Child First Programs Supervisor
The Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council (KTC) is comprised of the member Nations of Loon River, Lubicon Lake Band, Peerless Trout, Whitefish Lake #459 and Woodland Cree First Nations. KTC is seeking a Child First Programs Supervisor to join our organization in a fulltime term position until March 31, 2021.
We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable leader to provide oversight to our suite of Child First Programs including our Respite Care Program, Specialized Supports Program, and our children’s referral and case coordination process.
The Child First Programs strengthen families and support the unique needs of children in our member Nations. The Supervisor’s primary role is to oversee the effective implementation and ongoing development of the Respite Care program, Specialized Supports program, and children’s referral process. The Supervisor also provides mentoring, training, and capacity building opportunities for Staff in these programs. Additionally, the Supervisor will assist with development and support to other Child First programs and services under the direction of the Child First Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure goals of the Child First Programs are being met including the effective day to day operations, process improvement, and ongoing development based on stakeholder needs.
- Manage Child First Program staff including capacity development and recognition of diverse skills and talents.
- Build relationships and partnerships with key community stakeholders to ensure Child First programs meet the unique needs of each Nation’s children.
- Maintain knowledge of theory and best practices for child and family centered programs.
- Support the Child First Manager in administration of the Child First suite of programs and services.
- Maintain program records, collecting and preparing data for program reporting and evaluation requirements.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Exceptional leadership skills
- Excellent computer, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Experience managing people with diverse skills sets & talents.
- Experience working with Indigenous/First Nations, with demonstrated cultural knowledge and competency.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree in a related field (health administration, public health, etc) is required, OR a related combination of experience and certifications.
- 3-5 years of experience in program development or management.
- Proven experience creating and maintaining positive partnerships.
- Possess valid driver’s license and willingness, capability and flexibility in working in and travelling to northern Alberta.
- Knowledge of Cree language is an asset
Location: Flexible with regular travel to Loon River, Whitefish Lake #459, Woodland Cree, Sucker Creek, Driftpile & Swan River First Nations.
Salary: Will be commensurate with experience. Send your resume, cover letter and all documents to:
Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Administration
Box 120, Atikameg Alberta T0G 0C0
This position advertisement will remain open until suitable candidate is found. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted