Job Posting

Employer

Peguis Community Supports and Services

Position

Peer Leader

Number of Positions

1

Closing Date

N/A

Location

Selkirk, MB

Job Type(s)

Full Time

Hourly Wage

$17.39 to $19.74

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Grade 12 with additional human services related coursework and over one year of direct service experience as a peer supporter, or a comparable combination of skills and experience
  • Peer Support Certification or a willingness to pursue certification is an asset
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers’ License and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous populations, the impact of colonization on Canada’s Indigenous peoples, the historical and continuing impact of the residential school system, and traditional Indigenous healing and wellness beliefs, practices, and support agencies
  • An understanding of 2SLGBTQIA+ youth and community services
  • Knowledge of settlement services and the impacts of immigration on newcomer youth
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act, addictions and community services
  • Must have recent satisfactory Criminal Records check/vulnerable persons, and recent satisfactory Child Abuse registry checks
  • Working hours will include evenings and weekends
  • Personal lived experience with mental health and/or addictions challenges, recovery, and resiliency as well as a willingness, readiness, and ability to share own experiences
  • Experience collaborating with people living with disabilities is an asset
  • Ability to speak and/or write in additional language(s) an asset
  • Demonstrated capacity to build effective and “safe” rapport/relationships
  • Empathy, understanding and peer support skills
  • Superior engagement and communication skills
  • Problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Facilitation skills an asset
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal, demonstrating considerable judgement, courtesy, and tact.
  • Ability to handle difficult and sensitive situations confidentially using sound, independent judgement within general policy and legal guidelines.

Anticipated Start Date

N/A

Application Process

Additional Information

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