Indigenous Spiritual Provider

Indigenous Spiritual Provider



Manitoba Justice

Women’s Correctional Centre, Community Safety Division

Headingley MB

Advertisement Number: 36564

Salary(s):   CHN $2,277.23 – $2,867.38 bi-weekly

Closing Date:   November 25, 2020

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.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check – Vulnerable Sector
  • Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Internal Security Check


  • Experience providing a variety of Indigenous ceremonies and teaching 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 communications 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 Providers’ 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 work cooperatively with staff and will be required to integrate Indigenous spirituality and culture into the every day activities of the Correctional Center. This position provides resource contact information in the community for release planning.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36564

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

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.

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