Prevention Worker (DOCFS) – Employment Opportunity

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Canupawakpa, Dakota Plains, and Sioux Valley

Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services requires a Prevention Worker for the Canupawakpa, Dakota Plains, and Sioux Valley Community Services Offices. The position is responsible for developing prevention programs based on community needs. Coordinating, facilitating programs within time frames identified. Works in conjunction with community resources. Is responsible to the Supervisor.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

► Diploma or certificate in a related field of study, minimum grade 12
► Minimum of two years experience in child & family services or related social services
► Knowledge of the Manitoba Child & Family Services Act
► Demonstrated knowledge of First Nations organizations / groups / elders in the community
► Have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and willing to travel
► Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills
► Good time management and organizational skills
► Willing to work on a flex -time work schedule
► Excellent work record/history
► Demonstrated knowledge and respect for the Dakota culture and traditional philosophies
► Ability to speak Dakota 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 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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