Mar 20, 2020

Supervisors – Ochapowace Land Based Facility

  • Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Sevices
  • Ochapowace I.r. 71-128, Whitewood, SK, Canada
Full-time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

The Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services (YTCCFS) Inc. is seeking enthusiastic dedicated individuals to fill the position of Supervisor for the Ochapowace Land Based Project



Under the supervision of the Program Manager, these individuals will to provide a holistic approach to the wellness of the child and the family, that is based on First Nations culture and traditions, the guidance and involvement of Elders, and the support of family and community members. The successful candidates will provide direction and support to the Land Based Family Workers. Traditional knowledge transfer will be facilitated, specifically on traditional teachings, language reclamation and food education. The transmission of cultural knowledge through storytelling, traditional teachings and land-based healing activities will be provided.


  • Training in the human service field that includes some study in child and behavior psychology and group work.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in a residential setting
  • Experience & or ability to work with “high risk” youth.
  • An understanding of First Nations issues and commitment to First Nation people.
  • Knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with emphasis on family violence, child welfare, the impacts of trauma
  • Knowledge in Addictions and/or Mental Health
  • Knowledge of Indigenous historical and contemporary issues
  • Experience & or ability to work with” high risk” youth



  • Working in conjunction with the community programs and services, this individual must possess the ability to assess and identify the requirements of Land Based Projects and the ability to refer and engage the appropriate resources.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and posses a reliable vehicle.
  • Must be willing to upgrade skills when time and funding permits.
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to sign an “Oath of Confidentiality” and a Non-disclosure Agreement.
  • Excellent Computer Skills with a preference to Data Base knowledge.
  • Must be willing and able to work shift work


Salary is based on education and experience, and in accordance to the YTCCFS Inc. salary grid.  

Only applicants successfully chosen for an interview will   be contacted.  Candidates selected for an interview are required to provide a current Criminal Record Check, Prohibited Drug test and proof of education and will be required to provide these documents at time of interview.



Nicole Setlack - Human Resources Officer

Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc. 21 Bradbrooke Ave. North

Yorkton, SK             S3N 3R1

Telephone: (306) 782-8838   Fax: (306) 782-7780


DEADLINE FOR RESUMES:   4:30 pm April 3, 2020