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Aboriginal Supported Child Development: Outreach Worker

Denisiqi Services Society

Williams Lake, BC V2G 1N6
13 Jan 2018
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Denisiqi Services Society Employment Opportunity

Aboriginal Supported Child Development: Outreach Worker

Under the direction of the Wellness Team Manager of the Denisiqi Services Society, and subject to its policies and regulations, the position is responsible to provide mental health and social support services to clients aged 7 - 18 who may or may not be diagnosed with special needs. The worker will provide individual, family, and group support to both urban and rural based Tsilhqot'in and Ulkatcho member families, of ten in a school-based setting. This position requires high levels of intra-agency collaboration with other departments and agencies.

Diploma in Early Childhood Education ("ECE"); and/or Bachelors degree in Social Work, Child & Youth Work, Education or similar;
Certified in (or willingness to certify) "Friends For Life" mental health promotion curriculum, as well as similar programs that teach pro-social skills;
Must be willing to work flexible hours with regular travel including overnight stays in remote communities;
Knowledge of Tsilhqot'in and Ulkatcho governance, culture and traditions or a minimum of two years working with First Nations people's would be considered an asset.
Rate of Pay is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please submit your resume and cover letter attention:
Nancy Sandy, Executive Director
Denisiqi Services Society
240B North Mackenzie Avenue
Williams Lake, BC V2G 1N6
Fax: (250) 392-6501

Closing Date: Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 4:30pm

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants with First Nations ancestry.


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Denisiqi Services Society (Denisiqi) is a non-profit society and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who represents the Tsilhqo’tin and Ulkatcho peoples. Denisiqi works to promote the advancement and well-being of the children, youth and families in the Tsilhqo’tin communities and Ulkatcho community; and advocates for and provides programs, services and resources which contribute to community development and capacity building.


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