Published: October 12, 2017
Location
Job Type
Category
Department
ES
Job Order Number
27966
Application Deadline
Friday, November 3rd, 2017
Salary/Wage
$15.72-$18.40/Hourly

Description

ORDER DATE..................................:      October 12, 2017

JOB TITLE........................................:      COMMUNITY SUPPORT MENTOR

NATIONAL OCCUPATION CODE.:         4212

NUMBER OF POSITIONS..............:        1

POSITION TYPE.............................:        FULL-TIME, 40 HOURS/WEEK

An indigenous-based non-profit organization whose vision is a healthy community built on indigenous journeys towards wellness is seeking a full time Community Support Mentor.

The organization's vision is a healthy community built on indigenous journeys towards wellness.  Its mission is to walk beside, advocate and support people affected by FASD and or other disorders. Strengthened by cultural practices and traditional teachings, support will assist in restoring balance to individuals and the community affected by trauma and violence. The Walking Stick Community Supports Program is an outreach-based service for individuals who live in Winnipeg, are 16 years of age or older, living with FASD and/or other disorders.  Support Mentors provide services directly to these individuals in the community.

Responsibilities: 

Providing direct service to program participants in the community includes:

  • Maintaining connections and healthy relationships
  • Securing and maintaining safe housing
  • Acquiring income and assisting with finances
  • Navigating justice system, transport and environmental accommodations
  • Assisting with medical and treatment regiments
  • Supporting reconciliation when conflicts arise
  • Traditional and cultural healing activities.

The organization is committed to supporting the development of strong and healthy communities. We will strive to follow these traditional values in everything we do: courage, wisdom, truth, honesty, humility, respect and empathy.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in social work, social justice, indigenous studies, health related and/or a combination of pertinent experiences in these areas
  • Experiences with cultural activities and understanding of indigenous concepts of care and support
  • Knowledge of disabilities, disorders and mental health issues
  • Driver’s Licence and access to transportation

Additional Requirements: Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check

Please contact (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development at 204-989-7110 for more details. 

This job advertisement has been provided by an external employer/partner. (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development is not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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