Doula & Two-Spirit Support Coordinator - Winnipeg (SECFS)

Doula & Two-Spirit Support Coordinator - Winnipeg (SECFS)

Southeast Child & Family Services AgencyPosition: Doula & Two-Spirit Support Coordinator 
Agency: Southeast Child & Family Services

Competition No.: 2019-21
Classification: D.O.Q 
Conditions: Full-time, Permanent
Department: Cultural Department
Location: 360 Broadway Ave - Winnipeg & Various Communities
Closing Date: March 5, 2019 @ 4:00pm

Forward your resume (with 3 references) and cover letter stating clearly how you meet the qualifications stated in this job posting. Please cite the competition number and position in the subject line when submitting by email or fax.

Southeast Child & Family Services (SECFS) provides a full range of services under the CFS Act, CFS Authorities Act and the Adoptions Act, with the primary responsibility to
provide culturally appropriate services to both on and off reserve families and children who have a legal and cultural-affiliation with the First Nation communities served by SECFS.


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Responsibilities

  • Program development, evaluation and reports
  • Posting schedules
  • Organizing transportation
  • Communicating with CICs via social media and text
  • Outreach to youth, fosters, workers & referrals
  • Retreat and Event Planning
  • Coordination with service providers
  • Registration and intake
  • Organizing transportation
  • Managing Doulas and Cultural Therapists
  • CIC referrals to doulas & therapists
  • Maintain communication with therapists – intake reports, incidents, etc.
  • Posting suggested community and cultural events, volunteer opportunities, for therapists etc.
  • CIC Intake and referrals to contracted doulas
  • One-on-one pre and post-natal support for pregnant girls in the agency
  • Planning and hosting weekly drop-in with themed workshops with a focus on traditional knowledge
  • Keep track of doulas and their hours, - intake reports, incidents, invoice submissions
  • Drop-in support and questions
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Grade 12 or GED; Preferred education or work experience equivalent in social or community services and/or a minimum of 2 years work experience in community service planning, delivery and administration;
  • Knowledge of Two Spirit and LGBTQ issues, familiarity with the LGBTQ community and human rights, and awareness of existing local, provincial, and federal supports and services. Lived experience as a Two Spirited LGBTQ community member will be considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and experience working with Aboriginal persons; understanding of the rural cultural environment; knowledge of Ojibway will be considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of doula support and resources;
  • Effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills and networking abilities;
  • Proficiency in applicable software programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and experience working with Aboriginal persons; understanding of the rural cultural environment; knowledge of Ojibway will be considered an asset;
  • Group facilitation, team building and decision making skills; ability to problem solve and take initiative; Ability to lead, plan and coordinate / facilitate meetings; self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team oriented setting;
  • Excellent case and file management skills, stress management and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills;

Conditions of Employment

  • As per condition of employment, the incumbent must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends so as to participate in the activities required of the job position;
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check, Child Abuse, Adult Abuse Registry checks is a requirement of all SECFS employment positions.
  • Must have a valid Manitoba driver’s license and reliable transportation.

How To Apply

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


SUBMIT BY EMAIL OR FAX

Forward your resume (with 3 references) and cover letter stating clearly how you meet the qualifications stated in this job posting. Please cite the competition number and position in the subject line when submitting by email or fax.

Email: tamara.cardinal@secfs.org
Fax: (204) 947-0009


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