Position: Cultural & Family Connector
Agency: Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services
Location: Forest Hills Administrative Office
Closing Date: March 12, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Salary commensurate with education and experience. All applicants must submit with their application a current Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Section Query), Prior Check, and Child Abuse Registry Check. Interested parties should apply in writing including three written references to:
- Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services requires a CULTURAL AND FAMILY CONNECTOR on a 2 year term. Reporting to the Prevention / Finance Assistant, the Cultural and Family Connector is responsible for assisting agency staff regionally in the planning, training and coordination of cultural activities and programs that foster a holistic approach to support children and families in their emotional, psychological, physical, and spiritual growth.
- Post secondary education desired however an equivalent of combination of training and experience may be considered.
- 2 years experience in supporting program delivery, administration, planning and organizing.
- Direct experience and understanding of cultural activities, programs and supports.
- Strong communication skills, high degree of accuracy, and ability to work within timelines.
- Ability to work independently and within a team. Must be able to support multiple requests from multiple sources.
- Demonstrated ability to problem solve, take initiative, and follow through on tasks.
- Ability to apply an Indigenous approach in working with children and families.
- Strong proficiency in MS Office Applications, including Access, database systems and internet.
- Demonstrated knowledge and/or understanding of Indigenous perspectives, First Nations culture and traditional philosophies.
- Ability to speak/understand Dakota or Ojibway is a definite asset.
We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
SUBMIT BY EMAIL OR FAX
Interested parties should apply in writing to:
Fax: (204) 834-2306