External Opportunities


For any questions, please contact Brokenhead Ojibway Nation at 204-766-2494 or via email at bonreception@brokenheadojibwaynation.com.


Department/Unit: Child & Family Services
Position: Executive Director
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: DOQ

JOB OVERVIEW: As a member of management and reporting to the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation Chief and Council, the Executive Director will be responsible for the overall management of the CFS program that provides Intervention Services, Prevention and Wellbeing, and the future building of the BON CFS Children’s Lodge. They will provide expert specialized advice, consultation, and support to the delivery system, the CFS program, other BON partners, and various stakeholders. This position analyzes children’s issues and trends, as well as identifies and shares best practices and other jurisdictions to help communities achieve quality services. The Executive Director works closely with the Chief and Council, Program Managers, and BON Law Development, promoting practices in the field that enhance service quality and good outcomes for children, ensuring that the new relevant legislation is implemented and that the new service delivery model honors a family-centered approach.


  • Ensure the services delivered are consistent with the vision, mission and core values of BON Child & Family Services.
  • Administers, monitors, and evaluates the effective delivery and implementation of the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation CFS Programs.
  • Recruits and supervises the Child and Family Services employees.
  • Manages the financial responsibilities to ensure appropriate administration of the BON CFS Budget.
  • Acts as the liaison between BON CFS, the BON membership, the relevant federal and provincial government departments, and other agencies as required.
  • A key team member and may be asked to carry out other duties and activities related to the effectiveness and the successful implementation of the CFS program.


  • Post-secondary education in the field of Social Services; BSW minimum, HBSW or MSW preferred.
  • 10 years + Executive Director Management experience with a demonstrated ability to lead and energize multi-level work teams to respond and get results.
  • Knowledge and experience in strategic planning, legislative and policy development; in depth knowledge of issues, practices and management of CFS and the impact on children and families; services to children, family dynamics and an understanding of the sensitive situations families experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including Excel (spreadsheets and pivot tables), PowerPoint, database application and e-mail, team meetings, and video conferencing.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines and work without direct supervision.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and clean drivers abstract.
  • Fluency in Ojibway would be considered an asset.
  • Criminal Record Check and Child and Family services clearance check is required.
  • Must provide a pre-employment drug test and agree to future random drug testing.

Brokenhead Ojibway Nations offers a competitive compensation package.  Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are encouraged to self-declare.  We thank all who apply and advise only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Application deadline:  June 30, 2024

Submit resume & cover letter to:

Susan Fredborg
Human Resources Manager
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation
Box 180, Scanterbury, Manitoba R0E 1W0
Email: bonreception@brokenheadojibwaynation.com
Fax: 204-766-2021
Ph: 204-766-2494 TF: 1-888-295-3884

The Brokenhead Ojibway Nation is committed to equity in employment.