Grand Council Treaty #3 are looking for a Climate Education Program Coordinator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!
Reporting to the Territorial Planning Unit Director, the Climate Education Program Coordinator will deliver the “Teaching Our Keepers” program to Treaty 3 First Nations Schools. The program is designed to deliver a climate action curriculum that integrates climate action with the Anishinaabe world views. The program intends to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through educating students within the Treaty 3 area about various climate change initiatives.
- Deliver the climate action program to our First Nations schools.
Community workshops will also be hosted for youth in communities that do not have schools.
- Communicate with schools and band councils to coordinate appropriate time, place, and youth groups to deliver the program.
- Assist schools in developing climate action projects (composting, recycling, waste reduction, community gardens, etc.), which includes assisting in the maintenance of the programs that already exist at each school.
- Evaluate the behavioral change in students and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions that have occurred as a result of the program.
- Maintain relationships with Treaty #3 schools, teachers, staff, communities, and other organizations to stimulate information sharing on climate change and related issues.
- Perform other duties as necessary as assigned by immediate supervisor.
- Experience working in First Nations schools, and in First Nations communities.
- Demonstrated knowledge of First Nations traditional customs and protocols.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, and Treaty #3 First Nations.
- Understanding of Anishinaabe customs, as well as the appropriate federal or provincial regulatory regimes and the policy-making process.
- Ability to speak and understand Anishinaabemowin is an asset.
- Ability to work independently and manage workloads, set priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure, and adjust to constant change.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills that take into consideration the complexity of information and intended audience.
- Must possess or obtain a valid Ontario driver’s license (Equivalent to Class G) and have access to a vehicle.
- Must be able to travel and stay overnight. Must also be able to work evenings when required.
All interested individuals please apply to the following:
Oluyinka Leigh, HR Manager PO Box 1720
Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7 Fax: 807-548-6356
Please include three employment references, and able to provide a current Vulnerable Persons Check. We thank everyone for their interest, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.