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Youth Engagement Worker
2 Year Term with the possibility of extension – April 2022 to March 31, 2024
The Youth Engagement Worker (YEW) will be an employee of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) and will be a liaison worker between the various MKO programs and other community agencies. This is a youth and young adult crime and gang prevention initiative between MKO and the Province of Manitoba – Justice Department. The YEW will engage directly with MKO youth and their families by providing opportunities to learn about the importance of personal, family and community wellness as well as education and employment. This position will require high level strategic planning, to provide long-term viable gang exit planning. The goal of this initiative is to assist MKO communities and youth to developing strategies that address personal and social barriers that may be preventing personal and professional growth.
The YEW will network with a variety of internal and external community resources that will be both culturally sensitive and appropriate. The YEW will also work with the various MKO community leadership by providing these supports and services to their youth members that will help build self confidence, personal growth and wellness based on traditional Indigenous beliefs, values, culture and teachings.
Duties and responsibilities:
Interested applicants, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references by 4:00 pm on April 6, 2022, to:
Email: [email protected]
Fax: (204) 778-7655
Mail: 206-55 Selkirk Avenue
Thompson, MB R8N 0N8
We thank all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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