Northern Shuswap Tribal Council Employment Opportunity

 Child and Family Wellness Program Manager

The project manager will be responsible for the management and coordination of activities involved in leading the organizational development for NStQ self-government in the areas of the Development and Integration of Child and Family Services and Supports. The project manager will work closely with NStQ Governance Committee and the Holistic Community Services working group and its Chair. The project manager will be guided by the NStQ Child and Family Wellness Work-Plan 2017-2018: Planning for NStQ Child and Family Transformation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Plan, organize and evaluate a review of current provincial and agency service delivery models.
  2. Plan, organize and evaluate a review of the range of services and delivery models for on and off Treaty Settlement Lands (TSL).
  3. Develop and oversee a survey designed to identify substantive issues in program services and delivery models for NStQ citizens.
  4. Develop options and recommendations for a preferred program and service delivery models.
  5. Liaise with service providers of existing Child and Family policies and procedures as they relate to legislation and program development to build relationships and to identify and recommend options for the NStQ self-government structures and services.
  6. Conduct research in order to recommend a plan for the implementation of transitional change management to move towards self-government.
  7. Identify, evaluate and recommend opportunities to collaborate on existing and future information sharing arrangements and protocols, preventative initiatives training and funding.
  8. Develop and oversee a communication strategy for public awareness of programs and events
  9. Manages the planning, implementation and evaluation of the project’s research and the achievement of identified goals.
  10. Develop a system of record keeping to track all meetings, communications and interactions for NStQ record keeping and funding purposes.
  11. Assist in the development of proposals to further project goals.
  12. Supervises cultural researcher to ensure research conducted meets the needs and goals of the project.
  13. Develop and submit final report.

Experience, Education & Conditions of Employment

  1. 4-5 years working in an office environment in the community or social service sector or with First Nations organizations
  2. Strong policy background in the area of social development.
  3. Bachelor’s Degree in related field &/or equivalent experience
  4. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check.
  5. Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence.
  6. Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements.

Wages – $28.23 to $34.40 depending on education & experience

This position remains open until filled.

Please forward resume along with 3 work related references to:

Marg Shelley

Executive Director

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

17 South 1st Avenue

Williams Lake, BC V2G 1H4