Part Time role (20 hours/week)

Salary range: $19.00 – $22.00/hour

We Are Community Leaders:

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

The Opportunity:

The Mentor for the Kistesimaw “Eldest Brother” program to provide direct support for young boys under the age of 12.  The selected candidate 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 community resources, and providing support for the child and family as needed.

What You Will Be Doing….

  • Responsible for developing and providing feedback on program delivery tools;
  • Implementing, evaluating, and monitoring of the program;
  • Day-to-day management of the program and participants;
  • Facilitating, planning, and delivering youth activities:
  • Provide creative and sincere mentorship and support;
  • Recruitment of participants;
  • Ensure that traditional knowledge is incorporated in the design, development and delivery of the programs;
  • Safe transportation of participants;

Who You Are:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the male role influence when working with boys;
  • An active and engaged mentor to ensure participants attend recreational and leisure activities, appointments, referrals, educational, cultural and other resources;
  • Detailed case notes documenter and able to produce report documentation;
  • Able to program plan, prep and facilitate;
  • Maintain regular contact with participants and families, and collaterals;
  • Demonstrate and incorporate cultural knowledge competence;
  • Strong understanding of child development processes;

You Have:

  • Relevant post-secondary education, or combination of education and experience;
  • One – two (1-2) years’ experience working with Indigenous boys, ages 12 and under;
  • A valid Manitoba Driver’s License, clear drivers abstract and reliable access to a vehicle;
  • Experience in facilitating group activities;
  • Experience with case management models;
  • Physically able to engage in physical activities with children;
  • Understanding of wraparound and community-centered approach as well as trauma-informed practices;
  • Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to staff and participant confidentiality;
  • Commitment to cultural reclamation practice and traditional healing practices;
  • Are prepared to work 40 hours a week with flexible hours including weekends, evenings;
  • A recent (as of the past 6 months) Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector, and Child Abuse Registry Check;

What We Offer:

Ka Ni Kanichihk is a progressive, holistic organization that is invested in employee wellness. We are proud to offer:

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 • Wellness days

To Apply:

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume, detailing how you meet the requirements of this posting, and salary expectations.

Ka Ni Kanichihk remains committed to achieving employment equity; candidates are strongly encouraged to self-declare in their cover letter if they are of Indigenous ancestry.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Specialist

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

101-1065 Portage

Winnipeg, MB R3G 0R8


Ka Ni Kanichihk thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.