Job Category: Coordinator
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Charlottetown

Job Title: Re-establishing Community Program Coordinator

Charlottetown

$20 per hour

Full-time ,Term

Travel Required: Travel Required

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Date Posted: January 17th, 2022

Expires: Competition will remain open until position is filled.

Applications Accepted By:

FAX OR EMAIL:
Attention Human Resources
Subject Line- (Job Title)
Fax Number-(902)368-7464           Email- humanresources@ncpei.com

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

This project will focus on re-establishing a sense of community and belonging for the survivors and families of the Sixties Scoop and other historic injustices committed against Indigenous peoples. The coordinator will work with participants to establish a network of support and mental health awareness/resources among Sixties Scoop Survivors and their families. By creating this network of support, participants will feel comfortable and welcome to attend events, and have a stronger Indigenous identity and sense of community belonging.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work with Elders and Knowledge Keepers to deliver weekly group meetings in each zone.
• Work with the Reclaiming Culture Coordinator to provide educational events specific to Sixties Scoop.
• Develop partnerships and provide information on mental health supports available in the community and make referrals as needed.
• Support participants in attending other NCPEI cultural events (such as language and
drumming classes, Pow Wow, etc.) to help them integrate into the cultural community.
• Provide dedicated healing opportunities for survivors and their families based on groups formed or zones.
• Provide hands-on cultural teachings and activities such as sweat lodge ceremonies, medicine walks, basket-making, etc.
• Provide basic Indigenous teachings and practices.
• Gather feedback from participants.
• Responsible for monthly, quarterly, and annual project reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

• Post-secondary education in a relevant field.
• 3-5 years’ experience working in a relative field.
• Experience working with those affected by intergenerational trauma and mental health issues
• Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous issues and traditional cultures.
• Demonstrated success working with Indigenous communities in a related capacity.
• Ability to document activities and prepare written reports.
• High level of organizational, administrative, and facilitative skills.
• Proficiency in the use of computers for: Word processing, databases, e-mail, power point, and internet.
• Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
• Vulnerable Sector Check required as a pre-employment condition.

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