Nenan Dane ẕaa Deh Zona

Family Services Society

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Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services Society

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FAMILY NAVIGATOR

Accepting applications until May 27 

Salary Range: $25-28 per hour
 

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services (Nenan) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as a FAMILY NAVIGATOR with capacity to lead a team. 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 throughout NorthEastern BC is required. Evening and weekend work as required.

RESPONSIBlLITIES:

  • Connects and collaborates with appropriate referral sources
  • Carries out intake and assessment of clients
  • Develops, from a client-centred 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

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 AND 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 driver's license and criminal record check are mandatory
  • Capacity to lead a team is an ASSET.
  • Willing to train the right candidate!
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent.
Benefits and pension are offered upon completion of probation period.
Some relocation supports are available upon request. 

Clinician - Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health 

Accepting applications until position is filled
Salary Range: $30-38 per hour
 
Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services (Nenan) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as an Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health (ICYMH) Clinician. As an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Clinician will provide culturally appropriate therapeutic services and information which enhance the relationships and wellness of children and families who are experiencing significant challenges, in the Treaty 8 lands of Northeastern British Columbia. The ICYMH Clinician will supervise ICYMH Navigator and ICYMH Support Worker. This position serves the North Peace region and may require travel between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson. Evening and weekend work as required.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Reviews referrals, conducts intakes and manages client waitlist
• Conduct mental health assessments, safety plans and develop assessment reports
• Develop and execute treatment plans
• Maintain appropriate records
• Ability to communicate effectively, with children and their families, educational personnel, child protection social workers and resource workers, service providers, colleagues, physician, and other health care staff, both one-on-one and in group settings.
• Complete monthly and annual program reports
• Refer clients when appropriate and collaborate with relevant outside agencies
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities
• Knowledge and experience working within northern and rural communities
• Develop and maintain working knowledge and relationships with natural partners and supports in the communities
• Comfortable with conducting both Psycho-educational and treatment focused group sessions to various ages
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong collaboration skills
• The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Clinical/Applied Psychology; Master of Educational Counseling; Masters of Arts (Clinical Psychology); Master in Child and Youth Care; Master of Social work; Registered Nurse with BA in Nursing.
• 2 or more years experience in providing clinical counselling services in are of Child and Youth Mental Health
• Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities
• Knowledge and experience working within northern and rural communities
• Develop and maintain working knowledge and relationships with natural partners and supports in the communities
• Comfortable with conducting both Psycho-educational and treatment focused group sessions to various ages
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong collaboration skills
• The ability to work independently and in a team
• A valid BC class 5 driver’s license and criminal record check are mandatory
• Criminal Record Check will be required.
 
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent.
Benefits and pension are offered upon completion of probation period.
Some relocation supports are available upon request. 
 
 
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Indigenous Youth Support Worker

Accepting applications until position is filled
Salary Range: $22-26 per hour
 
Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services (Nenan) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team and supporting Indigenous Youth as our Cultural Connections Coordinator. As an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Cultural Connections Coordinator will support children and youth living in MCFD care in accessing opportunities for cultural exposure.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Receiving and following up referrals
• Developing Cultural Plans of Care with youth/child’s care team
• Establishing primary relationships with youth and their caregivers
• Supporting and advocating for youth
• Coordinating cultural connections for youth in care
• Facilitating youth integration with family, community, and cultural activities
• Assisting in identifying family and community relationships
• Supporting youth/child identified relationships
• Facilitating one-on-one support sessions with youth in care
• Coordinating and facilitating Striding Forward youth in care life skills group
• Identifying and involving Elders, Knowledge Keepers, family and community members in TOM processes
• Providing cultural programs for children-in-care, their caregivers, relevant family and community members
• Supporting Permanency Planning with youth in care to strengthen healthy individuals for independence while maintaining their identity and connection to their community
• Other related duties
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Proficient with MS office.
• Ability to plan, organize and schedule work flow to meet project deadlines
• Excellent communication and written skills
• Demonstrated ability to work with a team.
• Good interpersonal skills
• Capable of working extra hours whenever necessary
• Capable of giving spontaneous ideas whenever required
• Capable of handling difficult situations
• Experience working with multiple community social service agencies
• Experience working with First Nations as well as knowledge of First Nations Health issues.
• Knowledge and familiarity with northern and rural communities, the population to be served and First Nations, Metis and Aboriginal cultures.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Child and Youth Care; Bachelor in First Nations Studies; cultural knowledge or a combination of post-secondary education, and related work experience
  • Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities
  • Knowledge and experience working within northern and rural communities
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge and relationships with natural partners and supports in the communities
  • Experience working with children in MCFD care
  • Understanding of the Child Protection System
  • Understanding of the CFCSA
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • The ability to work independently and in a team
  • A valid BC class 5 driver’s license and criminal record check are mandatory
  • Criminal Record Check will be required.
 
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent. Benefits and pension are offered upon completion of probation period.

 

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Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health (ICYMH) Navigator

Accepting applications until position is filled
Salary Range: $22-26 per hour (Part Time)

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services (Nenan) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as an Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health (ICYMH) Navigator. As an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Navigator will provide culturally appropriate services and information which enhance the relationships and wellness of children and families who are experiencing significant challenges, in the Treaty 8 lands of Northeastern British Columbia.

The ICYMH Navigator is located in Fort St John. The position is under the direct supervision of the ICYMH Clinician. Travel between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson will be required. Evening and weekend work as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engage community members and promote Indigenous Child & Youth Mental Health services.
  • Organize community educational workshops related to mental health, culture, and wellness.
  • Provide direct clinical services through group work in the areas of parenting, stress management, problem solving, conflict resolution, effective communication, and social skills enhancement
  • Assist the Clinician in carrying out, monitoring, and evaluating treatment plans relative to support and education regarding the mental health concern identified.
  • Maintains clinical/client records and administrative records/stats
  • Maintains and promotes working relationships with community professionals
  • Assist Indigenous families to navigate the existing health and social service network of care by linking Indigenous children, youth, families and communities with the Child and Youth Mental Health community, and community personnel such as band social workers, on-reserve health directors, and Indigenous addiction workers
  • Participates in the ongoing planning, development, and evaluation of prevention services
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of prevention, early intervention, and risk reduction programs
  • Other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of child development and an understanding of children with special needs
  • Clear understanding of inclusive and culturally safe childcare
  • Clear understanding and dedication to honouring the familial systems used in the traditional territories of Northeast 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 childcare profession
  • Ability to contribute to the philosophy of teamwork.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s in social work or Bachelor’s in Child and Youth Care; with minimum 1 year of direct clinical/counselling involving prevention and/or risk reduction n programs with children and families.
  • Complete Criminal Record Check
  • Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities
  • Knowledge and experience working within northern and rural communities

Job Types: Part-time(3 days a week), Permanent

 

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Support Aid – Indigenous Child and Supported Development 

Accepting applications until position is filled

Salary Range: $19-22 per hour

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services is seeking a Support Aid for our Indigenous Supported Child Development program (ISCD). The service area of this program is the North Peace Region and does require travel. The successful candidate will report directly to the ISCD Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of child development and an understanding of children with special needs
  • Clear understanding of inclusive and culturally safe childcare
  • Clear understanding and dedication to honouring the familial systems used in the traditional territories of Northeast 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 childcare profession
  • Ability to contribute to the philosophy of teamwork.

Range of Duties:

  • 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 to ensure children with special needs are connected to resources to support development
  • Maintain Client files
  • Maintain regular communication is parents, childcare setting staff and other support systems as required
  • Other duties as required.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Complete Criminal Record Check
  • Possession of a valid class five driver`s license
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate is an asset
  • Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities
  • Knowledge and experience working within northern and rural communities
  • Willing to train the right candidate 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18-$22 per hour

 

For more information regarding job postings please call our office at 250-787-2151.

To apply to join our team please email your resume and cover letter to: agreyeyes [at] nenan [dot] ca