Department: Family Services
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Meadow Lake

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 First Nation or other Indigenous applicants who possess the qualifications, knowledge and skills to meet the minimum suitability requirements as stated for the position

 

MLTC’s Child & Family Services Prevention Program is recruiting for an energetic and motivated individual to fill the full-time position of Youth & Cultural Worker. The successful candidate will serve as an advisor, mentor, and guide to the Meadow Lake First Nations Youth Programming in the areas of sports, recreation, and culture with the main focus on targeting youth-at-risk.

 

MLTC CFS offers competitive wage comparison with an “MLTC Premium” top up on salary. We also offer a comprehensive benefit plan including Dental, Extended Health, Sick Leave and a Pension Plan match.

Duties:

  • Provide support and facilitate MLFN’s community capacity building to deliver services to youth in the nine communities.
  • To facilitate youth development standard of practise at MLTC and the First Nation level.
  • To provide support with cultural and traditional capacity development for youth.
  • To engage MLFN’s youth resilience while promoting healthy lifestyle choices, education and health and wellness.
  • To advocate for youth programming resources and local community support that will keep youth engaged and active.
  • To support local youth culture, MLFN’s Recreation Directors and all sport development for at risk youth (including programs, equipment, facilities.).
  • Consult, support and work as a team with MLFN Human Resource Teams, MLFN Health Coordinators, Child Protection/Prevention Workers and Supervisors regarding community prevention plans, providing services, training, workshops, co facilitating training plans and activities at the community level.
  • Assist MLTC Youth Program with annual First Nation Games (i.e., Summer/Winter Games)

Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma and/or Degree in Social Work; Youth Care Worker Diploma, or other relevant education and experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with youth.
  • Must be addiction free, sober, and intent on living a healthy balanced lifestyle.
  • Must possess strong leadership skills with the ability to train & provide instruction to youth.
  • Knowledgeable in office reporting procedures with excellent computer skills.
  • Will be knowledgeable and sensitive to First Nations’ culture and beliefs, issues and barriers.
  • Ability to speak and understand the Cree/Dene language(s) is considered a valuable asset.
  • Willing to travel extensively with possible overnight stays.

Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application; resume stating qualifications and employment history; copies of credentials; current RCMP Security Clearance (Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check); copy of valid driver’s license; and a list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:

 

Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust First Nation

MEADOW LAKE, SASK.  S9X 1T8

E-mail: hrdepartment@mltc.net

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

 

 

For more information, please contact Terrance Sylvestre, Youth Development Program Coordinator at (306) 236-8287. Also, visit the MLTC website at www.mltc.net

 

Deadline:        Friday. September 30, 2022

We sincerely appreciate and thank all individuals for their applications,  however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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