Under the direct supervision of the PFN (Piapot First Nation) CFS (Child and Family Services) Executive Director, this position will be responsible for the Prevention Supervisor, which will consist of management, delivery, and development of the family, youth, and children’s social, recreational and cultural programming for the department of child and family services with Piapot First Nation. This position will assist in exercising Piapot First Nation jurisdiction over Child and Family Services (CFS) and develop Child and Family Service programs prior to entering into the coordination and agreement discussions.
Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
- Plan, coordinate and implement community-based prevention programs, services, projects and events as assigned according to workplans, budgets, and funding requirements to meet prevention objectives.
- Oversee and seek Director approval for Prevention budget, and expenditures
- Complete and submit prevention program internal and external reporting, as necessary and requested.
- Participate in overall policy development and decision making as a member of the management team
- Recruit, train, supervise, and mentor prevention program staff, contractors, and volunteers in their duties
- Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with prevention policy and practices.
- Authorize bi-weekly prevention staff time sheets, time in lieu, and time off requests
- Supporting First Nations youth and young adults with post-majority care as needed
- Serving as the main contact between a First Nation and Piapot First Nation Child and Family service provider (MSS – Ministry of Social Services)
- Ensures that PFN child and family services provider (MSS – Ministry of Social Services) address the real needs of First Nations children, youth, and families, including needs tied to culture, land and geography, and the effects of historical and contemporary disadvantage.
- Monitor and Develop agreements with the Piapot Child and Family Services provider pertaining to individual children, youth, and families
- Apply for grants,CHRT-41, and funding opportunities when available in further supporting and developing prevention programing.
Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:
- Post-secondary diploma or degree in Child and Youth Services, Indigenous Social Work or a related field.
- Minimum one to two (1-2) years of experience in Child and Youth Services, Child Welfare, or social services industry would be preferred.
- Combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Able to attain and maintain a clear criminal record including a Vulnerable Sector check.
- Knowledge of First Nation policies and legislations, Saskatchewan Child and Family Services Act, Provincial Child and Family Services Act, the FSIN Child Welfare and Family Support Act, Policy and Procedures Manual for Family Centered Services (MSS), and other legislation;
- Experience in working in First Nations communities.
- Knowledge and understanding of First Nations issues such as Residential Schools, Sixties Scoop and Government policy on First Nations.
- Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and the ability to perform and collaborate under challenging conditions.
- Strong planning, community mobilization and inter-cultural communication.
DEADLINE: January 19th/2024 @ 4:30 PM
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter detailing your qualifications with your resume and three current work-related references to:
ATTENTION: Human Resources
Piapot First Nation
General Delivery, Zehner SK S0G 1K0
We thank all those that apply, however, only those that are selected for an interview will be contacted. Piapot First Nation relies on The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment; therefore, please indicate your status on the cover letter.