Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc.
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Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. has provided a wide range of services including shelter, recreation, education and support since 1993. The programs and services of Ndinawe have been developed according to traditional philosophy, providing urban Aboriginal youth culturally appropriate support and resources to break the cycle of violence, poverty, homelessness, isolation or dependency to which youth have fallen victim. To achieve our mission Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. provides for a wide variety of interconnected programming and supportive services for urban Aboriginal youth. Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc is now recruiting for the following position:
Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre Part time Activities Coordinator
The Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre provides youth 13-24 regardless of status, culture or gender a safe alternative to the streets where they are at greater risk for negative outcomes. The centre supports a wide variety of programs and resources to counteract the cultural and social dislocation many young people experience. Activities Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of programming within the Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre.
In consultation with program staff, the Activities Coordinator will coordinate daily, weekly and monthly program activities inclusive of the Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre Drop-in, North End Art Centre and Sport and Recreation Program. The coordinator will also be responsible to engage with community youth to ensure programming is meeting their interests and needs; develop and maintain strategic partnerships to support programming, and create and distribution to monthly program calendars.
A combination of appropriate education, employment experience with a minimum 1year experience
Experience in program development and facilitation
Proficiency in computer use including word processing, spreadsheets and database management required
Demonstrated experience in working with Indigenous youth 13-24 years of age
Strong understanding and appreciation for Indigenous culture.
Extensive knowledge of community resources and services available to youth.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Maintain a high level of independence and self-initiative.
Ability to work under stressful conditions with an ability to respond effectively and positively in diverse situations
Valid Drivers license; CPR/First Aid Training required
Current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry and Prior Contact Checks required.
Applicants are required to send a current resume with a cover letter clearly outlining your qualifications to: Tammy Christensen, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for applications is Friday, December 15, 2017