Strengthening Homefires Cultural Support Team Lead Yearly Salary:
Based upon experience and Indigenous knowledge
Under the general direction of the Executive Director and Program Manager, the Team Lead position is to plan, organize, guide and review the work of “Creating Hope Strengthening Homefires Cultural Program” and to do other work as required.
Program Summary: The Creating Hope Society is Spoke service serving the Family Resource Network HUBS:
YMCA North Central, Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society, County of Leduc FCSS and the City of Leduc FCSS.
The goal of Strengthening Home fires Cultural Support Program is to support our program participants to provide a strength-based approach to enhance families’ capacity by addressing understanding, strength, needs and goals settings. The program and services are based on respectful dialogue and engagement. A strong focus will be on providing holistic activities that offer social and personal wellness in safe environments.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work with the Family Resource Network HUBS.
- Work regularly with the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act.
- Communicate regularly with Family Resource Network HUBS.
- Plans, assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of Family/Cultural Support Workers.
- Communicate regularly with Creating Hope Society Management Team.
- Upon referral of participants from the HUBS, the Team Lead will review and approve case summaries and service plans and designate to Family/Cultural Support Worker.
- Assess staff development and learning patterns and performance.
- Assists staff to develop and improve social work and cultural skills.
- Determine procedures for solving problems in using sound casework practices
- Holds group and individual meetings and Supervision with the team to discuss assignments, cases in progress, rules, regulations and policies.
- Maintains quality and quantitative database and work records.
- Attend stakeholder, partner and collaboration meetings.
- Social Work Diploma, Human Services Diploma, or Aboriginal studies with lived experience Teachings and experience in 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
- 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 License Abstract required
- Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Intervention Check required
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or 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”