New posting October !
Family Strengthening Program
Fraser River Indigenous Society honours the wisdom of our teachings to create culturally safe programs. Family Strengthening Workers (FSW) use intervention strategies to support parents/caregivers to care for their children. The work involves hands on support, engaging in community services, and active communication with involved MCFD or delegated agencies as needed. The FSW works in close consultation with the Family Development manager and in collaboration with the FRIS team to guide families towards reunification and wellness with a strength based and trauma informed approach.
The FSW works from a Strength based, respectful approach providing families connection to cultural and spiritual expression of self-determination. This is an outreach role and demands a level of self-supervision and flexibility in work schedule.
The Indigenous Early Childhood Educator is primarily responsible for assisting in the development and facilitation of culturally safe early years drop-in and outreach programs for First Nations, Metis and Inuit families with children aged 0-6. This position requires an individual with a passion for the delivery of strengths based, trauma informed, culturally centred early years programs with the capacity for self-direction
Assist with the design, development, and facilitation of culturally safe ECD drop-in and outreach services
Assist with curriculum development using seven sacred teachings, medicine wheel, tipi teachings or other cultural models as a basis
Responsible for teaching a range of topics including ages and stages of child development, family roles and responsibilities, child behavior, and other issues, such attachment, coping and communication skills
Monitor and maintain all aspects of programs such as, but not limited to registration, program promotion and budgeting
Create and maintain an environment of safety and wellness in the ECD Drop in,
Provide activity coordination to involve Aboriginal Elders in the EY drop-In program
Assist EY Program Manager with administration tasks as needed such as: data collection for reporting, back up for EY programs and liaise with other FRIS EY and FDP programs
New posting October 07
child and youth Special needs guide
The Indigenous CYSN Guide provides support and acts as a primary contact for First Nations, Metis and Inuit families with children and youth with special needs aged 0 – 19 years and support them to access needed CYSN programs and services. This will include working in partnership with families, MCFD, and other providers of CYSN programs and services to support an integrated and accessible range of programming that meets child, youth, and family needs. The ICYSN Guide assists families with the planning process, provide information on service access and availability, coordinate referrals to other CYSN providers, and ensure services are delivered in a proactive, responsive, and culturally appropriate manner.