Position:  Program Manager – Manito Ikwe Kagiikwe (Mothering Project)
Job Posting No:  #2020-10
Date:  March 4, 2020
Closing Date: March 30, 2020
Status:  Full Time, Permanent
Department: Early Learning & Parenting Programs
Reports to: Director, Early Learning & Parenting Programs
Hours of Work: 8:45 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday*

*Note: Hours of work for this position may vary based on operational requirements

Due to the nature of this position, preference for this position will be given to qualified Indigenous and Metis peoples. Candidates are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.


Position Summary

Manito Ikwe Kagiikwe (Mothering Project) supports women and children affected by systemic marginalization and substance use who have complex health and social needs.


Under the leadership and direction of the department Director, the Program Manager has primary day-to-day management of Manito Ikwe Kagiikwe (Mothering Project), including human resources, program management and development, financial accountability and quality and innovation. The Program Manager works with Mount Carmel Clinic (MCC) management to align programs and services with client needs, integrate services within and outside MCC and encourage teamwork and collaboration across all MCC departments.




Degree at the Bachelor level in a related discipline, or an acceptable combination of education and experience


Management Experience

Minimum of two (2) years of management experience, including human resources management


Program/Community Knowledge

Minimum of five (5) years of experience working effectively in a related service/program and similar population;

Demonstrated knowledge of basic financial management and program management, evaluation and development;

Understanding of the assets, challenges, needs and interests of MCC’s clients and community


Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, change management, problem-solving, crisis management and conflict resolution


Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to manage programs, projects and initiatives to effectively and efficiently achieve their goals and produce expected results/outcomes


Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values


Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families


Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration

Proven ability to work and provide effective leadership within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness


MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work



Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations, and proficiency in the use of computer systems, including electronic medical records



  • Project management skills and experience
  • Experience preparing budgets, monitoring expenditures and preparing financial reports in accordance with the requirements of specific funders
  • Experience in grant writing and preparation of funding applications
  • Experience in a community agency


All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.


Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.


Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2020-10 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733