Community Navigator

Closing Date: September 29, 2022 11:59 PM

September 15, 2022
Posting #22-12-010

The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) is the democratic Government of the Red River Métis - also known as the Manitoba Métis. The Red River Métis are Canada's Negotiating Partners in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

The MMF seeks to fill one full-time Community Navigator position within our Health & Wellness Department in the following Regional Offices, located in Thompson and The Pas. The Community Navigator provides support, advocacy, and community navigation for Métis Citizens in need.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Identify social, medical, economic, recreational and educational services in the community that will meet clients' needs;
  • Recognize potential crisis and emergency situations and accurately develop strategies to deal with such situations;
  • Provide input to other professionals with regard to the development of client program plans;
  • Maintain liaison with other agencies, professionals, government officials and the community;
  • Assist Métis Citizens in identifying barriers to accessing resources and support them in overcoming these;
  • Assist in preparing various project budgets;
  • Provide input to management with regard to the development of the program and participates in program evaluations;
  • Encourage and facilitate the participation of individuals in the program.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Social or Health Science, Social Work, Social Service, or relevant field, and/or equivalent experience and training may be considered;
  • Experience in community outreach work, community support, advocacy and community navigation, etc.;
  • Experience in program development and facilitation, reporting, and case management;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  • Experience working for a not-for-profit organization and Indigenous community is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Métis culture, MMF programs and services is a definite asset; and,
  • Ability to travel, valid Manitoba Driver's license with access to a reliable vehicle.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including; health, dental, vision, pension, and vacation.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, referencing the job posting number by Thursday, September 29, 2022.

The MMF requires a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment. The MMF will accept existing criminal record checks if dated within 3 months of your start date. Obtaining this document is not a guarantee of employment.

Preference will be given to qualified Métis applicants and they are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter. The MMF encourages internal applicants to apply for career opportunities within our Government.

MMF Human Resources Department
300-150 Henry Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0J7
Email to: jobs@mmf.mb.ca
Fax to (204) 947-1816

 


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