Advisor, Indigenous Programs – Western Canada & Ontario
Breakfast Club of Canada ensures that children receive two elements required for growth and learning: a nutritious breakfast and an environment that fosters self-esteem.
Breakfast Club of Canada is looking for someone amazing to take on the role of Advisor, Indigenous Programs – Western Canada & Ontario.
Reporting directly to the Western Supervisor, the person hired for this position will be in responsible for:
developing and articulating an internal Indigenous Affairs strategy to build internal capacity as well as external relations;
supporting Indigenous and non-Indigenous schools and regional partners,
building capacity in schools and communities by supporting (either in person, through advisory support, or both) training sessions,
developing and implementing projects to improve food security and access for communities,
collaborating with corporate, government, and non-profit partners, and
building proximity across the assigned territory.
This person will develop and execute initiatives to improve the quality of service provided by the Club to Indigenous partners, as well as develop new and meaningful relationships with key stakeholders across Western Canada and Ontario.
More specifically, the person hired for this position will:
Collaborate with partner communities to arrange and deliver in-person training sessions to improve local capacity in nutrition and program management
Develop, track, and report on OKRs and KPIs regarding service levels and local impact; report on and analyse data concerning local and regional support;
Support and visit on a regular basis schools and regional partners in their breakfast program needs and training activities;
Support colleagues to enhance relationships within school communities and facilitate collaboration;
Perform other duties as required to ensure the smooth functioning of the team.
What we’re looking for:
1. Experience with Indigenous Communities
Experience working with Indigenous communities in Canada;
Indigenous candidates are strongly encouraged to apply;
High level of cultural competency and strong cultural mediation skills;
Experience working in the public school system is an asset;
Able to develop and maintain strong relationships with various groups of people
2. Creativity and Media Skills
Facilitation and presentation skills;
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position, involving workshop facilitation/training, community service, inter-cultural relations, working in a school environment, and/or program management;
Photography/video and writing skills would be an asset
3. Additional Qualities Desired
Research and development skills as well as interest and/or experience in food system logistics;
Undergraduate University degree in Anthropology, Social Sciences, Community Development, Education, Native Studies, or equivalent experience;
Proficient in English, written and spoken;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office;
Must satisfy a background security check
Competitive salary and benefits according to the Club’s policy;
Work location: Vancouver, Calgary, or Winnipeg;
Occasional travel required;
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and relevant experience to email@example.com.