Strengthening Homefires Cultural Support Worker
(SHCSW) Yearly Salary: $32,760.00 to $43,680.00
Based upon experience and Indigenous knowledge
Seeking a Cultural Support Worker
Creating Hope Society Strengthening Homefires Cultural Support Program is an early intervention and prevention program created to support our program participants and provide a strength-based approach to enhance a family’s capacity by addressing and understanding their strengths, needs and their goals.
Our Strengthening Homefires Cultural Support Program serves a diverse group of people and we need a Cultural Support Worker that reflects that diversity. This position will work with the City of Leduc, Family and Community Support Services Hub and Leduc County Family and Community Support Services Hub.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Promote and support traditional cultural teachings and practices for our children, youth and families such as Traditional Parenting.
- Provide supportive and trusting relationships with the family members
- Engage in collaborative community partnerships to promote traditional healing, cultural teachings and practice.
- Participate in team meetings, agency meetings and training deemed necessary.
- Maintain an appropriate record and information system and ensure that confidentiality is a priority.
- Ensure that all relevant documentation is complete (contact notes, pre-post evaluation, exit interviews be completed by team-lead).
- Adhere to Creating Hope Society’s policies and standards personnel policy.
- Maintain a healthy and safe environment.
- Help build a model of cultural safety for grieving, the ceremonial healing process, and to reintroduce the traditional ways of knowing and doing.
- Social Work Diploma, Human Services Diploma, or Aboriginal studies with lived experience
- Teachings and experience in Indigenous traditional language, knowledge, healing practices and wisdom
- Experience working with children, youth and families.
- Experience with case management required.
- Demonstrates practical and historical knowledge of intergenerational trauma, stress and cultural repression
- Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task in a dynamic working environment; self-motivated personality; ability to work independently and as a team player
- Demonstrates an ability to maintain composure and performance while under stress or pressure.
- Manages personal stress by utilizing various appropriate coping skills.
- Must have knowledge in Microsoft Office and Excel
- Must have reliable transportation and current valid Alberta Driver’s License and 2 million insurance and liability coverage
- Driver’s Abstract required
- Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Intervention Check required
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org Fax to 780-477-7918
This competition will remain open until we find a suitable candidate.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
“An Indigenous Home for Every Indigenous Child in Care by 2025”