Employment

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We currently have ( 3 ) employment opportunities available. Click each title below to view job description details.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER

Job Summary
The Community Support Worker position liaises with other service providers to meet community needs and general assistance working toward integrated holistic programs and services.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Family Support & working with Elders
2. Perform Income Assistance duties when required by supervisor
3. Administration support to the Social Development Manager when needed
4. Networking and supporting individuals
5. Home visits with Elders & clients
6. Family Court upon request
7. Dealing with immediate crisis’ and referring clients to appropriate agencies
8. Know resources on and off reserve
9. Being an advocate and supporting the client by assisting them in reaching attainable goals
10. Planning programs for the community
11. Prepares and submits regular activity reports and statistics to appropriate agencies and the community
12. Working with the elders by assisting them in organizing trips, fundraising events, filling out documentation, etc
13. Ensures there is a system of checks and balances for the maintenance of accurate and confidential files and records; complies with reporting requirements
14. Participates in various community, council and committee meetings when requested
15. Referring Elders to Community organizations/businesses for assistance
16. Field Trips if funding available
17. Organizing the Elders to work with youth
18. Research funding opportunities and fundraising ideas
19. Develop and submit proposals for ongoing funding
20. Work as part of a team with the Williams Lake Indian Band and Three Corners Health Society
21. Monthly report to supervisor
22. Quarterly report for Boo Mega
23. Attend monthly social development related meetings
24. Organize annual Elders Gathering trip
25. Develop on-going activities/workshops for Elders
26. Other duties as assigned or required

Education & Work Experience:
• Diploma in Social Services or equivalent
• 3 years directly related experience in family &/or community support field

Conditions of Employment
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
• Must have and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence
• Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements and access to a company vehicle is provided and requires a valid driver’s license

Salary: $15.66 to $19.84 per hour depending on education and experience

Deadline for submissions is November 23, 2018. Please forward resume with 3 work related references to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750 or Email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Hours of Work
35 hours per week, Monday to Friday inclusive and attendance at meetings as required.

General Statement of Duties
The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing confidential administrative support firstly to the Chief and secondly to the Chief Administrative Officer for Williams Lake Indian Band.

Supervision
The Executive Assistant shall be directly responsible to the Chief and Chief Administrative Officer.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
1. Process correspondence and coordinate schedules for the Chief.
2. Complete expense reports, process invoices for payment, and reconcile credit card statements for the Chief.
3. Arrange travel, book conferences and events, including accommodation, and prepare information packages for the Chief.
4. Organize meetings, prepare agendas, transcribe and distribute minutes as directed by the Chief and/or Chief Administrative Officer.
5. Assist with the preparation and submission of the Chiefs reports and documentation of misc. reports as directed by the Chief.
6. Provide administrative support for meetings with the Chief, the Natural Resources and Economic Development Team, and Council.
7. Coordinate external communications including the preparation and distribution of media releases and the organization of press conferences under the direction of the Chief.
8. Provide back up support to the Natural Resources and Economic Development Team when required.
9. Other related duties and/or special projects as required by the Chief.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
• Post Secondary courses in business, administrative support, or equivalent.
• Media Relations training and/or experience
• Minimum five (5) years of administrative experience, preferably at an executive level.
• Computer and word processing experience, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills, ability to use tact and diplomacy, and demonstrate professionalism at all times.
• Experience taking and transcribing minutes.
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to maintain the strictest of confidential information.

Please forward your resume and cover letter along with 3 work related references attention to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 5K9
To the care of email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

Deadline for submissions is November 9, 2018 at 4 pm.

SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR

Job Summary
The Williams Lake Indian Band is seeking a highly motivated individual to work within a dynamic team environment specializing in various business development programs within or owned by the First Nation.
The Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, oversight and administration of projects that arise from the operations of the WLIB Economic Development and Natural Resource Departments. The Special Projects Coordinator ensures that the projects are delivered properly and according to project requirements, and that they are within budget. The Special Projects Coordinator also works closely with the Economic Development and Natural Resources departments to initiate new projects and to develop new revenue streams for WLIB and its other entities. The Special Projects Coordinator possesses solid communication skills and is a results-oriented individual who takes a pro-active approach to projects falling within his/her area of responsibility.

Employment Duties and Responsibilities
1. Administers projects as directed by the Senior Natural Resources/Economic Development Manager.
2. Coordinates and supervises employees and contractors that are retained to deliver those projects.
3. Performs site visits and inspections as directed by the Senior Natural Resources/Economic Development Manager.
4. Where necessary, assists in the actually delivery of project services or project tasks.
5. Ensures that projects are delivered on-time, within budgets, and fulfilling all project requirements and specifications.
6. Regularly reports to the Natural Resources Manager on the status of existing projects.
7. Pro-actively seeks out new project opportunities and, with the assistance of the Economic Development and Natural Resources departments, prepares strategies and business plans in relation to those projects.
8. Participates in team and Council meetings as required.
9. Writes proposals to secure funding as required.
10. Other duties as assigned or required.

Education & Experience
• Post secondary degree in a related field, business administration, project management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is preferable.
• A sound understanding of budgeting and business practices is required.

Other Requirements
1. Travel will be required
2. Must provide a Criminal Records Check
3. Must hold a valid BC Driver’s Licence

Please forward your resume and cover letter along with 3 work related references to:

Marg Shelley
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 5K9
To the care of email: cynthia.dick@williamslakeband.ca

Deadline for submissions is November 9, 2018 at 4 pm.