The coordinator is responsible for preparing, coordinating, and conducting all activities related to the development of the following:
A Fishing Lake First Nation child and family law pursuant to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and families, S.C. 2019, c. 24 ("Bill C-92").
Bill C-92 law:
Coordinates facilitates, and leads all Bill C-92 meetings with the Working Group in assistance to legal counsel.
Coordinates organizes, facilitates, and leads all Fishing Lake First Nation community consultations for the development of the Bill C-92 Law.
Development of work plan and budget for Fishing Lake First Nation for the coordination agreement negotiations and implementation of the Bill C-92 Law;
Prepares, coordinates, and participates in senior-level negotiations/discussions with all levels of government including provincial, and federal during coordination agreement negotiations; and
Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary and as assigned by the Chief and Council.
The coordinator is expected to:
liaise and work with the KKFW, Chief and Council, and legal counsel.
maintain confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of KKFW and Fishing Lake First Nation; and
perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with KKFW and Fishing Lake First Nation policies. standards, and procedures
University Degree in Social Work or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Proven experience in Child Welfare Legislation and Policies.
Experience in working with the federal, provincial and Child Welfare agencies.
Analyzing complex issues related to Child Welfare.
Ability to work with all levels of government (First Nation, Federal and Provincial)
Liaises and works with Fishing Lake First Nation Chief and Council, the Agency staff, and legal counsel.
Knowledge of Fishing Lake First Nation laws and policies.
Managing, coordinating, and development of a workplan and timelines; and
Preparation and presentation of workplans, budgets, and briefings.
Other Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
Previous experience and strong knowledge of Child Welfare.
Strong organization, planning, coordinating of meetings and follow up;
Development of workplan, budgets, and timelines.
Development of drafting instructions for legal counsel and instructing legal counsel.
Communications with Fishing Lake First Nation Council, KKFW and Fishing Lake First Nation community through updates and engagement as required.
Provide reports as required.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to analyze legislation, policies, and research experience; and
Ability to organize own work with minimal supervision under extremely heavy workload.
Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, database, and internet research.
Experience in group planning and facilitation, an asset.
Must have a valid Saskatchewan driver's license and a reliable vehicle.
Will be commensurate with education and experience.
How to Apply: Please apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to:
P.O Box 508 Wadena SK S0A 4J0 or
Fax: 306-338-3635 or email
All candidates chosen for an interview must provide a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector and proof of Driver's License upon attending the interview.
NOTE: only short-listed applicants will be contacted**