Cultural Resource Advisor

πŸ“ Across the entire service area

πŸ’² 70,795.26 – $94,791.48 (full salary range)

A Cultural Resource Advisor at Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services is not only a child protection helper, they are also a family’s champion, advocate and support person.

What you will do

  • You will be a resource for children, youth and families seeking to deepen their connection to their Indigenous identity.
  • You will bring Indigenous traditions to life by organizing and leading cultural workshops, ceremonies, and gatherings in a safe and inclusive environment.
  • You will share your knowledge with staff, caregivers, community members, and empower them to integrate these practices into their daily lives.
  • You will help create a valuable resource list of cultural experts while maintaining strong relationships with First Nations, community partners and support persons.
  • You will raise cultural awareness, safety, and competence within Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services.

Who you are

You are a culturally aware individual deeply rooted in your traditions, with a strong passion for preserving and sharing your knowledge. You have experience leading cultural workshops and ceremonies, fostering a safe and inclusive environment for diverse audiences. You are a proactive promoter of cultural competency, dedicated to empowering others to embrace, celebrate and promote their cultural identity. You are comfortable working alongside community members who may have experienced trauma or are at-risk.

You have studied social services or Indigenous studies and have at least five years of relevant experience.

Who we are

We are a welcoming team of diverse peoples who each play an integral role in our service model and delivery. We consider ourselves helpers. Regardless of the role we carry, from front-line to administrative support, we honour our agency’s name: Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag which means to look after and to always keep children at the centre of our thoughts.

Together we will be

A team of Indigenous and Indigenous Ally professionals who lead with our hearts and minds. Together, we will transform child welfare to improve outcomes for First Nations, Inuit and MΓ©tis children, youth, families, communities and Nations.



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We are committed to an inclusive and barrier-free environment for all of our candidates and employees. Should you, at any time, have an accessibility need or have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources by phone at (705) 295-7135 or by email careers@binnoojiiyag.ca


*Note: Starting Salary is $70,795.26 – $85,326.77 plus all of the benefits listed below, with a total earning potential of $94,791.48.40 based on performance reviews.

All the benefits for you and your family

3 weeks vacation to start and additional paid days including wellness time

Extended health, dental and vision coverage; life insurance plan; and short and long term disability coverage

Collaborative work environment offering strong connections to internal and external partners

Competitive salaries with annual merit increases; Quarterly Wholistic Reviews to encourage personal and professional development

OMERS pension plan; Confidential Employee and Family Assistance Program

Training and opportunities to deepen cultural knowledge and understanding including our unique curriculum, Indigenous Wholistic Practice

Apply Today!

Email your completed application, resume and any other relevant materials to careers@binnoojiiyag.ca by the deadline listed on our careers page.

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What current employees have to say about this role


Our Cultural Resource Advisors breathe life into the cultural tapestry of our agency, turning each interaction into a heartfelt journey of shared heritage and profound connection. They not only walk alongside our children, youth and families, they support our staff in their individual cultural and spiritual paths. I have so much love for our Cultural team. – Rebecca Rivers, Communications Manager