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Looking for a relationship specialist (Indigenous)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg is looking for a full time Indigenous (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) caseworker to complete all aspects of program delivery on a one-year term contract (with opportunity for renewal.) You will specialize and be passionate about constructing healthy mentoring relationships between safe adults and youth in our community.

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.

At a minimum, you will have a bachelors degree in a human services field 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.

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. Your hours will add up to: 37.5 hours per week. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters is committed to principles of anti-oppression and employment equity.

You must have a smartphone and a drivers license.  Please submit resumes with a full cover letter. (I will not consider resumes without a cover letter.) Deadline: June 15th. 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: jane.marion@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Job Type: Full-time one-year term