Deadline: November 26, 2021
Position Title: Student housing Mentors (Male and Female Residents)
Classification: Contract (Full-Time Terms to March 31st, 2022)
Location: TBD
Salary: See Salary Range

Background:
The Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre is currently seeking individuals for the LIVE IN Mentor positions with our Yellow Shawl Student Housing program. This unique program is a partnership between the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre and Community Education Development Association (CEDA) that phases in a structured independent living for youth between the ages of 16 to 21, housing up to 1-3 Youth in each of the 2 female and 3 male units.

Position Descriptions:

The Yellow Shawl Student Housing program is an innovative youth focused program, providing safe and supportive housing with a continuum of structure and supervision ranging from peer support to more direct staffing involvement in daily activities.

Student Housing Mentors are live-in Mentors, who are mature adults, responsible for providing general stability within the residence, when required. Creating a supportive environment with increased support and intervention with the youth, as needed. Mentors are contracted and paid: $1,500/month, have their own room, free rent, but food and personal items are their responsibility. Must be in the home when youth are present (morning, evening/weekends) and are provided with respite one weekend each month. This role does support time to attend school/university and have another part-time job, if the functioning of the home for youth is not compromised.

As contracted positions, Mentors are not considered employees of the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with Indigenous youth and their families.
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships with youth to improve their health and well-being.
  • Experience providing personalized supports with basic life skills development.
  • Ability to use strength-based and solution-focused, non-judgmental approaches.
  • Ability to take initiative, take direction and work well in a team setting.
  • Flexibility to workdays, evenings and weekends, as may be required.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and basic skills in database, email, and social media.
  • Understanding of Indigenous customs, experience, traditions, and values is an asset.
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License and access to a vehicle would be an asset.
  • Subject to a criminal record check, child abuse registry and prior contact checks


    Closing Date: All letters of interest and Resume must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., November 26, 2021.

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Attention:

Jacqueline Trout
Human Resources Assistant
Ma Mawi WI Chi Itata Centre, Inc 350-200 Alpine Way
Headingley, Manitoba R4H 0B7
Fax # 204-946-5042 or HR@mamawi.compage1image38614912

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.
www.mamawi.com