Trauma Informed Emotional/Cultural Support Worker

Department: Health
Job Type: Full Time
Location: MLTC Head Office

Trauma Informed Emotional/Cultural Support Worker

 Employment Opportunity


MLTC was created by nine First Nations located in north-west Saskatchewan who have constitutionally recognized aboriginal rights and Treaty Rights under Treaties #6, #8 and #10.   The primary purpose of MLTC is to serve those First Nations in their aspirations for cultural, economic and political autonomy.  As a private sector employer engaged primarily in promoting and serving the interests of the member First Nations, MLTC asserts its right to provide preferential treatment to First Nations people, giving them priority in decisions on employment matters such as hiring, and this can extend to measures such as opening competitions only to First Nations people.

  • This competition is open to all applicants; and
  • Preference will be given to qualified First Nations applicants or other Indigenous applicants who self-declare as being a First Nations person or of other Indigenous ancestry;


The Meadow Lake Tribal Council is now accepting applications for a highly motivated individual to fill a full time, term position of Trauma Informed Emotional/Cultural Support Worker. Term may be extended based on funding and program needs.

The successful applicant will provide emotional support to residential school claimants and their families.


DUTIES (include but not limited to):

  • Develop an annual work plan with MLTC Supervisor.
  • Provide frontline emotional support to Day Scholar, Day School, MMIW, 60’s Scoop, Land Based Healing Events claimants and their families.
  • Maintain accurate record of activities, provide monthly and quarterly reports to the MLHSDA.
  • Plan and prepare trainings and conference events.
  • Act as a key resource MLFN’s involved in Day Scholar, Day School, and MMIW, 60’s Scoop, Land Based Healing process or the events/gatherings.
  • Liaison with MLTC Elders council through the Elder’s coordinator.
  • Maintain individual records of claimants, and the counselling services provided ensuring that the Day Scholar, Day School, MMIW, 60’s Scoop and Land Based Healing claimant’s records are kept secure, safely locked and stored means to ensure confidentiality of the records




  • Possess 3-5 years’ experience in community development, counseling, and facilitation.


  • Post-secondary education in Human Services, Social Work, Comm. Health & Wellness, or other relevant discipline.


  • Be familiar with and understand First Nation barriers/issues/culture.
  • First Nation language, culture and traditional practices obtained through years of traditional apprentice
  • First Nation land-based knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of MLTC and First Nation history, cultures, and values; ability to speak Cree and/or Dene will be considered an asset.
  • Able to consistently demonstrate professionalism with a strong work ethic while maintaining confidentiality and following all MLTC policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a team environment with staff, other MLTC departments, and the nine (9) First Nation communities as well as independently with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to travel extensively, sometimes with last minute notification, and possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in office procedures; ability to maintain accurate records/files and documentation; excellent communication, organization and planning skills.


Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance (Criminal Record Check inclusive of the Vulnerable Sector), copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resource Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve


Email: [email protected]

Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-3509


For more information, please contact Lisa Crookedneck, Trauma Informed Emotional/Cultural Support Supervisor at (306) 236-5817. Also, visit the MLTC website at


Deadline:          Thursday, June 1, 2023


MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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