Community Culture Coordinator

Job Opportunity by Gabriel Dumont Non-Profit Homes

Job type: Full Time


JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB POSTING: 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.

    APPLICATION PROCESS: Please note:

    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.