Training Facilitator – UMatter Project Teen/Youth Dating Violence Prevention
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.
Training Facilitator – UMatter Project
Ka Ni Kanichihk is seeking to hire two (2) contractors as Training Facilitators to deliver a 12 week Teen/Youth Dating Violence Prevention Education, and Skills Development Learning Curriculum to Indigenous youth. The deliverables for this Contract will include preparation for weekly facilitation sessions, developing a Best Practice delivery model and embedding cultural learning into the Dating Violence Prevention Education & Learning Curriculum. Facilitation will also encompass capacity building training for service providers in both urban and rural environments.
About the Role
The Training Facilitator will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to facilitate and embed a trauma informed and culturally safe environment to deliver the UMatter Stop Dating Violence Education & Learning Curriculum within Ka Ni Kanichihk programs. The Training Facilitator will develop a Best Practice delivery model of the dating violence prevention curriculum, and assist in the development of the cultural component of the learning curriculum and Best Practice delivery mode. You will provide capacity building facilitation on the UMatter dating violence prevention curriculum and delivery model to Ka Ni Kanichihk staff and service providers participating in the UMatter Project. This role will work in partnership with research and project partners to gather research data and information from project activities, and manage project documentation of facilitation activities.
What We Need
- Minimum three years directly related experience facilitating community learning and training with Indigenous youth and adults;
- In-depth knowledge of traditional Indigenous culture, spirituality and traditions;
- A strong understanding the importance of working with youth, women and families from a decolonizing and anti-oppression, trauma informed approach, with a gender based analysis;
- Experience and knowledge on impacts of violence including sexual violence against Indigenous girls and women;
- Demonstrated experience facilitating groups and understanding of group dynamics;
- Knowledge of presentation and instructional techniques;
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written;
- Ability to communicate with sensitivity, diplomacy and tact is essential;
- Ability to work independently, and as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support the educational, social and behavioral needs of Indigenous participants;
- Knowledge of Microsoft programs including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Internet;
- Fluency in an Indigenous language an asset.
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).
Applications for this position will be received up to the close of business on July 31, 2019. Please forward your cover letter and resume to:
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.