Labrador Friendship Centre
Enriching Aboriginal Life
in Labrador
Labrador Friendship Centre
Current Employment Opportunities

The mission of the Labrador Friendship Centre is to endeavour to provide the best possible services to enrich the lives of the Inuit, Innu and Metis of Labrador through the provision and implementation of social, cultural, health, educational, employment, and developmental initiatives.

Employment Opportunity
Full Time/Temporary 1 year Maternity Replacement
Internal/External

Community Service Worker


The mission of the Labrador Friendship Centre is to endeavour to provide the best possible services to enrich the lives of the Inuit, Innu, and Métis of Labrador through the provision and implementation of social, cultural, health, educational, and developmental initiatives.

The Labrador Friendship Centre is currently accepting applications for the position of Community Service Worker.

Responsibilities
• Assist community members through advocacy, systems navigation and support to address any barriers.
• Assist client to sort out options and develop plans of action while providing necessary support and assistance.
• Assist clients in locating and utilizing community resources including legal, medical, financial assistance, housing, employment, education, child care and other referral services.
• Develop and Implement programs and services that support clients transitioning to urban Labrador from rural and remote communities.
• Coordinate and deliver effective culturally appropriate programs and services for urban Indigenous peoples.
• Develop/enhance partnerships at the community, regional, and national level to achieve program objectives.
• Prepare and monitor the program budget.
• Prepare an annual work plan for the programs and services provided.
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required.
• Responsible for all aspects of the Independent Living Program.
• Ensure the adherence of the Residential Tenancies Act for Newfoundland and Labrador.
• Participate in the selection and admission of clients into the Independent Living units.
• Represent the Labrador Friendship Centre on various committees, as required.
• Maintain statistics for reporting purposes.
• Training and in-servicing as required.
• Travel as required.
• Other related duties as required.

Qualifications
• Post-secondary graduate of a social sciences or health related discipline or an equivalent combination of work experience and or training.
• Minimum of two years' work experience in a related field.
• Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Possess administrative, organizational, and computer skills.
• Ability to work with little supervision.
• Must possess a valid class five driver's license and have access to a vehicle at all times.

Assets
• Ability to speak a Labrador Indigenous language
• Must be knowledgeable of the Indigenous cultures of Labrador.
• Indigenous ancestry is an asset.

Wages:
• $22.35 per hour plus benefits.

Closing date: March 13, 2020 at 4:00pm

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to:

Labrador Friendship Centre
Hiring Committee
P.O. Box 767, Station B
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL A0P 1E0
E-mail: jobs@lfchvgb.ca
 
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