Advocate Case Worker

Organization Details
Organization Name: Fearless R2W
Address: P.O. Box 44095 Redwood Centre Postal Outlet
Winnipeg MB  R2W 5M3
Organizational Description: Fearless R2W is a non profit that serves parents working to reunify with their children and youth aging out of care. We provide opportunities for learning about child welfare in Manitoba, build community and provide advocacy when possible.

We are a Circle of Support because we value each other as one family and encourage everyone to find and share their gifts with us. We believe that it is all of our responsibility to take care of all of the children all of the time.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Fearless R2W is seeking volunteers willing to work with and support our families as a case manager. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
1. Leverage training to help families navigate systems such as EIA and CFS.
2. Aid families in completion of consent forms and paperwork
3. Supervise CFS family visits for families (allows more opportunities for the family).
4. Participate in Wednesday night meetings in support of our families.
5. Work alongside the Fearless R2W members, board and educational institutions on research projects.
Skills Required: - Having an interest in supporting parents navigating the child welfare system.
- Believe in our values and want to see families together.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Interest in developing experience in case work and social supports.
- Must have a working knowledge of Indigenous issues; or, actively learning about them.
- We strongly encourage Indigenous persons to apply.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Those thinking about a career in:
- Social services
- Emergency services or law enforcement
- Outreach work
- Law/Justice System
- Management
- Police Advocacy
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
2-5 hours week; hours not fixed; be as responsive as possible
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: May 1, 2023
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