Cultural Resource Coordinator ID: 67325

Deadline Date: 2021/09/29

Location:  Thunder Bay

The Cultural Resource Coordinator will promote cultural awareness, safety and competency within Friendship Centre communities at large while promoting healing and reconciliation. The Cultural Resource Coordinator will provide traditional teachings and ceremonies and also coordinate access to Elders and Traditional people to meet the needs of the Friendship Centre community, with children, youth and families as the primary audience. 

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 401 Cumberland Street North
Start Date:
 35 hours per week
 $50,000 per annum
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Varied
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion, Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport

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  1. Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with particular emphasis on family violence, child welfare, the impacts of trauma, Indigenous youth engagement and community outreach; knowledge of an Indigenous language(s) will be considered an asset.
  2. Knowledge and experience working with urban Indigenous children, youth and families in a healing and reconciliation capacity.
  3. Post-secondary education in Indigenous studies and/or combination of an equivalent and relevant education; minimum of five years of demonstrated and related work experience within an Indigenous organization or community.
  4. Experience planning and leading educational, one-on-one and/ or support groups. Ability to plan, coordinate and deliver educational and cultural workshops.
  5. Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team-oriented setting.
  6. Excellent case and file management skills, stress management and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines.
  7. Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills; excellent interviewing and counselling skills.
  8. Group facilitation, team building and decision making skills; ability to problem solve and take initiative.
  9. Effective crisis intervention skills.
  10. Proficiency in Microsoft Word including database applications.
  11. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends.
  12. A clear criminal reference check and Vulnerable Sector Clearance will be a condition of employment.
  13. Must have a valid Ontario Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

The Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre is an equal opportunity employer.
Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.

Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to the attention of the Hiring Committee 

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Hiring Committee
Position Title:
Company Name:
 Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre
 401 Cumberland Street North
 Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
 P7A 4P7
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