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Competition 22-21R - Education Liaison (Union position) All districts

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Full-Time • Cochrane Region

Employment Opportunity – Education Liaison (Union position)


Competition #: 22-21R

Department: Prevention

Location: All Districts

Job type: Full time – 35 hours per week

Closing Date: September 30, 2022 @4:30pm

Salary: starting at $45,665


What you’ll do in the role


·         BSW degree or diploma in Child and Youth Worker or Social Service Worker program.

·         A minimum of two (2) years’ experience working within a human service environment

·         Experience working with First Nations children and youth

·         Knowledge and linkages with the education sector to help resolve issues that may impact student learning

·         Ability to analyze situations and take appropriate action in a variety of situations

·         Ability to provide services in crisis situations, remaining calm and using good judgement

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Excellent planning, organizational, and administrative skills

·         Must produce an acceptable Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

·         Valid G Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle with appropriate liability insurance is required


Just a few reasons to join Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services


·         Opportunity to work with a dynamic team with career growth across multiple departments

·         KCFS prides itself in providing its employees with job security, competitive wages and a safe working environment.

·         Training opportunities to support your success in the role

·         A defined contribution benefit pension plan (OMERS)

·         Comprehensive Health Plan including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance

·         Competitive vacation leaves


What you bring to the table


·         Coordinate education supports for our children and youth receiving services from our Agency

·         Collaborate with educators, Protection and Alternative Care workers, and other key partners

·         Develop, implement and monitor education plans for children and youth in care in accordance with identified needs

·         Provide guidance and counsel to increase the knowledge and skills of Child Protection Workers and Alternative caregivers in the promotion of academic success and education supports

·         Provide liaison services with administrative staff, as required, with all school boards within our Agency’s district directed at the improvement of educational outcomes for children and youth in care

·         Provide counsel and assists Child Protection Workers on methods and strategies to assist in the development of specific educational supports to children and youth serviced by Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

·         Promote positive educational outcomes for children and youth

·         Provide liaison services with postsecondary institutions to support youth transitions

·         Provide consultation services to community partners of Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services to encourage and develop initiatives to improve educational outcomes for children and youth

·         Provide representation on provincial committees to support educational planning and research



Please refer to our website: for posting details. A detailed job description is available upon request. Please quote the Competition No. in your cover letter and resume, and submit by email to:, or by fax to 705-266-9122


We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please note that preference will be given to qualified First Nations and Aboriginal applicants. Please self-identify.


              Meegwetch to all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Category:
Other (Child Welfare)

Job Expires: 2022-09-30

Contact Information

Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Phone: 705 268 9033
Fax: 705 266 9122
Cochrane Cochrane, ON, Canada

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