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Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. Adult Class Mentor Part Time in Winnipeg, MB

Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc.

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Position:
Adult Class Mentor
Location:
Winnipeg, MB

Education in the youth care, social work field preferred. Extensive knowledge of community resources and services available to youth….

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. has provided a wide range of services including shelter, recreation, education and support since 1993. The programs and services of Ndinawe have been developed according to traditional philosophy, providing urban Aboriginal youth culturally appropriate support and resources to break the cycle of violence, poverty, homelessness, isolation or dependency to which youth have fallen victim. To achieve our mission Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. provides for a wide variety of interconnected programming and supportive services for urban Aboriginal youth. Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc is now recruiting for the following positions:

Wahkohtowin – Strengthening Families Program – Female, Adult Class Mentor (part time 25 hours per week)

Wahkohtowin is a Cree word that means kinship or the state of being related. The project will implement a new comprehensive model of family based outreach in Winnipeg. Wahkotowin-SFP is a 14-week, curriculum-based program that engages youth who are facing systemic challenges and barriers between the ages 11-17 along with their families. This initiative involves and supports the entire family in developing skills that will enhance parenting skills and empathy and promote effective parenting styles. The program builds decision-making and life skills in youth, including: stress management, conflict resolution, refusal skills, and empathy. It strengthens family bonds and promotes positive communication and the ability to jointly solve problems.

A Wahkohtowin-SFP Group Mentors work site as part of a team of professionals and under guidance from the Site Coordinator and Project Manager, and in coordination with other group mentors. Reporting to the Site Coordinator, group mentors primary role will be to review and deliver curriculum faithfully to ensure fidelity; carry out appropriate record keeping functions including report writing, case notes and data collection; assist with set up for sessions, meals debrief after sessions; assume other duties as assigned and provide ongoing contact and support for youth and families.

Qualifications:

  • Education in the youth care, social work field preferred.
  • Experience in working with Indigenous families and youth required
  • Proven capacity to implement programming with experience in curriculum- based
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation or program deliverables;
  • Detailed oriented, highly organized, and self –motivated
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources and services available to youth.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with youth, families and community.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to work effectively in an environment that requires the ability to meet deadlines and targets.
  • Maintain a high level of independence and self-initiative.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions with an ability to respond effectively and positively in diverse situations
  • Proficiency in computer use including word processing, spreadsheets and database management
  • First Aid, CPR and Non Violent Crisis Intervention training preferred
  • Valid Driver’s license required.
  • Current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry and Prior Contact Checks required.

Applicants are required to send a current resume with a cover letter clearly outlining your qualifications to:

Kelly Grunsten, Site Coordinator. Posting is open until position is filled.

*Only those selected to an interview will be contacted

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • working with adults and youth: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Job Location:

  • Winnipeg, MB (Required)

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-03
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