Family Support Workers (DOCFS) – Employment Opportunity

Swan Lake First Nation > Employment Opportunities > Family Support Workers (DOCFS) – Employment Opportunity

Canupawakpa, Roseau River, Sioux Valley, Swan Lake Offices, Brandon, Portage, and Winnipeg

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family SeNices requires a Family Support Workers for the various locations Canupawakpa, Roseau River, Sioux Valley, Swan Lake, Brandon, and Winnipeg. The family support worker will provide assistance / support to families in need through training in home-making and child care, and monitoring family progress. Transportation to visits, supeNises visits, participates in recreational/cultural activities for the children in care. The family support worker is responsible to the SupeNisor

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

► Knowledge and/or experience in Child and Family SeNices
► Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required
► Must have computer skills, with the ability to provide reports
► 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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