SVDN Jordan’s Principle Employment Opportunity – Child Development Worker – Health Services (2) Full Time Positions (2021.12.10)

POSITION SUMMARY: The child development worker will work under the supervision of the Jordan’s Principle Child First Initiative Case Manager to provide program support and services to families with children living with special needs. As well to help enhance the child’s life and facilitate health care interventions.


  • Ensure the well-being of clients into the program and promotes their development
  • Provide holistic care with compassion within the community
  • Promote client independence and decision making
  • Assist in their physical, social, emotional, and daily life skills development based on the seven domains of development
  • Provide support to families with children with complex needs, services include respite care, crisis intervention, behaviour management, and life skills training
  • Report activities and findings in regards to clients
  • Collaborate with outside programs and services to ensure clients needs are met
  • Report changes in condition and non-compliance to the supervisor
  • Other duties as deemed as necessary


  • Certified Health Care Aide, Early Childhood Educations or Education Assistants
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills
  • Ability to respect and promote confidentiality
  • Knowledge and respect of the Dakota language and culture
  • First Aid and CPR Certification, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check

APPLICATION DEADLINE:      Friday, December 10, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

Submit Cover letter and Resume to:

Human Resources Department

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation

P.O. Box 38

Griswold, Manitoba R0M 0S0

Phone: 204-855-2760 Fax: 204-855-2131


We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.