Full Time (40 hours/week)

Annual salary range: $65,000 – $70,000

We are Community Leaders:

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

The Opportunity:

The Manager of Youth and Education Programs is a key member of the Operational Team and will report to the Director of Programs and Services. You will provide leadership in areas of planning, budgeting, implementation, delivery and evaluation of Ka Ni Kanichihk’s Youth and Education initiatives. As a seasoned, dynamic, creative and self-motivated professional, you thrive on providing people and community-centered services and managing quality programs. You will foster and maintain multiple stakeholder relationships, serve as direct management for youth and education programming, and work in collaboration with the Operational team to provide leadership, coaching and resources.

What You Will Be Doing…

  • Program Administration: Responsible for all facets of program management and implementation, including planning, budgeting, evaluation and reporting;
  • Management of Program Staff: Provide appropriate training for program staff on program goals, objectives, activities and procedures;
  • Operational Team Participation: Responsible for active participation and leadership in organization management functions and decision-making processes;
  • Leadership: Prepare presentations, briefing notes, and progress reports for Director of Programs and Services, Council, Advisory Committee and funding bodies as required; Prepare monthly, mid-term reports and annual reports or as required;
  • Program Planning and Service Coordination: Develop and implement operational directives and work plans; Identify and create programming opportunities pertaining to Indigenous community-centered care;
  • Program Reporting and Licensing: Responsible for ensuring all licensing standards are met and compliance regulations are identified and maintained;
  • Human Resource Management: Participates in the recruitment, selection, maintenance and professional development of a competent staff team with clear delegation of responsibility and accountability;
  • Financial Management: Responsible for the development, management, and implementation of multiple program-based budgets from an approved financial plan; Develop a program-based budget which accurately reflects service priorities, program deliverables, and staffing requirements;
  • Community Liaison: Work collaboratively with government officials and related community service organizations to achieve organizational and program goals to build strong relations; Establish effective and robust working relationships with community partners directly involved in program delivery;

Who You Are:

As the Manager of Youth and Education Programs, You Are:

  • Innovative – Able to think outside the box in order to develop creative and new solutions and supports;
  • Accountable – Takes ownership of personal and employee workload, meets deadlines, excellent attendance, responsibility;
  • Proficient in Project and Resource Management – Able to execute goals and program deliverables, fiscally responsible, skilled in project budgets and timelines and work plans;
  • A Strategic Thinker – Analyzes, recommends and interprets strategic directions, vision, mandate, values, and overall organizational objectives;
  • A Great Coach – Identify employee strengths and areas of growth, provide clear direction and thoughtful guidance, and maintain structured performance management;
  • A Strong Collaborator – Foster, and maintain a culturally, psychologically and gender-inclusive safe space to share ideas, brainstorm, provide feedback, and ensure high engagement and strong, trusting relationships are built;
  • Self-Aware and Reflexive – Able to accurately assess yourself, including your strengths and weaknesses, remaining open to new information or ideas;

You Have:

  • Post-Secondary education in a relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 2-3 years of direct management or supervisory experience;
  • Experience in Gender Based Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs;
  • Ability to manage programs inclusive of planning, administration, staffing, and reporting;
  • Cultural proficiency;
  • Leadership and Management skills, including Crisis Management and Trauma Informed Care;
  • Case management experience;
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret detailed reports, budgets, funding agreements and prepare and/or review draft communications;
  • Superior computer skills with MS Office software, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, Outlook and very conversant with social media platforms;
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including sound judgment and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality;

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 your salary expectations. .

Candidates are required to provide a current (within the past 6 months) Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and a driver’s abstract prior to starting this position.

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

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

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