Child and Family Board of Directors

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Department:   Child and Family Services

Reports to:      Chief and Council

Position Overview:

The purpose of the Tsuut’ina Nation Child and Family Services (Isgak’a K’anano-no Nanitin-na) Society is to deliver Child, Youth and Family Enhancement and Intervention Services to the citizens of the Tsuut’ina Nation, consistent with the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, R.S.A.  2000, c. C-12. The services provided by the Tsuut’ina Nation Child and Family Services (Isgak’a K’anano-no Nanitin-na) Society shall be provided in a manner as to respect the culture of the Tsuut’ina Nation, including traditions, language, lifestyle and the relevance of the extended family.

The Tsuut’ina Nation is currently seeking to fill two Board of Directors Positions for Child and Family Services that is incorporated under the Societies Act of Alberta. The Board of Directors will oversee the operations of Child and Family Services. The Board of Directors will be appointed by the Members of the Society who are made up of the Tsuut’ina Nation Chief and Council. Before appointing any Board of Directors, applicants are required to apply through the Tsuut’ina Nation Human Resources Department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Regularly attends Board meetings and important related meetings.
  • Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
  • Established Board vision of Policy for the Society.
  • Acts to ensure that the goals that have been established and are being met within the traditional culture and values of Tsuut’ina Nation.
  • Willing to undertake required courses and training in Child and Family Services and Board Governance training offered through the Province of Alberta.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

The Board of Directors is made up of 6 individuals, including 1 elder. The elder who is appointed to the Board of Directors will serve in an advisory capacity only, and will not be entitled to vote.

The remaining 5 individuals who are appointed to the Board of Directors must possess at least one of the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social work; Must provide proof.
  • An individual who has recognition as a Board as a member under the chartered professional Accountant act of Alberta; Must provide proof a minimum of 10 years work related experience in the area of Child Welfare and or Social Work; Provided agencies worked for.
  • A citizen of the Tsuut’ina Nation.
  • A criminal record check that includes vulnerable sector check from all provinces states or countries lived in for the last five years that have been completed within the last month. Provide Upon application.
  • Child intervention check from all provinces states or countries lived in the last five years that have been completed within the last month. Must provide original.
  • Valid driver’s license. Provide a copy.

NOTE:

Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.

Competition Opens:   October 24, 2022

Competition Closes:   November 7, 2022 @ 12:00PM MT (No applications will be considered after this time)

 

Please apply in writing, including a resume to:       

TsuuT’ina Nation Human Resources Department

9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuu T’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

OR Email: Jobs@tsuutina.com

Please reference in subject line: JOB TITLE & REF# or will NOT be opened

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those chosen with the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

 

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@tsuutina.com.