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





                                                                                          Job Description


  • The Manager is directly responsible to the Executive Director of Kanaweyimik.
  • The Manager is responsible for supervising the Prevention Program.
  • The Manager is responsible for covering off the Executive Director when the Executive Director is not available.
  • The Manager will comply with provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time.
  • In the absence of the Executive Director, delegate specific responsibilities as required with respect to the day to day operations of Kanaweyimik.
  • Carries out the intent and purpose of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time and may make recommendations for the revision/amendment of Personnel Manual as required.
  • Ensure all reporting requirements are met for Prevention Program.
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures to ensure effective delivery of programs and services and case management.
  • In the absence of the Executive Director, ensure that all agreements are reviewed and renewed as required.
  • Attend and participate in all management meetings as scheduled.
  • Assist in drafting annual budget for Prevention Program and submit to Executive Director by the end of January of each fiscal year.
  • Monitor prevention expenditures throughout the year and ensure that the approved budget expenditures are followed.  Report any over expenditures to the Executive Director.
  • Represent Kanaweyimik as and when required at local, provincial and federal levels.
  • Attend Inter-agency meetings in each of the five First Nation communities as scheduled.
  • In the absence of the Executive Director, prepare and present an Annual report to the members of Kanaweyimik.  The Annual Report will outline all programs, services and statistics provided by Kanaweyimik.





  • The qualifications of the Manager shall be determined at the absolute discretion of the Board of Directors depending upon the needs of Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services at the time. 
  • A University Degree from a School of Social Work and/or Business Administration or equivalent work experience and training in a related area with relevant courses or workshops in child protection and administration.
  • Extensive working experience and proven ability to work in the social services area with families and children.
  • Extensive administrative and management experience.
  • Ability to organize, delegate, supervise and coordinate activities of staff members and complex programs.
  • Ability to formulate budgets, administer same and report on budgets.
  • Extensive working experience with First Nations people, with an understanding of the particular issues encountered by First Nations people.
  • Extensive working experience and a clear understanding of the dynamics of First Nations family systems; complexity of social problems encountered by First Nations families.
  • Extensive working experience with different levels of government associated with program and service delivery to First Nations.  Local, First Nations, provincial and federal levels of government.
  • Knowledge of the Cree language is an asset;
  • Computer skills and application of the same 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 November 19, 2018 at 5:00pm.  Start date to be determined.   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".