Published: April 20, 2017
Job Type
Specialized Individual Placement Services
Job Order Number
Application Deadline
Noon, Monday, May 1st, 2017
Position Type


ORDER DATE..................................:      April 20, 2017

JOB TITLE........................................:      SUMMER STUDENT ACTIVITY WORKER

COMPETITION #.............................:      2685.04.17


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

POSITION TYPE.............................:        SUMMER, FULL-TIME, 30 to 40 HOURS/WEEK

An organization that fosters hope and opportunities to empower children, youth and families throughout Manitoba requires an experienced Activity Worker within the Specialized Individual Placement (SIP) Services area for a Government funded Summer Student position. The Summer Activity Worker works alongside the treatment teams to assist in planning, organizing and implementing summer recreational programming and activities for high need males and females within the SIP Community Homes.

*This is a term position for up to 16 weeks/4 months of employment, dependent upon funding.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: of the Activity Worker include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing and implementing summer recreational programming and activities
  • Participating in activities and supervising residents during activities
  • Assisting with daily living tasks (e.g. daily routines, chores)
  • Recording information, planning and attending staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Previous education and/or experience in an applicable Human Services field
  • Valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract (subject to approval)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) would be an asset
  • Good organizational/problem solving skills
  • Experience with and/or sensitivity to cultural and diversity issues
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal language and culture is an asset
  • Flexibility in providing youth with direction in the community
  • Ability to set clear limits while keeping the youth’s needs in mind
  • Current (within 3 months) Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, and Child Abuse Registry Checks, or willingness to obtain prior to placement start date
  • Willingness to obtain training as per agency policy

This position is a Summer Student position that is dependent upon funding. In order to apply for this position you must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Is 30 years of age or younger at the time of job placement
  2. Was registered as a fulltime student during the preceding academic year
  3. Intends to return to school on a fulltime basis during the next academic year
  4. Is a student in a post-secondary, CEGEP, vocational or technical program
  5. Is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, and,
  6. Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations

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

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