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Employment Opportunities

Cowessess First Nation-Human Recources

Po Box 100,

Cowessess, Sk. S0G 5L0


Tel: 306-696-2520

Fax: 306-696-2767

Cowessess Community Liaison Worker

CLASSIFICATION:            1 Year Term – Full-time


The Community Wellness Liaison Worker is a support position directly responsible to the Director of Health & Social Development.  The Community Wellness Liaison Worker serves in a consultant role acting as an advocate for Cowessess members in crisis in accessing and working with community-based collateral services both on & off reserve services.


  • Preference to those with a Diploma in Human Justice and/or Social Work;
  • Must have extensive work experience in dealing with individuals and families in crisis;
  • Must have experience in working in an advocacy role;
  • Must have counselling certification and related experience;
  • Must have sound knowledge of family dynamics and understand the social determinants that impede on First Nations members;
  • Must have excellent communication skills to deal effectively with client caseloads, fellow employees, membership, the general public, and internal/external resources;
  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and possess excellent time management skills;
  • Must do home visits to conduct the Health Needs Assessment;
  • Must be of good standing within the community of Cowessess First Nation;
  • Must be well organized, punctual, dependable and reliable;
  • Must sign an Oath of Confidentiality;
  • As an employee of the CFN Health & Social Development, be a member of and participate in activities related to the SGEU in accordance to the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Cowessess First Nation and the SGEU – April 1, 2018;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and own a reliable vehicle;
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours;
  • Must be willing to submit to a drug screen prior to beginning of employment; and
  • Must submit a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check upon interview.

Salary and Benefits are based upon Cowessess First Nation’s Salary Grid.



Cowessess First Nation

P.O. Box 100

Cowessess, Saskatchewan

S0G 5L0

Tel: (306) 696-2520/Fax: (306) 696-2767


DEADLINE for resumes shall be NO LATER than 4:30 p.m. August 30, 2018


Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

High School Specialist (Math and various electives for Grades 10-12)

Cowessess Community Education Centre, located in the scenic Qu’Appelle Valley, is seeking a dynamic educator for the 2018-2019 School Year.  CCEC is a beautiful PreK to Grade 12 education facility situated close to Crooked and Round Lakes.  The current facility, built in 2002, is home to 205 students and 30 educational staff.  CCEC offers cultural programs, Elder literacy support, programming from PreK to Grade 12, athletic programming, a daily lunch program, community programming and it is one of 27 schools that are participating in Following Their Voices.

The following position is available:

  • High School specialist (Math and various electives for Grades 10-12)

Interested educators must provide a cover letter with a current teaching resume, history of past teaching experience, a copy of a Class 4 Saskatchewan Education teaching certificate and a current criminal record check (vulnerable sector).


Please submit the above noted documents by email to:

 Sandy Pinay-Schindler,

Education Director, Cowessess First Nation


      Phone: 306-696-3418 or 306-696-7422

All applications will be considered, however, selected applicants will be contacted directly for interview purposes.

       Deadline for resumes shall be no later than 12pm, Friday August 17, 2018.

Peace Keepers (Casual)


The Peace Keeper is a support position who is directly supervised by the Justice Coordinator. They shall maintain all rules and regulations and be responsible for the security and safety of the Cowessess First Nation. Majority of the work will be done in and around the sub divisions, school area, golf course, hall and mall area. As well, patrol all roads, the Band Office, maintenance shop, ball diamonds. He/She will also respond to any medical, fire and animal calls.


  • Ability to do enforcement duties that will include general traffic enforcement under “The Traffic Safety Act” and the associated regulations.
  • Perform enforcement duties in relation to the provincial legislation specified herein.
  • Conducting community patrols and, upon encountering a situation a criminal offence/dangerous situation, contacting the RCMP and provide such assistance to address the situation.
  • Performing checks to verify compliance with curfew conditions when requested by probation officers.
  • Work with schools within the territorial jurisdiction as herein set out in developing, implementing and delivering programs for youth with public education and awareness of the impacts of crime and healthy alternatives to criminal activity.
  • The ability to keep a written diary of daily events.
  • Demonstrated capacity for both teamwork and self-direction.
  • Excellent time management skills including work and event scheduling
  • Must be willing to participate in additional training when required.
  • The willingness to work flexible hours as directed;
  • Must have sound knowledge of how a First Nation is administrated and operated;
  • The ability to maintain strict confidentiality;
  • Must possess own transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have First aid certificate including CPR or take training to obtain one;
  • Must submit drug screen testing & criminal record check (Vulnerable Sector Check) with resume.


Please FORWARD resumes with three (3) written REFERENCES to:

Human Resource Department


Cowessess First Nation P.O. Box 100

Cowessess, Saskatchewan   S0G 5L0

Fax: (306) 696-2767

DEADLINE for resumes shall be NO LATER than 4:30 August 31, 2018.