Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

Kistesimaw – Program Mentor

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. is a nonprofit, community based; Indigenous-led human services organization that provides a range of Indigenous identified programs and services that focus on the wholeness, wellness and that builds on the strengths and resilience of Indigenous People.

Program Mentor – Kistesimaw (My Eldest Brother)

Ka Ni Kanichihk requires a Program Mentor, to provide direct support for young boys under the age of 12 in conflict with the law. The Mentor will provide positive mentorship to boys and help prevent future police contact through: advocacy support, structured recreation, cultural based activities, and school based support activities accessed through utilizing other community resources, and providing support for the child and family as needed.


· Relevant post-secondary education, or combination of education and experience

· Three (3) years’ experience working with 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).

Applications for this position will be received up to the close of business on November 1, 2022 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.