Employment



Aboriginal Infant Development Worker

Minimum Requirements

  • Current BC License to Practice as an Early Childhood Educator or equivalent in Child & Youth, or related field.

  • Three years’ experience in inclusive child care preferred

  • Experience working with children aged 0 to 6 who have documented developmental delays
  • Demonstrated ability to use a cultural safety framework when working with Aboriginal children, families and communities

  • Skill in administering formal and informal developmental assessment tools

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as computer skills including Microsoft Word and Outlook

  • Well-developed planning, organizing, administrative and decision making skills

  • Ability to work effectively with program staff, Ministry staff, community groups and agencies

  • Strong conflict resolution skills

  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License

  • Willingness to travel to remote communities

 

Closing Date:  4:30 pm – Friday August 31, 2018

 

Please submit resumes with cover letter and references:

 

Attention:             HR c/o Joan Charleyboy

By post:                 Denisiqi Services Society                    

         240B North Mackenzie Avenue                     

 Williams Lake, BC   V2G 1N6

By e-mail:             joan@denisiqi.org

By fax to:             250-392-6501

 

Note:  Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

 

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


 

Delegated Services Social Worker

 

Denisiqi Services Society delivers community-based, culturally appropriate child and family programs in Williams Lake and surrounding area for children and families residing in the six member communities of the Tsilhqot’in Nation and Ulkatcho First Nation. We require a Voluntary Services/ Guardianship Social Worker to join our Delegated Services team. The position will require flexible work hours with regular travel including overnight stays in remote communities. Denisiqi Services Society offers competitive wages.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must have a minimum Bachelor of Social Work Degree or BA Child and Youth Care Degree. Master’s Degree in related field may be considered with preference given to applicants who have held a Delegated Social Work position within the past two years.

  • Preference will be given to applicants with Child Welfare Specialization including a 4th year Practicum experience in a Ministry of Child and Family Development or Delegated Aboriginal Agency setting.

  • Knowledge of Tsilhqot’in and Ulkatcho culture and traditions or a minimum of two years working with First Nations people’s is an asset

  • Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver’s License and provide a Driver’s Abstract;

  • Successful applicants must pass Criminal Record checks and Criminal Record Review screening.

    Please submit resume with cover letter and references:

               HR c/o Joan Charleyboy, Acting Executive Director

                Denisiqi Services Society

                240B North Mackenzie Avenue

                Williams Lake, BC V2G 1N6

                Fax: (250) 392-6501

                E-mail: joan@denisiqi.org

     

    Closing Date:  Ongoing. Resume will be kept on file for 3 months.

     

    Note:  Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants with First Nations ancestry

    Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.



Denisiqi Services Society

Phone: (250) 392-6500

Toll Free: 1(877) 251-6566

Prevention & Support Fax: (250) 392-6501

Delegated Services Fax: (250) 392-6510

240B North Mackenzie Avenue

Williams Lake, BC  V2G 1N6

Email: administration@denisiqi.org

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