“Position: Cultural Program Coordinator
Supervisor: Reports to the Executive Director
Summary: The creation of cultural programming to meet the needs and requests of the Aboriginal community of Toronto.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate and manage the delivery of educational programs that cover Aboriginal history, spirituality, stories, songs, dances, regalia, languages, cultural values and beliefs for the community.
- Submit monthly reports to Executive Director and to develop all reporting and statistical gathering of cultural events and gatherings.
- Coordinate staff and volunteers associated with the programs facilitated through the cultural department.
- Submit receipts for program expenditures to the finance department.
- Prepare and submit yearend report to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and the Executive Director.
- Source funding opportunities and prepare grants/proposals for the Cultural Department.
- Liaise with Elders and Traditional Teachers.
- Assist the Elders and Traditional Teachers with their personal and functional requirements while they are participating in a NCCT initiative.
- Maintain high personal and professional standards.
- Supervise weekly “Big Drum Social”.
- Promptly respond to any inquires about our Cultural programming.
- Thorough knowledge of the culture, language, history and traditions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples.
- Native language skills an asset.
- University/College graduate or work related experience with project facilitation, public relations and office management.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage several priorities simultaneously.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to prepare minutes, proposals, budgets and financial reports.
- Event planning and management.
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
- Good verbal and written communication skills for interactions with Elders, Traditional Teachers, students and staff.
- Minimum three years’ experience working in Aboriginal communities, two of which have been in an urban setting.
- Ontario Drivers Licence an asset.
- Excellent relationship building skills.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from various community members.
- Current CPIC Required (Police Check)
All resumes must be received by Tuesday May 21st, 2013 at 4:00pm.
Please email or forward resume and 3 references to: Larry Frost, Executive Director Larry.firstname.lastname@example.org * 16 Spadina Road * Toronto, Ontario* M5R2S7 * 416.964.9087
We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.”
-posted with permission from the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
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