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Child and Family Services
Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services Inc.

91 23rd St W
Battleford, SK
S0M 0E0
P.O. Box 1270





Kanaweyimik is an independent, non-political child welfare agency providing child welfare and family services to five First Nations.  Moosomin, Mosquito, Red Pheasant, Saulteaux & Sweetgrass First Nations contract for services with Kanaweyimik.


The following is a general description of a Family Service Worker (Social Worker) position.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, training and education.  This is a full-time, term position.






(October 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018)


  • The Family Service Worker is directly responsible to the Supervisor and/or Executive Director;
  • Manage a caseload in the area of child welfare and family support services;
  • Intake services;
  • Services to children-in-care;
  • Community development;
  • Services to families in need of support to prevent children coming-into-care;
  • Maintain computerized data, case recordings, individual and family files, etc;
  • Coordinate case planning sessions and monitor case plans to ensure families are receiving services;
  • Child abuse investigations;
    • ·Will comply with the provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time.




  • Must have a University Degree from a recognized School of Social Work;
  • Must have at least 5 years experience and proven ability to work in the counselling and social services area with families and children;
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of The Child & Family Services Act;
  • Must have work experience assessing families and children;
  • Must have work experience counselling families and children;
  • Must demonstrate a clear understanding and knowledge of native family systems;
    • Must demonstrate knowledge in the area of family violence dynamics;
    • Must demonstrate knowledge of the effects of separation as it relates to placement of children;
    • Knowledge of the Cree language is an asset;
    • Computer skills are a position requirement;
    • Excellent verbal, written and time management skills are required;
    • A clear criminal records check MUST BE PRESENTED AT INTERVIEW;
    • Must have a valid drivers licence.


Application deadline is October 10, 2017 at 5:00pm.  

  Start date to be determined by the Board of Directors.   Please forward detailed resumes by fax or email to: or fax to: 306-445-2533 attention to Marlene Bugler.


Contact Person:  Marlene Bugler 306-445-3500. Only successful candidates who make the short list will be contacted.

Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.



Kanaweyimik Child and Family Services Inc. currently provide statutory and support services to the following four member communities:

    • Moosomin First Nation Pop. 1512


    • Red Pheasant First Nation Pop. 2094


    • Saulteaux First Nation Pop. 1158


    • Sweetgrass First Nation Pop. 1673


    • Mosquito First Nation Pop. 1243



Kanaweyimik Our Vision

According to Elder Norman Sunchild, the Cree name "Kanaweyimik" has its origin in two meanings or messages that pertain to the care of children:

To the parents - "take care of your children";

To the children - "ask their parents to take care of them".