Employment

 

DENISIQI SERVICES SOCIETY JOB OPPORTUNITY 

Aboriginal Family Group Conference Coordinator – Full Time

Denisiqi Services Society delivers community-based, culturally appropriate child and family programs in Williams Lake and surrounding areas.  The successful candidate will facilitate – in a strength based way – family group conferences, specifically tailored to each child and family from the Tsilhqot’in, Secwepemc, and Carrier Nations including the Métis and the Friendship Centre organizations.

We require someone who has:

·        A degree or diploma in human services area and/or three years of experience in providing preventative services in a similar environment

·        Aboriginal Family Group Conference training is an asset

·        Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of BC First Nations history and child welfare issues

·        Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills;

·        Demonstrated ability to lead and facilitate emotionally charged situations while working collaboratively with family and community

·        Understanding of family systems and child development along with relevant legislation

·        Demonstrated organizational and time management skills

·        Computer literacy with databases, Microsoft Word, Excel and other computer software

·        Abilities and experience in: developing strong (non-judgmental and respectful) relationships working with children, families, Aboriginal communities, foster parents, biological parents, and co-workers; strength based, solution focused child welfare practices; gaining agreement on issues and identifying immediate steps of action for families and service providers

·        Willing and able to travel and work altered hours to meet client and community member availability

·        A valid class 5 driver’s license and clean drivers abstract

·        Successful criminal records check

If you are interested in a position like this with an organization focused on children and families, please submit your resume and a cover letter with three references – before 4:30pm on November 17, 2017 – attention to: 

Please submit your resume and cover letter attention:

            Executive Director

            Denisiqi Services Society

            240B North Mackenzie Avenue

            Williams Lake, BC V2G 1N6

            Fax: (250) 392-6501

            E-mail: Elaine@denisiqi.org

  

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.

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DENISIQI SERVICES SOCIETY

 ON-CALL DAYCARE WORKER – NUNYAZ DAYCARE

Denisiqi Services Society delivers community-based, culturally appropriate child and family programs in Williams Lake and surrounding areas.  This is an on-call position from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday, September to June.  The successful candidate will be directly responsible for care of the children aged 30 months to 5 years old. 

We are seeking a candidate with the required skills and abilities to fulfill the following:

Qualifications:

·        Early Childhood Education Certification is mandatory

·        Knowledge of First Nation culture and traditions is an asset

·        Fluency in the Tsilhqot’in Language is an asset

·        Experience working with First Nations Children and Families

·        Experience in planning, development and implementation of an early childhood program

·        Class 5 driver’s license is required

·        A healthy life style is required

·        Current First Aid and Food Safe certificate

·        Criminal Record check screening is required

 

 

Closing Date: November 30, 2017

 

Please submit resumes with cover letter and references:

Family Support Program Manager

240B North Mackenzie Avenue             

Williams Lake, BC V2G 1N6

Email:  elaine@denisiqi.org

Fax:  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 who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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DENISIQI SERVICES SOCIETY JOB POSTING

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.

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 your resume and cover letter attention:

                Executive Director

                Denisiqi Services Society

                240B North Mackenzie Avenue

                Williams Lake, BC V2G 1N6

                Fax: (250) 392-6501

                E-mail: Elaine@denisiqi.org

     

    Closing Date:  November 27, 2017

     

    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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