Published: April 20, 2017
Job Type
Adolescent Resources in Community Homes
Job Order Number
Application Deadline
Noon, Monday, May 1st, 2017
Position Type


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

JOB TITLE........................................:      SUMMER STUDENT COMMUNITY JOB TRAINER

COMPETITION #.............................:      2682.04.17


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 Community Job Trainer within the Adolescent Resources for Community Homes (ARCH) Service area, for a Government funded Summer Student position. The Community Job Trainer will work as a part of the Workforce Venture Program in providing a day program that incorporates life skills and work experience while maintaining a holistic approach to working with at-risk youth.

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: of the Community Job Trainer include, but are not limited to:

  • Working within a community setting
  • Supervise and work alongside of youth during work experience
  • Provide direction in work ethic, respect, and job requirements
  • Mediate problems on the job site
  • Pay participants weekly wages earned at work experience
  • Report on progress of youth daily to the residential unit
  • Advocate on behalf of the youth in the community and with other staff of the agency
  • Provide estimates on job contracts in the absence of the Program Supervisor
  • Schedule daily jobs in conjunction with the Program Supervisor
  • Maintain equipment in good working condition either by own knowledge or by arranging for equipment to be taken to a repair shop
  • Notify Program Supervisor of any repairs required to the agency vehicle
  • Ensure that fuel is purchased for the agency vehicle and program yard equipment
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Previous education and/or experience in an applicable Human Services field
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Physical ability is essential as the position requires a heavy physical component
  • Flexibility in providing youth with direction in the community
  • Ability to set clear limits while keeping the youth’s needs in mind
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) would be an asset
  • Experience with and/or sensitivity to cultural and diversity issues
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal language and culture is an asset
  • 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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