POSTING NUMBER – 24-02-46 (Please include this number when applying)

February 29, 2024

Position: Youth Engagement Co-Facilitator – EmpowerMen – Engaging Men and Boys Project

Classification: Term – until March 31, 2025, part-time (20 hours/week)

Location: 443 Spence Street Site

Salary: Subject to Qualifications

Background:    The Youth Engagement Co-Facilitator is responsible for supporting the Youth Engagement Facilitator by building relationships with educators, teachers, social workers in schools and other leaders in the youth work field. The Co-Facilitator will be part of delivering and evaluating workshops for youth (especially girls, young women, and gender-diverse individuals) to prevent sexual exploitation and empower them to develop healthy relationship skills and increase safety.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Conduct outreach and build positive relationships with educators, teachers, social workers in school divisions and schools, colleges, etc.
  • Build relationships with youth group leaders and other professionals working with youth in different settings
  • Facilitate workshops to engage girls and young women in the prevention of sexual exploitation in high schools and youth groups
  • Deliver presentations to educators, parents and other community partners on sexual exploitation, risks and solutions
  • Work together with youth and survivor advisory committees and educators to stay up to date on current trends  

Qualifications:

  • Degree in education, youth work, social work or similar field
  • Minimum of three (3) years in high school education, social work in a school or youth serving setting, youth support services, or related field
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to build and maintain positive relationships with youth (grade 9 to 12) and with partners in the education field
  • Outstanding skills to engage young people through conversation and creative activities
  • Knowledge of youth development (social, emotional, mental, relational) and the challenges that young people face
  • Being comfortable to discuss sensitive topics such as relationships, sexuality (pornography, consent, abuse), power and privilege etc. in a positive and empowering way with young people
  • Being familiar with sexual exploitation, sex trafficking and its impact on individuals and community
  • Knowledge about online risks for exploitation and asset
  • Demonstrates ability to organize a busy schedule, follow through on all tasks as assigned and meet deadlines
  • Approachable, flexible, outgoing and non-judgmental towards young people
  • Possesses a strong work ethic.
  • Driver’s License and access to vehicle
  • Ability to work occasionally in the evening and on weekends
  • Supports Indigenous values; has knowledge of Indigenous cultures

Closing Date:  All cover letters and resumes must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., March 7, 2024.

Attention: Brittany Delaquis, Human Resources Assistant

     Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Inc

    350-200 Alpine Way

     Headingley, Manitoba R4H 0B7

     Fax # 946-5042 or 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.