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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Scw’exmx Child and Family Services Society (SCFSS) is a family-centered Indigenous Child and Family Services organization, guided by nłeʔkepmx and syilx traditional knowledge and principles. SCFSS utilizes prevention and protection strategies with the collective goal to keep children with their families and communities. SCFSS recognizes historical challenges and is guided by traditional strength and wisdom to build family and community capacity in a monumental shift from protection to prevention.

Located in the beautiful Nicola Valley in Merritt, British Columbia, SCFSS is surrounded by rolling hills, lakes, and mountains. The Nicola Valley is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast with hiking trails, fishing lakes, bike trails, golf, and other outdoor recreation available at your fingertips. The family-friendly environment in Merritt makes it a great place for all ages as a small, caring, and resilient city with an abundance of outdoor and leisure activities. 

Join our team today to explore your potential as we work collectively to exercise nłeʔkepmx and syilx inherent rights as we empower children, young people and families. 

Agency Navigator

 

Full-time | Permanent

35 hours per week | 8:30 - 4:30 | Monday – Friday

Starting wage commensurate with experience | Range: $24.03 - $30.89

Comprehensive Benefits Package | Public Service Pension Plan

Merritt, BC

Reporting to the Administration Team Leader, the Agency Navigator is responsible for providing high-level administrative and navigation support at SCFSS. As an organized and efficient individual, the Agency Navigator receives incoming calls, assesses calls, and refers the individuals to the appropriate staff member and/or team. The Agency Navigator assesses calls and inquiries based on a rating system of urgency and importance to streamline incoming communications at SCFSS.

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Ready to apply?

Forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca.

 

Family Circles Coordinator

Full-time | Permanent

35 hours per week | 8:30 - 4:30 | Monday – Friday

Starting wage commensurate with experience 

Comprehensive Benefits Package | Public Service Pension Plan

Merritt, BC

Reporting to the Family Team Leader, the Family Circles Coordinator (the “FCC”) has an integral role in ensuring supports and safety for children, young people, and families while preserving the family unit. The FCC provides preventative support and maintenance programs to preserve families where possible. The FCC will come together with the immediate family, extended family, members of the community, Scw’exmx Child and Family Services Society, and other relevant professionals to promote cooperative planning and decision-making to rebuild a family’s support network.

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Ready to apply?

Forward your resume, a letter of introduction, names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca.

 

Protection Team Leader

 

Full-time | Permanent

35 hours per week | 8:30 - 4:30 | Monday – Friday

Starting wage commensurate with experience | Range: $48.27 - $55.12

Comprehensive Benefits Package | Public Service Pension Plan

Merritt, BC

As the Protection Team Leader at SCFSS, reporting directly to the Director of Relations, you will lead our protection program with precision and dedication. Your responsibilities will include meticulously planning, executing, and evaluating this critical initiative. You will oversee C6 Delegated Social Workers and collaborate closely with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. Your efforts will aim to foster stronger family bonds and enhance overall wellness within the Nicola Valley.
In this role, you will embrace and promote the syilx and nłeʔkepmx languages, as well as traditional and cultural values, ensuring that families and communities remain deeply connected to their heritage throughout the reunification process. Your work will be integral in supporting families to reunite and thrive within their kin and relations, reinforcing the cultural fabric of our community.

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Forward your resume, a letter of introduction, names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca.

 

Social Workers (X5)

Full-time | Permanent

35 hours per week | 8:30 - 4:30 | Monday – Friday

Starting wage commensurate with experience | Range: $33.77 - $44.46

Comprehensive Benefits Package | Public Service Pension Plan

Merritt, BC

Posting open until positions are filled.

As part of the Protection Team, you are responsible for various planning, delivery, and assessment activities within the Delegated mandate under the provincial Child, Family, Community Services Act (CFCSA). Your responsibilities will include meticulous planning, executing and evaluating in coordination with community practice and traditional frameworks. You will work collectively with children, young people, parents, families, Relations, caregivers, communities, and community resources to strengthen their circle of support. You will provide guidance, advocacy, education, and mentorship to families as children remain connected and reunified with kin and relations. You will embrace syilx and nłeʔkepmx languages, as well traditional and cultural values to ensure families and communities remain deeply connected to their heritage throughout your interactions and practice, reinforcing the cultural fabric of our community.

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Ready to apply?

Forward your resume, a letter of introduction, names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca.

Scw'exmx Child & Family Services Society

We are all somebody's 7th generation.

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