Customary Care Coordinator (DOCFS) – Employment Opportunity

Swan Lake First Nation > Employment Opportunities > Customary Care Coordinator (DOCFS) – Employment Opportunity

(2 Year Term)
Forest Hills Administration Office
Located South of Carberry, MB

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services requires a Customary Care Coordinator for the Forest Hills Administration Office. The position is responsible for providing consultation, direction and support to the CFS Workers on all Direct Service matters (i.e. children – in – care, family services, and family enhancement.) Reports directly to the Executive Director.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

► B.S.W. , Post-secondary degree in a related field of study and/or Child & Family Services Diploma
► Five years of experience in child & family services providing mandated/voluntary services with at least two years in a supervisory capacity
► Knowledge of the Manitoba Child & Family Services Act and the current changes to the Child & Family Services system
► Demonstrated knowledge of collateral services/community resources and how to access
► Have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and willing to travel
► Good time management and organizational skills
► Excellent work record/history
► Demonstrated knowledge and respect for the Dakota and Ojibway culture and traditional philosophies
► Ability to speak Dakota and/or Ojibway a definite asset

Salary commensurate with education and experience. All applicants must submit with their application a current Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Section Query), 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 OHO
Attention: Human Resource Coordinator
Phone: 204-834-2323
Fax: 204-834-2306

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 28, 2019 (4:30 PM)

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are asked to self-declare in their resume or cover letter.

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Swan Lake First Nation is located in South Central Manitoba along junction Highway #23 and #34. SLFN people are known as Anishinabe people, meaning “original-peoples”; their native language is Saulteaux.

Swan Lake First Nation is working towards their vision of having a healthy, prosperous and self-sufficient community.

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