POSITION: Youth Worker/ Recreation

POSITION: Youth Worker/ Recreation

POSITION: Youth Worker/ Recreation Department: Jordan’s Principle
Term: Full-Time SALARY: Based on Experience
Reports to: Jordans Principle Case Manager Close Date: Open Until Filled
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POSITION SUMMARY:
The Swan Lake First Nation Health Services is seeking a Youth Worker/Recreation worker for the
Jordan’s Principle Program. The Youth worker must be reliable and flexible. The hours of work will
be from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM depending on the activity and event, this position will work primarily
after hours and weekends when necessary. The youth worker/recreation worker will plan activities
for various age groups within the community.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The Youth Worker/Recreation Worker(s) will assess the community needs and will work with
Indian Springs School, Jordan’s Principle staff, Building Healthy Communities, Brighter
Futures and other community programs.
• The Youth Worker/Recreation Worker will develop a working group to plan activities for youth
in the community (ages 0-18).
• The Youth Worker/Recreation Worker will develop a budget and workplan (list activities 3
months /6 months) Coordinate and Organize events.
• Funding for the activities will come from the Jordan’s Principle Program along with other
community programs who will also join in coordinating events.
• The Youth Worker/Recreation Worker will ensure that a variety of physical activities will be
planned to include a cultural aspect. The workers will coordinate with ISS the use of the
facilities (gym, outdoor space), cultural centre, horse arena, pow wow grounds, camping
area, healing camp and other locations as necessary.
• The Youth Worker/Recreation Worker will need to be energetic, have great communication
skills, enjoy working outside and with all age groups as they will need to access all resources
of the community (health staff, band staff, elders, skilled hunters/fishermen, etc.)
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum of 1 year of working experience with children and or in Health Care, Childcare or
Teacher`s Aide
• Ability to work under minimal supervision.
• Ability to work within a team environment.
• Must understand Confidentiality and Personal Health and Information Act (PHIA)
• Willing to take further training when available

Strong leadership, critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills
• A highly motivated individual who is innovative and has a proven ability to work with a very
high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Excellent time management and facilitation skills
• Effective verbal and listening communication skills.
• English with Ojibway will be considered an asset.
• Criminal & Child Abuse Registry checks required.
• CPR and First Aid Certification (or willing to acquire)
• Valid Manitoba’s Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle
• Food Handler’s Certificate

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Access to reliable transportation to and from work as travel will be required.
• Valid Class 5 Drivers License.
• Clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Persons check and Child Abuse Registry check.
• Applicants must be bondable.
• Must be willing to submit to random drug testing.
Employment is subject to a Clear Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector and Child Abuse Registry Check.
Deadline for submission: Open Until Filled
Please submit resume, cover letter and references with position applying for in subject box to:
Paula Cameron – Human Resources Manager – Swan Lake First Nation
Email: careers@slfn293.ca
Tel: (204) 836-2101 Fax: (204) 836-2255

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