Full Time (40 hours/week)

About the Role

The Family Support Worker provides culturally safe and trauma informed resources and therapeutic approaches to restore a sense of justice, balance, and well-being for families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two- Spirited Beings within the Medicine Bear Counselling and Elder Services program. The successful candidate will utilize the teachings of Courage, Care Giver, Protector and Medicine Spirit to enable families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirited Beings to heal from complicated grief and trauma within a culturally safe, inclusive, and friendly environment. The Family Support Worker is responsible for implementation and monitoring of the project, including report writing, data collection, budget maintenance and quality assurance.

What You Bring:

·University Degree in a related field and three (3) years’ experience working in the Indigenous community; or equivalent combination of education and experiences with successful program or program coordination;

· Supportive of Ka Ni Kanichihk’s values and beliefs;

· Detail oriented, highly organized, and self-motivated individual;

· Stellar facilitation and presentation skills;

· Able to effectively communicate with many different stakeholders including Indigenous community members, provincial and federal governments, and collateral agencies;

· Ability to create and edit project documents, materials, and presentations;

· Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing;

· Highly effective project management, prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills to meet deadlines;

· Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills;

· Proven team player who demonstrates flexibility and adaptability;

· Proven expertise in applying an anti-oppressive framework, and demonstrated cultural competence;

· Commitment to cultural reclamation practice is essential;

· Experience facilitating sharing/healing circles and knowledge of traditional healing practices;

· Intimate knowledge of the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirited Beings within Canada;

· An understanding of the Indigenous economic, cultural and political environments;

· Food Handler’s Certificate is an asset;

What We Offer:

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

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Employer contributed pension program
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress
  • Employee training & development

To Apply:

Candidates are required to provide a current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Self-Check, valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and a clear driver’s abstract. Please submit three references.

Ka Ni Kanichihk is committed to achieving employment equity, therefore encourage Indigenous persons to apply and self-declare within their cover letter. Applications will be reviewed upon received.

Please send the following in: resume, cover letter, and three work-related references to:

Human Resources Specialist

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

101-1065 Portage

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0R8

E-mail: HR@kanikanichihk.ca