Harm Reduction Coordinator

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Full-time Position (40 hours per week)

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. Is a nonprofit, community based; Indigenous lead human services organization that provides a range of Indigenous identified programs and services that focus on the wholeness, wellness and that builds on the strengths and resilience of Indigenous People.

About the Role

We are seeking a Harm Reduction Coordinator that will be responsible for the White Wolf Speaking program which offers Indigenous-led and culturally-based workshops on sexual health and reproductive justice.

The Coordinator’s responsibilities include the development, implementation and facilitation of culturally-based educational sessions for the Indigenous community, service providers, and partner agencies with the purpose of promoting and enhancing access to information, services, and supports on sexuality and reproductive health and justice. The Coordinator will also play an integral role in supervising the Peer Outreach workers of the 13 Moons Harm Reduction Project, ensuring deliverables are being met and reporting on the project outcomes.

13 Moons Harm Reduction is an Aboriginal Youth Opportunities (AYO) initiative that is a culturally grounded, peer to peer harm reduction model supporting Urban Indigenous youth (age 11-35) living in Winnipeg who use drugs, or who have used drugs and are facing obstacles.

What You Bring

  • You are supportive of Ka Ni Kanichihk’s values and beliefs;
  • University Degree in a related field and three (3) years’ experience working in the Indigenous community, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Experience in program development, delivery, and evaluation;
  • Knowledge of sexuality and reproductive justice issues;
  • Knowledge and understanding of anti-oppressive frameworks;
  • Excellent group facilitation, problem-solving, and team-building skills;
  • Computer literacy in current/relevant software;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Highly effective prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills;
  • Knowledge of community resources;
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and commitment to cultural reclamation;
  • Knowledge of adult and youth education principles an asset;
  • Experience working in the field of community health and/or social services;
  • Demonstrated ability working in harm reduction, trauma informed, anti-racist, and decolonizing environments;
  • Experience in the provision and maintenance of budgets and finance management;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, train, and supervise team members.

Candidates are required to provide a current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Self-Check, valid driver’s license, a driver’s abstract, have access to a vehicle.

Ka Ni Kanichihk is committed to achieving employment equity, therefore encourage applicants to self-declare in Cover letter if Indigenous (First Nation includes Status, Treaty or Non-Status, Metis and Inuit).

Cover Letter and Resume for this position will be received up to Wednesday, July 30, 2019 at 4pm.

Please forward your Cover letter and Resume to:

Fiorina Pasquarelli
Human Resource Administrator
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
455 McDermot Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3A 0B5
Fax # (204)953-5824
Email: HR at kanikanichihk.ca

Ka Ni Kanichihk thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


31 Jul 2019
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
Winnipeg  Manitoba