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Department: Child & Family Services




The Director will, within the context of Tsuut’ina culture and in accordance with the service delivery agreement and the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, direct, develop and facilitate the delivery of the programs and services of the Tsuut’ina Child and Family to those residing on the Tsuut’ina Nation, and to Tsuut’ina Nation Members. The Director is responsible for overall agency management; program and service development and review; personnel and fiscal management. The Director is also responsible for ensuring that the Tsuut’ina Nation Child and Family Services Society mandate is carried out and in accordance with the Tsuut’ina Nation – Tsuut’ina Nation Child and Family Services Society – Canada – Alberta CYFE Agreement.



·         Directly supervises all Supervisors and Program Managers including the hiring, training, evaluation and discipline of employees reporting directly to him/her.

·         Will work with the Executive Director of the Social Wellbeing portfolio when needed or advised by the Board of Directors

·         Prepares funding submissions, agency service plans and evaluation documents.

·         Ensures that programs are consistent with and supportive of Tsuut’ina First Nations social and cultural context.

·         Participates in the preparation and coordination of the annual service budget for recommendations to the Board of Director and the Executive Director of the Social Well-Being portfolio.

·         Oversees the expenditure of the budget within approval limits.

·         Ensures accurate content and maintenance of the agencies records, reports and client files according to Federal, and Provincial Standards

·         Establishes, evaluates and implements policies, guidelines, procedures and standards of performance, workload distribution and program delivery to ensure a high level of quality services and professional performance.

·         Monitors programs and performance against established internal and external services standards.

·         Acts on behalf of the Board and represents TTNCFS at committees, working groups and community events as assigned.

·         Develops linkages with the Treaty 7 First Nations context, including both on and off reserve communities and their service representation.

·         Serves as Board of Directors liaison and facilitates monthly meeting

·         Other responsibilities as determined in consultation with the Board.




·         A minimum of a Bachelor of Social Work with five years’ experience or a Masters of Social Work with two years’ experience is required. Previous Child Protection experience is preferred.  Equivalencies will be considered. Trained in Signs of Safety and knowledge of Practice Strategies and 3-5-7.

·         Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of First Nation culture, trends and appropriate models of services.

·         Working knowledge of agreements related to Agency (including Tri-Partite Agreement), Funding Agreements, Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act and related legislation.

·         Experience in management and business administration.

·         Thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to child intervention services, programs and initiatives.

·         Well-developed analytical and evaluation skills.

·         Ability to lead, motivate and supervise staff.

·         Familiarity with budgeting and financial management.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the capacity to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders.

·         Superior organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities.

·         A proven professional that respects confidentiality and exhibits ethical conduct.

·         Proficiency in MS Office, ISIS and other relevant software applications.

·         A CYIM check and Police Information Check (with Vulnerable Sector check)

·         A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, valid vehicle registration and current insurance with $2,000,000.00 liability is also required for this position.




To commensurate with education and experience.


Competition Opened: March 28, 2021

Competition Closed: April 9, 2021


Pay will be dependent on education and experience.

Interested applicants may submit their Resume and Cover Letter before April 9, 2021 by email to Tsuut’ina Human Resources email  jobs@tsuutina.com.