Post Majority Worker

Dec 07, 2022

Who We Are

The Mikisew Cree First Nation (Mikisew) has lived on the ancestral lands of the Athabasca Delta and Wood Buffalo National Park in northeastern Alberta since time immemorial. The lives of our members are linked to the land and to a close understanding of traditions, history and a natural way of life. Many of our members live in the hamlet of Fort Chipewyan, and our traditional lands range over a large portion of Athabasca oil sands deposits. For nearly 30 years, Mikisew Group, our wholly owned business arm, has worked toward the long-term, sustainable economic progress of our Nation and its members through employment and significant investments in education, training, social programs and infrastructure.

Who You Are

We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Post Majority Worker to join our team. Working under the guidance of the Director of Family Support and Preservation, this role is essential in ensuring the safety and well-being of youth and young adults transitioning out of care until the age of 26. Our mission is to prioritize safety and provide support through personalized services, empowering the youth to lead fulfilling lives as they navigate their individual well-being journey.

Please note that this position is based in Edmonton, AB.  

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Contact former and existing youth and young adults in care who meet the post majority criteria to enroll in voluntary services with the Post Majority Care program. Participate in planning for transitioning youth/young adults including identifying and maintaining connection to family, extended family, and community.
  • Provide wrap-around support that meets the distinct needs and promotes holistic positive outcomes for thriving Mikisew Cree First Nation youth and young adults. Support youth and young adults to be fully independent and identify their own interests to support their well-being for their life-long success.
  • Support youth and young adults to participate in cultural programming and in referrals to internal and external services.
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and relevant practices of Mikisew Cree Nation and ensure confidentiality and safekeeping of all documents and records. Maintain accurate, up-to-date, and concise work files.
  • Act in accordance with Mikisew First Nation’s Code of Ethics and always maintain confidentiality to protect the privacy of the staff, families, and communities.
  • Perform additional related duties in accordance with job responsibilities and program objectives.
  • Participate in training, cultural events and other mandatory training as required, and,
  • Other duties as required.


  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Social Services, Child and Youth Worker, or a related Social Sciences Field. Applicable experience will be considered.
  • Advanced computer skills (Email, Office 365, Teams, cell phone).
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history is required, with emphasis on family violence, child welfare, the impacts of trauma, Indigenous youth/ young adults’ engagement, and community outreach.
  • Excellent case and file management skills, stress management and time management skills are also required for this role. Candidates must have the ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills are needed.

Other Requirements

  • Possess a valid Class 5 AB driver’s license and own or access to a vehicle.
  • A clear Criminal Reference Check, Vulnerable Sector Check, and Child Welfare Check
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours including evenings and/or weekends and be on call to support the program and community needs and be willing to travel extensively by vehicle and/ or plane.
  • Willingness to submit to an oath of confidentiality.
  • Willing to work flexible schedule.
  • Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree language (or another applicable First Nation language) would be beneficial.

How to Apply

If you or someone you know is interested, please send your resume to Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all who apply but we will only be contacting those selected for an interview. Thank you!