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Supervisor – Prevention Services

Kanaweyimik is an independent, non-political child welfare agency providing child welfare and family services to five First Nations. Moosomin, Mosquito, Red Pheasant, Saulteaux & Sweetgrass First Nations contract for services with Kanaweyimik.

The following is a general description of a Supervisor position. Salary will be commensurate with experience, training and education. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Job Description
1.0 General Description

• The Supervisor is directly responsible to the Executive Director of Kanaweyimik.
• The Supervisor is responsible for supervising the Prevention Program and employees in prevention program.
• The Supervisor will comply with provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time.

2.0 Duties Related to Supervision

• Provide direct supervision and guidance to all Prevention Program staff. Document supervision and direction given to Prevention Program staff.
• Provide direct supervision and monitor the Warrior Program. Document supervision and direction given to the Warrior Program facilitators.

3.0 Duties Related to Administration

• Carries out the intent and purpose of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time and may make recommendations for the revision/amendment of Personnel Manual as required.
• Ensures consistent application of the Personnel Manual, Administration Policy Manual, Family Services Act and Standards by the staff, Board of Directors and LAC’s.

• Ensure all reporting requirements are met for Prevention Program.
• Make recommendations on policy, case management, financial and personnel matters as they relate to programs and services.
• Authorize sick leave, annual leave, overtime, travel expenses and confirm work attendance for all prevention staff;
• Attend and participate in all management meetings as scheduled.

4.0 Duties Related to Finance

• Assist in drafting annual budget for Prevention Program then submit to Executive Director by the end of January of each fiscal year.
• Monitor prevention expenditures throughout the year and ensure that the approved budget expenditures are followed. Report any over expenditures to the Executive Director.
• Bring any expenditure not in approved annual budget to the attention of the Executive Director for approval.
• Approve requisitions for cheques from Prevention Program as per approved annual budget.
• Identify and secure additional funding sources as needed.


5.0 Duties Related to Liaison

• Represent Kanaweyimik as and when required at local, provincial and federal levels.
• Initiate and maintain good working relationships with local, provincial and federal officials of other agencies and/or groups who are involved with the funding of Kanaweyimik.
• Prepare and present information on Kanaweyimik programs and services to local, provincial and federal agencies, involved with First Nations.
• Attend Inter-agency meetings in each of the five First Nation communities as scheduled.

6.0 Qualifications

The qualifications of the Supervisor shall be determined in the absolute discretion of the Board of Directors depending upon the needs of Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services at the time. The following attributes are assets:

• A University Degree from a School of Social Work and/or Business Administration or equivalent work experience and training in a related area with relevant courses or workshops in prevention services and administration.
• Extensive working experience and proven ability to work in the social services area with families and children.
• Extensive administrative and management experience.
• Ability to organize, delegate, supervise and coordinate activities of staff members and complex programs.
• Ability to formulate budgets, administer same and report on budgets.
• Extensive working experience with First Nations people, with an understanding of the particular issues encountered by First Nations people.
• Extensive working experience and a clear understanding of the dynamics of First Nations family systems; complexity of social problems encountered by First Nations families.
• Extensive working experience with different levels of government associated with program and service delivery to First Nations including but not limited to local, First Nations, provincial and federal levels of government.
• Must provide a clear criminal record check.
• Must provide 3 professional references; and further agree to a global reference check.
• Must have a valid drivers licence.

Application deadline is February 19, 2021 at 5:00pm. Start date to be determined. Please forward resumes by fax, email or mail to: (306) 445-2533, Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews. Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.

Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1270
Battleford, Saskatchewan
S0M 0E0
Attention: Marlene Bugler


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