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Family Development Program Manager

The Family Development Program Manager is a dynamic individual who is self-directed, strengths-based and passionate about Indigenous culture-centred family development programs and services. A demonstrated understanding of Indigenous history, cultures, traditions, socio-economic realities and an ability to create cultural safety is required. Experience delivering Indigenous wise practices to family development programs and services is a key competency of this position.


The Family Development Program Manager is responsible for leadership, development, implementation, program oversight and management of family support, access support, community support and circle programs according to contractual obligations and under the direction of the Executive Director. The Family Development Program Manager ensures planning, implementation and day-to-day operations of the programs is carried out in a professional and efficient manner with attention to confidentiality and in compliance with the FRIS mission statement, goals and objectives, policies and philosophy.

Under Section 25 of the Constitution Act and Section 16 (1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act FRIS will give preferences to Indigenous peoples. Only short –listed candidates will be contacted