||Office of the Representative for Children and Youth
||Deputy Representative for Advocacy and First Nations, Métis and Inuit Relations
|Posting Close Date:
||February 10, 2020
||Executive, Leadership and Management
||No Job Description provided
*** Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***
Job Title: Deputy Representative for Advocacy and First Nations, Métis and Inuit Relations
Full-time, permanent under the Public Service Act
Salary: $145,000.16 – $185,000.01
In recognition of the critical importance to this role of a lived understanding of Indigenous communities, history, values and culture, and in keeping with the Special Program Approval granted by the BC Human Rights Tribunal pursuant to s.42(3) of the Human Rights Code, this competition is available to Indigenous applicants only.
The Representative for Children and Youth, an independent officer of the B.C. Legislature, works to influence positive change to B.C.’s child-, youth- and young adult-serving system. The Representative’s Office provides advocacy support to people dealing with the child and youth service system and advocates directly on behalf of children, youth and young adults, monitors and reviews government services to children and youth and reviews and investigates selected deaths and critical injuries of children and youth who are receiving services.
The Deputy Representative works collaboratively with the Representative and Deputy Representative for Operations, to set and enact the vision and strategic priorities for the organization. The Deputy Representative leads RCY’s individual and systemic advocacy program, including youth and community engagement, and leads the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Relations team. This role works closely with the Representative to foster and enhance cultural awareness and safety within the RCY and thoughtfully integrate Indigenous ways of knowing and being into the RCY’s work. The Deputy will also work with the Representative to establish and sustain respectful working relationships with First Nations, Métis and urban Indigenous leaders, advisors, Elders and knowledge keepers at the provincial, Nation and community levels.
For complete details on this opportunity, and to apply, please review the job profile on the Representative for Children and Youth’s website at https://rcybc.ca/about-us/careers/
HOW TO APPLY:
In order to apply on this competition, you must follow the application instructions on the Representative for Children and Youth’s website at https://rcybc.ca/about-us/careers/
Posting Close Date: 5:00 p.m., February 10, 2020
Only applications submitted to https://rcybc.ca/about-us/careers/ will be accepted. Applications sent to the BC Government Hiring Centre website will not be considered.