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Source: LocalWork.ca Listed: Tuesday 21 June, 2022
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M tis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) 
Metis Kinship Connections Coordinator 
Metis Kinship Connections Coordinator POSITION: PERMANENT FULL-TIME (37.5 hours per week) LOCATION: Provincial Office - Station Tower (13401 - 108th Avenue, Surrey) CLOSES: Posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice ABOUT M TIS NATION BRITISH COLUMBIA M tis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) develops and enhances opportunities for our M tis communities by implementing culturally relevant social and economic programs and services. Through teamwork, respect, dedication, accountability, integrity, and professionalism, MNBC strives to build a proud, self. governing, sustainable Nation in recognition of inherent rights for our M tis citizens, assisting in the delivery of services based on policy, process, and specified regulations. MNBC s Employer of Choice Initiatives offers employees a competitive total compensation package including: Comprehensive group benefit package or health-care spending account and enrollment in the Municipal Pension Plan 15 paid days per year for statutory and cultural days (Indigenous Peoples Day, Truth and Reconciliation Day, Louis Riel Day) Carpool, parking public transit subsidies (Provincial Office only) Educational spending account and professional development allowances to provide annual funding to continue lifelong learning and skills upgrade. Remote workplace supports. Internal advancement redeployment opportunities ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY We are seeking a highly motivated, team-orientated individual to join our Children and Families team as a Metis Kinship Connections Coordinator . Reporting to the Senior Director of Children and Families, the primary objective of the role is to coordinate Metis kinship connections with social workers, foster families, Metis children and family agencies and Metis Chartered communities and recruit Metis foster families. consisting of a Program Coordinator and Peer Outreach Workers. KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develop a Metis foster family system and recruit Metis foster families to care for children and youth Support social workers to develop Metis cultural planning for children and youth in care including citizenship applications Participate in forums and community engagements, as relevant, to represent the Ministry of Children and Families, share information and collaborate with partners Conduct research and needs analysis of foster families services and practices in other Metis jurisdictions Establish and nurture strategic relationships and networks, internally and externally Participate in cross-departmental teams and projects as assigned Identify key areas for development prior to the delivery of new services for children, youth and families Compile statistics and reports for management Assist with additional projects as needed THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Post-Secondary education (degree or diploma) from a recognized institution with a focus on Social Services/Community Development Ability for provincial travel Three (3) years of related experience Combination of relevant experience, education, and training will be considered Knowledge and/or awareness of the historical and contemporary contributions made by M tis people in B.C. Experience with Microsoft Office 365 Proven ability to proofread and edit documents Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing Ability to lead, problem solve, and utilize team-building skills Proven ability to utilize strong interpersonal skills to deal with others effectively Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision. OTHER COMMENTS Other duties may be assigned as needed to help ensure the efficient operation of MNBC. There will be a need to attend meetings and events which may require work and travel outside of the normal business hours. Ability to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Valid BC Class 5 Driver s license and access to reliable personal vehicle for work purposes. The above requirements are what MNBC is seeking in the ideal incumbent at the time of posting and are subject to change based on needs Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants who self. identify as Aboriginal (First Nation, M tis or Inuit). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. PLEASE NOTE THAT CANDIDATES MUST APPLY using Metis Kinship Connections Coordinator in the subject line of email. Please send your resume and cover letter to: Colleen Hodgson Senior Director Ministry of Children and Families M tis Nation British Columbia Email: chodgson@mnbc.ca . MNBC is committed to promoting the health, safety, and well.being of all staff during the COVID.19 pandemic. The safety of our employees and Chartered Communities is paramount, and vaccination against COVID.19 is a key public measure to reduce the spread and severity of the virus and its variants. As such, all employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID.19. Candidates for employment must provide Proof of Vaccination, to be verified by Human Resources, as a mandatory condition of their employment. To meet us in person, please come and see us at The Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Event. - Free Admission - Bring Your Resume Thursday, June 23rd, 2022, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Langley Events Centre, Field House 7888 200 St. Langley, BC (1137638h)




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