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Thursday, June 01, 2017

 

Date Posted:

June 01, 2017-Until Filled

Job Order #
fsj1011
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime 35 hrs/week

Employer/Location:

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services Society
10615-102 Street
Fort St John, BC

Job Title:

Aboriginal Supported Child Development Support Aid

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

Annual salary of $32,000-34,000 combined with training incentives to achieve Early Childhood Education Diploma.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of child development and an understanding of children with special needs.

  • Clear understanding of inclusive and culturally safe child care.

  • Clear understanding and dedication to honouring the familial systems used in the traditional territories of North East BC.

  • Clear understand of goals and objectives pertaining to child specific development.

  • Ability to perform and maintain appropriate observation records.

  • A thorough appreciation, awareness, and working experience of Aboriginal history and culture, as well as a thorough understanding of the complexities of working with diverse populations.

  • In-depth knowledge of the social service sector, community-based programs and services, and community relation.

  • Clear understanding of professional code of ethics and commitment to the child care profession.

  • Ability to contribute to the philosophy of team work.

Requirements

  • Current Child Care Facilities and Licensing Approved Child orientated First Aid Certificate.

  • Complete Criminal Record Check.

  • Possession of a valid Class 4 Drivers License.

Duties:

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services is seeking a Support Aid for our Aboriginal Supported Child Development program (ASCD).  The service area of this program is the entirety of Northeast BC and will require travel. The successful candidate will report directly to the ASCD Coordinator.

  • Implement developed individual service plans for eligible children in collaboration with the childcare/early learning environment staff and other key community resources.

  • Plan and implement strategies and activities for inclusion.

  • Plan and implement daily activities and experiences that to meet goals and objectives.

  • Provide information and resources to childcare/early learning environment staff and other key community resources.

  • Work with partner organizations, including the Fort St John Child Development Center to ensure children with special needs are connected to resources to support development.

  • Complete daily notes (observing and recording).

  • Maintain regular communication is parents, child care setting staff and other support systems as required.

  • Other duties as required.

How to Apply:
Submit resume.
Attention:  Lindsey Sprague, Aboriginal Supported Child Development Manager
Closing Date:

Until Filled

 

Date Posted:

June 01, 2017-Until Filled

Job Order #
fsj1012
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime Permanent

Employer/Location:

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services Society
10615-102 Street
Fort St John, BC

Job Title:

Family Navigator

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

Based on qualifications and experience

Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and oral.

  • A strong understanding of the Child, Family & Community Services Act, alternative dispute resolution process, court process and associated policies is required.

  • Awareness of First Nations culture and issues affecting First Nations families and communities.

  • Awareness of the dynamics of active and ongoing addiction, sexual abuse, family violence (incl. child abuse & neglect), grief, suicide, depression, healing and recovery.

  • Familiar with program planning, development and evaluation.

  • Awareness in the value of harm reduction practices.

  • Knowledge of ethics and boundaries.

  • Demonstrated skills in report writing and documentation.

  • Ability to work independently and be part of an integrated community team.

  • Demonstrated success in interventions, crises and outcomes.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Child & Youth Care, and/or equivalent combination of training, education and experience.

  • Experience working with Aboriginal communities and/or non-profit organizations.

  • Demonstrated understanding of Treaty 8 First Nations, Aboriginal and Metis peoples of northeastern BC.

  • A valid BC Class 5 Drivers License and criminal record check are mandatory.

Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

Duties:

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services (Nenan) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as a FAMILY NAVIGATOR. This position supports families involved in the child welfare system, or ideally, assists families in an early intervention and prevention support services capacity.

The Family Navigator position is located in Fort St John. The position is under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. Travel to Fort Nelson is required. Evening and weekend work as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Connects and collaborates with appropriate referral sources.

  • Carries out intake and assessment of clients.

  • Develops, from a client-centered approach, and carries out appropriate wellness/family service plans.

  • Works collaboratively with professionals and identified support systems involved with clients.

  • Maintains accurate case files and case management plans.

  • Coordinates and facilitates health and wellness community workshops.

How to Apply:
Submit resume.
Attention:  Lindsey Sprague, Aboriginal Supported Child Development Manager

We appreciate all applications however only those short listed will be contacted.

Closing Date:

Until Filled