Aug 12, 2019

LAND BASED YOUTH AND FAMILY COORDINATOR

  • Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Sevices
  • Cowessess, SK, Canada
Full-time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

The Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services (YTCCFS) Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic dedicated individual to fill the position of Land Based Youth and Family Coordinator for the Cowessess Keeping Our Children Home Land Based Project

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, this individual is responsible for planning and implementing approved activities for Youth and Family Land Based Family Plans.

The Land Based Youth and Family Coordinator will be the communication link between the referring organization, Family, Education, Wellness and other Agencies including on and off reserve programs. The Land Based Youth and Family Coordinator will provide written quarterly case conference reports on each client, arrange case conference meetings with the referring organization and the Families. This individual will facilitate admissions and provide professional assessments to the case conference. The Land Based Youth and Family Coordinator will focus on the holistic needs of each youth and family from Physical, Spiritual, Mental and Emotional perspective. Other responsibilities will include and may not be limited to; on going life transition planning, implementation, direction and recommendation while maintaining focus on the individual life transition plans.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BISW, BSW or a degree in a related discipline.
  • A combination of a Diploma in a related discipline plus a minimum of 5 years of experience mat be considered.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Working in conjunction with the community programs and services, this individual must possess the ability to assess and identify enhancement areas and the ability to refer and engage the appropriate resources.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and posses a reliable vehicle.
  • Must be willing to upgrade skills when time and funding permits.
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to sign an “Oath of Confidentiality” and a Non-disclosure Agreement.
  • Excellent Computer Skills with a preference to Data Base knowledge.
  • Knowledge of First Nations Beliefs, values, languages, customs and perspectives
  • First Nation’s Group home standards, practices, policies and procedures in a First Nation’s setting.
  • Knowledge of Indian Child and Family Services (ICFS), Ministry of Social Services (MSS), and Indigenous Services Canada
  • Knowledge of Saskatchewan Child Welfare Act including Child Welfare Policies and Procedures and the Customary Standards of Care.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of First Nations History from Colonization to Present Day, this includes and is not limited to; emotional, physical, and spiritual effects related to the colonization.

Salary is based on education and experience, and in accordance to the YTCCFS Inc. salary grid.  

Only applicants successfully chosen for an interview will   be contacted.  Candidates selected for an interview are required to provide a current Criminal Record Check, Results of a Certified Prohibited Drug test and proof of education prior to signing a letter of offer.

 

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES ALONG WITH THREE (3) LETTERS OF REFERENCE TO:

L Sharon Green

A/Director of Human Resources

Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc.

21 Bradbrooke Ave. N.  -  Yorkton, SK         S3N 3R1

Telephone: (306) 782 8838      Fax: (306) 782 7780

sharon.green@ytccfs.com

 

Deadline August 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm