Salary: $ 33,060.82 Annually

Closing date: October 16, 2020.

Position Title: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Mentor

Under the supervision of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Coordinator, the FASD Mentoring Program is a paraprofessional intervention for prenatal women struggling with addiction and ongoing follow-up services to postnatal women involved in the FASD program. The Mentor will be responsible for providing a holistic, best practices approach to preventing and reducing FASD births, through one-on-one advocacy for women at risk of drinking during pregnancy.


  • Providing support such as healthy environments creating strong relationships to achieve health goals, and making connections in the community with women who typically come from families where substance abuse, neglect & abuse are prevalent, lead lives characterized by poverty and where domestic violence & loss.
  • Adhere to the core set of values of the mentorship program.
  • Provide emotional support during the first six months of mentoring then evaluate client progress every four months intervals.
  • Provide support and input in mentorship program planning.
  • Attending program training as required.
  • Conduct home visits with the client during the first six weeks of pregnancy and then provide follow-up with two visits per month, depending on the client’s needs.
  • Created an action plan with the client based on the client’s identified strengths, needs and factors that could make a positive difference in their life.
  • Provide support in facilitating newsletters and brochures.


  • Strong communication skills in writing and oral.
  • Teamwork is essential.
  • Compassion and empathy.
  • Life skills coaching.
  • Knowledgeable on FASD.
  • Basic counselling skills.
  • The ability of necessary office skills such as record keeping and computers.


  • A valid Manitoba’s driver’s license
  • Vaid Cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.
  • The ability to speak an aboriginal language would be an asset.
  • Criminal record check and Child Abuse Registry is a requirement of all FCWC positions.

Submit all Applications to:

Anna Nadine Spence
Interim Director of Human Resources

Family & Community Wellness Centre Inc.
Nelson House, MB R0B 1A0
Phone: 204-484-2341
Fax: 204-484-2351