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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

(P)306-445-3500
(F)306-445-2533
(T)1-888-445-5262

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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.

 FAMILY SERVICE WORKERS

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, permanent position.

 

FAMILY SERVICE WORKER (SOCIAL WORKER)

2 FULL-TIME, PERMANENT POSITIONS

 

  • 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.

 QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 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 22, 2018 at 5:00pm.  Start date to be determined.   Please forward resumes by fax, email or mail to:  (306) 445-2533, marleneb@kanaweyimik.com.    Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews. Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.

 PARENT AIDE

The following is a general description of a Parent Aide Worker position.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, training and education.  This is a full-time, permanent position.

PARENT AIDE

1 POSITION

 

1.1          The Parent Aide is directly responsible to the Supervisor/Executive Director of Kanaweyimik.

1.2          The Parent Aide is responsible for providing support services to families assigned to her/him by the Family Services    Workers.

1.3          The Parent Aide will comply with the provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to            time.

1.4          Responsible for providing one on one support services consisting of the following: parenting, budgeting, shopping or    as identified by the Family Services Worker.

1.5          Responsible for monitoring of family visits when children are in care of Kanaweyimik.

1.6          Responsible for monitoring of families when children have been returned to the care of the parents under a    Supervision Agreement/Order.

1.7          Responsible for providing transportation for critical appointments to families as identified by the Family Services    Worker.

1.8          Responsible for monitoring child’s progress in school and in home, in cases identified by the Family Services    Worker.

 QUALIFICATIONS

The qualifications of the Parent Aide shall be determined at the absolute discretion of the Board of Directors depending upon the needs of Kanaweyimik at the time.  The following attributes are assets:

 

1.9          Must have a minimum of a certificate from a recognized School of Social Work or equivalent training and work    experience in the human services field.

1.10       Must have a minimum of two years experience in the human services field and proven ability to work in the human    services field, mainly child protection and family services.

1.11       Must demonstrate knowledge in the area of Native family systems.

1.12       Must demonstrate knowledge in the area of family violence dynamics.

1.13       Must demonstrate knowledge of the effects of separation as it relates to placement of children.

1.14       Must demonstrate knowledge of The Child & Family Services Act.

1.15       Must demonstrate knowledge of family systems theory and case management practices.

1.16     Excellent verbal, written and time management skills are required.

1.17     A clean criminal record MUST BE PRESENTED AT INTERVIEW.

1.18     Valid driver’s license is required.

1.19       Computer skills are a position requirement.

 

Application deadline is October 22, 2018 at 5:00pm.  Start date to be determined by the Board of Directors.   Please forward resumes by fax or mail to:  (306) 445-2533Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews.  Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.

 

PREVENTION SERVICES CLERK

 

The following is a general description of a Prevention Services Administration Clerk position.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, training and education.  This is a full-time position.

Prevention Services Clerk

1 FULL-TIME POSITION

1.0          General description

1.1     The Clerk- Prevention Program will be directly responsible to the Manager or Executive  Director of Kanaweyimik.

1.2     The Clerk- Prevention Program will be responsible for collecting and compiling all prevention program statistics into a monthly report.

1.3     The Clerk – Prevention Program will be responsible for locating, copying and preparing submissions for reimbursement of prevention invoices.

1.4     The Clerk- Prevention Program will be available to assist Prevention program staff as may be required.

1.5     Responsible for clerk duties in prevention program, transcribing contact notes.

 

2.0    Specific duties

2.1     Support and assist community based Activity Workers in collecting relevant statistics for every activity in the community.

2.2      Collect all attendance sheets from every prevention activity from the community based Activity Workers and compile them into monthly reports.

2.3     Be prepared to work flex hours to supervise and assist from time to time. Hours of work will be    mainly 8:30 to 5 pm, Monday through Friday but may be adjusted to meet community needs.

2.4     Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

3.0    Qualifications

3.1     A degree or certificate in administration field from a recognized training institution will be an asset.

3.2     Must have successfully completed training in various human services field that would be of benefit to First Nation communities.

3.3     Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in administration field.

3.4     Must maintain a positive, healthy lifestyle.

3.5     Must demonstrate an understanding of First Nation family systems.

3.6     Must demonstrate an understanding of the inter-generational impacts of residential schools on First Nation families and communities.

3.7     Ability to speak Cree will be a definite asset.

3.8     Must have a valid driver’s license.

3.9     A clear criminal records check MUST BE PRESENTED AT INTERVIEW

3.10  Computer skills and application of the same, is a position requirement.

 

Application deadline is October 22, 2018 at 5:00pm.  Start date to be determined.   Please forward resumes by fax, email or mail to:  (306) 445-2533, marleneb@kanaweyimik.com.    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

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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".