Aboriginal Family Resource Outreach Worker

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Author ahnationtalk
Date July 29, 2022
Deadline August 04, 2022
Type Full Time
Company Native Council of Nova Scotia
Location Coldbrook, NS
Category Social Worker
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A Native Advocacy Representative Organization representing, promoting, and advancing the self-governing institutions and services of the off-reserve Aboriginal/Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia, “Going Forward To A Better Future.”  To further the objective of improving the social, cultural, educational and employment situation of the rural, urban, off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples of Nova Scotia.

POSITION TITLE:                                  NCNS Aboriginal Family Resource Outreach Worker

LOCATION:                                            Native Council of Nova Scotia, Coldbrook, NS


Reporting directly to the Social Programs Manager the incumbent is responsible to provide Aboriginal children, youth, and their families throughout the Coldbrook/Valley areas of the province of Nova Scotia with resources, tools, programs, and services that support their healthy development and help them reach their full potential.

The Family Resource Program provides community based programs and services that support the healthy development and well-being of children and youth by strengthening families and communities while using Holistic approaches to supporting positive outcomes. The objective is to provide brighter futures for Aboriginal children, youth, parents, and Elders of our community by use of information, programming and supports. Responsible for the continued development, organization, coordination and support and day to day operations of the family resource entity as set out by the Native Council of Nova Scotia.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Post-secondary or equivalent work experience in Human Services.
  • Relevant education, training and work experience in a similar role will be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of Child/Youth Development and understanding the issues facing Aboriginal families.
  • Ability to Speak and understand Mi’kmaq language, familiarity with culture would be considered an asset.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent communication and writing, planning and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter, problem solver and team player for the benefit of the service.
  • Must have a valid class 5 driver’s license and access to reliable transportation;
  • Computer literate, including but not limited to the use and application of software used to develop professional presentations;

Salary Range: Negotiable

Working Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Holiday, vacations, and employment benefits as per office Policy & Procedure of the NCNS

Closing Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022 @ 4:00 p.m.

Applications: Interested applicants forward their cover letter and resume to  ncnshr@ncns.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to qualified Indigenous Peoples, please self-identify in cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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