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!

Kinship Social Worker (Duncan Location) 

 

The Kinship CS Social Worker is responsible to maintain a consistent focus on the needs of the child in kinship care and collaborates with Intake Workers, Family Service Team, Le’lumilh Team and other KL support teams/programs areas.

The successful Applicant will:

  • Establish child service goals that represent the uniqueness of each kinship family and promotes and enhances the stability of the living arrangement for the child; 

  • Work closely with the Family Service Worker and Kinship Le’lumilh Worker to encourage support and collaborate on children/youth’s rights to permanency which includes Permanent Transfer of Custody and other Out of Care options;

  • Work flexible hours, which may include evenings and weekends in the event of emergencies.

  • Have/or able to achieve, C3 delegation or above.

 

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

  • For a copy of this posting please Download PDF

  • Closing Date: Open until filled 

  • Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to:

  • Maria Kerman: MKerman@kwumut.org

Early Childhood Educator

Kw’umut Lelum Child and Family Services are hiring an Early Childhood Educator who will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating all aspects of the Four Seasons Early Years (4SEY) Program. Their focus will be on prevention strategies centered on enhancing early childhood development, school readiness and overall family health and wellness for First Nations preschool children (ages 0-6), on and off reserve.

The successful Applicant will:

  • Develop and deliver culturally relevant curricula with the support of an elder and/or knowledge keeper;

  • Provide parents with support that encompasses physical, spiritual, emotional, intellectual and social development parenting training;

  • Engage families in an programs that focuses on Coast Salish culture and language.

 

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

  • For a copy of this posting please Download PDF

  • Closing Date: Open until filled 

  • Please apply by forwarding your resume and cover letter to:

  • Maria Kerman: MKerman@kwumut.org

Family Support Worker 

Kw’umut Lelum currently has a Family Support Worker position available and is looking for an individual that is skilled at working inclusively and respectfully with Indigenous children and families.


General Responsibilities:

  • Practice can include a range of support for families, children and youth. These services are intended to help promote children's safety, maximize quality of life and assist families in their role as primary caregivers.

  • Assist clients with all aspects of daily living, including but not limited to arranging appointments, transportation, accessing community supports, and financial support as needed.

  • Assist in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of plans to develop specific family and child support strategies, and assist in coordinating resources;

  • Provide parenting advice, problem solving skills, and support and education to achieve safe, nurturing home environments for children and youth;

  • Assist clients with all aspects of daily living, including but not limited to arranging appointments, transportation, accessing community supports, and financial support as needed.

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

 

For a copy of this posting please Download PDF


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 currently has a C6 Delegated Child Safety Social Worker position available, and is looking for an individual 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 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 into the child safety process

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

  • Have a degree in Social Work or related degree in the Human Services field, with the requisite balance of training and experience.

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

  • Have C6 delegation

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


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

 

For a copy of this posting please Download PDF


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

For a copy of this posting please Download PDF

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.

 

For a copy of this posting please Download PDF


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.