Full Time (40 Hours/Week)
About the Role
This position is to support the Youth Hub and its participants in advocacy and attendance of appointments. The incumbent will be the person who will collect information for the participants and Youth Hub, act as liaison between agencies, and coordinated care plan meetings with relevant services. As well as provide peer support, supervision of the space, programming support, scheduling of appointments for the participants, and provide presentations of the Youth Hub and Ka Ni Kanichihk services. The position will mostly include work in the community by meeting participants and their supports. The incumbent will work alongside other Youth Hub Staff, or Ka Ni Kanichihk staff. Along act in a supervisory role if Coordinator is unavailable.
The goals of this position are to foster relationships with the community and support the participants to meet their own personal goals. This position will work alongside the Coordinator when a participant with complex needs and many supports are identified.
What You Bring
The ideal candidate is a highly-motivated individual who meets the following essential requirements:
Relevant post-secondary education, or combination of education and relevant experience
Two (2) years’ experience working with Indigenous youth
Experience working with high risk youth who have varied and complex needs, including crisis situations, substance use, exploitation, Justice involvement, homelessness, CFS involvement, gang affiliation and 2SLGBTQI+ youth facing systemic barriers
In-depth knowledge base of traditional Indigenous culture, spirituality and traditions is required
Demonstrated ability working in harm reduction, trauma informed, anti-racist, and decolonizing environments;
Knowledge of local community resources
Knowledge in community development and advocacy
Ability to use Microsoft Suite, digital communication software, and ability to learn new record keeping programs
A valid driver’s license; access to a vehicle considered an asset
Ability to work evenings and weekends as required
What We Offer
Ka Ni Kanichihk is a progressive, holistic organization that is invested in employee wellness. We are proud to offer:
Competitive compensation and benefits
Employer contributed pension program
Free on-site parking
Employee training & development
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume, detailing how you meet the requirements of this posting, and your salary expectations.
Candidates are required to provide a current (within the past 6 months) Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and a driver’s abstract prior to starting this position.
Ka Ni Kanichihk remains committed to achieving employment equity; candidates are encouraged to self-declare in their cover letter if they are of Indigenous ancestry.
Please forward your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resource Administrator
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
455 McDermot Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5