Oromocto First Nation Child and Family Services is seeking to hire a qualified individual to work as the Child and Family Director. Professionalism is required and experience with finances and reporting is a must. As a valuable team player, you will provide executive management, strategic development, and planning that will support the commitments of Oromocto First Nation for the prevention and protection services that support the safety and well-being of all members.
You must demonstrate the ability to work efficiently and possess leadership and coaching skills, strong interpersonal skills, good judgment, and decision-making skills. The work may include a combination of the following functions: assessment, counselling, intervention, mediation, case management and report writing for a variety of services in areas such as social services and/or child welfare services. Successful candidates will also be required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, staff members, professionals, community and volunteer agencies, government departments and the public. Ensuring financial practises honour terms within accountability agreements is a key function of this role. Other related duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS – Master, or Bachelor Degree of Social Work.

  • Completion of the CORE 1000 Series
    • Minimum 5 years of social work experience.
    • Minimum 3 years of senior management experience in a social service setting. • Member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers and meet the requirements of the Canadian Association of Social Worker.
    • Knowledge of, and experience working with First Nations, particularly any or all of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi’kmaq of New Brunswick, considered an assert.
    • Knowledge of, child development, family dynamics and functioning, child abuse and neglect, and trauma-informed care experience working in First Nations Child and Family services.
    • Demonstrated ability to be sensitive to First Nations cultural issues.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse individuals in an inclusive manner.
    • Experience in budget development, forecasting, and program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Experience in negotiation of funding/budget is an asset.
    • Create, implement, monitor, and report on the program budget to ensure the optimization, in accordance with Government of Canada funding requirements and regulations.
    Oromocto First Nation
    P. O. Box 417
    Oromocto, NB
    E2V 2J2
    (506) 357-2083
    • Proven ability to work independently while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; using integrated case management techniques and the ability to prioritize accordingly.
    • Sound knowledge and application of human resource practices that serve to motivate staff and provide an inclusive workplace environment.
    • Possess a knowledge of the legislation, standard and procedures, and enforcement of the Family Services Act.
    • An understanding of interpersonal relationships and family dynamics. • Submit a recent valid and clean criminal record check, as well as an SD Record Check (under the Family Services Act).
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
    • Collaboration with community partners and resources.
    • Compliance with the rules of Confidentiality within the organization.
    Please forward your resume, cover letter, and three references by 4:00PM April 3, 2023 to:
    Jay Sabattis
    Oromocto First Nation HR Director
    Email: jay.sabattis@ofnb.com
    Office: 4 Hiawatha Ave
    Oromocto First Nation, NB
    Office Hours: 9am to 4pm Monday to Thursday