Current Career Listings
Looking for relationship specialists:
- one full time position including direct mentoring for an Indigenous applicant (must be First Nations, Metis, Inuit) 37.5 hours/week
- one part time position 22.5 hours a week (open application)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg is looking for two new relationship specialists!
You will work within a variety of all our youth-mentoring programs and have the keen ability to interact joyfully with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds.You will be interested in social service work that is anti-oppressive, and strength-based. Any experience in narrative or play therapy is an asset, as is an understanding of mental health. Background education in child development, conflict resolution and/or post-structural philosophy/critical theory will be an incredible asset. You will be comfortable interacting with people over the telephone, in-home, at school, and through email/text, and be able to multi-task and stay well organized. Attention to detail is absolutely required.
You will be interviewing, assessing, match-making, coaching established matches, training mentors, supervising group programming, and supporting families. This role is incredibly rewarding for the right people. You are able to establish caring, supportive relationships and contribute to positive outcomes for youth in your community.
At a minimum, you will have a bachelors degree in a human services field (social work, sociology/psychology, human ecology, conflict resolution, etc.) and experience working with young folx. You must be a quick learner, and very comfortable with computers; able to type quickly, and accurately. Communication (oral and written) skills are an absolute must. A love of writing is definitely helpful, as is a joyful approach to working with children and youth of all ages. Additionally, proficiency using Microsoft 365 products is an asset.
You ABSOLUTELY MUST be able to work a mixed schedule comprised of generally afternoon/evenings during the week and some Saturdays 12-4 pm with additional hours to be determined based on appointments and meetings. You must have a smartphone and a drivers license.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is committed to principles of anti-oppression and employment equity. Please self-declare to be considered appropriately and indicate which position you are applying for.
Please submit resumes with a full cover letter. (I will not consider resumes without a cover letter.). Email only. No phone calls please. If you have previously applied in the last round of hiring and are still interested, please apply again.
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Start dates as soon as possible