Position Summary

Under the direction of the First Nation Family Advocate the Client Intake worker will provide administrative and client support. The Client Intake Worker will be the first point of contact for clients seeking advocacy during their involvement with the Child and Family Services system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitating pre-intakes orientation session;
  • Completing in-person client intake;
  • Scheduling appointment with Assistant Advocate;
  • Connecting programming regarding intake needs;
  • Organizing, creating electronic file and physical files;
  • Keeping monthly statistics of all intakes and call logs;
  • Case conference meetings held weekly;
  • Assisting clients with resources when attending intake appointment with our programs, treatment centre, food banks;
  • Facilitate Indigenous arts and crafts;
  • FNFAO Custom Data base, logging in clients and maintaining data entry;
  • Works closely with the Office Manager, as directed by First Nation Family Advocate;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Education & Experience

  • Grade 12 education required, a college or university education is preferred;
  • Knowledge of First Nation issues related to the child welfare system and health services;
  • Experience facilitating workshops;
  • Demonstrate problem solving and organizational skills;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Knowledge of management, organizational and planning principles;
  • Be able to follow office procedures and practices;
  • Knowledge of First Nation people and communities;
  • Able to work flexible hours and travel upon request;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work co-operatively as a part of an interdisciplinary team of professionals;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Proficient in using Microsoft office -Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook;
  • Adhere to AMC policies and procedures with specific attention to attendance, and professional ethics;
  • Possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and vehicle required.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter identifying the position title applying for, qualifications, and resume, along with 2 professional reference listings (include a most recent employer reference) by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020 to:
Human Resources
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
3rd Floor, 275 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2B3
Email: hr@manitobachiefs.com

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted. Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are asked to self-declare in their cover letter or resume. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Successful candidates must provide satisfactory criminal and child abuse registry checks.