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.
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
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: email@example.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.