Aba Wathtech

Welcome to Stoney Nakoda

Director of SNCFS

Job Summary:
The Director of Stoney-Nakoda Child and Family Services (SNCFS) oversees the coordination of the daily operation of the SNCFS Agency. The Director will ensure the program services are delivered according to the agency’s principles, policies, procedures and legislative requirements and will interpret directives, requirements and policies to program personnel. They will report directly to the SNCFS Board of Directors and will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer of the Stoney Tribal Administration.
Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:
Administration of Program:

  • Monitor, evaluate and ensure continuous and efficient on-going case management of:
    • Child Intervention and Protection
    • Foster care/homes
    • Family Violence Prevention
    • Family Enhancement
    • Youth and Cultural Camps
  • Administers the Child and Family Services program as directed by the Board of Directors
  • Acts as a resource to the Board
  • Amends policies, procedures and resources to meet the needs of the agency
  • Identifies emerging trends and needs affecting the Stoney First Nations children and families and ensures programs are responsive to such identified trends and needs


  • Development, administrate and monitor the agency budget
  • Reviews and monitors expenditures in accordance to budget and/or contracts

Business and Operational Planning:

  • Develop business plan(s) and ensures alignment according to AANDC framework
  • Evaluates and develop programs and maintain an operational work plan that addresses deficits
  • Prepares and submits funding submissions, agency business plans etc. as per AANDC expectations for funding

Staff Supervision:

  • Manages a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Provides leadership and management to the program’s staff
  • Assesses the competencies of staff and identifies strengths and areas for development
  • Encourage and support staff to explore and utilize areas of development
  • Ensure personnel administration is in accordance with regulations, policy, and acts
  • Participates in staff recruitment


  • Liaise and maintain communication with Band programs, government agencies, parents, caregivers, community services and other related organizations
  • represent agency when interacting with partners and the community including other CFSA’s and DFNA’s

Education, Skills & Qualifications:

  • Masters of Social Work preferred
  • Bachelor of Social Work with two years’ experience or an equivalent mix of experience and education
  • Active registration with Alberta College of Social Worker
  • Required working knowledge of governance with First Nation communities
  • Required working knowledge of First Nation community and family structure, customs and traditions
  • Required strong leadership and management skills
  • Financial, governance and human resource management experience is considered an asset
  • Ability to facilitate and maintain a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Excellent judgment, diplomacy, inter-personnel, and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work with integrity and confidentially
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to speak Stoney considered an asset

Conditions of Employment

  • Criminal record check
  • Child Intervention check
  • Must sign and maintain a strict confidentiality agreement
  • Valid drivers license and reliable transportation
  • Proof of double COVID-19 Vaccination

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
Stoney Tribal Administration
c/o Stoney Nakoda Human Resources
Email: employment@stoney-nation.com
Job ID# 39-004-2022-11
Stoney Nakoda Nations adheres to Section 1-9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for candidate shortlisting and displacement. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.