Full-time Position (40 hours per week)

About the Role

Directly accountable to the Education Team Lead, the Essential Skills Facilitator offers Indigenous-led and culturally-based pre-employment skills and training to Indigenous women aged 18-30.

The Essential Skills Facilitator is responsible for the delivery of the Honouring Gifts Essential Skills program. This role coordinates the day-to-day operation and management of classroom delivery, lesson planning, student support, and the design and delivery of essential skills training.

The ideal candidate is both flexible and responsive to learner needs, making necessary adjustments using culturally appropriate instructional methodologies, materials, and resources to:

  • Deliver the Essential Skills curriculum, and facilitate individualized and group essential skills instruction.
  • Maintain comprehensive and detailed participant document files, and create and submit monthly, quarterly and final reports.
  • Provide ongoing life skills, employment training, and personal supports.
  • Support students in sustaining work practicum placements.
  • Develop and maintain a positive, safe, supportive learning environment.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, mentorship, and support to students.
  • Provide support to the Education Team as needed.

What You Bring:

  • Certification in Adult Education or Essential Skill instruction and previous experience working in a community-based organization;
  • A degree in Education, or a relevant field of study is an asset;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a classroom or instructor setting;
  • Demonstrated understanding of coordination and program management;
  • Ability to implement and alter lesson plans and activities according to a developed curriculum;
  • Strong understanding of different learning styles, and the ability to deliver lessons to meet student needs;
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver lectures, facilitate hands-on learning, land-based learning, and other creative methods to help transfer knowledge to students;
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and commitment to cultural reclamation;
  • Understanding of Indigenous economic, cultural, and political environments;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and team building skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks under tight deadlines;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the strengths and values of Indigenous knowledge, the rights of Indigenous people, cultural reclamation, and traditional practices.

Here’s a sample of the many benefits Ka Ni Kanichihk employees enjoy:

Comprehensive Benefits including Health and Dental • Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Employer Contributed RRSP • Employee and Family Assistance • Training and Development opportunities • Free on-site parking • Employee appreciation events • 

Candidates are required to provide a current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and a driver’s abstract.

To Apply

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.

Applications will be reviewed as submitted.

Please forward resume, cover letter, and three supervisor related references to:

Human Resources Specialist

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

101-1065 Portage Ave.

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0R8

E-mail: hr@kanikanichihk.ca