Youth Programs Officer (Thompson) - Métis Employment & Training Department

June 16, 2023
Posting #23-02-011

The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) is the National 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 Youth Programs Officer position within our Métis Employment & Training Department located within our MMF Thompson Regional Office in Thompson, MB. The Youth Programs Officer is responsible for consulting with Métis Youth to implement Youth programming related to areas of employment and training, entrepreneurship, education, culture and heritage, and recreation. This position will aid our Métis Youth population reach their life, work, and educational goals, and the ideal candidate will have an energetic and positive attitude.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Develop, lead, and implement a range of Youth programs, services, initiatives, and activities within the Region;
  • Collaborate with the Regional Youth Advisory Committee to develop new programs, initiatives, and activities;
  • Network & collaborate with communities and partners on Youth programs & services;
  • Respond to general inquiries from the public and provide information on Regional Youth programs and services;
  • Participate in job fairs, career symposiums, community events and conduct presentations on Youth initiatives;
  • Develop funding proposals and reports and assist with monitoring financial aspects of Regional Youth projects.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven combination of relevant post-secondary education and/or work experience;
  • Demonstrated ability developing, coordinating, and implementing Youth programs and initiatives;
  • Knowledge of Youth programming initiatives regionally and provincially;
  • Experience developing funding proposals and reports;
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining productive and respectful relationships with a diverse array of partners, clients, and co-workers;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to develop and communicate programs and policies to clients, stakeholders, and partners;
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Office 365;
  • Experience working with committees is preferred;
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Knowledge of Métis culture and 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. This posting is open until filled.

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
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