Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society Edmonton area
closed 5 days ago (Thu, 6 May) full time - term / contract
Kahkiyaw Ayisiyinowak ka Wahkotot – "All people, especially traditional peoples, are related" – Kahkiyaw is a new and ground-breaking Aboriginal-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 model, the program will provide a continuum of services to improve the outcomes for Indigenous children and families in our city. This is a temporary position for up to one year.
Work alongside our Family Wellness Workers to support children and families in various capacities.
Establishing strong relationships with families and children.
Linking families to community resources.
Assisting families seeking housing.
Assisting families seek housing.
Assisting families seek financial community supports.
Mentoring and role modeling youth.
Supportive access drives - extensive transporting of children to family visits.
Supportive access visits for families - teaching moments for parents to interact with children.
Provide Ages & Stages Assessments to help parents learn innovative ways to teach non-verbal, sensory motor skills.
Other areas of ASQ assessments are also helpful for parents to connect child to speech pathologists, auditory specialists, etc.
Degree or diploma in a Human Services field is a must - i.e. Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Education, etc.
A minimum of 2 years work-related experience is preferred.
3-5 years of work experience in the human services field is required.
ASQ training is an asset.
Having your own vehicle for transportation is a must.
Experience working with Indigenous families is an asset.
Current (within 6 months) Criminal Record check with vulnerable sector check and Intervention Record check, and Driver’s Abstract is required prior to starting employment.
Salary and Benefits
Salary plus monthly auto allowance.
Paid sick and wellness days after 3 months’ probation (pro-rated)
Working approximately 34.5 hours per week
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Contact Details June Abahuje , Human Resources Manager
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society , 11648 85 st, Edmonton , AB 780-481-3451
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