YOUTH & CULTURAL WORKER
MLTC’s Child & Family Services Prevention Program is recruiting for energetic and motivated individuals to fill two (2) full-time positions of Youth & Cultural Workers. The successful candidates will serve as advisors and mentors, and guide to the Meadow Lake First Nations Youth Programming in the areas of sports, recreation, and culture with the main focus on targeting youth-at-risk.
· Provide support and facilitate MLFN’s community capacity building to deliver services to youth in each of the nine communities.
· To facilitate youth development standard of practise at MLTC and the First Nation level.
· To provide support with cultural and traditional capacity development for youth.
· To engage MLFN’s youth resilience while promoting healthy lifestyle choices, education and health and wellness.
· To advocate for youth programming resources and local community support that will keep youth engaged and active.
· To support local youth culture, MLFN’s Recreation Directors and all sport development for at risk youth (including programs, equipment, facilities.).
· Consult, support and work as a team with MLFN Human Resource Teams, MLFN Health Coordinators, Child Protection/Prevention Workers and Supervisors regarding community prevention plans, providing services, training, workshops, co facilitating training plans and activities at the community level.
· Assist MLTC Youth Program with annual First Nation Games (i.e. Summer/Winter Games)
· Post-Secondary Diploma and/or Degree in Social Work; Youth Care Worker Diploma, or other relevant education and experience.
· Must have at least two (2) years of experience in working with youth.
· Must be addiction free, sober, and intent on living a healthy balanced lifestyle.
· Must possess strong leadership skills with the ability to train & provide instruction to youth.
· Knowledgeable in office reporting procedures with excellent computer skills.
· Will be knowledgeable and sensitive to First Nations’ culture and beliefs, issues and barriers.
· Ability to speak and understand the Cree/Dene language(s) is considered a valuable asset.
· Willing to travel extensively with possible overnight stays.
Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application; resume stating qualifications and employment history; copies of credentials; current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check; copy of valid driver’s license; and a list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:
Human Resources Department
8003 Flying Dust First Nation
MEADOW LAKE, SASK. S9X 1T8
Phone: (306) 236-5654 Fax: (306) 236-3509
For more information please contact Terrance Sylvestre, Youth Development Program Coordinator at (306) 236-8240, or visit the MLTC website at www.mltc.net
Deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020
We sincerely appreciate and thank all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent