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

Guardianship Social Worker

 

Kw’umut Lelum currently has a Guardianship Social Worker position available. We are looking for an individual that is skilled at working inclusively and respectfully with Indigenous children, youth and their families.

 

The successful Applicant will have:

  • Bachelor of Social Work, or Bachelor of Art in Child and Youth Care;

  • Diploma in Child and Youth Care, with minimum of 3 years experience

  • A practicum completed in an Indigenous family and child welfare organization perferred;

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

 

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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 and Youth Care Worker

 

Kw’umut Lelum currently has a Child and Youth Care Worker position available. We are looking for an individual that is skilled at working inclusively and respectfully with Indigenous children, youth and their families.

 

The successful Applicant will have:

  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills

  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – written and oral

  • Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to staff and client privacy

 

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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.