June 11, 2024

Posting Number 24-06-17 (Please include this number when applying)

Position: Family Group Conference Mentor Safe At Home Project with FGC

Classification: Monday – Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm

Location: 445 King Street

Starting Salary: Subject to Qualifications/Experience

Background: The incumbent will be responsible to provide families of children and youth the greatest opportunity to rediscover their power to make family decisions and reconcile to the strengths of the family within an Indigenous framework. This framework includes gathering the people in their support network, provide programming and support in accordance with the family’s needs and reflective of Ma Mama Wi Chi Itata Centre’s philosophy as part of the Safe at Home project within the FGC program.

Qualifications:          

  • Post-secondary education in the area of Human Services or acceptable equivalent/related experience.
  • Working knowledge of the Child Welfare Legislation and Standards.
  • Thorough understanding of the Family Group Conference model.
  • Understanding of and ability to promote culturally sensitive care for children.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with families, young parents, and team members.
  • Ability to work independently and to set and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to be flexible, meaning working some evenings and weekends when necessary. Sometimes we have youth at Isobel’s that require immediate FGC mentor intervention, and this doesn’t always happen during work hours. 
  • Ability to implement program policies and protocols.
  • Ability to plan and implement an effective conference with all youth and their supports.
  • Understands the challenges youth face generally and as adolescent parents.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in written form, including effective use of computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and email.
  • Understanding of and ability to promote culturally sensitive care for children in keeping with Indigenous values and community issues.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationship with Indigenous and non-Indigenous mandated and non-mandated organizations.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • Subject to a Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry and Prior Contact checks.

All letters of interest and Resumes must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., June 18, 2023.

Attention:   Brittany Delaquis Human Resources Assistant

   Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Inc

   350-200 Alpine Way

   Headingly, Manitoba R4H 0B7

   Fax #204- 946-5042 or email to hr@mamawi.com 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  As an Indigenous employer, we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Métis applicants to apply.