Outreach Worker (Selkirk)

Closing Date: December 2, 2021 11:59 PM

Posting #21-003-04

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 Outreach Worker position located in Selkirk, MB. The Outreach Worker's prime objective is to enhance the services and resources within their region, through direct outreach to their community. The incumbent will assist in the development and implementation of resources by developing strategies and action plans designed to ensure culturally sensitive delivery of services and programs to Métis Citizens.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Assist Métis Citizens in accessing programs and services available;
  • Promote programs and services to Métis Citizens;
  • Establish support networks for clients;
  • Follow up with clients;
  • Compile and maintain data regarding clients;
  • Facilitation of community meetings and workshops;
  • Respond to walk-ins and requests for assistance;
  • Answer questions from applicants, constituents or Locals regarding the application process including genealogies, Citizenship, Metis Harvesting Initiatives, etc.;
  • Ensure open communication and partnerships with internal partners;
  • Building and enhancing existing partnerships within the communities and region.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Two-year diploma program in a Child & Family Services program or a Community Development program;
  • Previous experience in social service field or previous community development involvement;
  • Familiarly with government legislation (CFS Act, Program Standards, Income Security, Maintenance Act, Worker's Compensation, other relevant legislation and policies);
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Experience working with boards and/or committees is preferred;
  • Experience working for a not-for-profit organization and Indigenous community is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Metis 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, December 2, 2021.

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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