Indigenous Healthy Living Kids Program Coordinator ID: 66568

Deadline Date: 2021/07/23

Location:  Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Urban Indigenous Healthy Living Kids Program provides culture-based activities to enhance the well-being and traditional knowledge of urban Indigenous children and their families.

Posting Date:
2021/01/19
City:
 Niagara-on-the-Lake
Province:
 ON
Address:
 382 Airport Road
Start Date:
 2021/05/19
Type:
 Full-Time
Hours:
 9-5 / varied
Wage:
 43000
Number of positions:
 1
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Varied
Occupation:
 Health, Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion, Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport
Duties:
The Indigenous Healthy Living (Kids) Coordinator will be responsible to design, develop, coordinate, facilitate and evaluate healthy lifestyle programs based on the needs and interests specifically for Indigenous children and youth. The coordinator will implement culture-based activities to enhance the well-being and traditional knowledge of urban Indigenous children and their families.

***Lived experience and/or knowledge of Indigenous community and history is crucial to supporting this position and the Friendship Centre movement.

Qualifications:

• Lived experience and/or a strong understanding of the experience of Indigenous peoples is a requirement
• Must have a Sports and Recreation diploma or relevant experience in the field.
• Experience in program planning, development, implementation and ability to facilitate physical fitness and recreation programs for children and youth.
• Knowledge of healthy lifestyle behaviours and nutrition and on-going program promotion with the community.
• Able to establish and maintain relationships with local community sports, fitness and recreation organizations.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Excellent computer skills and database reporting.
• Excellent research and reporting skills.
• Knowledge of Office 365.
• Experience working within a community based organization.
• Must have valid driver’s license, Insurance and reliable vehicle.
• Must have or able to obtain a clear CPIC for the Vulnerable Sector.

Misc.:
 
Closing Date/Apply by:
2021/07/23
How To Apply:
All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, proof of education/training and have three references available. Please send an email with the title of the position in the subject line to: careers@nrnc.ca 

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Carolyn Taylor
Position Title:
 Manager or Children's Wellness Team
Company Name:
 Niagara Regional Native Centre
Address:
 382 Airport Road
City:
 Niagara-on-the-Lake
Province:
 ON
Postal Code:
 L0S1J0
Phone:
 9056886484
E-mail:
 careers@nrnc.ca
Web Address:
 www.nrnc.ca