Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services is a not-for-profit child and family services agency offering services in a holistic manner to strengthen children and families in their own communities in the context of their unique cultural heritage.

SUPERVISOR OF BI-CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

POSITION:              SUPERVISOR of BI-CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (Non-Union Position)

COMPETITION:     20-03                                                                  

LOCATION:           All Districts

STATUS:                  Full-Time Contract (Until March 31, 2020) – 35 hours per week                                                                                   

CLOSING DATE:   Open until filled

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Program Manager, the Supervisor of Bi-Cultural Development, is responsible for the provision of intake and investigation, child protection, prevention and alternative care services to families within the eleven (11) First Nations communities served by Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MSW or (BSW) with previous experience within First Nations communities;
  • Five (5) years of Clinical experience
  • Two (2) years of Program Development
  • Two (2) years of previous supervisory experience within a social service context.
  • Must possess a valid “G” Ontario Driver’s license, be willing to travel, able to work flexible hours, able to work independently and provide on-call services when required;
  • Must produce clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Ability to speak a native language considered a major asset.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the development of alternative, non-punitive healing approaches that are derived from Aboriginal culture;
  • Commitment to understanding and supporting Kunuwaniamano’s service delivery model and organizational and services policies;

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures the provision of fair, equitable, respectful and culturally relevant service to First Nations families, children and youth, consistent with the vision, mission and values of Kunuwanimano;
  • Contributes to maintaining effective partnerships with First Nations Councils, elders, committees, and applicable agencies;
  • Collaborates with relevant communities to explore options and alternative strategies to address complex issues affecting First Nations children and families;
  • Develops linkages within the broader Native context, including on and off-reserve communities, and their service representatives;
  • Participates in the ongoing evaluation and review of  programs and services, to ensure, the provision of culturally appropriate and relevant services to First Nations children, families and caregivers;
  • Ensures compliance with, and the consistent application of standards and regulations and administration of Kunuwanimano policies and procedures;
  • Monitors and reports on programs and services, against established internal and external benchmarks;
  • Provides leadership, direction, guidance, support and ongoing supervision to the Prevention team and ensures employee understanding and alignment with mission, vision, values and strategic priorities of Kunuwanimano;
  • Provides day-to-day coaching and feedback to employees on performance; identifies developmental needs and formulates strategies to address gaps in performance;

Please refer to our website:   www.kunuwanimano.com/employment.htm, for posting details.A detailed job description is available upon request.Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to HR@kunuwanimano.com, by fax to 705 266-9122 or by mail to:

Human Resources

Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services

401 Cedar Street South

Timmins, ON

P4N 2H7

Please note that preference will be given to qualified First Nations and Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Only those considered for an interview will be contacted

Thank you for your interest in Kunuwanimano

Job Category: Supervisor of Bi-Cultural Development
Job Type: Contract until March 31 2020
Job Location: Any District
Closing Date: January 9 2020
Competition #: 20-03

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