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Child Safety Social Worker


Kw'umut Lelum currently has a Child Safety Social Worker position available, and is looking for an individual who is skilled at working inclusively and respectfully with aboriginal children and families. Practice will include intake family services and Child Protection services.


The successful Applicant will have:

  • A collaborative social work practitioner with excellent interpersonal and self-management skills

  • 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

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

  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Work with the requisite balance of training and experience

  • Previous experience providing delegated services, child protection and possess knowledge of family court proceedings

  • C6 level delegation training

  • 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:


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.


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/ongoing

Attention: Shawn Damiels, X’Pey Lelum Manager

Fax: 250-591-2834 Or Email:


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.







Kw'umut Lelum

Child and Family Services
544 Centre St. Nanaimo, BC V9R 4Z3

T. 250.591.0933 or Toll-free 1.800.613.1777

F. 250.591.0935  |  E.

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