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Fisher River Cree Nation

Community and Family Mediator Coordinator – Employment Opportunity

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COMMUNITY AND FAMILY MEDIATOR (One-year term position with a potential extension to March 31, 2024)

Fisher River Cree Nation is presently seeking a Community and Family Mediator Coordinator to work under the direction of the Ochekwiwanasowewin Restorative Justice program.  The Coordinator will mediate/dispute resolution services for FRCN clients in the community through community and self-referrals for civil and family mediation; to support intervention/prevention efforts for youth and families, family partners, elders, and general community members.


  • Provide Complete Client Assessments, initial and ongoing client assessments/interviews, project services information, and intake forms. (Include info on partner referrals, daily/weekly contacts, etc.)
  • Provide Client Sessions, schedule daily and weekly sessions surrounding mediation issues pertaining to, mental health, domestic issues/violence, bullying, communication, relationships, LGBTQ+ dilemmas, destructive behavior patterns, problem solving, etc.
  • Provide Family Conference Sessions, sessions held with families (Between youth and parents/siblings, partners, LGBTQ+clients and parents/family, elders and family). Includes healing circles.
  • Provide quarterly Workshops;
  • Connect with project partners monthly to review client plan and client progress/needs/followup, new referrals, and to collaborate events/activities and to provide monthly updates and any new information;
  • Complete client data reports; monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
  • Client Follow-up: Co-construct individual and family follow-up plans with clients to monitor and ensure client’s on-going progress.
  • Other duties assigned.


  • Education in Native Studies, Conflict Resolution Studies or Social Worker or relevant combination or experience in Justice Field.
  • Must be willing to take training
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal restorative justice and related issues
  • Must possess strong analytical, decision – making and planning skills
  • Excellent computer, written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and internet programs and office equipment
  • Superior organizational, financial and time management skills
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and traditions
  • Must possess a valid Manitoba Driver’s License with access to reliable vehicle
  • Must adhere to FRCN Policies & Procedures, including the Illegal Drug By-law, Vaccination Policy etc;
  • Must provide with Resume, Criminal Record Check, Child and Adult Abuse Registry Checks.

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE:   Open until filled

Please submit Resume along with a cover letter and two (2) written reference letters from recent employers to:
Colleen Amos
Human Resource Coordinator or Fax: (204) 645-2745

Successful Candidate will be subject to a pre-screening drug test (as per the FRCN Drug By-law 2004-01, Sec. 8.01).  We thank all those who applied; however, applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you to all others who apply.


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