Retention Worker


The Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s Education Department is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 year to fill the following Full-Time Position based at Chief Moses Ratt School in Sucker River, SK.

Retention Worker

The suitable candidate will be able to perform the following duties:

  • Conduct home visits.
  • Promote regular school attendance and address truancy issues with students, parents, and/or other teachers and community members/ leaders
  • Promote parental involvement in the schools
  • Coordination of services with community agencies
  • Participate in transition planning for students
  • Serve as a liaison between the school/family/community
  • Provide students with moral support and encouragement
  • Respond to parent, teacher, and/or student inquiries

The suitable candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12.
  • Short Certificate in an education-related field is preferred
  • Must be able to provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check
  • Valid first aid or CPR certification
  • Ability to effectively interact with and relate to children in a developmentally appropriate manner
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • High level of integrity and work ethic

Posting Date: August 6th, 2021
Deadline for applications: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

LLRIB offers a comprehensive benefit (pension, extended health and life insurance) package, northern living allowance, housing allowance where applicable.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume including three (3) references (excluding Chief and Councilors), one from your most recent/current employer, to the following:

Human Resource Office    Phone: (306) 425-2183
Lac La Ronge Indian Band    Fax: (306) 425-2170
Box 480                                     E-mail: (
La Ronge, SK. S0J 1L0      Online : (

**Note: In the cover letter, please indicate permission to contact references**

For further information, call Principal Edie Venne, Chief Moses Ratt School at (306) 425-3098.

LLRIB thanks all interested applicants; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record and vulnerable sector record check.  Please be advised applications received without the proper documentation may not be considered.

Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Aboriginal people, Lac La Ronge Indian Band shall give preference to Aboriginal people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience.

Telephone interviews will not be granted.

Job Category: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Sucker River

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