Careers at AFCS

Join our Team!

The work of AFCS involves advocating with and for urban Indigenous peoples across Saskatchewan. Our employees at AFCS know that they can expect an exciting, vibrant, and motivating work environment. Beyond the excitement of new opportunities, we offer competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits to support the health, well-being, and financial security of our employees and their families.

We seek a commitment to friendship, harmony, quality service, cultural integrity, cultural awareness, and sharing from all our employees. If that sounds like you, we’d love to have you join our team of dedicated staff.

Please apply if you think you are a good fit for the Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan.


Program Director

LOCATION

Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan (AFCS) Office, Saskatoon, SK

SALARY                 

$70,000-$90,000

HOW TO APPLY     

Please send your resume to [email protected]

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our leadership team as Program Director. In this role, the candidate will lead the process of developing and aligning a comprehensive workplan, ensuring the successful alignment with the organizational mission, vision, and strategic plan’s primary focus areas. Working closely with the Executive Director, the individual will guide all stakeholders through the execution of the workplan, providing regular progress and financial reports to the Executive Director. The Program Director will serve as a spokesperson for the workplan, collaborating with other internally appointed representatives. Additionally, the candidate will act as a communication liaison, fostering open, regular, and clear communication between the Executive Director, staff, and program stakeholders. There may also be a requirement to represent the organization on community boards and committees as the AFCS representative.

Strong candidates will possess a robust foundation in program development, demonstrating outstanding communication skills, and showcasing the capacity to thrive in a collaborative and dynamic work environment. An exemplary candidate will bring prior experience in conducting needs analysis and adeptly crafting proposals that incorporate sustainable solutions for the identified needs. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record in successfully developing, leading, and fostering teams under their guidance.

Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] by January 31, 2024. Interviews will be scheduled February 1-2, 2024

Health Educators

Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan (AFCS) in partnership with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) First Nations and Métis Health Services are excited to announce the creation of a one-year pilot program to increase community based mental health supports.

This innovative partnership will create an embedded mental health position within each participating Friendship Centre. This position will be available to support staff, clients, and community members in the Friendship Centre through an SHA mental health professional. Since the staff member will remain an SHA employee, they will have full access to all the healthcare authority resources including providing referrals and opening the door to other healthcare needs for clients.

Job descriptions and where to apply are found here:

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