The Kisawisowin Protection Worker will perform employment requirements under the direction and supervision of the Kinistin Saulteaux Nation Health and Social Development Director and be employed by Saskatoon Tribal Council.
The Kisawisowin Community Worker will work closely with the Kisawisowin Committee in further research and development for child abuse and neglect prevention programming.
The Kinistin Chief and Council recognizes that too many of our children in care are placed in foster homes outside the Kinistin Saulteaux Nation. Therefore the need to deliver a prevention program that addresses and meets the unique needs of the people of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation is of vital importance. Emphasis falls on keeping our children safe and retaining them within the family and in the community. The Kisawisowin Community Worker will be responsible for the implementation of the Kisawisowin Program using the Tikinagan Model of Child Care.
1) BISW; BSW/CSW or equivalent in the Human Services field
2)Knowledge of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation's traditions, values and customs
3)Experience working with First Nations people, with an understanding of family-of-origin issues and their impact on the family and community.
4)Must have a valid drivers license and reliable vehicle
Kinistin Saulteaux Nation desires an individual who is enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable and who is a self starter. Must have an understanding of the Nakawe values and traditions. Be able to establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationships with co-workers and community members at all levels in order to achieve common goals in the areas of healthy child parenting, recognizing child abuse, neglect and familiarizing community members with the true Nakawe way of Child rearing and the value we place on our children, "Our Future Leaders!"