About the Role
Ka Ni Kanichihk is seeking a Program Mentor who will be responsible for mentoring and supporting Indigenous youth. We are looking for someone who has a commitment to the strengths and values of Indigenous knowledge, cultural reclamation, and traditional practices. You have a strong working knowledge of and experience in the Wraparound service delivery approach, and experience working with at Indigenous youth. You possess excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills, and in addition have experience in program administration including case management, meeting with collateral agencies, and writing reports. You should be organized and have the ability to plan and coordinate weekly engagement activities that provide positive recreational and social opportunities for program participants.
What You Bring:
Relevant post-secondary education, or combination of education and relevant experience
Two (2) years’ experience working with Indigenous youth
Experience working with high risk populations
Experience in crisis counselling, and outreach, and knowledge of traditional healing practices
Knowledge of local community resources
Knowledge in community development and advocacy
Strong understanding of trauma informed care and strength-based approaches
Knowledge, identification and assessment of risk factors
Strong morals, ethics, and boundaries along with a commitment to confidentiality
Knowledge of independent living practices and mentorship principles
Experience in delivering Life Skills programming
Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to staff and participant privacy
Proficient record keeping ability including report writing, case notes and data collection
Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training an asset
Applied Suicide Intervention Skill Training an asset
Must be prepared to work 40 hours a week with flexible hours including days, some weekends, and some
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
Here’s a sample of the many benefits Ka Ni Kanichihk employees enjoy:
Training and Development opportunities • Free on-site parking • Employee appreciation events •
Candidates must provide a current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, and have a valid driver’s
license, and a driver’s abstract. You must have access to a reliable vehicle.
Ka Ni Kanichihk is committed to achieving employment equity; therefore candidates are encouraged to indicate in their
covering letter if they are of Indigenous ancestry.
Human Resources Specialist
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
455 McDermot Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0B6