Join the Team!

Are you a student looking for a PAID summer experience to build your career AND make a difference?

Consider joining our team!

NOW HIRING 4 students this summer for the following positions:*

COMMUNITY EVENT COORDINATORS (2 positions, 8 weeks)

Highly organized, creative, and outgoing team players who are committed to connecting, equipping, and mobilizing churches across Canada to effectively journey with vulnerable children and their families. Position involves high-impact event planning for volunteers, children, parents, professionals, leaders and general public in preparation for local Belong Summit 2018. Prior experience and knowledge in event planning, social work, children’s ministry, sponsorship and administration an asset.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (1 position, 8 weeks)

Highly organized, inquisitive, and diligent individual who is committed to connecting, equipping, and mobilizing local church communities to effectively journey with vulnerable children and their families. Position involves assisting in community development research, proposal writing, and hosting meetings with key stakeholders in the development phase of a Family Restoration Centre. Prior experience and knowledge in community development, social work, media and project management an asset.

WEBSITE DEVELOPER (1 position, 8 weeks)

Self motivated, detail oriented, and collaborative team player who is committed to connecting, equipping, and mobilizing churches across Canada to effectively journey with vulnerable children and their families. Position involves assisting in research, design and creation of new website and event app. Prior experience and knowledge in website development (WordPress), app development, and project management an asset.

If interested, please submit resume (with cover letter) to wendi@foreverfamilies.ca by MAY 30, 2018.

*Applicant must be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment; was registered as a full-time student this past academic year; intends to return to school full-time next academic year; is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program; is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person with refugee protection; and is legally entitled to work. Applicant must be willing to work onsite at 1445 Callsbeck Avenue, Winnipeg. Please self-identify as a priority student if you are a student with disabilities, Indigenous student, student who is a member of a visible minority, or a student who is a new immigrant/refugee.

Forever Families of Canada is a national Christian charity, based in Winnipeg, that connects, equips & mobilizes church communities across Canada to effectively journey with vulnerable children and their families (family restoration, foster care, adoption, etc.)

We CONNECT: building restorative bridges with governments, social services, non-profits, Indigenous community leaders and churches of all denominations. Why? To ultimately connect churches to relationship-focused opportunities to be the Church in community.

We EQUIP: facilitating learning opportunities for church leaders, professionals, parents (birth, foster, adoptive), and community. Why? It takes a healthy village to raise a child.

We MOBILIZE: helping church communities discover their unique pieces in the bigger child welfare puzzle and facilitate practical opportunities to respond effectively. Why? We are created to care; faith in action.

To learn more why we have chosen to offer summer jobs this year, please read here. We value any constructive feedback you may have to offer.