Employment Opportunities

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

Leading Black Wolf – Mentor

Salary Range – $19.00 – $21.00

Full Time, Days (40 hours/week)

We are Community Leaders

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

The Opportunity

As a member of Leading Black Wolf, the Mentor‘s role is to to provide transitional supports for youth from 16 to 21 years of age that are leaving the care of Child and Family Services. You will be providing one-on-one mentorship to develop life skills alongside facilitating culturally based activities and utilizing community resources.

What You Will Be Doing….

  • Creating positive and attainable expectations and goals alongside the Mentees
  • Fostering the Mentees individual strengths and talents and customizing provided supports and resources
  • Teaching life skills, such as budgeting and housing, how to access child care, and understanding healthy relationships
  • Recruiting, and retaining participants; listening to concerns and troubleshooting requests
  • Modeling responsible, engaged, and positive behaviour
  • Ensuring that traditional knowledge is incorporated in all levels of the program
  • Facilitating and organizing a variety of youth activities
  • Cultivating creative, holistic, and sincere mentorship and support
  • Informing the Coordinator of concerns, questions, and challenges
  • Following Organizational safety protocols and procedures, including transportation of participants as required

Who You Are:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the mentorship role working alongside vulnerable youth
  • An engaged mentor that ensures participants are able to access resources barrier free
  • Able to take detailed case notes and produce report documentation if required
  • Takes initiative on program planning, prepping and facilitating
  • A harm reduction and trauma informed lens advocate
  • A builder of strong relationships with participants and other stakeholders involved
  • Demonstrator and incorporator of cultural knowledge and competence
  • Knowledgeable on youth and community resources, and able to assist in system navigation

You Have:

  • Relevant post-secondary education, or combination of education and experience;
  • One – two (1-2) years’ experience working with vulnerable youth;
  • A valid Manitoba Driver’s License, clear drivers abstract and reliable access to a vehicle;
  • Experience in facilitating group activities;
  • Understanding of wraparound and community-centered approach as well as trauma-informed practices;
  • Strong morals and ethics, along with 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:

  • Comprehensive Benefits including Health and Dental
  • Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employer Contributed RRSP; up to 5% match
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program with Consult + and Telus Health
  • Cultural Ways of Being; Mino Pimatisiwin Lodge, Knowledge Keepers and Kookums, medicine picking, sweats, ceremony, smudging on-site;
  • Wellness Days, in addition to Vacation Days;
  • Work-life balance and casual dress;
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee appreciation events

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. Applications will be reviewed upon received.

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 send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Specialist

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

101-1065 Portage Ave.

Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

Community Host – Mino Pimatisiwin Sexual Wellness Lodge

Salary Range – $20.00 – $23.00
Part Time, Days, (24 hours/week)

We are Community Leaders

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

The Opportunity

Our team of Community Hosts welcome our relatives visiting the Mino Pimatisiwin Sexual Wellness Lodge by providing a warm, inclusive, and safe environment. We provide resources and information to community members with a clear commitment to sex positivity, cultural safety, and gender diversity. As a Community Host, you will walk alongside relatives seeking information about their sexual health, STBBI testing, and provide information on clinical and community resources.

What You Will Be Doing…

  • Welcoming all members to the Mino Pimatisiwin Sexual Wellness Lodge (MPSWL)
  • Providing sex positive, gender inclusive and culturally safe care and support
  • Contributing to the overall experience curated within MPSWL by ensuring all members are supported, heard and respected  
  • Collecting necessary information from participants
  • Facilitating respondent driven chain referral process
  • Providing ongoing peer support and education
  • Managing the community space, ensuring items are stocked and organized
  • Providing programming support as required
  • Assisting Kookums and Knowledge Keepers as required  
  • Participating in pipe ceremonies, sharing circles, and other ceremonies held onsite

Who You Are

  • Relevant post-secondary education, or combination of education and relevant experience;
  • Knowledge base of traditional Indigenous culture, spirituality and traditions is required;
  • Demonstrated ability working in sex positive, harm reduction, trauma informed, anti-racist and decolonizing environments;
  • Knowledge of local community resources
  • Knowledge in community development and advocacy
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, digital communication software and ability to learn new record keeping programs;
  • A valid driver’s license; access to a vehicle considered an asset
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Benefits including Health and Dental
  • Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employer Contributed RRSP; up to 5% match
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program with Consult + and Telus Health
  • Cultural Ways of Being; Knowledge Keepers and Kookums, medicine picking, sweats, ceremony, smudging on-site;
  • Wellness Days, in addition to Vacation Days;
  • Work-life balance and casual dress;
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee appreciation events

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. Applications will be reviewed upon received.

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 send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Specialist

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

101-1065 Portage Ave.

Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

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

Social Innovation and Community Development (SICD) – Instructor

Salary Range – $45,000 – $53,000

Full Time, Days (40 hours/week)

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

The Opportunity
Do you want to teach adults who genuinely want to be in your classroom? Want to make a real difference in someone’s life? Are you someone who enjoys a team teaching approach? Do you love collaboration, flexibility, and innovation? If so, join our team as an Instructor in our Social Innovation and Community Development training program that operates in partnership with Red River College Polytechnic.  The SICD Instructor is responsible for providing post-secondary education that prepares adult learners for a career in the Community Development field. Our goal is to provide adult learners with a supportive, culturally safe and inclusive environment to thrive in.

What You Will Be Doing…

  • Developing, curating, and delivering lessons within hybrid learning
  • Demonstrating knowledge and able to instruct in a variety of social service areas
  • Delivering lesson plans and activities according to a curriculum, and able to pivot based on learners needs, abilities, and interests
  • Adapting to various learning styles in the classroom and use different modalities such as lectures, labs, land-based methods, and creative approaches
  • Evaluating student performance, grading, and revising content as required 
  • Monitoring academic progress and providing feedback in a diplomatic and timely fashion 
  • Classroom management to ensure a smooth and effective class for all attendees
  • Providing additional support to students in achieving goals and provide community-centered supports and resources if required
  • Participating with student and community events and activities

Who You Are:

  • Two+ (2) years’ of experience in teaching or training adult learners, preferably in a vocational college setting or similar
  • Post-Secondary Education in Education, Teaching for Life, is considered an asset
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy, and organization
  • Dependable, approachable, adaptable and flexible
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, must thrive in a team environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to the strengths and values of Indigenous knowledge, cultural reclamation and traditional practices
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Dependable problem solver that enjoys critical thinking  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite such as Access, Word, Excel, Acrobat Adobe, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Familiar with QuickBooks, Sage, or similar platforms is considered an asset
  • Bondable and able to work in Canada
  • Have a Valid Manitoba Class 5 Drivers’ License and daily access to a vehicle

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Benefits including Health and Dental
  • Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employer Contributed RRSP; up to 5% match
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program with Consult + and Telus Health
  • Cultural Ways of Being; Mino Pimatisiwin Lodge, Knowledge Keepers and Kookums, medicine picking, sweats, ceremony, smudging on-site;
  • Wellness Days, in addition to Vacation Days;
  • Work-life balance and casual dress;
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee appreciation events

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. Applications will be received up to June 24, 2024.

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 send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Specialist

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

101-1065 Portage Ave.

Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

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

Finance Clerk

Salary range – $41,00 – $45,000

Full Time, Days (40 hours/week)

We are Community Leaders:
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. is a nonprofit, community based; Indigenous-led human services organization that provides a range of Indigenous identified programs and services that focus on the wholeness, wellness and that builds on the strengths and resilience of Indigenous People.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Finance Clerk is responsible for managing all accounts receivables, assisting in accounts payable, cheque requisitions, will include submitting monthly reports to accounting, making accurate monthly remittances, providing assistance with annual audit, investigating and resolving any irregularities or enquires, timely and accurate invoicing, updating internal database and completing administrative duties related to the Finance Department.

What You Will Be Doing…

  • Reconciling Accounts receivables, invoicing, payment processing, receipt processing, payment allocation
  • Cheque requisitions and tracking
  • Monthly reports and remittances
  • Verify office transactions to ensure complaint with finance policy and procedures
  • Filling and scanning accounting records
  • Inventory of bus tickets, cab slips, activities and events tickets
  • Credit Card and bank reconciling and tracking
  • Following up with outstanding payments and discrepancies
  • Act as first contact for Finance department and delegate calls and requests as necessary

Who You Are:

  • Post-Secondary Education in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • 2-3+ years of experience working in a Finance position with exposure to Accounts Receivables
  • Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Accounting software is considered an asset
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy, and organization
  • Experienced in data-entry
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, must thrive in a team environment
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Dependable problem solver that enjoys critical thinking  
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with multiple stakeholders, including key business partners, and government agencies
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; in particular Excel and Word
  • Bondable and able to work in Canada
  • Have a Valid Manitoba Class 5 Drivers’ License and daily access to a vehicle

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Benefits including Health and Dental
  • Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employer Contributed RRSP; up to 5% match
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program with Consult + and Telus Health
  • Cultural Ways of Being; Mino Pimatisiwin Lodge, Knowledge Keepers and Kookums, medicine picking, sweats, ceremony, smudging on-site;
  • Wellness Days, in addition to Vacation Days;
  • Work-life balance and casual dress;
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee appreciation events

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. Applications will be received up to June 18, 2024.

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 send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Specialist

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

101-1065 Portage Ave.

Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

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

Velma’s House 24/7 Safe Space – Administrative Coordinator

Salary range – $22.50 – $25.50/hour

Full Time, Days (40 hours/week)

We are Community Leaders:

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

The Opportunity:

Velma’s House is an Indigenous led, low-barrier safe space for women and gender diverse folks who are unsheltered, experiencing sexual exploitation or gender based violence. Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day administration tasks such as collecting and distributing information, facilitating meetings, taking minutes and providing ongoing leadership support.  Our safe space serves a place of comfort, connection, and safety, with an emphasis on meeting the immediate safety needs of those who need it most, when they need it most.

What You Will Be Doing…

  • Providing as-needed reception support; greeting and hosting guests, answering phone calls and emails, and directing communication to the appropriate person;   
  • Receiving, sorting, and informing staff of mail, messages, and deliveries;
  • Preparing spaces for meetings, building tours and site visits;
  • Managing, ordering, and distributing inventory; office supplies, harm reduction tools and housekeeping products;
  • Attending the Workplace Health and Safety Committee;
  • Updating internal staff communications board(s);
  • Managing, monitoring, and tracking donations;
  • Data entry of high volume statistics;
  • Creating monthly calendar of events for staff and guests;
  • Assisting frontline staff in the drop in space by providing referral and resource information;
  • Assisting in entry-level finance tasks, such as cheque requisitions, expenses, and purchase orders;
  • Maintain strict confidence in all organizational policies and procedures

Who You Are:

  • Demonstrated understanding of issues related to mental health, gender based violence, problematic substance use; sexual exploitation;
  • Knowledgeable on resources and systems within Winnipeg;
  • Commitment to cultural reclamation practices and Ways of Being, Two-Eyed Seeing;
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written;
  • Proficient in a variety of administrative tasks with a strong attention to detail and organization;
  • Customer-service orientated and able to anticipate needs;
  • Understanding of harm reduction principles and trauma informed care;
  • Understanding on systems of oppression, able to apply anti-oppression measures;
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion; including issues impacting the 2SLGBTQ+ community;
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams);
  • Highly proficient in interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills;
  • Team player who is able to work safely and collaboratively in fast-paced and high-needs environments;

You Have…

  • 1-3 years of related formal training (mental health, social work, family studies, gender-based violence, substance training, community health, etc.), work experience, and combined lived experience are all valued;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Satisfactory completion of recent (as of the last 6 months) Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search; Child Abuse Registry Check; Adult Abuse Registry check;
  • Current Emergency First Aid Certificate and CPR;
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention or related Crisis Management Training;
  • Opioid Reversal Training;
  • Mental Health First Aid and ASIST training is an asset
  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a vehicle are considered assets

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries and Shift Premiums
  • Comprehensive and Immediate Benefits including Health and Dental
  • Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employer Contributed RRSP; up to 5% match
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program with Consult + and Telus Health
  • Cultural Ways of Being; Mino Pimatisiwin Lodge, Knowledge Keepers and Kookums, medicine picking, sweats, ceremony, smudging on-site;
  • 12 Wellness Days, in addition to Vacation Days;
  • Work-life balance and casual dress;
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee appreciation events

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

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

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

Velma’s House 24/7 Safe Space – Support Workers

Salary Range – $21 – $25/hour + Shift Premiums

Part Time (20+ hours/week)

Day, Evenings, Overnights, Two Weekend shifts required/month

We are Community Leaders:

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

The Opportunity:

Velma’s House is an Indigenous led, low-barrier safe space for women and gender diverse folks who are unsheltered, experiencing sexual exploitation or gender based violence. Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, Support Workers are responsible for the day-to-day interactions with relatives that are accessing the safe space and variety of resource offered.  Our safe space serves a place of comfort, connection, and safety, with an emphasis on meeting the immediate safety needs of those who need it most, when they need it most.

What You Will Be Doing…

  • Walking alongside relatives that are accessing Velma’s House with respect, care, and anticipation that each participant’s needs will be diverse and unique;
  • Fostering clear, kind, and professional participant relationships;
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining accurate and detailed statistics;
  • Planning and implementing relevant workshops and programming;
  • Assisting in system navigation;
  • Assisting in goal setting, and advocacy work;
  • Demonstrating knowledge on strict consent and confidentially policies and procedures;
  • Executing organizational safety protocols, incident reports, and donation procedures;
  • Facilitating health supports including access to in-house physicians and nurses, Elders and Knowledge keepers, ceremony, traditional medicines and cultural teachings;
  • Providing participant’s services such as: shower and washroom facilities, nutritious meals, laundry services, hygiene and wellness supplies, harm reduction supplies, emergency clothing as well as direct care services;

Who You Are:

  • Strong understanding of issues related to mental health, gender based violence, problematic substance use; sexual exploitation;
  • Comprehensive and current knowledge of resources and systems within Winnipeg;
  • Commitment to cultural reclamation practices and Ways of Being, Two-Eyed Seeing approach;
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written;
  • Strong understanding and proponent of harm reduction principles and trauma informed care;
  • Understanding on systems of oppression, able to apply anti-oppression measures;
  • Strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion; including issues impacting the 2SLGBTQ+ community;
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams);
  • Highly proficient in interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills;
  • Team player who is able to work safely and collaboratively in fast-paced and high-needs environments;

You Have…

  • 1-3 years of related formal training (mental health, social work, family studies, gender-based violence, substance training, community health, etc.), work experience, and combined lived experience are all valued;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Satisfactory completion of recent (as of the last 6 months) Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search; Child Abuse Registry Check; Adult Abuse Registry check;
  • Current Emergency First Aid Certificate and CPR;
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention or related Crisis Management Training;
  • Opioid Reversal Training;
  • Mental Health First Aid and ASIST training is an asset;
  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a vehicle are considered assets;

We are Proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries and Shift Premiums;
  • Comprehensive and Immediate Benefits including Health and Dental;
  • Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance;
  • Employer Contributed RRSP; up to 5% match;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program with Consult + and Telus Health;
  • Cultural Ways of Being; Mino Pimatisiwin Lodge, Knowledge Keepers and Kookums, medicine picking, sweats, ceremony, smudging on-site;
  • 12 Wellness Days, in addition to Vacation Days for full time employees;
  • Work-life balance and casual dress;
  • Training and Development opportunities;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Social Planning Committee that facilitates employee appreciation and wellness events;

To Apply:

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

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

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

Velma’s House 24/7 Safe Space – Support Workers

Salary Range – $21 – $25/hour + Shift Premiums

Full Time (40 hours/week) Evenings, Overnights, One Weekend shift required/month

We are Community Leaders:

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

The Opportunity:

Velma’s House is an Indigenous led, low-barrier safe space for women and gender diverse folks who are unsheltered, experiencing sexual exploitation or gender based violence. Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, Support Workers are responsible for the day-to-day interactions with relatives that are accessing the safe space and variety of resource offered.  Our safe space serves a place of comfort, connection, and safety, with an emphasis on meeting the immediate safety needs of those who need it most, when they need it most.

What You Will Be Doing…

  • Walking alongside relatives that are accessing Velma’s House with respect, care, and understanding that each participant’s needs will be diverse and unique;
  • Fostering clear, kind, and professional participant relationships;
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining accurate and detailed statistics;
  • Planning and implementing relevant workshops and programming;
  • Assisting in system navigations;
  • Assisting in goal setting, and advocacy work;
  • Demonstrating knowledge on strict consent and confidentially policies and procedures;
  • Executing organizational safety protocols, incident reports, and donation procedures;
  • Facilitating health supports including access to in-house physicians and nurses, Elders and Knowledge keepers, ceremony, traditional medicines and cultural teachings;
  • Providing participant’s services such as access to shower and washroom facilities, nutritious meals, laundry services, hygiene and wellness supplies, harm reduction supplies, emergency clothing as well as direct care services;

Who You Are:

  • Strong understanding of issues related to mental health, gender based violence, problematic substance use; sexual exploitation;
  • Comprehensive and current knowledge of resources and systems within Winnipeg;
  • Commitment to cultural reclamation practices and Ways of Being, Two-Eyed Seeing approach;
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written;
  • Strong understanding and proponent of harm reduction principles and trauma informed care;
  • Understanding on systems of oppression, able to apply anti-oppression measures;
  • Strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion; including issues impacting the 2SLGBTQ+ community;
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams);
  • Highly proficient in interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills;
  • Team player who is able to work safely and collaboratively in fast-paced and high-needs environments;

You Have…

  • 1-3 years of related formal training (mental health, social work, family studies, gender-based violence, substance training, community health, etc.), work experience, and combined lived experience are all valued;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Satisfactory completion of recent (as of the last 6 months) Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search; Child Abuse Registry Check; Adult Abuse Registry check;
  • Current Emergency First Aid Certificate and CPR;
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention or related Crisis Management Training;
  • Opioid Reversal Training;
  • Mental Health First Aid and ASIST training is an asset
  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a vehicle are considered assets

We are Proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries and Shift Premiums
  • Comprehensive and Immediate Benefits including Health and Dental
  • Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employer Contributed RRSP; up to 5% match
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program with Consult + and Telus Health
  • Cultural Ways of Being; Mino Pimatisiwin Lodge, Knowledge Keepers and Kookums, medicine picking, sweats, ceremony, smudging on-site;
  • 12 Wellness Days, in addition to Vacation Days for full time employees;
  • Work-life balance and casual dress;
  • Training and Development opportunities;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Social Planning Committee that facilitates employee appreciation and wellness events;

To Apply:

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

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

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

Kistesimaw – Mentor

1 FTE role (40 hours/week) & 1 PT 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

Email: HR@kanikanichihk.ca

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

Manager of Gender-Based Violence Prevention Programs

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 Gender-Based Violence Prevention 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 Gender-Based Violence Prevention 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 GBV 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 and to build the GBV prevention network;
  • 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 Gender-Based Violence Prevention 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.

Request For Proposal: Indigenous Sexual and Reproductive Consultant

The Mino Pimatisiwin Sexual Wellness Lodge is seeking proposals from qualified Indigenous Sexual and Reproductive Justice consultants with extensive experience working alongside Indigenous birth givers. Applicants will provide coordination and early implementation of a project model to address Syphilis/Congenital Syphilis rates in Indigenous communities. We invite qualified and experienced professionals to submit their proposals in response to this RFP.

Please send your letter of interest, CV, and a proposed project timeline to Ka Ni Kanichihk by March 15, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.

Please send all submissions to hr@kanikanichihk.ca. Review the RFP through the download link below.