Career Opportunities At Driftpile Cree Nation

Open Job Postings


Driftpile Cree Nation is seeking a Family Violence Coordinator.

Driftpile Cree Nation


Position Overview:

The purpose of this position is to arrange a number of workshops and training opportunities for members and their families to build their existing skills and create new skills regarding areas around prevention of family violence. This position will also be responsible to create awareness campaigns and literature about family violence and violence in any form.

The goal is to bring knowledge and awareness about family violence, bullying and unhealthy relationships.

Key Responsibilities: A full scope of responsibilities can be found in the job description.

1. Develop and implement appropriate programs, workshops, training and healing events for the community of different age groups.

2. Main Activities included but not limited to:

  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional and intellectual social needs of the community members that pertain to family violence, bullying and unhealthy relationships.
  • Develop and implement culturally appropriate inclusion within each event hosted by this project.
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date financial expenditures and financial reports.
  • Work closely with other department coordinators to seek information of types of workshops and training required by the community
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures and protocols.
  • Provide monthly activities to the community 2 weeks in advance
  • Provide reports as required to the funding agency for the program.
  • Must adhered to the schedules as outlined in the grant agreement.
  • Reports directly to the director of Social Development.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Social Development.
  • Organize the group sessions including informational material
  • Identify and modify program areas to ensure the needs of the clients are being met
  • Provide both on-site and off-site support services to clients
  • Collects participants feedback
  • Evaluate each session and the corresponding informational material.

Application Deadline: ​​ April 24, 2019 at noon

Resume may be forwarded to:

Karen Cunningham, Social Director
Fax: 780 355 2734

We thank all those for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Driftpile Cree Nation is seeking a PCAP-PARENT CHILD ASSISTANCE MENTOR.

Driftpile Cree Nation


Reporting to the Director of Social Development, the position will provide assistance to parents enrolled in the Parent Child Assistance Program.

Remuneration: Remuneration will be based on qualifications and experience.

Term Position: Based on funding availability


  • Provide advice, guidance and advocacy and support to all clients in the program
  • Initiate new approaches to cultural support programs for families & youth;
  • Develop partnerships in delivering Intervention/prevention awareness programs
  • Provide information and distribute resources
  • Work in conjunction with program departments establishing an understanding of the importance of good nutrition, exercise, substance misuse and educational opportunities;
  • Support, assist and Mentor women and children in the (PCAP) Parent Child Assistance Program
  • Must provide advocacy, support and assist in a variety of programs and concerns, I.e. housing, budgeting, education and accessing federal and provincial services.
  • Complete monthly/quarterly program and client reports
  • Establish work plans
  • Implement Training Programs


  • A diploma in Social Work or equivalent
  • Strong experience at developing partnerships/building relationships with external partners
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • Knowledge of the privacy and confidentiality policy of Canada
  • Experience delivering workshops and presentations
  • Proficiency in computer based word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software;
  • Capacity to plan and organize workload expectations in a complex and time sensitive environment; ability to accept responsibility and demonstrate accountability;
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player contributing to the overall goals and objectives of the Driftpile Cree Nation and its mandate;
  • Possess valid driver’s license with willingness and ability to travel extensively when required;
  • Ability to develop work plans, reporting and completing surveys
  • Training in counselling, addictions, ECD, family support services and cultural competency is a definite asset.

Application Deadline: ​​ 1:00 p.m. on April 24, 2019;

Résumes May Be forwarded to:

Karen Cunningham, Director of Social Development
Fax :780 355 2734
Email :

We thank those who apply and advise that only those selected for consideration will be contacted.