Coordinator, Indigenous Programs

JOB SUMMARY
Status: Full time/Seasonal
Location: Teleworker
Experience: 3 years

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Breakfast Club of Canada is looking to hire a driven, resourceful and self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills to work with Indigenous schools and their communities in setting up high-quality breakfast programs. The Coordinator will also help enlist support for the Club and its mission at the local level by activating community assets.

Reporting to the Programs Advisor, the Coordinator, Indigenous Programs, will work closely with Indigenous schools and community partners to achieve high quality standards in running their breakfast programs, specifically as it pertains to program management, healthy, culturally appropriate meal preparation, nutritional education and positive socialization.

More specifically, the selected candidate will:

  • Coordinate the various steps involved in starting and running breakfast programs;
  • Provide on-site and remote training for setting up breakfast programs;
  • Offer ongoing support in line with the challenges met by each program;
  • Conduct on-site and remote reviews of the programs’ performance and ensure quality standards are upheld;
  • Help adapt practices to the realities and needs of Indigenous communities;
  • Encourage schools to engage youth;
  • Get the community involved in a variety of ways;
  • Monitor relevant community activity;
  • Assist the programs team with local consultations and collaborative projects as needed;
  • Support the programs team in producing data concerning Indigenous programs;
  • Carry out various administrative tasks.

 
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Indigenous studies, anthropology, education, sociology, social work or community management/development: an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience will be considered;
  • Three or more years of relevant experience;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken French and English, a must;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, plus database experience;
  • Must pass a background and police check;
  • Must own a vehicle and possess a valid driver’s licence.

 
PROFILE:

  • Experience in cultural mediation and working with Indigenous communities in Canada;
  • Familiarity with Indigenous cultural diversity in Quebec;
  • Subscribes to the Club’s values (children first, passion, empowerment, leadership and transparency);
  • Is familiar with issues related to food security, healthy eating and/or social development;
  • Keen planning and organizational skills;
  • Aptitude for problem-solving;
  • Flexibility;
  • Ability to train others;
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and with a wide variety of stakeholders;
  • Ease with interpersonal relationships;
  • Self-sufficiency, versatility and initiative;
  • Sound sense of judgment;
  • Courteous, tactful and sensitive.

 
WORK CONDITIONS:

  • Permanent, seasonal position (possibility of full time);
  • The selected candidate must have the ability and the required facilities to work remotely;
  • 40 hours/week, Monday to Friday;
  • Start date: as soon as possible.

 
 *Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration.
**Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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