Cultural & Family Connector - Forest Hills Administrative Office (DOCFS)

Cultural & Family Connector - Forest Hills Administrative Office (DOCFS)

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Dakota Ojibway Child & Family Services AgencyPosition: 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:

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Qualifications/ Requirements: 

  • 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.


Interested parties should apply in writing to:

Fax: (204) 834-2306

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