Director of Community Services

K'omoks First Nation

About K’ómoks First Nation

We, the K’ómoks people, envision a prosperous and healthy Nation, in which we exercise our rights and title throughout our territory, honouring our people, lands, waters, cultures and languages. K’ómoks First Nation ensures the well-being and self-sufficiency in all aspects of our Nation by asserting our rights and title while upholding our members.

Purpose of the Role

The purpose of this position is to plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the programs and activities of community services within K’ómoks. This position oversees the K’ómoks First Nation health department, social development, youth, and elder programs. This position also supports the Council in the development of K’ómoks First Nation strategic plan and goals around Community Services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Health Centre and Community Services for K’ómoks First Nation
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the delivery of social and community service programs
  • Create and implement policies/processes for community support and development for events and food security programs
  • Organize events such as NIPD and orange shirt day collaborating with outside organizations for internal community events (barbeques, blessings, funerals)
  • Manage the operations and activities of social and community centres
  • Establish administrative procedures to meet objectives
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for programs, equipment and support services
  • Participate in policy development by preparing reports and briefs
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of community and health services programs and ensuring that they are being conducted safely
  • Maintain communication with stakeholders, including government officials, community leaders and members
  • Review program activities to determine if they are achieving their goals and making recommendations for improvement
  • Coordinate K’ómoks First Nation outreach activities, including planning events
  • Organize and oversee K’ómoks First Nation’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrations
  • Monitor the progress of projects to ensure that they are completed on time and within budget limits
  • Conduct research on community needs and develop programs to meet those needs
  • Perform other related duties as required


  • 5+ years experience of program management, preferably with First Nations groups
  • 3+ years so supervisory experience managing staff
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, social work, or a related field and/or equivalent administrative management experience
  • Experience working with different levels governments and agencies
  • Experience working in and with the Indigenous community preferred.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures related to programs, human
  • resources, operations, and finance especially as they relate to First Nations’ governance
  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness with thorough knowledge of the current First Nations governance landscape in BC and knowledge of relevant socio-historical events relevant to First Nations in Canada
  • Demonstrated experience in policy development
  • Strong relationship building skills with a community-first mindset and approach
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office with proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Application Information:

If this opportunity to work as a community leader in a growing indigenous band office appeals to you, please apply with your resume and cover letter using the following link: LINK.

This posting will remain open until filled.

We value employment equity and prioritize applications from indigenous applicants, and especially encourage those living within the K’omoks First Nation to apply. If you have any questions about the job posting or the process, please reach out to

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