Casual Position


Date Posted:  January 17, 2024

Position:    Youth Care Worker- Casual(s)

Location: Strong Heart Healing Lodge, Winnipeg

Closing Date:  Ongoing

Wage Scale:   $15.55-$17.00 Casual (P/T and F/T start from $17-$22)

Neecheewam Inc. has casual positions available, which can lead to part-time, and full-time employment. Shifts will include Days, Evenings, O/N and On-call duties as required. The CSU is a secure, short-term four-bed crisis intervention program for females of all nations up to age 17. The CSU works in partnership with StreetReach, WPS to provide a safe place for females who are identified as at risk of sexual exploitation. This unit offers a safe, nurturing non-punitive environment for youth that are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or unable to cope. Examples of crises to which we handle and deal with are AWOL Tendencies, Drug/Alcohol Abuse, Sexual Exploitation.

Our vision: Children and Youth placed with Neecheewam will benefit from an Indigenous perspective and approach, with the goal of family reunification wherever possible. External factors impacting families in both the past and present have resulted in outcomes of colonial violence and trauma that require healing. Indigenous way of nurturing the young people we work with will help repair and restore relationships, foster health, and wellbeing, encourage and practice spiritualty and connectedness through ceremony and realize their potential in pursuit of self-determination and a renewed sense of self-esteem.

Key Qualifications Required:


  • Child & Youth Care Diploma preferred. Experience working with children, at-risk and sexually exploited youth. Education of youth with addiction and substance abuse.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the Indigenous Culture and Traditions. Strong knowledge of the issues affecting our children, families, and communities.
  • Have demonstrated leadership qualities and must be able to work independently and as a valued team member and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to conduct oneself in a professional capacity when dealing with all CFS Agencies or any other related external organizations.
  • Organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills are necessary and possess a high level of advocacy skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be confident in decision making.
  • Valid Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, and Prior Contact Check are required.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR required.
  • Valid Driver’s License an asset.

Please submit a cover letter with a resume describing your experience and qualifications via email via fax at (204) 774-4970.

We thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants; applicants are asked to self-declare their identity in their resume or cover letter.