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13 May 2019

Full-Time Cultural Resource Coordinator – Hamilton #jobs #HamOnt

Hamilton Regional Indian Centre – Posted by Anywhere

Job Description

The Cultural Resource Coordinator is the point person to provide a consistent cultural framework. This position coordinates and supports all junctures of cultural provision and planning within the Friendship Centre. The Cultural Resource Coordinator provides traditional teachings and ceremonies in a safe and acceptable environment that combines aspects of both traditional and mainstream modalities, and coordinates access to Elders and Traditional people as deemed necessary in order to meet the needs of the Friendship Centre community. Urban Indigenous children, youth and families will be the priority and will have access to culture in a targeted and consistent fashion. The Cultural Resource Coordinator will also work to promote cultural awareness, safety and competency within Friendship Centres and Friendship Centre communities at large while promoting healing and reconciliation.
The Worker will be responsible to follow the policies and procedures as determined by the Board of Directors and under the direct daily supervision of the Executive Director or designate.


• Minimum 2-year College Diploma or a University Degree in Indigenous Studies, or equivalent education in a field relevant to the position, skills and abilities as determined by the employer;
• Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture, and both historical and contemporary Indigenous issues. Emphasis being on family violence, child welfare, the impacts of trauma, Indigenous youth engagement and community outreach;
• Knowledge and experience working with urban Indigenous children, youth and families in a healing and reconciliation capacity;
• Minimum of 7 years of demonstrated and related work experience within an Indigenous organization or community;
• A strong foundation of Indigenous teachings and ceremonies;
• Must have excellent written, verbal, time management and organizational skills;
• Must have the ability to work as a team player and be capable of coordinating activities with other Friendship Centre programs;
• First Aid/CPR certification required or be willing to be certified;
• A clear Criminal Reference Check (CPIC) with a Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) will be a condition of the employment offer.

How to Apply

HRIC is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. HRIC strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment. Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Indigenous people, HRIC shall give preference to Indigenous people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience. Closing Date: Friday May 24th, 2019 at 5pm Please submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references to or in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL to: Human Resources Hamilton Regional Indian Centre 34 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 3Y7 FAX: 905-545-4077

Job Categories: Administration. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Salary.

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