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Pathways Student Parent Support Worker #23-01-11

January 24, 2023

STC Employment Opportunities Posting

Pathways Student Parent Support Worker 2 Full-time Positions

THE ORGANIZATION

Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) improves the quality of life of First Nations through mutually beneficial partnerships with community organizations and industry.

Opportunities for an improved living are accessed through programs and services in health, safety, economic development, education, and financial investments in the broader community.

Acting as a representative body for seven First Nations, STC delivers programs and services to those living in member communities and Saskatoon.

More information is available at www.sktc.sk.ca.

FIRE: Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Excellence

THE POSITION

The position of Pathways to Education Student Support Worker is under the supervision of and reporting directly to the Pathways to Education Program Coordinator and is a member of the STC Pathways to Education team.

The Pathways Student Parent Worker is responsible for building relationships with students and families in the STC Pathways to Education after-school program.

You will work closely with the Pathways to Education team to ensure the identification of challenges facing students and that parents/guardians are registered with the Pathway’s program.

You will provide ongoing communication, advocacy, and programming among students, parents/guardians’ understanding of the secondary school system, and their capacities to successfully engage secondary school teachers and administrators to support the achievement of the youth in the program.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitoring each student’s progress.
  • Provide advocacy and counseling support as needed.
  • Offer referrals to other support agencies.
  • Managing the financial incentives of the program for students.
  • Student and Family Support develop supportive relationships with students and maintain regular contact with parents.
  • School Support develops and maintains effective working relationships with school staff.
  • Program Support work collaboratively with the Pathways school site team to deliver the after-school program and provide support for special events and programs.
  • Perform other related duties as defined and assigned by the reporting Director or designate on an as and when required basis.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Degree in education, health administration, social work, or equivalent.
  • Three years of experience in youth programming, education, or social work; either singularly or in combination.
  • Practices/understands Indigenous Cultural protocols of diverse nations.
  • Experience working within a governance structure in a community development capacity with First Nations; familiarity with First Nations culture, and history is considered an asset.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of community development, social services, and resources.
  • Knowledge of secondary school policies and programs, particularly in the Saskatoon Public Schools and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools divisions.
  • Knowledge of adolescent development and youth development strategies and programming.
  • Knowledge of community and social issues from a systemic perspective.
  • Ability to facilitate groups.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint with an ability to easily learn new software applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Analytical, decision-making, and the ability to recognize challenges, identify causes, and provide solutions.
  • Dependability: able to work independently, submit accurate documentation, and seek guidance when needed.
  • Receptive: accept feedback, take ownership of responsibilities, and identifies areas of growth.
  • Interpersonal Skills: communicates clearly, seeks solutions, and demonstrates flexibility.
  • Integrity: keep sensitive information confidential and adheres to STC’s policies.
  • Initiative: seeks opportunities for further development.

 

OTHER CONDITIONS

  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends.
  • Must possess a valid class 5 Driver’s license.
  • Must provide a current, original, Canadian Criminal Record Check (CCRC) with vulnerable sector search as a condition of employment.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Job posting closes Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 4:30pm. To apply, please submit your resume, and cover letter along with three (3) references to:

Apply online, at www.sktc.sk.ca

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No telephone calls, please. Saskatoon Tribal Council appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Pathways Student Parent Support Worker

Saskatoon Tribal Council appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

* Internal postings are STC employment opportunites – open to qualified members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

* External postings are STC employment opportunites – open for application by the general public

* Community Postings are STC member First Nation employment opportunities – open for application by the general public

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