Medicine Bear Counselling/Support and Elder Services
Family Support Worker
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. Is a nonprofit, community based; Indigenous lead human services organization that
provides a range of Indigenous identified programs and services that focus on the wholeness, wellness
that builds on the strengths and resilience of Indigenous People.

Family Support Worker
Provide culturally safe and trauma informed resources and therapeutic approaches to restore a sense of
justice, balance and well-being for families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Utilizing the teachings of Courage, Care Giver, Protector and Medicine Spirit to enable families of Missing
and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to heal from complicated grief and trauma within a culturally
safe and friendly environment. The Family Support Worker is responsible for implementation and monitoring of the project, including report writing, data collection, budget maintenance and quality assurance.

Qualifications
 University Degree in a related field and three (3) years’ experience working in the Indigenous
community; or equivalent combination of education and experiences with successful program or
program coordination;
 Supportive of Ka Ni Kanichihk’s values and beliefs;
 Detail oriented, highly organized, and self-motivated individual;
 Stellar facilitation and presentation skills;
 Able to effectively communicate with many different stakeholders including Indigenous community
members, provincial and federal governments, and collateral agencies;
 Ability to create and edit project documents, materials, and presentations;
 Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing;
 Highly effective project management, prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills to
meet deadlines;
 Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills;
 Proven team player who demonstrates flexibility and adaptability;
 Proven expertise in applying an anti-oppressive framework, and demonstrated cultural competence;
 Commitment to cultural reclamation practice is essential;
 Experience facilitating sharing/healing circles and knowledge of traditional healing practices;
 Intimate knowledge of the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls within
Canada;
 An understanding of the Indigenous economic, cultural and political environments;
 Food Handler’s Certificate is an asset;


Candidates are required to provide a current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Self-Check,
valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and a clear driver’s abstract. Please submit three references.
Ka Ni Kanichihk is committed to achieving employment equity, therefore encourage Indigenous persons
to apply and self-declare within their cover letter.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:
Jessica Macaig
Human Resource Administrator
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
455 McDermot Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5
Fax # (204) 953-5824
Email: hr@kanikanichihk.ca
Ka Ni Kanichihk thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.