We all work together to help one another.

Our Mandate

Established in 1984, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata is a Grandmother in the Winnipeg family of community service-providers with more than 30 years of experience working with Indigenous families. We are community people helping other community people reclaim our inherent roles and responsibilities as Indigenous caregivers and the most important teachers of our children.

The name Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata translates from Ojibway into the phrase, “we all work together to help one another.”

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre is a strength and value-based family resource organization delivering community-based programs and services within the philosophy embodied in our name. Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre believes in accountability, transparency and effective use of resources. For us, this means working together with our families, our partners, funders and governments to create community based solutions that build local capacity for self-care.

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Child Care Assistant

Sep 15, 2021 @ 14:58|

Deadline:   September 22, 2021  Classification:   Permanent Full-Time (Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm) Location:  Child Development Centre Salary:  To be negotiated   Background:  Under the supervision of the Day Care Program Coordinator and in accordance with the Ma [...]

Team Lead (Honoring the Spirit of Our Little Sisters)

Sep 14, 2021 @ 9:51|

Deadline: September 20, 2021     Position:  Team Lead (Honoring the Spirit of Our Little Sisters)  Classification:    Permanent Full-Time     Location:   Honouring the Spirit of Our Little Sisters    Salary:  To be Negotiated   The Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata [...]

Wrapping Around & Stepping Up

Jul 22, 2021 @ 10:45|

As an essential service, part of Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata’s COVID-19 response was the repurposing of our King Street location into a Rapid Testing Site (RTS) that provides the necessary community support services that [...]



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