Employment Central - Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ (Our Families, Our Future) Manager

Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ (Our Families, Our Future) Manager

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in

Description/Duties
Reporting to the Director of Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’, the Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ Manager is responsible for managing the development and delivery of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (TH) Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ programs and services; child, youth and family programs and services; securing funds to operate the programs and services through proposal and grant writing and reporting; supervising and evaluating the activities of the departmental staff. This position will also liaise, coordinate and support programming and network with other government and non-governmental agencies, acting as a TH representative in various capacities such as consultations, advisory committees, working groups or negotiations regarding family, youth and child matters. This position oversees front-line operations and will be a leader in supporting TH families in a holistic and trauma-informed approach.  This position will be responsible for coordinating various child, youth and family services and programs happening within Dawson City through collaboration with the interagency team. 
Requirements/Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 
 
  • Post-Secondary degree in a health, social or family field or similar with a minimum 4 years’ experience managing community-based health, social or family programs and services. An equivalent combination of education, knowledge, skills and experience. 
  • In depth knowledge of wellness and of the TH social structure, traditions and cultural values and health, social and family issues affecting First Nation people.  
  • In-depth knowledge of TH culture and traditions and experience implementing TH values into TH programs and services. 
  • Strong knowledge of holistic case management and trauma informed practices. 
  • Experience with financial management, including budgets, resource management, proposal and grant writing. 
  • Demonstrated experience managing, supervising, coaching and performance managing staff members. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, manage, evaluate and report on holistic programs / services delivery.  
  • Proven knowledge of outside resources available for planning and referral purposes. 
  • Previous experience working in a First Nation Government administrative setting and/or working directly with First Nations to deliver social programs and services (an asset). 
  • Experience in conflict resolution, mediation, negotiations and problem solving. 
  • Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite including, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and ability to moderate videoconference / Zoom meetings. 
  • Basic knowledge of Bill-C92 and Family Child Services processes. 
  • Basic knowledge of Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Final Agreement and Self Government Agreement. 

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