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Job Details

Job Number:  58101
Family Wellness Supervisor
Job Posted: Friday, 4 October 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 25 October 2019
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

Kahkiyaw Ayisiyinowak ka Wahkotot – “All people, especially traditional peoples, are related” – Kahkiyaw is a new and ground-breaking Indigenous-led and community-based program created to significantly improve the lives of Indigenous children, youth, and families in the Edmonton and Area Children and Family Services Authority (CFSA).


Kahkiyaw is being delivered in partnership by Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society and Boyle Street Community Services, two community organizations with a long and successful history of serving Indigenous people in Edmonton. Working closely with CFSA Central Neighbourhood Centre, and using the Collaborative Service Delivery (CSD) model, the program will provide a continuum of services to improve the outcomes for Indigenous children and families in our city. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and supervision to a team of 6-8 staff including Family Wellness Workers and Lodge Keepers.
  • Responsible for on-going direction, guidance, and supervision of staff, as well as providing services to clients when necessary.
  • Encourage Family Wellness Workers to integrate cultural resources to help support family/youth/children’s needs.
  • Possess knowledge of community resources to suggest to their team.
  • Assess needs and guide Family Wellness Workers to create goals and strategies to support the development of children and families.
  • Build positive relationships with families, work cooperatively with caseworker supervisors and other invested partners.
  • Maintain effective cross-functional relationships with staff, colleagues, and partners.
  • Responsible for developing professional time management, ensure that all contact notes are completed and submitted on time to our CFSA partners.
  • Responsible for “on call” services every 5-7 weeks.
  • Work effectively with all other Kahkiyaw supervisors on the leadership team.

Education and Credentials

  • Degree or diploma in the Human Services field, Education, Social Work, or Child & Youth Care.
  • Three or more years working with families and youth.
  • Three or more years of supervision experience.
  • Current (within 6 months) Criminal Record check and Child & Family Intervention check. If submitting application, apply for these requirements as soon as possible, as this can delay employment start date.
  • Valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Cultural Resources, Ceremonies, and Protocol is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database and Ages & Stages Developmental Screening Tool is an asset.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary plus monthly auto allowance.
  • Paid sick and wellness days (pro-rated) after 3 months’ probation.
  • Extended Health Benefit (50/50 cost sharing) after 6 months employment.

Positions Available

There are currently two openings for Family Wellness Supervisors at two different locations.

When applying, please specify location preference, or indicate that you have no preference.

  • Bent Arrow, Central Office – 11666 – 95 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5G 1L8
  • Boyle Street Community Services (bsmt) – 10116 – 105 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5H 0K2
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send Resume and Cover Letter via email
Contact Details
June Abahuje
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
11648 85 St
Edmonton , AB, T5B 3E5

Tel: 7804813451
www:   bentarrow.ca

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