Community Cultural Coordinator at GDNP Homes

Job Opportunity by Gabriel Dumont Non-Profit Homes

Job type: Full Time

Gabriel Dumont Non-Profit


JOB DESCRIPTION

Community Culture Coordinator

CONTRACT DURATION: September 2019 – March 2020
SALARY:Part Time – Full Time ($ 30.00 per hr) Day, Evening, Weekend (as needed)
SUPERVISOR: Board of Directors GDNP, Property Manager (on-site)

JOB DESCRIPTION: • Collaborating with a team (Manager, Board, Community Partnership Coordinator) to plan and schedule on-site activities that offer positive experiences and skill enhancement opportunities for tenants • Plan and coordinate a “speaker series” including topics related to; Indigenous Health and Wellness, Truth and Reconciliation, Traditional Foods, Spiritual Engagement, Indigenous Arts and Culture and Traditional Games and Sports for Children and Youth • Assist with planning and coordinating a series of community consultation gatherings to prioritize community needs to generate a community council and manage ongoing initiatives • Publish and update a schedule of Community Partners and Program opportunities for Gabriel Dumont community members • Schedule and monitor on site program implementation of Indigenous experiences ensuring safe practices • Design and implementation of an ongoing multi-faceted communication plan including tenant surveys, community newsletters, maintain a GDNP digital communication site, written correspondence as appropriate • Create, maintain and post monthly activity schedules • Whenever required, report all illegal activities; family violence and child abuse/neglect to the appropriate authorities • Advise the Property Manager and Board of any acts of violence that may affect the community; through Security reports; or Tenant information

SKILLS: • Ability to read and write fluently in English. • Ability to use the arts to promote programming. • Commitment to work effectively as a part of a team. • Demonstrated willingness and ability to work in a multicultural, multiracial environment is an asset. • Working knowledge or fluency in one or more Native languages is an asset. • Knowledge of traditional and contemporary cultural traditions (e.g. drumming, dancing, beading, storytelling, traditional teachings, etc.). • Ability to identify and access relevant resources as required to supplement program (e.g. books, music, Aboriginal artists in community, etc.) • Excellent interpersonal skills.

EDUCATION: • Relevant experience or appropriate related experience with Indigenous Cultural Programming • Post-secondary diploma or degree from an accredited institution is an asset.

DEADLINE: 4:30 p.m. August 19th , 2019

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications should be submitted using only ONE of the following methods:

1. Hard copy to Gabriel Dumont NPH 4201 Kingston Rd. Suite 114A, Scarborough, Ontario M1E 5B3 Attention: Jody MacDonald (Property Manager)

2. Fax to (416) 286-5641 - Note, if you are faxing in your application, keep a copy of the fax transmittal confirmation as proof of your submission.

3. Email to jmacdonald@gabrieldumont.org

While we appreciate all submissions, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.