- Job Title: Aboriginal Outreach worker
- Wage: 14.15/hr
Oshki-Giizhig is an indigenous-based non-profit organization. Our vision is a healthy community build on Indigenous journeys toward wellness. Our mission is to walk beside, advocate for and support people living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and or other disorders. Strengthened by cultural practices and traditional teachings, supports will assist in restoring balance to individuals and the community affected by trauma and violence. Support programs serve individuals who live in Winnipeg, are 16 of age or older, living with FASD or other disorders.
Oshki-Giizhig 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.
This successful candidate will assist in implementation of traditional indigenous teachings in our Beaver Lodge program or the program manager and the individual may be asked to: facilitate a range of daily activities based on the medicine wheel with participants, assist in tasks that would or complete outreach services with participants. All of our work must be done in a way that is supportive to participants with FASD and other disorders. Other duties as assigned by the Cultural and Day services Manager to ensure program activities meet the needs of program participants.
- Successful candidate must be highly driven, demonstrate initiative, and be able to show how they embody
- traditional indigenous teachings in their daily work. Preference given to candidates who identify as
- Indigenous, have their criminal record check, child abuse registry check, adult abuse registry check, and
- have a drivers license and access to a vehicle.
- Some education in social work, social justice, Indigenous studies, health related/and or a
- combination pertinent experience in these areas. Experience with cultural activities, understanding of
- Indigenous concepts of care and support. Knowledge of traditional teachings, experience working with
- vulnerable indigenous individuals, knowledge of disabilities and mental health issues are an asset for
- successful candidate. Client service, team work, communication, digital skills, leadership
Supporting the employment of Indigenous youth. Job entails supporting marginalized indigenous community members with FASD and or other cognitive delays or disabilities
Application deadline: May 12, 2023
Please submit resume, cover letter, and references by fax or email to: