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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 an Activity Worker position.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, training and education.  This is a full-time, permanent position.








  • The Activity worker will be directly responsible to the Supervisor, Urban Services of Kanaweyimik.
  • The Activity Worker will assist with coordination of mini-workshops in areas of self-esteem, personal growth, parenting, anger management, suicide intervention, healthy relationships, life skills.
  • The Activity Worker will incorporate appropriate cultural and traditional practices into all community activities/programs.
  • The Activity Worker will engage and consult community Elders in program design and delivery.
  • Support and assist with community based wellness activities.
  • Provide support to Local Advisory Committees with planning and budgeting for activities.
  • Facilitate workshops on various topics for communities.
  • Ensure community based activities include culturally relevant activities.
  • Attend Local Advisory Committee meetings in each community as required.
  • Attend Inter-agency committee meetings in each community as required.
  • Work in partnership with local community programs/services.
  • Work in partnership with Battle River Treaty 6 Health Services wellness and addictions workers.
  • Be prepared to work flex hours to supervise and assist with evening activities. Hours of work will be mainly 1 pm to 9 pm, Monday through Friday but may be adjusted to meet community needs.
  • Other duties that may be assigned from time to time
  • Will comply with the provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time.








  • Must have a University Degree or Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution and training in various human services fields that would benefit First Nations communities;
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in the human services field.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge in personal growth, addictions, family violence, suicide, parenting and other relevant issues affecting First Nations communities;
  • Must demonstrate ability to facilitate workshops;
  • Must demonstrate a clear understanding and knowledge of First Nations family systems;
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the inter-generational impacts of residential schools on First Nation families and communities;
  • Must maintain a positive, healthy lifestyle;
  • 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 July 16, 2018 at 5:00pm.  Start date is August 1, 2018.   Please forward resumes by fax, email or mail to:  (306) 445-2533,    Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews. Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.




Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services, Inc.


P.O. Box 1270


Battleford, Saskatchewan


S0M 0E0


Attention:              Marlene Bugler



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".