About Us


Full-time Family Wellness Navigator

Comprehensive Benefit Package

Including the BC Public Pension Plan


Our vision is that we are all somebody’s 7th generation.  We are working collaboratively to facilitate opportunities for our children, families and communities to achieve their full potential and realize a healthy quality of life through the implementation of our laws, jurisdiction, and our ancestral beliefs, values and teachings. Scw'exmx Child and Family Services Society (SCFSS) has been providing child and family services to the Nicola Valley (Merritt, B.C.) since 1994.


Please learn more about us www.scwexmx.com and Merritt, B.C. www.merritt.ca


The Opportunity:


Scw’exmx Child and Family Services Society (SCFSS) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as a Family Wellness Navigator. As an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Family Wellness Navigator delivers quality family support services that are child and family focused with family and cultural values. The Family Wellness Navigator’s goal is to safeguard children’s wellbeing and support families to navigate services, systems and family planning.  



  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability

  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be effective independently

  • Ability to manage crisis and crisis intervention

  • Ability to handle unpleasant and emotionally charged situations

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong understanding of social, economic, political and historical concerns in Aboriginal communities

  • Ability to communicate in an appropriate manner orally and in writing

  • Ability to effectively use standard computer applications

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills



  • Diploma in Social Services, Human Services or Social Work or related field

  • One to three years’ experience working with youth, children and families in the field of Social Work and/or support services.

  • Experience with First Nation families, youth and children



Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.


Your interest in contributing as part of our team at a great organization begins with submitting your cover letter and resume as one document saved as (your last name resume FPW January 2020) before January 31, 2020 with the email or fax subject line as “Applying to FWN January 2020” to: opportunities@scwexmx.com



Attn: Kyra Mason, Programs Manager

2975 Clapperton Ave. Merritt, B.C. V1K 1G2

Tel: (250) 378-2771 • Fax: (250) 378-2799


Scw’exmx Child & Family Services Society thanks all those who apply, however, only candidates selected to interview will be contacted for interviews to take place on February 7th.

Our Children. Our Responsibility.


Scw'exmx Child & Family Services Society offers child protection services to the 5 First Nations Bands of the Nicola Valley. Contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Telephone : 250.378.2771

Fax : 250.378.2799
Email: robyn.mcdonnell@scwexmx.com

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Child & Family Services Society
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Merritt, BC V1K 1G2

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