Summer Student – Gardens Supervisor Job at Manitoba Metis Federation – Winnipeg, MB



June 6, 2022

Posting #22-07-002

The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) is the democratic Government of the Red River Métis – also known as the Manitoba Métis. The Red River Métis are Canada’s Negotiating Partners in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

The MMF seeks to fill one summer term Gardens Supervisor position within our Energy, Infrastructure & Resource Management Department located at 150 Henry Ave in Winnipeg, MB. Reporting to the Agriculture Coordinator, the Gardens Supervisor will be primarily responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of two vegetable gardens located within Winnipeg. The position will also be primarily responsible for supervising up to six summer student youth on a regular basis.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Lead the day-to-day operations of two vegetable gardens within Winnipeg;
  • Supervise up to six summer students, and be responsible for designating gardening tasks as required;
  • Coordinate work associated with the development of communications plans to promote the gardens;
  • Learn about traditional Métis gardening, seeds, seed saving, food processing, and share this knowledge with summer students, Métis youth, and all citizens;
  • Assist with other EIRM department programs and projects as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education;
  • Experience with working outdoors including gardening, horticulture, or related field; a combination of education and experience will be considered;
  • Experience supervising youth and being responsible for designating tasks for youth to follow;
  • Experience working with leadership and in community settings;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Experience working for a not-for-profit organization and Indigenous government is an asset;
  • Clear Child Abuse Registry Check;
  • Ability to accommodate for changing weather and plans on short notice;
  • Knowledge of Métis culture, MMF programs and services is a definite asset; and,
  • Ability to travel outside of Winnipeg, valid Manitoba Driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, referencing the job posting number by Sunday, June 19, 2022.

The MMF requires a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment. The MMF will accept existing criminal record checks if dated within 3 months of your start date. Obtaining this document is not a guarantee of employment.

Preference will be given to qualified Métis applicants and they are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter. The MMF encourages internal applicants to apply for career opportunities within our Government.

MMF Human Resources Department

300-150 Henry Ave

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0J7

Email or Fax to (204) 947-1816

All our job postings can be found at: www.mmf.mb.ca.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 2 months

Salary: $15.00-$17.00 per hour


Application deadline: 2022-06-19

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Company Location:  Winnipeg, MB

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