Act and Regulations.


·         Knowledge of legislation, policies and standards in a post AJI-CWI environment, and demonstrated experience in policy and program development.


·         Knowledge of, and ability to apply, First Nations approaches to the development of policies, programs, and services for children, families and communities.


·         Must be a collaborative, flexible team player who is challenged by working in a fast-paced environment and capacity to work independently.


·         Excellent organizational, computer, problem solving, oral and written communication skills.


·         Extensive research skills are an asset


·         Ability to speak Cree, Dene and/or Oji-Cree is a definite asset.




Conditions of Employment:


·         Provide a satisfactory criminal records check, child abuse registry check and prior contact check prior to commencing employment.


·         Valid Manitoba Driver’s Licence and access to a vehicle.


·         Travel to northern Manitoba communities and Winnipeg area may be required.


·         Please ensure your cover letter and resume clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications and include two (2) professional references.




Deadline for Applications:  October 23, 2019


 Apply to:
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First Nations of Northern Manitoba
Child and Family Services Authority


Human Resources


1616 King Edward Street


Winnipeg Manitoba R3H 0R5


Phone: (204) 942-1842


Fax: (204) 942-1858


Email: humanresources@northernauthority.ca




"We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted."




Employment Equity is a factor in selection. Applicants are requested to indicate in their covering letter or resume if they are from any of the following groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.



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