May 21, 2020

Ochapowace Prevention Service Worker

  • Yellow Thunderbird Lodge - Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Sevices
  • Ochapowace Administration Office, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • $50,000 - $63,000 yearly
Full-time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

The Yellow Thunderbird Lodge - Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc. (YTL-YTCCFS INC.) is a seeking an energetic, enthusiastic individual to fill the Prevention Services Worker Position for Ochapowace Nation.

Position Summary:The successful candidate will be required to work as a team member of the multidisciplinary prevention team assigned to the implementation of the integrated strategy across primary, secondary, and tertiary setting within the service area. The Prevention Services Worker will provide an alternate, holistic, and/or eclectic approach to the well-being of the child, the family and community understanding within their respective First Nations. The delivery of this service will be based on the development of prevention services with a strong cultural foundation in the ways of knowing, reasoning, values/virtues, and beliefs as taught through the culture and tradition of the First Nation people. The Prevention Services Worker will network with community-based programs, the respective Prevention Service Committee and YTL - YTCCFS Inc. to provide relevant community-based prevention services.  Preference will be given to Community Members or Residents.  This Position will be located on the Ochapowace Nation and will be focused on community relation to prevention resources, and in conjunction with the YTCCFS team approach. The position will enhance growth and development for children and youth at risk, provide support and guidance to families at risk, and shall be supervised by the YTL – YTCCFS Inc. Prevention Services Manager.


  • Certificate in Social Work (CSW or CISW) OR twenty-four (24) months direct child protection services experience OR
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW or BISW) OR a
  • Four (4) year University undergraduate degree in related discipline and eighteen (18 months of relevant work experience OR
  • Grade 12 with a minimum of five (5) years experience in a related field of employment.
  • Must submit a current Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Must possess a Valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Drivers License, a current Driver’s Abstract and a reliable vehicle.
  • Knowledge of management principles includes communication principles, financial control, accounting, and personnel.
  • Must have excellent communication skills to deal affectively with the public, committee members, Chief and Council, fellow employees and most importantly the general membership.
  • Must posses the ability to take direction and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be well organized, punctual, dependable, reliable and ensure that all confidential matters remain confidential.
  • Ability to utilize computer software, data base and hardware programs.
  • Ability to make decisions using sound judgment in difficult or ambiguous situations. 
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Maintain accurate and current information and documentation for statistical and expense reporting requirements.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends.

Salary is according to YTCCFS Inc. salary grid. We sincerely thank all applicants.

Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Candidates selected for an interview are required to provide a current Criminal Record Check, a Prohibited Drug Screen, and proof of education prior to signing a letter of offer.


Tracy Sparvier

Human Resources Department

Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc.

21 Bradbrooke Ave. N.  -  Yorkton, SK    S3N 3R1

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

Deadline – June 4, 2020 – 4:30 pm