168 Wall Street Saskatoon, SK S7K 1N4

SASKATOON INDIAN AND METIS FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

Established in 1968 on Treaty 6 Territory and Homeland of the Metis, the Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre is a not-for-profit registered charity commited to improving the quality of life for Aboriginal people living in our community.

S.I.M.F.C. is currently accepting applications for a Family Worker.

Under the direction of the Executive, the Family Worker will provide counselling, guidance, support, encouragement, and direction to individuals and families primarily of Indigenous ancestry who are experiencing problems relating to: Harmony of the family unit and Social Problems encountered in an urban setting.

Duties and Responsibilities: - Work primarily with Kinship Clients referred by the Ministry of Social Services (Family Service Branch) in providing the support required to help them cope and maintain caring for children, gather Personal Intake information for each referred "Kinship," "Walk-in," or referred client(s) and create a confidential digital and paper file for each on-going case. - Set up a plan of action with clients and assist them in working toward becoming self-sufficient and responsible individuals. - Provide individual and family counselling to clients geared toward an efficient healing process. - Organize and co-ordinate "Self-help" workshops. - Follow up with "Home Visits" to monitor progress of clients. - Act as liason and advocate with Landlords, Social Services and other agencies. - Maintain up-to-date list of refferal agencies and make periodic contact with these agencies to ensure a good working relationship. - Record statistical informaiton on each client. - Engage in the fundraising and community engagement activities hosted by the Friendship Centre.

Qualifications: BSW and BISW preferred. Knowledge of Indigenous languages and culture an asset. Knowledge of Saskatoons Indigenous Community Services and Supports is an asset. Experience or background in addictions services an asset. Valid Driver's Licence and reliable vehicle. Child Welfare check and criminal record check.

If you meet the qualification and are intereste in assisting the Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre on carrying out its mandate in our community and maintain its proven record of social assistance to families in need, please forward you Resume and Cover Letter by email, fax, or in person by August 18, 2017 to: 

Personnel Committee

S.I.M.F.C.

168 Wall Street, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 1N4

Email: careers@simfc.ca

Fax: (306) 664 2536

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