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Cultural and Land Based Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Kenora, ON
  • 2024-05-24

Website Kenora Chiefs Advisory

Cultural and Land Based Coordinator
Are you looking for a career opportunity with a healthcare organization that not only positively impacts lives but also prioritizes client well-being and values its employees as essential contributors? Join us and be part of a team dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

Examples of Support

Ø Unique health services organization

Ø Supportive management team and collaborative work environment

Ø Family Culture

Ø Innovative environment

Ø Enriched job fulfilment and

Ø We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth

Ø HOOPP pension plan with company contributions
Position Description

The Cultural Land-Based Coordinator plays a crucial role in bridging cultural heritage and implementing the traditional and land-based teachings into child development services. The Coordinator will facilitate the integration of traditional knowledge, cultural practices, and strategies to promote and preserve cultural heritage, and foster community engagement and utilizing the land when working with children, families and communities

Position Title:                  Cultural and Land Based Coordinator

Department:                   Development Services of Children and Youth

Salary:                                $ 55,000- 65,000 Per Annum

Term:                                 Full time – 1 FTE

Location:                           Kenora -Fire-Fly Location

Reports to:                      NBDS-Assessment Manager

 

Summary of Duties

Ø  Develop and implement programs that promote the preservation and transmission of cultural knowledge related to the land

Ø  Organize workshops, events, and educational materials to educate children and their families, and staff about traditional land-based practices and their cultural significance

Ø  To provide traditional-based activities and services to individuals and groups; priority to service and support children, youth with developmental needs; acquire, maintain, and care for education tools/resources (e.g. language resources, history books, art, and traditional and sacred items)

Ø  coordinate the delivery of traditional education; promote language restoration and facilitate transmission of cultural knowledge

Ø  Connect with Elders and/or traditional knowledge resource people to conduct ceremonies; support the planning of traditional ceremony, including dancing, singing, drumming, community and/or seasonal celebrations/ feasts

Ø  Sharing the traditional teachings of land, water and animals

Ø  Coordinate land-based activities for children, youth and families based on their needs

 

Qualifications

Ø  Post-secondary education in Indigenous studies and/or combination of equivalent and relevant education and experience

Ø  Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated and related work experience within an Indigenous organization or community

Ø  Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history

Ø  Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

Ø  An Indigenous language is an asset; Proficiency in MS office applications and Database applications, statistical and narrative reporting

Ø  Good organizational. administrative and report writing skills

Ø  Ability to work within the established policies and procedures of the organization

Ø  Must have a valid driver’s license, a reliable vehicle and be willing to travel when required

Ø  Must possess current First Aid and CPR certificate or be willing to be certified

Position Requirements

Ø  Valid driver’s license and vehicle

Ø  Must be willing to travel when required

Ø  Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Search

 

We’re looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for our clients and within KCA.  Discover What’s Possible!

Please forward resume cover letter and 3 references by Friday May 24, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. to:

 

Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-2656

Email:  resume@kenorachiefs.org

 

*We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

 

** Traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass,

sage and cedar within the work setting

***In accordance with company policy, it is mandatory for all employees to either provide proof of their Covid vaccination or undergo Covid testing twice a week

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to resume@kenorachiefs.org.

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