Focus on Families Worker

 

Focus On families Worker

            Job posting 19-07

 

Job Summary:

Focus on Families is a voluntary program that helps on reserve families on the MLCN to become the best parents they can be and to have the healthiest children possible. Focus on families receive support from a home visitor who will provide assistance concerning child development, parenting and connecting to the community. Home visitors help families to access services including early learning, childcare and transportation. Families enrolled in the Focus on Families program receive at least one home visit per week. Parents and their children under the age of five years who live on the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation.

Skills & Qualifications                                            

  • A degree/certificate in Social Work/Social Sciences or relevant training/work experience (5 years)
  • Public speaking skills/group facilitation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must have a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license, reliable vehicle
  • Must have a clear current CPIC (Canadian Criminal Record Check) which identifies a vulnerable sector check
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software applications
  • Ability to work flexible hours; and
  • Any other related duties that may be assigned

 

 Services available through the Focus on Families Program

 

  • Home visits
  • Counselling
  • Daycare-Focus on Families are able to provide spaces at nehiyaw waciston Daycare for children 18 months and over
  • Transportation- Focus on Families home visitor can assist with transportation to appointments

 

Apply by sending a resume, cover letter, CPIC & Vulnerable Sector check with subject title “Focus on Families” to resume@muskeglake.com by Friday, March 15th , 2019 at 4:30 PM CST.

                               Deadline for application and/ or resume submission is March 15th, 2019

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