INDIGENOUS CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING MANAGER

About us:
Indigenous Perspectives Society is a provincial organization that provides professional development to Indigenous child and family services in BC. Unique to our organization, is our commitment to culturally relevant services. The Society works in cooperation with First Nations and Indigenous child and family service programs to protect and enhance the well-being of First Nations and Aboriginal people by reaffirming traditions, and through effective child and family service delivery that empower the voices of Indigenous peoples.

Position Summary:
Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) is seeking an Indigenous Child Protection Training Manager who is ultimately responsible for ensuring exceptional delivery of training with content that is both relevant and timely which includes training scheduling and evaluations. The position will include overseeing the development of curriculum and facilitation techniques to ensure course material is aligned with child welfare legislation and other internal policies. The Indigenous Child Protection Training Manager will lead a high performing team (10) of Project Leads, Instructional Staff, relevant Administrative employees and Contractors.
The Indigenous Child Protection Training Manager reports to the Associate Director (AD) and will develop strong relationships with IPS staff, various stakeholders such as the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), and contractors. The position will be based out of the Society’s office and will be expected to do some travel (mostly in BC) to other off-site locations and represent IPS at various conferences, committees and forums.

Ideal Experience:
• A Masters of Social Work or related degree such as Psychology, Education or Child Services
• 5-7 years’ experience in Child Welfare related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Progressive experience in Indigenous Child & Family Services, child protection and Indigenous social work
• Demonstrated experience in the design and development of competency-based curriculum, public education and relations materials, specifically utilizing a blended learning approach
• Experience in adult education instruction
• Sound knowledge of Indigenous communities, cultures, traditions and practices in BC
• Proficiency with computer software including MS Office, Moodle and PowerPoint
• Preference will be given to individuals identifying as Indigenous, Metis or Inuit

Company: 

Indigenous Perspective Society

Location: 

Victoria

Contact Info: 

Interested? Apply directly to rachelled@ipsociety.ca with your resume and cover letter, telling us about your stellar skills and why you'd be the perfect fit for the IPS team! No personal drop-ins or phone calls please.

Indigenous Perspective Society thanks all applicants for their interest and advises that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.