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Friday, March 03, 2017

Job Order # fsj395
Date Posted: March 03, 2017
Full/Part-time: On Call
Employer/Location: North East Native Advancing Society
Fort St John, BC
Job Title: Responsible Adult/Childminder (1+)
Starting Date: ASAP
Wages: Salary range will be based on experience and industry standards
Qualifications: All applicants should possess:
  • Be responsible adults who have experience and understanding of working with children of diverse cultures within structured childcare programs.
  • Possess a valid First Aid certificate, also specialized certification such as Child Safe, or willing to obtain.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to build strong relationships with community members, parents, and children.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and email.
  • Acceptable criminal record check.
  • Drivers License and current abstract are required.

Individuals of Aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to apply.

Local (Peace Region) applicants will be considered first.

Duties: North East Native Advancing Society is a non-profit charitable organization that provides holistic human resource development programs and services to First Nation, Status, Non-status and Inuit persons residing in Northeastern BC. 

Reporting to the Society's Manager, the following roles will include but not be limited to: 

  • Preschool and child care programs are based on children's interests and learning needs, and include the use of individual, small and large group activities, indoor and outdoor play, learning centres, outings and field trips. Activities are varied frequently and are designed to accommodate individual children's unique abilities.
  • Out-of-school care programs include activities designed to complement the school program, provide recreational and artistic opportunities and meet the unique needs of the children. Educators and caregivers in these environments are responsible for providing a safe, secure, relaxing and fun place for children. 
  • Assist with development and implementation of programs designed to meet children's social, physical, intellectual, creative, cultural, emotional and developmental needs and interests in a play-based environment.
  • Plan, organize and implement childcare activities collaboratively with the ECE team of workers.
  • Build children's social and interpersonal skills and positive self-concept by establishing routines and positive guidance policies that allow children to feel secure, comfortable and safe.
  • Establish and maintain good communication with children's families and community agencies involved in children's development.
  • Attend to children's arrival and departure times.
  • Provide play experiences in a variety of areas (such as music, dramatic play, art, science, water and literacy).
  • Provide nutritional snacks and meals.
  • Provide quiet rest time or nap time, and may include outdoor play and field trips.
  • Ensure that the centre or program maintains all health, licensing and safety standards at all times.
  • Other duties as required.
How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume with references.
  • Cheryl Testawitch, Quality Assurance Officer
    North East Native Advancing Society
    10328-101 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC  V1J 2B5
  • Tel:  250-785-0887
  • Fax:  250-785-0876
  • Email: ctestawitch@nenas.org

Closing Date:  Until Filled

While we appreciate all applications, only those short-listed will be contacted. 

Job Order # fsj396
Date Posted: March 03, 2017
Full/Part-time: Fulltime
Employer/Location: North East Native Advancing Society
Fort St John, BC
Job Title: Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
Starting Date: ASAP after closing date
Wages: Salary range will be based on experience and industry standards
Qualifications: The successful applicant should possess:
  • College diploma or university degree in Early Childhood Education or related field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably with experience in a First Nations educational environment; Infant Development and Infant Toddler Certification an asset.
  • Valid Child Care License.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate, specialized for children e.g. Child Safe.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to build strong relationships with community members, partners, and children.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and email.
  • Acceptable criminal record check.
  • Drivers License and current abstract required.

Individuals of Aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to apply.

Duties: The North East Native Advancing Society is a non-profit charitable organization that provides holistic human resource development programs and services to First Nation, Status, Non-status and Inuit persons residing in Northeastern BC.  Programs are intended to improve the quality of life for First Nation and Inuit people and are mandated through various contribution agreements held with the federal and provincial governments.

Reporting to the Society's Manager, this role will include but not be limited to:

  • Planning and organizing activities for pre-school children in collaboration with the other teachers at the centre.
  • Leading and monitoring children in activities to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical and emotional growth.
  • Assist with program accountabilities and requirements.
  • Schedule and conduct parent-teacher interviews.
  • Share in the responsibility of conducting home visitations.
  • Assist Head ECE in ensuring that the centre maintains all health, licensing and safety standards at all times.
  • Other duties as required.
How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume with references.
  • Cheryl Testawitch, Quality Assurance Officer
    North East Native Advancing Society
    10328-101 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC  V1J 2B5
  • Tel:  250-785-0887
  • Fax:  250-785-0876
  • Email: ctestawitch@nenas.org

Closing Date:  Until Filled

While we appreciate all applications, only those short-listed will be contacted. 

Job Order # fsj397
Date Posted: March 03-22, 2017
Full/Part-time: Fulltime
Employer/Location: North East Native Advancing Society
Fort St John, BC
Job Title: Human Resources Assistant/Program Support
Starting Date: ASAP after closing date
Wages: Salary range will be based on experience and industry standards
Qualifications: The successful applicant should possess:
  • A college diploma in Human Resources or related field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a First Nations Educational environment.
  • Ability to assist in the HR department, to support the EAS department and to lead when needed, also be able to work well independently as well as part of the whole team.
  • Experience in Employment Counseling and/or case file management and workshop delivery.
  • Experience working in a computerized office environment with word processing, database and spreadsheet skills sufficient to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, with speed and accuracy, including the willingness to learn and use new computer programs/applications.
  • Strong work ethics; able to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment, discretion and maintain strict confidentiality procedures with good organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of aboriginal culture - experience in a First Nations environment is desirable.
  • A valid Drivers License and a clean abstract, as this position may require travel to communities across Northeast BC.
  • Must be bondable.

Individuals of Aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to apply.

Duties: The North East Native Advancing Society is a non-profit charitable organization that provides holistic human resource development programs and services to First Nation, status and non-status and Inuit persons residing in Northeastern BC.  Programs are mandated through a series of contribution agreements with the federal and provincial governments to improve the quality of life of First Nation and Inuit persons.  Under these agreements, NENAS is responsible for the administration, coordination and facilitation of employment programs and services.

Working under the direction of and reporting to the Society's Manager, this role will include but not be limited to:

Human Resources Assistant

  • Provide assistance and support with Human Resources Program Policies and Procedures.
  • Assist and support with client appeals and grievances and concerns brought forward by individual and community clients and the Board of Directors.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of recruitment and retention programs and succession planning.
  • Work with manager to prepare and evaluate position descriptions, interview applicants and conduct reference checks.
  • Provide support regarding employee relations issues.
  • Arrange training programs for employees.
  • Assist with ensuring compliance is met with employment legislation.
  • Assist with labour relations and in preparing and evaluating employee agreements.
  • Assist with employee benefit plans.
  • Assist with attendance, timesheets and payroll procedures using human resource information systems.

Program Support

  • Provide assistance and support with Program Policies and Procedures and client grievances.
  • Provide support with training initiatives set-up and design, working directly with clients to ensure their training requirements are met.
  • Deliver Labour Standards and employment related workshops.
  • Advise program staff on Labour practices and protocols with work experience type projects.
  • Assist the EAS Team and employers with labour relations standards and provide human resource liaison services between clients and employers, ie for funded programs such as: Targeted Wage Subsidy and Community Work Experience Projects.
How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume with references.
  • Cheryl Testawitch, Quality Assurance Officer
    North East Native Advancing Society
    10328-101 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC  V1J 2B5
  • Tel:  250-785-0887
  • Fax:  250-785-0876
  • Email: ctestawitch@nenas.org

Closing Date:  March 22, 2017

While we appreciate all applications, only those short-listed will be contacted.