Resource Worker

Website Nezul Be Hunuyeh Child & Family Services Society

Nezul Be Hunuyeh is a Delegated Aboriginal Agency serving the communities of Nak’azdli Whut’en, Binche Whut’en, and Tl’azt’en Nation. We recognize that Nezul Be Hunuyeh head office is located on the shores of Nak’al Bun (Stuart Lake) on the Nak’azdli Territorial lands of the Dakelh peoples. Our Agency offers inclusivity, opportunities for growth, and opportunities for Cultural learning.

Nezul Be Hunuyeh Child and Family Services is continuing to expand its Resources Team. Under the supervision of the Resources Manager, the Resource Worker in Fort St. James will recruit and support Caregivers in Nak’azdli, Tl’azt’en, Binche, Fort St. James, Prince George, and surrounding areas. The Resource Worker will provide ongoing education, information, and support to caregivers.

Key Areas of Responsibility
• Recruit Caregivers and complete SAFE home studies
• Develop, plan, and attend caregiver recruitment events and caregiver training opportunities
• Attend meetings with caregivers and school/health professionals to provide advocacy and support
• Work with social workers in placement planning for children in care
• Work closely with Nezul Be Hunuyeh staff and other community service providers
• Identify and support kin caregivers
• Support caregivers in understanding the importance of cultural identity for Dakelh children in their care
• Support caregivers in the development and/or maintenance of children’s cultural identities and to ensure regular and meaningful cultural opportunities are made available to children in their care
• Acts in accordance with the Child, Family, and Community Services Act, the AOPSI, the Resource Work Policy, and the Child and Youth in Care Policy

The Successful applicant will:
• Work independently and collaboratively building effective interpersonal relationships
• Have strong analytical and assessment skills
• Be proficient in the use of computer programs as well as oral and written communication
• Have knowledge of Dakelh Culture and the communities served by Nezul Be Hunuyeh
• Have a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or related Human Services Degree; Social Services Worker Diploma with experience may be considered
• Have C3 delegation, or be eligible for delegation, through the Indigenous Perspectives Society

Applicant must agree to a Criminal Record Check and have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
Experience working with MIS/ICM and Best Practices is an asset.
Indigenous ancestry is an asset.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
NEZUL BE HUNUYEH CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
PO BOX 1180
700 STUART DRIVE WEST
FORT ST. JAMES, BC V0J 1P0
TEL: 250.996.6806 FAX: 250.996.6977
EMAIL: HIRING@NBH.CA
Closing Date: June 13, 2022 @ 4:00pm

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@nbh.ca.