Ka Ni Kanichihk requires a Coordinator for the Kistesimaw Program. The incumbent will manage, administer, and oversee delivery of the Program. The Kistesimaw Program works with children, providing support to young boys under the age of 12 in conflict with the law. The Coordinator will be responsible for further developing program delivery tools, as well as planning, implementing, evaluating, and monitoring of the program. The candidate will oversee the day-to-day management of the program and staff, as well as provide creative leadership, mentorship and support, facilitate recruitment, oversee work plans and budgets, and complete all program related reports as required. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that traditional knowledge is incorporated in the design, development and delivery of the programs, and may also be required to prepare and submit proposals.
Relevant post-secondary education, or combination of education and experience
Three (3) years’ experience working with Indigenous boys, ages 12 and under;
Strong understanding of child development processes;
Physically able to engage in physical activities with children;
Experience in facilitating group activities;
Experience with Case Management Model;
Understanding of Wrap around Approach;
Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to staff and participant privacy.
Must be prepared to work 40 hours a week with flexible hours including weekends, evenings and split-shift work;
Must provide a clear criminal record and child abuse registry check
Commitment to cultural reclamation practice and traditional healing practices
Must possess a valid Manitoba Driver’s License, clear drivers abstract and daily access to a vehicle;
Roles and Responsibilities
Understand the male role influence when working with boys;
Accompany boys and/or family to recreational/leisure, appointments, referrals, educational, cultural and other appropriate resources to ensure active and ongoing participation occurs;
Conduct home visits;
Record case notes and produce report documentation as per program requirements;
Program planning, preparation and facilitation;
Maintain regular contact with participants and families, and collaterals in their lives;
Demonstrate and incorporate cultural knowledge competence;
Ka Ni Kanichihk is committed to achieving employment equity, therefore encourage applicants to self-declare in Cover letter if Indigenous (First Nation (includes Status, Treaty or Non-Status), Metis and Inuit).
Please forward your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resource Administrator
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
455 McDermot Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5
Fax # (204)953-5824
Ka Ni Kanichihk thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.