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Open Positions:

Poverty Law Clinic Lawyer

Posted: Re-posted April 29, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Wage: $90,000 – $100,000 depending on experience
Nature of Position: The Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society (KFS) is seeking a qualified lawyer to run our new Poverty Law Clinic to provide legal advice and representation to marginalized individuals who have appeared or are appearing before administrative tribunals including the Employment Standards Tribunal, Employment Assistance Tribunal, Social Security Tribunal, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal, B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, and the Residential Tenancy Branch. Where appropriate, the lawyer will review the merits of a case for representation in Supreme Court to individuals seeking a judicial review. The lawyer will play a critical role in ensuring the success of the Poverty Law Clinic. Working with an assistant, the lawyer will deliver legal services, report program outcomes, and perform other tasks as needed.

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Youth Assistant

Posted: March 19, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Wage: $15.00 per hour (Part-time)
Nature of Position: The Youth Assistant position is a part-time employment opportunity totaling 25 hours per week from April 1, 2021 – April 1, 2022. After April 1, 2022, hours may be reduced depending on funding availability. The Youth Assistant will assist the Youth Coordinator in planning and implementing all aspects of the Youth Wellness Program (ki-low-na cecemala – Kelowna Youth). This program will focus on Urban Indigenous Youth between 12 and 24 years of age, and will foster and promote youth wellness through mentorships, connections with Elders, connections with culture, and getting on the land. This position will also provide support services for the Upstream Kelowna project to prevent youth homelessness.

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Tupa’s Lodge Program Coordinator

Posted: March 16, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Wage: Depending on experience
Nature of Position: The Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society is seeking a program coordinator for Tupa’s Lodge, a short-term women’s shelter focused on supporting Indigenous women throughout and after their pregnancy. The program coordinator will be responsible for the logistics of the housing unit. They will also be in charge of overseeing each participant’s wellness plan.

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Tupa’s Lodge Support Workers

Posted: March 16, 2021
Closing: Open until all positions filled
Wage: $21.00 per hour (day); $22.00 per hour (graveyard)
Nature of Position: This position provides support for Indigenous mothers residing at Tupa’s Lodge, a residential transitional housing program for new mothers and their babies. This position will mainly entail advocating and assisting mothers throughout their family wellness plans.

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Elder Coordinator

Posted: Re-posted February 4, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Hours: Part-time
Wage: $21.00 per hour
Nature of Position: The Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society is seeking a part-time Elder Coordinator who will provide Elder Services in the Kelowna area, focused on the needs of the urban Indigenous community. This program is designed to increase the ability of Elders to participate in community life and to reduce isolation. The program will be strengthened by the holistic “wrap-around” approach that the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society brings to service delivery.

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Family Law Advocate (Temporary)

Posted: February 2, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Wage: Negotiable – depending on experience
Nature of Position: The Family Law Advocate provides family law advocacy and assistance to individuals in the community. They will also liaise with community groups and prepare and present public legal education sessions. Areas of law covered: family law (primarily), including child protection, with some assistance in other overlapping matters. This is a temporary position, to fill-in for a leave of absence.

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Nurse Practitioner

Posted: January 27, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Wage: Starting $30.00 per hour
Nature of Position: Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Community Care Nurse is responsible to coordinate and assist in the implementation and evaluation of the Home and Community Care, Adult In-Home Care, Diabetes and Chronic Disease Program, and will also provide cover for the Community Health Nurse as required.

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Aboriginal Infant Development Program (AIDP) Worker

Posted: January 27, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Wage: Starting $20.00/hour and negotiable depending on experience
Nature of Position: The AIDP Worker is a part of the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society’s AIDP team, reporting directly to the AIDP supervisor; will work with children and families using a family centred approach in a home visiting program; will be responsible for setting individualized activities for children and their families during home visits; will work with related agencies and professionals, and; will work independently to maintain a client caseload and group/program facilitation as required.

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Outreach Worker (2 Positions)

Posted: January 27, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Wage: Negotiable – depending on experience
Nature of Position: Provide a range of outreach and housing support services to the homeless population of Kelowna, with a particular focus on serving the urban Aboriginal community.

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Family Support Worker

Posted: January 6, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Hours: 35 hours per week – full-time
Wage: $23.00 per hour
Nature of Position: The Family Support Worker will report to the Family Support Team Leader and work as part of the team to provide integrated support services for Indigenous families, with a focus on promoting the safety and well-being of children through the strengthening of Indigenous families and their communities.

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Healthy Beginnings Support Worker (CAP-C)

Posted: January 6, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week
Wage: Negotiable – depending on experience
Nature of Position: The support worker will report to the Family Support Team Leader and work as part of the team to provide integrated support services for Aboriginal families with a focus on prenatal and early childhood education.

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Supervised Access Visitation Workers (SAV) – 2 Positions

Posted: January 6, 2021
Closing: Open until filled
Hours: Part-time – 4-10 hours per week
Wage: Depending on experience
Nature of Position: The SAV worker will provide supervision for Aboriginal families with children in care in a designated visit room or within the community. The SAV worker will observe and document visits in a neutral and non-judgmental manner.

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Recently Closed Positions:

Youth Coordinator (Interim – Maternity Leave)
Mental Health Worker