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Are you passionate about the economic and labour market outlook in Saskatchewan and want to make a difference in the lives of individuals in our local Regina community?

Do you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment within an organization that promotes and implements a continuous learning environment, leaving room for the team to innovate to respond to changing needs of our community?

Regina Work Preparation Centre is a leader in the career and workforce development field.  If these questions get you excited, and you want a new and meaningful challenge in your career, consider joining our team in supporting job seekers, the local economy, labour market and community.

We are constantly evolving and growing and are recruiting for additional roles in the following positions:

Team Lead – 1 position
Job Developer – 1 position

Please click the links above to read the full job description and apply by sending your cover letter and resume to lboryski@workprep.ca.   Please clearly indicate the job that you are applying for in your email subject line.  All positions will have an ongoing recruitment process and will be posted until they are filled.

Other Job Openings

South Sask Community Foundation is currently hiring a permanent, full-time Donor Services Administrator.

Job Posting

Curator of Indigenous Cultural Heritage at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Curator of Indigenous Cultural Heritage 

Employment Type:  Permanent Full-time
Location(s): SK-Regina  

Ministry: Parks Culture and Sport

Salary Range:  $41.174 – $51.598 Hourly
Grade:  SGEU.12.

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM) is a natural and Indigenous cultural heritage museum located within Treaty-4 territory, the traditional homelands of the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. Established in 1906 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada as the provincial museum, the RSM’s mandate falls within areas that are guided by Treaty Nos. 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10.

The RSM is seeking a permanent, full-time curator to join its vibrant and dedicated team. Curators at the RSM enjoy significant freedoms to lead their program in meaningful and exciting ways, including caring for invaluable and sacred collections, curating new exhibits and in this instance building and maintaining meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities across Saskatchewan. There are many exciting paths that our curators explore, and we are looking for the right person to lead us along this one. Our team is energetic and high-performing, and we strive to maintain a relaxed and enjoyable work environment.

The Curator of Indigenous Cultural Heritage at the RSM will have the very important lead role in curating Indigenous cultural heritage collections at the museum and they will lead the museum’s engagement with Indigenous communities for a wide variety of museum initiatives.  Reporting to the Head of Research and Collections, the Curator will serve as the primary liaison between the museum and Indigenous communities and will provide direct advice to the museum’s Executive Director on matters pertaining to Indigenous community engagement. The successful candidate will build relationships not only between themselves and First Nations and Metis communities, they will also build them within the RSM.

Primarily responsibilities include:

  • Indigenous cultural heritage collections
    • Engaging Indigenous communities to facilitate the use of museum resources and expertise to provide care and management of cultural heritage collections.
    • Work with knowledge keepers and Elders to ensure that the collections are accessible and cared for in a culturally sensitive and respectful way.
    • Facilitating collections use (e.g., loans, visits, research, exhibits) and repatriation.
    • Growing, developing, and maintaining the tangible Indigenous cultural heritage collections at the museum.
    • Developing intangible collections involving language, traditions, and oral history.
  • Exhibits
    • Leading the development and curation of museum exhibits related to Indigenous cultural heritage.
    • Overseeing consultations with Indigenous communities on exhibit ideas and concepts.
  • Public Engagement
    • In the spirit of reconciliation, presenting lectures, talks, tours, social media, and other presentations related to Indigenous cultural heritage.
    • Responding to questions from the private, public, and government sectors regarding issues around Indigenous cultural heritage.
    • Building and maintaining strong relationships with Indigenous communities, donors, curators, educators, community leaders, media, and others that promote the value and contributions of the museum.

Our ideal candidate for the position is expected to possess the following credentials and skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of Indigenous art, culture, histories, traditions, knowledge systems, and/or contemporary issues, on a local, national, and global scale.
  • Understanding and appreciation for professional collections management at a museum – experience working a museum or gallery is considered an asset.
  • The ability to appreciate and apply the expectations regarding Indigenous collections as described in the Royal Saskatchewan Museum Act, in particular understanding that: “the deeper meanings associated with Aboriginal sacred and culturally sensitive objects are known only to Aboriginal members of their cultures of origin.”
  • The confidence, character, and ambition to build and maintain meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities. Having an existing network of contacts within Saskatchewan Indigenous communities is considered an asset.
  • A university degree in a discipline related to the position (e.g., curatorial/museum studies, Indigenous studies, art, ethnology, cultural history), typically this would include a post-secondary degree or, in exceptional situations, an equivalent level of lived, professional, or education experience or a combination thereof.
  • Skills to allow for effective communication to a wide variety of audiences (e.g., students of all ages, general public, government officials, community leaders, academics).
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills that promote team building and a positive workplace environment.

The RSM is located in beautiful Regina, Saskatchewan. The capital city, Regina is big enough to have all the amenities of a big city but small enough to be affordable and with no long commutes to work!  The city is home to the University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada. The city boasts clean air, an abundance of greens spaces and parks, and an extensive network of walking/biking paths. Yes, the winters are cold, but the skies are always blue, and you just can’t beat a Saskatchewan summer. The RSM has been fortunate to attract a diversity of curators from across Canada and the freedoms they have in leading their programs combined with the benefits of living in a city like Regina creates a wonderful work-life balance.

We invite qualified applicants that bring any field of expertise related to museology, collections management, or Indigenous culture and heritage to apply.

Diversity is a core value at the RSM.  We are committed to building and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment for all staff, students, and volunteers.

To best meet the roles and responsibilities that come with being Curator of Indigenous Cultural Heritage, this competition is designated Aboriginal Persons (First Nations, Inuit, Native American, and Métis) with preference for those with existing relations with Indigenous communities.

Our application process offers candidates the opportunity to self-declare as a member of a designated equity group as identified through the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application for this position must include a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae (cv) or resume, and the names and contact information for two or three people that can serve as knowledgeable references.  In the application, please emphasize your experience and vision towards managing Indigenous cultural heritage collections and engagement with Indigenous communities of Saskatchewan.

For further information on the above position please contact: Dr. Ray Poulin:  Ray.Poulin@gov.sk.ca

This position is designated for qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in “diversity groups” below
Diversity Groups:  Aboriginal persons
Hours of Work:  B – SGEU Field 37.33 – one day off every three weeks

Number of Openings:  1

 

join our board

Join Our Board

We currently seek a Vice-Chair / board member to join our team in 2022.

Vice Chair has additional responsibilities in addition to regular board member duties:

  1. Participate as a member of the Executive Committee;
  2. Preside at meetings in the Chair’s absence; and
  3. In the event that the Chair’s position becomes vacant, for whatever reason, the Vice Chair will
    immediately assume the office of Chair.

Other Details:

  • The board meets ten times per year, including the annual general meeting. Committees meet monthly or quarterly, depending on their mandate.
  • Board member terms are three years, with eligibility to be reappointed for additional terms.
  • Members are expected to attend all meetings and actively participate on committees where they have interest and expertise.
  • Meetings typically occur in-person or by Zoom video conference.

See the full description here: Work Prep Board Recruitment

Contact dale.maureen.young@gmail.com for more details on this progressive role.

 

Prevention Supervisor

Employment Opportunity
Description: (1) Full Time Prevention Supervisor
Location: Protection Office, Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan
Opening Date: February 1, 2O22
Closing Date: February 15, 2022
Summary
The Prevention Supervisor will be required to work as a member of the multidisciplinary prevention team. Their role will be to assist in the implementation of the integrated strategy across primary, secondary, and tertiary settings within the QBOW Child and Family Services Inc. service area. The Prevention Supervisor will be expected to support and supervise Prevention Workers in each of the communities served, ensuring the successful delivery of prevention programming. The Prevention Supervisor actively contributes to the further development of the QBOW CFS Inc. prevention services. They will participate in local prevention events as well as oversee event operations. The Prevention Supervisor will provide a representative link to the prevention services between primary, secondary care, and tertiary services. Further, they will work with other program staff to promote the service as well as support appropriate referral pathways for the client group.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Indigenous Social Work, Community Studies or equivalent experience required.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Fully Vaccinated and Proof of Vaccination
  • Successful completion of Community Health Substance Abuse and Planning and Prevention ethics training.
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, and e-mail required.
  • Knowledge of the health and social services programs offered to First Nations in Saskatchewan
  • Experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Some Travel and overtime

Program Delivery

  • Ensures Prevention services are delivered with excellence and conform to the QBOW CFS Inc.’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and protocols as well to provincial legislation, regulations, and standards.
  • Assists in ensuring the highest quality of Prevention services through decision-making that is done in the best interests and well-being of every child and family.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate workshops, programming and activities, teachings, ceremonies, and healing practices for clients.
  • Assists in obtaining the necessary supplies, equipment, or funds to facilitate prevention programming.
  • Completes relevant agency records, forms, and documents as required.
  • Prepares statistical reports for Executive Director, summarizing current activities and future planning and/or programs.

Program Support

  • Engages in effective communication with Prevention Workers, Protection Team, management, and other staff to ensure adequate coordination of services and attainment of QBOW’s objectives.
  • Ensures that clients are aware of the resources and services available to them.
  • Assists in the planning and preparation of Annual/seasonal events and Rides.
  • Lead or participate in workshops, ceremonies, community activities as required.

Community Relations

  • Promotes QBOWCFS vision, mission, goals, and objectives.
  • Establishes and maintains a collaborative relationship between QBOWCFS and member First Nation community served to ensure optimum service delivery to the children and their families.
  • Conducts presentations to communities and organizations on prevention supports and services.
  • Acts in a professionally appropriate manner both when working and not working ensuring a positive role model for clients while representing QBOWCFS.
  • Other duties as deemed by the Executive Director.

Please Submit Cover Letter and resume, along with 3 references Attention to Natasha Gladue, Human Resources ngladue@qbow.ca
All short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview!

Cultural Liaison Supervisor

Employment Opportunity
Description: (1) Full Time Cultural Liaison Supervisor
Location: Protection Office, Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan
Opening Date: February 1, 2O22
Closing Date: February 15, 2022
Summary
The Cultural Liaison Supervisor acts as a primary cultural resource to the QBOW Child and Family Services Inc. They are responsible for the development, integration, delivery, and enhancement of Indigenous Cultural service practice for the QBOW communities served (Beardy’s & Okemasis, Standing Buffalo, Wahpeton, Wood Mountain, Piapot: Cree/Dakota/Lakota Nations.) The Cultural Liaison Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that the Cultural Liaison Workers are supported in various relations that are established and maintained, and for liaising within the communities served. Further, they assist in implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on programming in accordance with funding agreements, identified work plans and organizational plans and priorities. A primary function of this position is to assist the Cultural Liaison Workers to facilitate preservation and promotion of traditional practices within member First Nations, thereby enhancing positive strong cultural identity. The Cultural Liaison Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of all QBOW Cultural Liaison Workers, ensuring that they are following the QBOW personnel policy and procedures as well as ensuring the successful delivery of cultural programming.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of the health and social services programs offered to First Nations in Saskatchewan
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Indigenous Studies, Community Studies or equivalent experience required.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Fully Vaccinated and Proof of Vaccination
  • Experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Must be of Indigenous ancestry with understanding, practice, and sharing of Indigenous history, culture, traditions, ceremonies, principles, and values.
  • Successful completion of Community Health Substance Abuse and Planning and Prevention ethics training.
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, and e-mail required.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and methodologies associated with the delivery of cultural services

 

Program Delivery

  • Ensures cultural support services are delivered with excellence and conform to the QBOW CFS Inc.’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and protocols as well to provincial legislation, regulations, and standards.
  • Assists in ensuring the highest quality of cultural support services through decision-making that is done in the best interests and well-being of every child and family for the enhancement and development of positive cultural identity.
  • Assists in instructing management and staff regarding aspects of Indigenous culture, knowledge, and understanding in the formation and development of effective helping relationships with clients.
  • Recruits for and maintains a roster of Indigenous Elders, Traditional Advisors, and Healers for the provision of culturally appropriate healing practices for clients and agency staff well-being in their respected Nations served.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate cultural workshops, programming and activities, teachings, ceremonies, and healing practices for clients and agency staff as required.
  • Assists in obtaining the necessary supplies, equipment, or funds to facilitate agency culturally-based functions.
  • Completes relevant agency records, forms, and documents as required.
  • Prepares statistical reports for the Cultural Liaison, summarizing current activities and future planning.

Program Support

  • Serves as a resource to the Executive Director, Associate Executive Director, Director of Operations and Cultural Liaison Workers, Supervisors and Staff as well as the Board of Directors.
  • Engages in effective communication with Cultural Liaison Workers, Prevention Supervisor, management, and other staff to ensure adequate coordination of cultural services and attainment of agency culture and service objectives.
  • Acts as a resource or provides resources to ensure that cultural knowledge and practices are maintained within QBOW CFS Inc.
  • Ensures that clients are aware of the cultural resources available to maintain their cultural identities and practices.
  • Assists in the planning and preparation of Annual/seasonal Ceremonies, events, and Rides.
  • Assists in coordinating Indigenous Language initiatives internally for QBOWCFS staff.
  • Lead or participate in traditional or spiritual practices for meetings of cultural activities as required.

Community Relations

  • Promotes QBOWCFS vision, mission, goals, and objectives.
  • Establishes and maintains a collaborative relationship between QBOWCFS and member First Nation community served to ensure optimum service delivery to the children and their families.
    Conducts presentations to communities and organizations on cultural supports and services.
  • Acts in a professionally appropriate manner both when working and not working and is a positive role model for clients while representing QBOWCFS.
    Other duties as deemed by the Executive Director.

Please Submit Cover Letter and resume, along with 3 references Attention to Natasha Gladue, Human Resources ngladue@qbow.ca…All short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview!