Employment Opportunity: Metis Nation of Alberta

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“TOGETHER WE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD A STRONG MÉTIS NATION”

Métis Resource Worker

The Provincial Office of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is recruiting for a Métis Resource Worker. The successful candidate will provide culturally sensitive assistance to Métis children and families involved with the child intervention system, have knowledge of supporting people with complex issues, and act as a navigator and liaison to support the socio-economic needs of our citizens in general.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate must be committed to working collaboratively while supporting the needs of the child and family by building trust and rapport with families; assume joint responsibility and ensure that the Ministry of Human Services and the MNA work toward the best interest of the child and family including possibly connecting Métis children with suitable family members. Finally, the successful candidate will provide Métis cultural presentations as required to Human Service staff, families and community organizations as required. In addition, this individual will act as an advocate and navigate socio-economic systems including health, social services, education and housing. This individual requires a positive and enthusiastic demeanor and exemplify extraordinary interpersonal skills.

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications:

 Knowledge and an understanding of Métis culture, people and values is an asset

 Strong oral, presentation and written communication skills

 Working knowledge of the Child and Youth Enhancement Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and Protection of Personal Information Act; AISH Legislation, EI guidelines, CPP guidelines

 Valid driver’s license and ability to travel

 Available to work weekends and evenings as required

Educational Requirements:

 Degree/Diploma in Social Services or related field

Experience:

 Two (2) years’ experience working in the Social Services

Submit your resume to Métis Nation of Alberta #100, 11738 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 0X5 E-mail: employment@metis.org

The Métis Nation of Alberta thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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