The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
This competition is designated for Indigenous people. Only applicants who self-declare at the time of application will be eligible for further consideration.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
The Indigenous Spiritual Provider is a member of the team responsible for providing opportunities for both inmates and staff to gain knowledge and understanding of Indigenous traditions and teachings. The incumbent reports directly to the Superintendent and recieves day to day support from the Assistant Superintendent of Programs for coordination and delivery of services.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Satisfactory Internal Security Check
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector
Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
Experience providing a variety of Indigenous ceremonies and teachings within an Indigenous community
Experience performing a Sweat Lodge and a Pipe Ceremony
Experience in providing culturally appropriate counseling
Provide timely and effective services to a large caseload
Ability to effectively problem solve various sensitive situations and maintain confidentiality
Effective verbal communication skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Ability to communicate in an Indigenous language
Experience working with Indigenous people in conflict with the law
As a member of the Spiritual Caregivers' team, the Indigenous Spiritual Provider will conduct appropriate ceremonies and other spiritual activities, will be present and visible throughout the Correctional Center and provide individual, group and family counseling. The successful candidate will promote positive healthy change to help reduce the risk of recidivism and reoffending through the teaching of Indigenous culture, philosophy, practices and the holistic approach to life. This position provides resource contact information in the community for release planning.
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Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.