Kanaweyimik is an independent, non-political child welfare agency providing child welfare and family services to five First Nations. Moosomin, Mosquito, Red Pheasant, Saulteaux & Sweetgrass First Nations contract for services with Kanaweyimik.
The following is a general description of a Manager position. Salary will be commensurate with experience, training and education. This is a full-time, permanent position.
· The Manager is directly responsible to the Executive Director of Kanaweyimik.
· The Manager is responsible for supervising the Prevention Program.
· The Manager is responsible for covering off the Executive Director when the Executive Director is not available.
· The Manager will comply with provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time.
· In the absence of the Executive Director, delegate specific responsibilities as required with respect to the day to day operations of Kanaweyimik.
· Carries out the intent and purpose of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time and may make recommendations for the revision/amendment of Personnel Manual as required.
· Ensure all reporting requirements are met for Prevention Program.
· Develop and maintain policies and procedures to ensure effective delivery of programs and services and case management.
· In the absence of the Executive Director, ensure that all agreements are reviewed and renewed as required.
· Attend and participate in all management meetings as scheduled.
· Assist in drafting annual budget for Prevention Program and submit to Executive Director by the end of January of each fiscal year.
· Monitor prevention expenditures throughout the year and ensure that the approved budget expenditures are followed. Report any over expenditures to the Executive Director.
· Represent Kanaweyimik as and when required at local, provincial and federal levels.
· Attend Inter-agency meetings in each of the five First Nation communities as scheduled.
· In the absence of the Executive Director, prepare and present an Annual report to the members of Kanaweyimik. The Annual Report will outline all programs, services and statistics provided by Kanaweyimik.
- The qualifications of the Manager shall be determined at the absolute discretion of the Board of Directors depending upon the needs of Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services at the time.
· A University Degree from a School of Social Work and/or Business Administration with minimum 5 years experience in child protection services.
· Extensive working experience and proven ability to work in the social services area with families and children.
· Extensive administrative and management experience.
· Ability to organize, delegate, supervise and coordinate activities of staff members and complex programs.
· Ability to formulate budgets, administer same and report on budgets.
· Extensive working experience with First Nations people, with an understanding of the particular issues encountered by First Nations people.
· Extensive working experience and a clear understanding of the dynamics of First Nations family systems; complexity of social problems encountered by First Nations families.
· Extensive working experience with different levels of government associated with program and service delivery to First Nations. Local, First Nations, provincial and federal levels of government.
· Knowledge of the Cree language is an asset;
· Computer skills and application of the same are a position requirement;
· Excellent verbal, written and time management skills are required;
· A clear criminal records check MUST BE PRESENTED AT INTERVIEW;
· Must have a valid drivers licence.
Application deadline is February 8, 2019 at 5:00pm. Start date to be determined. Please forward resumes by fax, email or mail to: (306) 445-2533, email@example.com. Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews. Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.
Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1270
Attention: Marlene Bugler