Unit Manager

First Nations of Northern Manitoba CFS Authority

Posted Apr 7, 2021 at 03:00 am Closes Apr 21, 2021 at 03:00 am

Job Location:
Headingley, MB (Winnipeg)
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca


First Nations of Northern Manitoba Child and Family Services Authority


Permanent Position - Unit Manager

Headingley, MB (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.  



The Manager has an oversight function of the Northern Authority’s Northern Initiative and Development department and core program areas; namely the core functions related to project management, policy development, Quality Assurance in regards to new legislation in child and family services.  Candidates should have extensive knowledge and understanding of current issues related to child and family services, preferably from a northern Manitoba First Nations perspective. 



  • BSW (preference for MSW) and 7-10 years’ experience (which should include front line experience) in a child welfare environment

  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role with senior management experience

  • Experience managing, coaching, coordinating workloads, and supervising employees

  • Strong working knowledge and experience in project management, policy development and quality assurance

  • Strong working knowledge of child and family services practices, aboriginal cultural awareness, new federal legislation, and current and past issues is necessary

  • Strong organizational and planning skills, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with superior analytical and decision making skills

  • Able to build and maintain strong and sustainable relationships with agency directors, other CFS authorities and key stakeholders, as well as Northern Authority management and staff

  • Able to provide clear Criminal Record, Prior Contact Check and Child Abuse Registry Check

  • Experience working on committees, attending Board of Director meetings

  • The ability to speak Cree, Dene and/or Oji-Cree is a definite asset.


Deadline for Applications:  April 20, 2021


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First Nations of Northern Manitoba

Child and Family Services Authority

Human Resources

200-300 Alpine Way

Winnipeg (Headingley), MB

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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