Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in exploring a career with Ka Ni Kanichihk.

Seeking a Graphic Designer

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. is requesting proposals to find a freelance graphic designer to work with on an ongoing basis, on all projects, including marketing of the organization, its services and the expansion fundraising campaign.

We are looking for an individual or group who can meet deadlines and to carry our brand forward building on the brand elements we already have and use.

Annual graphic-designs needs include various communications/marketing materials:  an annual report, brochures for programs, posters to promote programs and events, graphics and Illustrations.  Other materials as may also be required.


Your submission should contain the following:

  1. A brief description of your professional history and why this may be a good fit.
  2. A portfolio of relevant work in the last three years.
  3. A detailed outline of fees with retainer and hourly fee options.
  4. Three references with contact information.

If you have any questions, please contact Cathy Menard at cmenard@kanikanichihk.ca or 204-998-7204.

Please submit a copy of your proposal Attention: Jessica MaCaig, Human Resource Administrator to Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. via E-mail at HR@kanikanichihk.ca by 4:30 pm on October 1, 2021

Training Facilitator – UMatter Teen Dating Violence Project

Ka Ni Kanichihk is seeking a contractor as Training Facilitators to deliver a 12 week Teen/Youth Dating Violence Prevention Education, and Skills Development Learning Curriculum to Indigenous youth. The deliverables for this Contract will include preparation for weekly facilitation sessions, developing a Best Practice delivery model and embedding cultural learning into the Dating Violence Prevention Education & Learning Curriculum.  Facilitation will also encompass capacity building training for service providers in both urban and rural environments.

Heart Medicine Lodge Program

In these roles, you will be responsible for the support, coordination, delivery and facilitating the Heart Medicine Lodge- Promising Practices Project. Heart Medicine Lodge is an essential and unique Indigenous-led program that provides culturally-based support and advocacy services for Indigenous women, and those who identify as women, who have experienced sexual assault and/or sexual violence.

Family Support Worker – Medicine Bear Program

Medicine Bear Counselling/Support and Elder Services
Family Support Worker
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.

Family Support Worker
Provide 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 and Girls.
Utilizing the teachings of Courage, Care Giver, Protector and Medicine Spirit to enable families of Missing
and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to heal from complicated grief and trauma within a culturally
safe 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.

 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 and Girls within
 An understanding of the Indigenous economic, cultural and political environments;
 Food Handler’s Certificate is an asset;

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.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:
Jessica Macaig
Human Resource Administrator
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
455 McDermot Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5
Fax # (204) 953-5824
Email: hr@kanikanichihk.ca
Ka Ni Kanichihk thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

24/7 Safe Space – Support & Outreach Staff

Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, Support and Outreach Staff are responsible for day-to-day interactions with participants, including intake and discharge, providing services based on participants needs, panning and implementing a variety of workshops and programming, ongoing maintenance and cleaning of the space and relationship building with participants.

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