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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 four First Nations.  Moosomin, Mosquito, Saulteaux & Sweetgrass First Nations contract for services with Kanaweyimik. 

FAMILY SERVICE WORKER
(SOCIAL WORKER)
3 Positions

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • 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 and vulnerable sectors check MUST BE PRESENTED AT INTERVIEW;
  • Must have a valid Saskatchewan drivers licence.

 Application deadline for all positions is September 15, 2022 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



ACTIVITY COORDINATOR – PREVENTION SERVICES

1 POSITION

  • Coordinate community based wellness activities.
  • Provide support to Local Advisory Committees.
  • Facilitate workshops on various topics for communities.
  • Ensure community based activities include culturally relevant activities.
  • Attend Local Advisory Committee meetings in each community.
  • Attend Inter-agency Committee meetings in each community.
  • Work in partnership with local community programs/services.
  • Work in partnership with Battle River Treaty 6 Health Services wellness and addictions workers.
  • Monitor the prevention program budgets.
  • Be prepared to work flex hours to supervise and assist with evening community activities.
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 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 September 15, 2022 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

 

    • 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".