Employer: NCN Recreation
Deadline: Thursday, September 24, 2020 @ 12:00pm
Start Date: ASAP
Ref #: NCN 2020-09-10-002
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Operations, the Youth-Elder Resource Coordinator is responsible for the effective and efficient development, delivery, and administration of the Youth and Elder Resource Program. The Youth and Elder Resource Program will provide cultural supports and initiatives that are rooted in a strengths-based approach. This approach focuses on developing resources that are known protective factors, such as understanding and integrating cultural identity, increasing youth and elder engagement, fostering youth and elder empowerment; and establishing and maintaining strong relationships.
The Youth-Elder Resource Coordinator shall have responsibility for the following:
- Promoting a strong cultural identity as a powerful protective factor for youth. Cultural engagement is an important protective factor against a range of negative outcomes.
- Promoting Personal Empowerment for Youth and Elders to have the necessary skills and opportunities to meet personal goals, needs, and aspirations.
- Promoting Social Empowerment for Youth and Elders to actively participate and take responsibility in positive changes to community, school, or larger social arenas
- Bringing together community resources to design and deliver empowerment programs that support Youth and Elders to become agents of social change.
- Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with particular emphasis on NCN history, community violence prevention, trauma-informed support, harm-reduction approaches, as well as Youth and Elder empowerment;
- Knowledge and experience working with children, youth and families in a leadership development as well as a healing and reconciliation capacity.
- Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team-oriented setting.
- Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills; excellent interviewing and counselling skills.
- Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Word including database applications
- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends.
- Must have a valid Driver’s License and the use of a vehicle.
- A clear criminal reference check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Vulnerable Sector Clearance will be a condition of employment.
- Training will be available.
If you are interested, please forward your cover letter, Criminal Records Check and resume to:
Kim Linklater, Executive Director of Human Resources
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
Phone: (204) 484-2604
Cell: (204) 307-2107