Wasa-Nabin Indigenous C&Y Program Coordinator ID: 66567

Deadline Date: 2021/07/23

Location:  Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Wasa-Nabin Program is a prevention program that works with youth 13-18, providing supports, and developing individualized goals, to enhance their strengths and develop their areas of need. Programming supports social skills, education, individuals with disabilities, violence prevention, children in care or at risk of being in the care of the Children’s Aid Society, 2SLGBTQ+ youth, positive nutrition and physical activity. 

Posting Date:
 382 Airport Road
Start Date:
 9-5 / varied
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Varied
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion, Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport

Reporting to the Manager of Children's Wellness Programs, the Wasa-Nabin Program Coordinator is responsible for the Wasa-Nabin program, which is grounded in cultural traditions providing a sense of belonging for urban Indigenous children and youth ages 13 – 18. The program offers a variety of strategies such as one-to-one activities, group activities, leadership opportunities and family circles to encourage positive behaviours and well being.


• Education or experience in social work and/or experience working within Indigenous communities.
• Lived experience or knowledge of social, cultural and recreational needs and interests of Indigenous children and youth
• Ability to work professionally, collaboratively with Indigenous children, youth and their families as well as agency, community and agency personnel
• Knowledgeable about health, social and economical influences that impact Indigenous people in Niagara.
• Ability to file quarterly reports to funders, maintain files, and keep administrative aspects of program up to date.
• Experience managing a program budget, following financial controls, and reporting on financial goals of the program.
• Excellent skills in both written and oral communications
• Proficiency in MS Office 365 software an asset
• Must have valid driver’s license, Insurance and reliable vehicle.
• Must have or able to obtain a clear CPIC for the Vulnerable Sector.

Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, proof of education/training and have three references available. Please send 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
 382 Airport Road
Postal Code:
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