CULTURAL AND FAMILY CONNECTOR

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services

Posted Feb 12, 2020 at 09:15 am Closes Feb 26, 2020 at 09:15 am

Job Location:
Forest Hills
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

 

DOCFS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CULTURAL AND FAMILY CONNECTOR
Term Position – 2 Year Contract 

Forest Hills Administration Office
(Located south of Carberry, MB)

 

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services requires a CULTURAL AND FAMILY CONNECTOR. Reporting to the Prevention / Finance Assistant, the Cultural and Family Connector is responsible for assisting agency staff regionally in the planning, training and coordination of cultural activities and programs that foster a holistic approach to support children and families in their emotional, psychological, physical, and spiritual growth.

 

Qualifications:

Ø  Post secondary education desired however an equivalent of combination of training and experience may be considered.

Ø  2 years experience in supporting program delivery, administration, planning and organizing.

Ø  Direct experience and understanding of cultural activities, programs and supports.

Ø  Strong communication skills, high degree of accuracy, and ability to work within timelines.

Ø  Ability to work independently and within a team. Must be able to support multiple requests from multiple sources.

Ø  Demonstrated ability to problem solve, take initiative, and follow through on tasks.

Ø  Ability to apply an Indigenous approach in working with children and families.

Ø  Strong proficiency in MS Office Applications, including Access, database systems and internet.

Ø  Demonstrated knowledge and/or understanding of Indigenous perspectives, First Nations culture and traditional philosophies.

Ø  Ability to speak/understand Dakota or Ojibway is a definite asset.

 

Salary will commensurate with education and experience. All applications must submit along with their resume, a current Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Section Query), Prior Contact Check, and Child Abuse Registry Check. Interested parties should apply in writing and include three references by February 18, 2020 (4:30) to:

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services Inc.

Forest Hills Administration Office

Swan Lake First Nation

Box 310, Carberry, MB R0K 0H0

Attention:  Human Resource Coordinator

Email:  hr@docfs.org        Fax:  204-834-2306

 

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