Family Enhancement Supervisor (Thompson, Shamattawa, Tadoule)

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Posted Jul 21, 2021 at 05:00 pm Closes Aug 4, 2021 at 05:00 pm

Job Location:
Thompson, MB
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
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Professional Employment Opportunity


OFFICE:  Keewatino/Yatthe Ghe Family Enhancement Centre


LOCATION: Thompson, Manitoba

Position:              Family Enhancement Supervisor (Tadoule Lake (Sayisi Dene), Shamattawa & Thompson)

                              One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position

Awasis Agency Employment Opportunities


Reporting to the Director of Family Enhancement, as member of the supervisory team, the Family Enhancement Supervisor coordinates and implements the agency’s preventative child and family services for the assigned units. This includes providing guidance and support to Family Enhancement Workers in a variety of communities.  Partnering with the communities that we serve to promote and deliver education and awareness programming on behalf of the agency, in a manner which is culturally appropriate. The Family Enhancement Supervisor contributes to the development and improvement of the Family Enhancement department‘s activities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and manage assigned Family Enhancement staff from Tadoule Lake (Sayisi Dene), Shamattawa and Thompson.
  • Communicate program direction and provide guidance to Family Enhancement Workers from the assigned units
  • Promote best practices in preventative child and family services which advance the cultural and land-based ideals of the northern First Nations
  • Compile and deliver regular statistical reports
  • Deliver regular reports about the units’ activities to the Director of Family Enhancement
  • Liaise with external collaterals on behalf of the agency



  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), or in progress in combination with relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of Child and Family Services Act, Standards, and Regulations
  • 2+ years of experience in the field of child welfare
  • Child welfare supervisory and training experience
  • Knowledge of or work experience in northern Manitoba communities preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding and respect for Indigenous culture
  • Ability to speak the Cree and/or Dene language is considered an asset


Working Conditions:

·        Fast-paced environment

·        Confidentiality environment with access to sensitive information

·        Overnight and remote travel up to approximately 25% of the time

·        Maintain a satisfactory Prior Contact check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract

·        Maintain a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle


Salary:   Awasis Agency offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package.  Salary will commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date:  Friday, July 23, 2021


Awasis Agency provides service to Indigenous children and families, therefore preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify. Individuals interested in this challenging opportunity please reference Competition Number 2021-049 on your resume/cover letter and include it in the subject line of your email, in confidence to:


Human Resources Department

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Competition #2021-049

701 Thompson Drive

Thompson, MB   R8N 2A2

Fax: 204-778-8428



We thank all applicants who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process.

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