Be returning to school after completing the program
Be of First Nations descent and willing to work on reserve
Legally entitled to work in Canada
Not a recipient of Employment Insurance (once the position is accepted)
What are the youth required to do on work terms?
The responsibilities of the youth engaged include:
Implementing and maintaining the technical aspects of connectivity
Showing schools and communities the basics of ICT
Assist communities and Schools with their ICT needs
What are the schools required to do?
The participating school designates a volunteer supervisor, who throughout the term participates in the ongoing mentorship, direction and day-to-day supervision of a Manitoba First Nations SchoolNet Youth Intern. In addition to being accessible to the youth and Manitoba First Nations SchoolNet Program officials, supervisors should ensure the following:
Determine and follow a projected work schedule for the period of employment;
Act as a liaison between the MFNS Youth and the schools and community;
Assist the Regional Coordinator in verifying hours submitted by the youth interns;
Encourage youth interns to meet the programs objectives and activities;
Assist the Regional Coordinator in the mentorship and guidance of the youth interns throughout the term;
Participate in a Bi-Weekly teleconference with the Regional Coordinator;
Complete the supervisors report at the end of the period of employment.