Dorothy Day Learning Centre Program Coordinator

  • CompanyN'Amerind (London) Friendship Centre
  • Job TypeTraditional Cultural Education
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline04/07/2023

Job Description

POSITION: Dorothy Day Learning Centre Program Coordinator
TERM: 35 Hours / Week
Starting Rate: $ 21.00 / Hour
Posting Date: Janaury 9, 2023

DESCRIPTION:
The Dorothy Day Learning Centre provides cultural educational and training supports to the community through cultural awareness of ceremonies and teaching to program clients, various groups such as schools, organizations and other special interest groups/students. Other activities include participation and support for Centre programs. Monitors and provides updates to facebook and the N’Amerind webpage with respect to activities and events as N’Amerind staff share information. Assists in the preparation of N’Amerind new letter and the processing compilation of N’Amerind membership. Provides positive community engagement through networking and promotion.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Culture and Ceremonies
  • Current knowledge of Indigenous Knowledge Keepers, cultural supports, service providers and access to resources
  • A thorough understanding ways of Indigenous knowing and being is essential Extensive experience working with Indigenous individuals
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing and being
  • Post-secondary education or experience in Indigenous studies or related social services
  • Knowledge and understanding of the social and systemic challenges and barriers impacting Indigenous peoples
  • Knowledge and understanding of policies, legislation, and programs impacting Indigenous Peoples
  • Knowledge of non-Indigenous community-level supports, services and resources
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong group facilitation and motivational presentation skills
  • Ability to receive training support, supervision and direction
  • Computer proficiency including Publisher, word processing and data base programs
  • Daily Access to reliable transportation

RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Work both independently, and in collaboration with others, including Centre program coordinators, students and volunteers to deliver cultural educational and training
  • Provide cultural and teachings support to individuals and groups including relationship building, where appropriate life skills instruction, education, cultural related information and referrals
  • Liaise, provide advocacy; collaborate with institutions and community organizations to coordinate key supports and services
  • Assist program participants in navigating and accessing supports and services
  • Develop, coordinate and/or facilitate group programming and events that also can include promotion of N’Amerind
  • Maintain organizational and service-user records
  • Assist in the recruitment and involvement of service-users, volunteers and others to the program
  • Preparation of program reports for funders
  • Utilize program budget appropriately to coordinate supplies and materials, services and honoraria as required for program delivery
  • Occasional tasks as required may include community outreach
  • Undertake any other such reasonable duties as may be assigned from time to time by supervisor

INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE TO SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE, INCLUDING:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Two work related references and One-character reference
  • Copy of relevant certificate, diploma, degree

Mail or Hand Deliver: Hiring Committee
Re: Dorothy Day Learning Centre Program Coordinator
N’Amerind Friendship Centre
260 Colborne Street
London, ON
N6B 2S6
Email: reception@namerind.on.ca
Re: Dorothy Day Learning Centre Program Coordinator
Fax: (519) 672 0717
Attention: Hiring Committee

Re: Dorothy Day Learning Centre Program Coordinator

Note:
 All applications will be screened based on the receipt of a COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE.
 Only those contacted will be granted an interview.
 A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16 (1) of the Human Rights Act is preferred.
 All applicants understand and agree that by submitting a job application; at their cost, the
Successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check (Level 3) as a condition of employment.