Employment Opportunities

Catholic Family Services of the Battlefords offers fulfilling careers and unique opportunities for professional growth. We make a positive and healthy workplace part of our organizational culture. We maintain the highest standards of service delivery and know that it is a deep privilege to share in the lives of the families we serve.


We are currently welcoming applications for:


Program Director, Child & Family Programs

Ensures consistently high standards in the development and delivery of community-based programs including the management of program staff and coordination of services.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • To assume the role and responsibilities of the Executive Director in his/her absence, as assigned, by responding to duties and concerns as they arise.
  • Supervise and support staff in the delivery of agency programs, including, but not limited to Family Support Services, Family Conferencing, Family Preservation, Transition Skills Training, as well as, Parent Information Sessions.  Supervision and support including, but not limited to, performance reviews, file audits, individual and program meetings.  
  • Coordinate with program staff regarding training and educational opportunities, including annual workshops, in-services and all professional conferences and training opportunities.
  • Ensure the delivery of services as per agency contracts.
  • Together with program staff, establish program goals and review on an annual basis.
  • Ensure reporting requirements are met as per agency contracts.
  • Attend and/or ensure presentation of required reports at the Annual General Meeting.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of evaluation methods and outcome measures.
  • Involvement in community organizations, networking groups, and projects that further the mission of CFS.
  • Together with the Executive Director, support the development of annual budgets in planning for programs and services.
  • Coordinate student support for practicum placement within the Agency.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


  • A degree in a human services field with non-profit work experience in comparable field.
  • They must demonstrate an ability to perform the duties as assigned. Strong leadership, interpersonal skills and significant supervisory experience is required.
  • Knowledge of the organization, and demonstrated knowledge of mental health, education and public policy issues that are faced by people within our service area.
  • Knowledge of Provincial Ministry acts, policies, procedures and outcomes.


  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and an analytical thinker
  • Fosters a sense of connection and belonging
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective teams, coach and develop others

Wage/Salary Info:  To commensurate with education and experience

Apply by:  September 27th, 2018

How to apply:  Submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Connie Carignan, Board President at cdcarignan@sasktel.net or fax (306) 445-0434.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Support Worker

Supportive Independent Living Program

At Catholic Family Services of the Battlefords Inc., we offer counselling and support services to individuals, couples, families and groups.  It is our privilege to share in the lives of the families we serve.

We are seeking skilled, committed and compassionate people.  We support our employees with competitive wages, a strong benefits package, shared RRSP contributions and additional vacation days.  
We promote a positive and supportive working environment in which every employee can build a rewarding career.  

With the supervision and support from the Manager of Supportive Independent Living Program, this position plays a valuable role in enhancing the quality of life for people with cognitive disabilities.  The Support Worker will provide support services to clients based on their person-centred plan so they can live independently and be participating members of the community.  Support may include managing their home, nutrition, hygiene, medical and health needs, budgeting, shopping and managing money, making effective use of leisure time, participating in recreational activities, establishing a support network within the community, and utilizing community resources to achieve their person-centred goals.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Postsecondary education and/or experience in the human-service field is preferred.  Experience working with adults with cognitive disabilities would be an asset.  Salary will be based on a combination of education and experience.
  • Use of personal vehicle is required with compensation.
  • Criminal record check with vulnerable sector query.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Knowledge of person-centred planning principles and practices
  • Demonstrates a confidential, caring, supportive approach that maintains the dignity and integrity of people receiving services.
  • Establishes and maintains effective interpersonal relationships with others within and outside the organization
  • Effectively communicates verbally and in writing with individuals and groups
  • Conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills.

Wage: To commensurate with education and experience

Education: Grade 12

Experience: 1-2 years

Apply by:  Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and three professional references to Chad Ku, Program  Director - Supportive Living at pd01.cfs@sasktel.net or fax to (306) 445-0434   
We thank all applicants for their interest.  Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.