Spirit Omega Inc.

Program Supervisor - Indigenous

Indigenous - Calgary, AB, Canada - Full Time

Spirit Omega is looking for a part-time Program Supervisor for our clients Indigenous Youth Program. Operating from a housing first, harm reduction approach through an Indigenous worldview perspective is essential. The successful candidate in this role will be a leader who can meet the challenge of leading a dynamic staff team with Indigenous knowledge systems at the center, building vital relationships within the Indigenous youth sector, and able to support and integrate a natural supports/building connections practice framework within the program. The Program Supervisor is also responsible for organizing and coordinating all general aspects of the program (hiring, training, community partnerships, financial management, monthly/quarterly/annual reporting). The Program Supervisor will plan and schedule Indigenous cultural events, programming and ceremony with Elders and Knowledge Keepers while ensuring all program goals and objectives are maintained and developed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Comprehensive knowledge of Indigenous people’s unique histories, languages, cultural practices, spiritual beliefs, and knowledge systems

  • A degree or diploma in a Human Services field
  • Knowledge of the Natural Supports Framework and Trauma Informed Practice Framework
  • A good knowledge of community resources, agencies and the homeless sector is an asset
  • Direct experience working with Indigenous youth, families and communities is essential
  • Previous program delivery experience in a similar program environment
  • The ability to hire, train, evaluate, motivate, mentor, coach and develop a successful staff team utilizing Reflective supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills, counseling skills, program planning and administrative abilities are required
  • Supervisory experience managing a dynamic team considered an asset
  • All applicants must have a current Police and Child Welfare check (within six months)
  • A valid Driver’s license and adequate insurance coverage.

As a fundamental practice across all the organizations services, we work with individuals to help them maintain and grow relationships that can extend beyond our professional support - lifelong connections that can help people sustain and build on, their strengths and new skills.

This provides a solid blend of an extensive benefit plan, generous time off allowances, and the opportunity to contribute to the community at large. Access is provided to benefits on day one of employment, with a plan that includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, and an Employee Assistance Program and personal days.

Our client is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff benefits and enriches the work environment and contributes to organizational excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including candidates from diverse backgrounds, and specifically Indigenous applicants (First Nations both Status and Non-Status, Métis, Inuit) to enable the ongoing efforts to incorporate the Indigenous Worldview within our service provision to clients.

If you feel you have the skills, background and the desire to work in an extremely rewarding and challenging environment, apply now. If you’re looking to make a difference. 

**We appreciate your interest and thank all applicants for applying, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted directly**

Salary Range: $65,203.00- $72,448.00 (*adjusted to FTE)

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