JOB POSTINGS: 

Kw’umut Lelum is a Delegated Aboriginal Agency serving 9 Nations on Vancouver Island. We offer a Four Day Work Week, match Government wages and pension plan, and have an excellent benefits package

Early Years Outreach Worker

 

Key responsibilities include: developing supportive relationships with mothers and other primary caregivers, reinforcing the value of their role in providing nurturing care; introducing play-based learning activities that respond to infant/toddler’s interests and developmental stage; being knowledgeable about services and interventions available within the community, including referral protocols, scope of service, and criteria for participation.

The successful Applicant will have:

  • Knowledge of maternal and infant health, parenting education and concepts of early childhood education and   early child development;

  • Knowledge of the unique and diverse traditional practices of the Coast Salish (Hwulmuxw Mustimuxw)   

  • Post-secondary course work in Early Childhood Education or related field;

  • Experience working with families with infant/toddlers;

  • Familiarity with the community and surrounding areas;

  • Knowledge of maternal and infant health, parenting education and concepts of early childhood education and early child development required;

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Closing Date: open until filled

Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to:

Maria Kerman: mkerman@kwumut.org

 

Xpey' Lelum Group Home Support Worker 

XPey’ Lelum is seeking responsible, reliable, and level-headed Youth Support Workers to provide mentorship and structure in a staffed-residential-care home for youth in the care of Kw’umut Lelum Child and Family Services

The successful Applicant will have:

• A minimum of 2 years of child and youth care, social work or equivalent combined with a minimum 1 year of work experience in the human or youth services field. This will include having knowledge of:
o Child development;
o Crisis management and de-escalation;
o Behaviour intervention strategies.
• A valid Class 5 driver’s license is required;
• Non-violent crisis intervention or related training considered an asset;
• Experience working with First Nations communities is an asset.

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Closing Date: open until filled 

Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to:

Shawn Daniels: Shawn@xpey.ca

Team Assistant - Nanaimo

 

Key responsibilities include:  assisting professional staff and delegated social workers with maintaining reports, records, documentation needs for cases, financial records and files.  The Team Assistant is also required to assist in court processes and case management techniques, and a have good understanding of programs and community resources.

The successful Applicant will have:

  • A combination of 3 - 5 years of clerical/administrative support experience required;

  • Post-secondary administrative training preferred; 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word and other related programs deemed essential to the management of the office, including ICM;

  • Ability to organize and prepare high quality documentation that support the administrative functions of the Agency;

  • Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service; which includes a Criminal Record Check

  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC class 5 driver’s licence.

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Closing Date: open until filled

Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to:

Maria Kerman: mkerman@kwumut.org

Child Safety Social Worker

 

Kw’umut Lelum is currently seeking a C6 Delegated Child Safety Social Worker who is skilled at working inclusively and respectfully with Indigenous children and families through a cultural lens.

 

The successful Applicant will:

  • Be a collaborative social work practitioner with excellent interpersonal and self-management skills;

  • Possess the ability to mentor others and work effectively as a team player;

  • Possess knowledge of, and are willing to work and learn about First Nations cultural values and protocols, and incorporate it into the child safety process;

  • Have the ability to inspire and promote strength based intake, assessment and family planning practices;

  • Have previous experience providing delegated, child safety services, and possess knowledge of family court proceeding (preferred);

  • Have C6 delegation (preferred);

  • Have received a strong performance appraisal from your current or most recent supervisor/agency.

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Closing Date: open until filled 

Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to:

Maria Kerman: MKerman@kwumut.org

X'Pey Lelum Caregiver

Reports to: House Manager 

In accordance with applicable legislation, regulations, standards, the Residential Caregiver is responsible for the day-to-day care of clients placed in the Xpey Lelum homes. This includes ensuring the safety and wellbeing of clients and promoting their development.  A key component of this job is to assist clients in their physical, social, emotional, and daily life skills development and to enhance their quality of life with social, cultural and recreational activities.

The successful Applicant will have

  • First Aid Certificate – EMERGENCY COMMUNITY CARE

  • Negative TB Skin/screening result

  • Medical note with a fit to work designation

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Up-to-date Immunization Record

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Closing Date: open until filled

Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to:

Maria Kerman: MKerman@kwumut.org

Employment Opportunity X’Pey Lelum

X’Pey Lelum is seeking responsible, reliable, and level-headed caregivers to provide structure in a residential, family-care, home for children and youth with special placement needs.

 

Qualifications
Preference will be given to persons from the nine-member nations that make up Kw’umut Lelum. Must have experience working with First Nations Communities. Two years of CYC or equivalent combined with a minimum 1year of experience in the Human and/or Youth Services field. This will include developmental knowledge of children and youth, basic counselling experience and conflict resolution experience. Knowledge of community resources and familiarity with foster care standards preferred. Successful candidates will complete the mandatory training by X’Pey Lelum and have the ability to be flexible as hours vary including evenings and weekends.


The successful applicants must consent to criminal record and police record checks.

 

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Closing Date: Always open


Attention: Shawn Daniels, X’Pey Lelum Manager


Fax: 250-591-2834 Or Email: shawn@xpey.ca

Career Opportunities

 

Kw'umut Lelum is a great place to start or grow your career in human services.  

 

We are always interested in receiving new resumes and letters from interested applicants.  Kw'umut Lelum employs delegated social workers, family support workers, program and project staff, administrative and leaders.  

 

We have offices in Nanaimo and Ladysmith, and many positions involve travelling to our Member Nations - which range from Qualicum down to Malahat.

 

Please feel free to send a letter expressing interest along with a resume to Maria Kerman, Human Resources.