Youth Life Promotion Program Coordinator

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre is hiring a Youth Life Promotion Program Coordinator! For more information about this LEAP posting please see the details below!

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1V7
Application Deadline: March 8, 2024
Email: criminalcourtwork@nechee.org
Hours of Work: Full-time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $46,500 to $48,000

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • To support youth ages 13-24 by providing participant-based and one-to-one services
  • Work with Elders, Traditional Knowledge Keepers and youth to co-develop and implement Youth Culture Camps
  • Facilitate traditional knowledge transfer, specifically on traditional teachings, language reclamation and food education
  • Facilitate sharing circles that include formative teaching and discussion opportunities
  • Provide transmission of cultural knowledge through story-telling, traditional teachings and peer-based activities
  • Support the creation and development of programming for Two-Spirited and Indigenous LGBTQ+ youth
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Possess a post-secondary education in Indigenous studies, social work, child and youth work or combination of the equivalent and relevant education
  • Demonstrated and related work experience with children and youth
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous cultures, histories and the impacts of colonization • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous youth engagement and community outreach tools
  • Knowledge of traditional teachings, particularly in the areas of water and land-based activities, traditional medicines, language reclamation and food education
  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with child welfare agencies in Ontario
  • Strong understanding of the Child and Family Services Act and Ontario Children’s aid Societies with particular emphasis of impact on Indigenous families
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal; proficient in offering presentations
  • Positive attitude & demonstrated capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends & evenings
  • First Aid/CPR training definite asset; Working knowledge of computers
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre – 326 Second Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 1G5 Fax: (807) 468-5340 E-Mail: criminalcourtwork@nechee.org

 

We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

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