Direct Services/Signs of Safety Coordinator (DOCFS) – Employment Opportunity

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Forest Hills Administration Office
Located South of Carberry, MB

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services requires a Direct Services / Signs of Safety Coordinator for Forest Hills Administration Office. The position is responsible for overseeing, the Direct Services, Delivery for assigned DOCFS Communities (Dakota Plains, Long Plain) and the Signs of Safety component for the agency. Primary responsibilities include all aspects of service delivery (intake, case management direction and supervision and maintaining agency statistics). 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 cultures 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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