Position Title: Project Coordinator
Full time (37.5 hours)
The Ode Zhigo Ode Project will develop and deliver an innovative Indigenous designed, dating violence prevention curriculum and prevention program for Indigenous youth.
The Project Coordinator is responsible to oversee the implementation and delivery of the Ode Zhogo Ode project; engage and coordinate with the project design and implementation team, youth council, Elders and community partners; supervise project staff and ensure all reporting and evaluation requirements are met.
- Develop and maintain a project work plan outlining daily, weekly and monthly outcomes.
- Establish and facilitate a design team comprised of project partners, Elders and field experts responsible for the designing of the project and curriculum.
- Establish and facilitate regular meetings of a youth council comprised of Indigenous youth to ensure youth are actively engaged in the designing of the project and curriculum
- Establish and maintain strategic partnerships with local schools and organizations identifying project sites.
- Oversee Project Facilitators
- Oversee the implementation and evaluation and revision of the curriculum in partner sites.
- Maintain program statistics, complete written reports, and complete evaluation processes as required.
- Attend staff meetings and participate in staff development as directed.
- Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. Personnel Policy
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Diploma/ undergrad degree in the social sciences/social work/child and youth care.
- Demonstrated experience with project coordination.
- Experience in a supervisory role.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience working with urban Indigenous youth 13-24 years of age who may be disconnected from their families, communities and culture and engaging in high risk activities from a youth centered, strength based approach.
- Demonstrated experience in working with urban Indigenous youth from a trauma informed perspective with emphasis on youth who have experience domestic /relationship violence.
- Capacity to engage with and build positive relationships with youth based on trust, respect and confidentiality
- Demonstration of advanced interpersonal skills
- Ability to foster a safe and supportive atmosphere within the centre, acting as a role model for healthy attitudes and positive relationships.
- Strong knowledge concerning the impact of colonization and cultural assimilation of Indigenous people
- Respect for and knowledge of traditional Indigenous healing, culture, traditions, teaching and ceremonies with capacity of integrating same into daily wellness activities
- Proven ability to work with a high degree of compassion, understanding and sensitivity
- Strong ability to work under minimal supervision and act with a high degree of independent judgement, taking action on a variety of matters as required.
- Demonstrated ability to participate in and contribute to a strong team environment with an inclusive and collaborative approach.
- Proven ability to work in a stressful and changing work environment
- Capacity to manage sensitive and confidential situations with professionalism, confidentiality and respect.
- Strong working knowledge of child welfare and protection issues, including relevant legislation and reporting requirements.
- Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.
- Demonstrated commitment to continual learning and improvement through the incorporation of reflective work-based learning approaches.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbally.
- Strong knowledge community resources and referral processes
- Strong documentation skills
- Proficient computer skills with capacity to utilize Microsoft Office, Internet, E-mail, power point, etc.
- Valid Manitoba Driver’s License required
- Current CPR/First Aid Training; NVCI Certification required
- Current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry and Prior Contact Checks required.
Interested applicants are required to send a current resume with a cover letter clearly outlining your qualifications to:
Cory Gregorashuk via email
Deadline for applications is 4:00pm Friday, September 20, 2019
*Only those selected to an interview will be contacted
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
- Child and Youth Care: 3 years (Required)
- Class 5 Drivers License (Required)