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Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) 
Family Preservation Worker 
Career Opportunity: Family Preservation Worker - Urban (Fulltime) Location: Prince George, BC Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS) - A Great Experience Awaits You: CSFS is an innovative and progressive leader in indigenous health and family services where culture is in everything we do. Each day is a new day, where you will learn about the rich history of the Carrier and Sekani peoples while building relationships both within communities and the organization. Enriching experiences inclusive of Carrier Sekani culture is integral to our organizational values where our employees can expect to work with vibrant communities which involves relationship building with Elders and Knowledge holders. Enjoy these experiences and learning opportunities, as well as the natural wonders of the vast geographical landscape while you work . Our work takes us beyond the office and into our communities regularly. Our Story: Since our humble beginnings 30 years ago, CSFS has grown to almost 300 employees providing services to 11-member Nations. CSFS is mandated to establish a comprehensive infrastructure for social, health and legal programs, for the eventual take-over of these services, consistent with the Tribal Council's objective of working towards Indian Self-Government. We deliver all services in accordance with our great law of sharing wealth set in our Bah lats (potlatch) system. With the guidance of our elders we are committed to the healing and empowerment of First Nation families. Check out this Video about CSFS at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOqJDwoQblM The Opportunity: Join a team that values your contributions and allows you to grow your career with flexibility to utilize your skills, creativity and passion to make a meaningful difference. In this role, you will get to: Gathers information relevant to the client by interviewing, observing behaviour, meeting with caregivers and service providers and using a variety of inventories, checklists and questionnaires Provides support, guidance and problem-solving to clients to address issues related to family functioning in an individual or group setting using techniques such as active listening, conflict resolution, basic group counselling techniques and psycho-educational group methods to resolve the identified problems, needs and risks Outline services provided by the program and/or organization. Provides information on and referral to other community service providers, resources and professionals as required Provides parenting and/or life skill building to clients on issues such as parent-child interaction, child development, discipline and guidance, and behaviour management What You Will Bring to The Role: Bachelor of Social Work, Child Youth Care or a comparable degree; or Social Services Diploma with two years extensive experience Knwoledge of Family Services and Child Welfare Acts and Regulations The Location: Prince George sits on the traditional lands of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation, whose name means "people where the rivers come together" in the Carrier language. Today, a city of 74,000 people, it is the largest city in northern B.C. It is a community with assets that include the renowned University of Northern B.C. and the College of New Caledonia, affordable housing, well-paying jobs, complemented by an international airport. Learn more about Prince George at https://tourismpg.com/ the City of Prince George at https://princegeorge.ca/ . What CSFS Team Members Are Saying We live by our organization values, advocating for vulnerable people and socially responsible Supported to pursue life long learning, professional development and recognition for your contribution Family like atmosphere without traditional corporate inflexibility Growing career opportunities for indigenous people Recognize the value of Carrier Sekani Knowledge holders and language speakers Its All For You: Excellent total compensation package including competitive wages, benefits and pension plan Generous and flexible time off options unique to CSFS, promoting work life family balance Education, and professional development opportunities Hurry and Apply Now! Go to www.csfs.org/jobs to view the full job description for this career opportunity. Along with your resume, please submit a cover letter specifically tailored to this role outlining why you are interested in this opportunity, what specific skills and experience you will bring, and how your qualifications will make you successful in this role. To listen to a live presentation June 8th, 2021 at 1:00pm and learn more about the above opportunity please visit: https://events.blackpress.ca/northernbc/ to register. You will receive log-in coordinates after registration to easily join the scheduled meeting. Any questions please feel free to send a message via live chat during the presentation. (1107714h)




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