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Apitipi Child & Family Services-Prevention Coordinator-Matheson

CDSSAB - ES -Cochrane

Full-Time • Cochrane Region

The Prevention Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation, and oversight of a prevention program in Apitipi Child & Family Services. The position will include the supervision of a team of prevention workers as well as program development for prevention services in the areas but not limited to child welfare, advocacy, parent/child relationships, substance use and addictions. This position is intended to meet the needs of community members and varied hours can be expected (evenings and weekends as required) as well as on-call when scheduled.   

The Prevention Coordinator will report to and work directly under the Director of Apitipi Child & Family Services. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Plans and Coordinates program activities including trainings and workshops for families and youth at Apitipi Anicinapek Nation. 

  • Lead case management and ensure all files are being followed up on.  

  • Provide supervision and guidance to prevention workers including training opportunities and support. 

  • Maintain a wholistic approach to prevention services. 

  • Work alongside other department programs geared toward youth to ensure prevention workshops, and services are included in school and/or after-school activities for youth. 

  • Meet regularly with Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers to ensure culture and language efforts are at the forefront of prevention programming. 

  • other related duties as assigned. 


  • College Diploma in a Human Services Related Field (Minimum 2-year program). At least two years of experience in coordinating. 

  • Strong Understanding of Decolonizing Approaches and Indigenous  

  • Ways of Knowing Knowledge of current issues in First Nations mental health and addictions services  

  • Valid “G” Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle. 


  • Must have a strong understanding of ongoing colonialism and its continued impacts on Anishinabek. Have a sound and thorough understanding of Addictions and Mental Health Challenges as they relate to First Nations communities. Effective problem-solving skills. 

  • Knowledge of Anicinapek culture, traditions. 


Conditions of Employment:  

Police Vulnerable Sector Check.  

Apitipi Anicinapek Nation is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce: preference will be given to qualified individuals who are of Indigenous ancestry (First Nation, Inuit, Metis).   

If you are interested in this challenging but rewarding position, please send your cover letter & resume: 



Job Expires: 2024-06-02

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