VQ 2021

Cultural and Family Connector

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services

Posted Sep 15, 2021 at 03:00 pm Closes Sep 29, 2021 at 03:00 pm

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

             DOCFS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

               CULTURAL AND FAMILY CONNECTOR

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

 

 

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services requires a term 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.

 

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered. Salary commensurate with education and experience.  All applicants must submit with their application a current Criminal Record Check, Prior Contact Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.  Interested parties should apply in writing including three written references 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

                                Phone: 204-834-2323        Fax: 204-834-2306

                                Email: hr@docfs.org

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 27, 2021 (4:30 PM)

* Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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