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NWT Job Opportunities

Current opportunities within recreation, parks, and on the land programming in the Northwest Territories.

Recreation Leader

The Recreation Leader is responsible for delivering all recreation, sport, and
youth programs and activities to provide opportunities and encourage and
promote a healthy lifestyle for all community residents.

The Recreation Leader reports to the Senior Administrative Officer. They will
research and develop quality recreation, sport, and youth programs for
implementation in the community. They will complete needs assessments to
determine the required programs and create and implement the most appropriate
programs. The Recreation Leader will provide a wide range of sports, recreation,
and cultural programs. The Recreation Leader will also monitor the care and
maintenance of equipment and facilities in the community. They will promote
programs, volunteer, and leadership opportunities and provide training as
required

Required Qualifications:
Certificates in Recreation Programming, Youth Programming, and Facility Maintenance
with related recreation programming experience. Equivalencies will be considered.

This is a permanent position with a regular work week of 40 hours. The Hamlet has a
comprehensive benefits package.
Wages will be based on qualifications and experience.
Submit applications online to: finance@fortliard.com or at the Hamlet Office
during regular business hours.
Closing Date: until filled
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Permanent - Full Time

Employer

Hamlet of Fort Liard

Closing Date

FOXY Director of Programs

FOXY is a non-profit organization based in Yellowknife that has reached over 7500 youth across the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and the Yukon since 2012. FOXY’s mission is to enhance the knowledge, health, and well-being of Northern and Indigenous youth through the arts and we are rooted in the core values of trauma-informed practice, openness, safety, trust, connections, shared knowledge, culture, self-determination, intersectionality, and the North. Through our FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) and SMASH (Strength, Masculinities, and Sexual Health) programs, we offer arts-based, trauma- informed, culturally grounded, Northern-focused, comprehensive sexual and mental health education for youth of all genders in the NWT, Nunavut, and Yukon schools and community organizations (Sept-June) and through Peer Leader Retreats (currently held at Blachford Lake Lodge in the summer). FOXY is led by Dr. Candice Lys as Executive Director (ED) who holds a PhD in Public Health, and engages in community-based health research with youth in the North and evaluation of our programming.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the FOXY Director of Programs is a management position that is responsible for maintaining relationships with FOXY stakeholders, supervision and leadership of FOXY staff, administrative support and funding and the research team, and designing and delivering FOXY & SMASH programming. This position includes some facilitation of FOXY/SMASH programming and some travel.

Core Responsibilities:

Develop & Maintain Relationships with Stakeholders
· Actively develop and maintain positive relationships with participants, parents/guardians, community organizations, schools, staff, funders, media, and other key stakeholders
· Develop and support the execution of strategies for increasing awareness of FOXY & SMASH programming and the organization
· Connect youth with resources at the community, territorial, and national level, and assist with systems navigation, as needed
· Contribute to FOXY & SMASH’s social media content across platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
· Engage with the media regarding FOXY-related issues (where applicable)


Leadership & Management of FOXY staff
· Supervise and lead full-time Program Coordinators, and part-time casual Facilitators & Peer Facilitators (e.g., assign work, set priorities and deadlines, motivate staff performance, resolve conflict, etc.)
· Participate with ED in full cycle HR process with employees and contractors as necessary, including: recruitment, orientation, training, and performance management
· Review, approval, and submission (to ED) of staff time sheets on a bi-weekly basis
· Plan and execute innovative training for staff at all levels based on organizational needs
· Support Program Coordinators & FOXY/SMASH team to prepare groups for program delivery and travel and help to troubleshoot travel issues that can arise while FOXY/SMASH teams are traveling

Funding Management & Administration
· Assist in the preparation, monitoring, and reporting of program budgets
· Assist in grant reporting (primarily narrative reports)
· Support development of new or renewal applications for funding
· Understand and implement all FOXY organizational policies and procedures and follow all risk management guidelines

Research & Professional Development
· Correspond & collaborate with the research team to design and implement Northern culturally-relevant strategies for research data collection & knowledge mobilization
· Participate in research meetings, lead presentations/discussions about FOXY & SMASH as needed
· Engage in professional development (time permitting, when applicable)
· Opportunity for mentorship in research and/or possible graduate studies supervision and/or other support, if desired

Design & Delivery of FOXY Programming
· Lead and support the FOXY team to design FOXY/SMASH workshops (in-person or online), on-the-land programming, and training, as well as FOXY/SMASH program expansions (in-person or online)
· Occasional workshop facilitation of FOXY/SMASH programming for community workshops and Peer Leader Retreats (as needed)

Qualifications and Experience:

· Passionate about youth development, sexual and mental health education, and enthusiastic about the mission, core values, and goals of FOXY & SMASH
· Knowledge of Northern social and cultural contexts and experience working with Northern communities
· Successful completion of post-secondary education (Bachelor’s degree minimum or graduate degree preferred) in a relevant field (e.g., public health, health promotion, social work, education, etc.). Relevant combinations of experience and education will also be considered
· Experience in supervising staff, training, and performance management an asset
· Experience in project management (coordination, scheduling, budgets, strategy, accountability, etc.)
· Community-based research experience considered an asset
· Education and experience with trauma-informed practices is an asset
· Mental Health First Aid, ASIST, First Aid/Wilderness First Aid certifications are assets
· Organized, detail-oriented and efficient, with strong time management and prioritization skills
· Excellent written and verbal skills
· Experience building partnerships with schools, community organizations, funders is an asset
· Ability and desire to work both independently and as a member of a team in a fast- paced setting
· Self-starter who takes initiative and can work with minimal supervision
· Strong networking skills
· Willingness to learn and ability to follow direction and structure
· Strong collaborative leadership and conflict resolution skills
· Desire and ability to act as a positive role model and mentor to youth
· Ability to manage crisis and adverse situations with staff, youth, and families
· Experience with grant applications, management, reporting is an asset
· Proficiency and experience working in a computerized environment (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and Internet/social media applications)
· Valid Driver’s license
· Must provide a clear criminal record check (with vulnerable sector) if hired
· Must provide proof of up-to-date Covid-19 vaccinations if hired

Many excellent candidates may not meet every requirement listed above, therefore if you are excited about this position and think you would do a great job, you are encouraged to apply!

Remuneration:

Remuneration is based upon experience and the salary range is $87,000-102,000 per year dependent on the experience you bring (includes vacation travel allowance benefit), paid sick days, employee benefits package (employee benefits for health/dental, short & long term disability, critical illness, life insurance, EAP), RRSP group benefits (employer contributions only; employee contributions are voluntary), and a monthly cell phone stipend. The Director will be provided a laptop and printer for work use. The FOXY Director of Programs is a full-time management position to May 31, 2025 (with possibility of contract renewal depending on grant funding).

Work Environment and Conditions:

The Director is located in Yellowknife, and is not based out of a central office (can work from home or at a location of their choosing in Yellowknife). Work hours are flexible and at the discretion of the Director through ongoing discussion with the ED (37.5 hours a week; typically 7.5 hours/day Monday-Friday). Due to the nature of the role, the position should expect to work some weekends and evenings when required. Requires on-site attendance at Peer Leader Retreats (accommodation and meals are provided during Retreats). Must be able to work flexible hours, and available to receive phone calls and work occasionally on weekends and evenings. Must provide own transportation to the central FOXY office for meetings or operational tasks. Requires some travel, meetings, and teleconferences.

How to Apply:

With “Application for Director of Programs” in the subject line, please email your resume and cover letter outlining why you are excited to work for FOXY and how you are the best candidate for the position to Dr. Candice Lys, candice@arcticfoxy.com, by 5pm MDT on November 10, 2022. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information about FOXY and SMASH, please visit:
www.arcticfoxy.com and www.arcticsmash.ca
Instagram: foxysmash

Full-time Management Position

Yellowknife

Employer

FOXY

Closing Date

Hockey Coach - Seasonal

Job Description/How to Apply

The Hamlet of Tulita requires a reliable, innovative, and energetic individual for the position of Seasonal Hockey Coach. He/she will report directly to the Recreation Director and will plan, develop, administer, and co-ordinate a variety of hockey related programs for the community.

Responsibilities include acting as Head Coach for the Tulita Wolves Minor Hockey team, working with the Recreation Director to develop immediate hockey development plans and strategies, drafting practice plans, coordinating games and tournaments, identifying program needs and preparing the required reports for the Recreation Department and Hamlet Council. The term of this position will be from November 1st, 2022, through March 31st, 2023. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience coaching in a hockey related environment, experience working with youth and have experience in developing recreation programs in a Northern setting. Strong leadership and organizational skills are essential, and he/she must be committed to living a healthy lifestyle and being a positive role model for the young people of the community. It is essential that candidates have experience in human resources management and team-building.

The applicant must have, or be willing to obtain the following certifications: - Hockey Canada Community Coach 1 and Coach 2 or NCCP equivalents - Valid First Aid, CPR and AED certificates - A class 5 driver’s license - Fundamental Movement Skills certification - Respect in Sport Training - Aboriginal Sports Circle Coaching Module - Complete a satisfactory Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector check.

Renumeration for this position is between $25.00 - $35.00 per hour dependent on experience, with the successful applicant working 35 hours a week. Relocation flights to and from Tulita will be covered and accommodations are available. If you have further questions about this position or require additional information. Please email the Hamlet of Tulita Recreation Director at recreation@hamletoftulita.ca or call 867-588-3517. To apply please email resumes to recreation@hamletoftulita.ca or fax to 867-588-4908

Resumes must be submitted by October 1st, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time).

Thank you to everyone who applies but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tulita, NT, Canada

Employer

Hamlet of Tulita

Closing Date

October 1, 2022

Recreation Program Coordinator

The Village of Fort Simpson is looking for a Recreation Program Coordinator for a one-year term (with the possibility to extend)

Qualifications:
Diploma/degree in recreation management, health/fitness or in a similar field
Valid NWT Class 5 Driver's License or equivalent
Experience or a willingness to work with youth
Coach theory and practice.
Event coordination and planning.
An understanding of northern cultural activities and traditional sports/activities.
Ability to work with the public in a professional and friendly manner.
Must possess strong organizational skills.

Duties:
Develop specific sport, recreation, and leisure programs for community members.
Deliver sport and recreation programs to ensure that residents have access to quality,
diverse programming.
Cooperate with staff in the recreation facilities and provide support as and when needed.
Administer recreation programming and maintain records/information on activities.
Perform other related duties asrequired.

Fort Simpson, NT X0E, Canada

Employer

Village of Fort Simpson

Closing Date

Program and Events Coordinator

Northern Mosaic Network is seeking a motivated, creative, and organised full-time Program & Events Coordinator (PEC). The PEC will be responsible for coordinating the various programs and events our organisation runs, as well as managing our social media presence. Day-to-day responsibilities include handling bookings, creating online content, coordinating volunteers, purchasing supplies and facilitating programs.

This position will incorporate mentorship to enhance existing skills and will have opportunities for continuous learning (meaning if you don’t have all the qualifications, apply! We can mentor you into meeting the qualifications of this position).

Working Conditions:
The successful candidate can expect to commute to the Rainbow Centre office daily, located downtown Yellowknife. The typical hours worked for this position are 9:30am-6:00pm or 12:30pm-9:00pm and reaches up to 37.5 hours per week (full-time hours), both of which will be discussed more in the interview process.

Compensation: $30.00/hour

Start Date: As soon as possible (start date negotiable)

Duties & Responsibilities
Program and Event Coordination: Booking venues and facilitators, creating a monthly program schedule, connecting with youth on program feedback and planning out programs/events in advance
Territorial Program and Event Coordination: Prepare a series of online and distance content to be facilitated in-house or by local groups as NMN decentralizes supports and programming to encompass the entire territory.
Social Media Management: Creating online content for the organisation’s social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & TikTok - in collaboration with youth)
Volunteer Management: Oversee the recruitment, training and coordination of volunteers that help to run the Rainbow Centre
Budgeting and Grant Writing: Manage a small program and events budget and work with the Sustainable Fund Development Coordinator to apply for additional funding to support different programs and events
Program and Event Facilitation: Facilitate programs and events when there are no volunteers to cover and/or are the designated facilitator for a specific project
Advocacy: Connect with program and service users to identify areas of advocacy that should be brought to the organization’s attention and contribute to advocacy efforts

Qualifications & Experience
Comprehensive understanding of Two Spirit, Indigiqueer and gender and sexually diverse communities, people and issues, including lived experience
Experience working in youth-centred spaces or organizations
Comfortable using social media and engaging with service users on online platforms
Knowledge of Northern communities and cultures
Strong interpersonal skills, able to make phone calls and craft emails
Knowledge of intersectionality and concepts of marginalisation, power and privilege
Experience using Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Zoom are assets
Knowledge of another official language of the NWT an asset
Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle an asset

To submit your proposal, please submit the following to admin@northernmosaic.net:

Detailed cover letter (applicants who do not include a cover letter will not be considered) describing why you are the best candidate for the position. Northern Mosaic Network prioritizes candidates who are 30 and under, are gender, sexuality, culturally and racially diverse, and/or are living with a disability. You are welcome to self-identify if you so choose.

Resume highlighting relevant education and work experience

Contact information for two references (one professional or employment-related reference)

Interviews will take place ongoing until the position is filled. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Full Time

Employer

Northern Mosaic Network

Closing Date

Community Recreation & On-the- Land Coordinator

The Community Recreation & On-the-Land Coordinator is responsible to supply cultural education, artistic, recreational, and entertainment opportunities to the members of Acho Dene Koe First Nation. In doing so, to promote healthy wellness, and healthy development for the members of Acho Dene First Nation.

Activities that are targeted at meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of the members of Acho Dene Koe First Nation and will give everyone the opportunity to have fun, socialize, promote physical activity and participate in cultural activities as it is recognized that those who take part in culture, arts, recreation, or entertainment activities are most likely to promote a healthy community.

Ultimately, the Community Recreation & On-the-Land Coordinator exists to help build capacity for Acho Dene Koe First Nation with the intent to increase access to, and participation, in sport,
culture and recreation – ultimately contributing to increased quality of life and grassroots
development. This is achieved by actively working with other delivery partners to ease relations,
build capacity and increase access to sport, culture, traditional practices, and recreation
programming.

Fort Liard

Employer

Acho Dene Koe First Nation

Closing Date

Recreation Leader

The Recreation Leader is responsible for delivering all recreation, sport, and
youth programs and activities to provide opportunities and encourage and
promote a healthy lifestyle for all community residents.

The Recreation Leader reports to the Senior Administrative Officer. They will
research and develop quality recreation, sport, and youth programs for
implementation in the community. They will complete needs assessments to
determine the required programs and create and implement the most appropriate
programs. The Recreation Leader will provide a wide range of sports, recreation,
and cultural programs. The Recreation Leader will also monitor the care and
maintenance of equipment and facilities in the community. They will promote
programs, volunteer, and leadership opportunities and provide training as
required

Required Qualifications:
Certificates in Recreation Programming, Youth Programming, and Facility Maintenance
with related recreation programming experience. Equivalencies will be considered.

This is a permanent position with a regular work week of 40 hours. The Hamlet has a
comprehensive benefits package.
Wages will be based on qualifications and experience.
Submit applications online to: finance@fortliard.com or at the Hamlet Office
during regular business hours.
Closing Date: until filled
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Permanent - Full Time

Published By

Hamlet of Fort Liard

Published Date

Nov. 21, 2022

FOXY Director of Programs

FOXY is a non-profit organization based in Yellowknife that has reached over 7500 youth across the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and the Yukon since 2012. FOXY’s mission is to enhance the knowledge, health, and well-being of Northern and Indigenous youth through the arts and we are rooted in the core values of trauma-informed practice, openness, safety, trust, connections, shared knowledge, culture, self-determination, intersectionality, and the North. Through our FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) and SMASH (Strength, Masculinities, and Sexual Health) programs, we offer arts-based, trauma- informed, culturally grounded, Northern-focused, comprehensive sexual and mental health education for youth of all genders in the NWT, Nunavut, and Yukon schools and community organizations (Sept-June) and through Peer Leader Retreats (currently held at Blachford Lake Lodge in the summer). FOXY is led by Dr. Candice Lys as Executive Director (ED) who holds a PhD in Public Health, and engages in community-based health research with youth in the North and evaluation of our programming.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the FOXY Director of Programs is a management position that is responsible for maintaining relationships with FOXY stakeholders, supervision and leadership of FOXY staff, administrative support and funding and the research team, and designing and delivering FOXY & SMASH programming. This position includes some facilitation of FOXY/SMASH programming and some travel.

Core Responsibilities:

Develop & Maintain Relationships with Stakeholders
· Actively develop and maintain positive relationships with participants, parents/guardians, community organizations, schools, staff, funders, media, and other key stakeholders
· Develop and support the execution of strategies for increasing awareness of FOXY & SMASH programming and the organization
· Connect youth with resources at the community, territorial, and national level, and assist with systems navigation, as needed
· Contribute to FOXY & SMASH’s social media content across platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
· Engage with the media regarding FOXY-related issues (where applicable)


Leadership & Management of FOXY staff
· Supervise and lead full-time Program Coordinators, and part-time casual Facilitators & Peer Facilitators (e.g., assign work, set priorities and deadlines, motivate staff performance, resolve conflict, etc.)
· Participate with ED in full cycle HR process with employees and contractors as necessary, including: recruitment, orientation, training, and performance management
· Review, approval, and submission (to ED) of staff time sheets on a bi-weekly basis
· Plan and execute innovative training for staff at all levels based on organizational needs
· Support Program Coordinators & FOXY/SMASH team to prepare groups for program delivery and travel and help to troubleshoot travel issues that can arise while FOXY/SMASH teams are traveling

Funding Management & Administration
· Assist in the preparation, monitoring, and reporting of program budgets
· Assist in grant reporting (primarily narrative reports)
· Support development of new or renewal applications for funding
· Understand and implement all FOXY organizational policies and procedures and follow all risk management guidelines

Research & Professional Development
· Correspond & collaborate with the research team to design and implement Northern culturally-relevant strategies for research data collection & knowledge mobilization
· Participate in research meetings, lead presentations/discussions about FOXY & SMASH as needed
· Engage in professional development (time permitting, when applicable)
· Opportunity for mentorship in research and/or possible graduate studies supervision and/or other support, if desired

Design & Delivery of FOXY Programming
· Lead and support the FOXY team to design FOXY/SMASH workshops (in-person or online), on-the-land programming, and training, as well as FOXY/SMASH program expansions (in-person or online)
· Occasional workshop facilitation of FOXY/SMASH programming for community workshops and Peer Leader Retreats (as needed)

Qualifications and Experience:

· Passionate about youth development, sexual and mental health education, and enthusiastic about the mission, core values, and goals of FOXY & SMASH
· Knowledge of Northern social and cultural contexts and experience working with Northern communities
· Successful completion of post-secondary education (Bachelor’s degree minimum or graduate degree preferred) in a relevant field (e.g., public health, health promotion, social work, education, etc.). Relevant combinations of experience and education will also be considered
· Experience in supervising staff, training, and performance management an asset
· Experience in project management (coordination, scheduling, budgets, strategy, accountability, etc.)
· Community-based research experience considered an asset
· Education and experience with trauma-informed practices is an asset
· Mental Health First Aid, ASIST, First Aid/Wilderness First Aid certifications are assets
· Organized, detail-oriented and efficient, with strong time management and prioritization skills
· Excellent written and verbal skills
· Experience building partnerships with schools, community organizations, funders is an asset
· Ability and desire to work both independently and as a member of a team in a fast- paced setting
· Self-starter who takes initiative and can work with minimal supervision
· Strong networking skills
· Willingness to learn and ability to follow direction and structure
· Strong collaborative leadership and conflict resolution skills
· Desire and ability to act as a positive role model and mentor to youth
· Ability to manage crisis and adverse situations with staff, youth, and families
· Experience with grant applications, management, reporting is an asset
· Proficiency and experience working in a computerized environment (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and Internet/social media applications)
· Valid Driver’s license
· Must provide a clear criminal record check (with vulnerable sector) if hired
· Must provide proof of up-to-date Covid-19 vaccinations if hired

Many excellent candidates may not meet every requirement listed above, therefore if you are excited about this position and think you would do a great job, you are encouraged to apply!

Remuneration:

Remuneration is based upon experience and the salary range is $87,000-102,000 per year dependent on the experience you bring (includes vacation travel allowance benefit), paid sick days, employee benefits package (employee benefits for health/dental, short & long term disability, critical illness, life insurance, EAP), RRSP group benefits (employer contributions only; employee contributions are voluntary), and a monthly cell phone stipend. The Director will be provided a laptop and printer for work use. The FOXY Director of Programs is a full-time management position to May 31, 2025 (with possibility of contract renewal depending on grant funding).

Work Environment and Conditions:

The Director is located in Yellowknife, and is not based out of a central office (can work from home or at a location of their choosing in Yellowknife). Work hours are flexible and at the discretion of the Director through ongoing discussion with the ED (37.5 hours a week; typically 7.5 hours/day Monday-Friday). Due to the nature of the role, the position should expect to work some weekends and evenings when required. Requires on-site attendance at Peer Leader Retreats (accommodation and meals are provided during Retreats). Must be able to work flexible hours, and available to receive phone calls and work occasionally on weekends and evenings. Must provide own transportation to the central FOXY office for meetings or operational tasks. Requires some travel, meetings, and teleconferences.

How to Apply:

With “Application for Director of Programs” in the subject line, please email your resume and cover letter outlining why you are excited to work for FOXY and how you are the best candidate for the position to Dr. Candice Lys, candice@arcticfoxy.com, by 5pm MDT on November 10, 2022. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information about FOXY and SMASH, please visit:
www.arcticfoxy.com and www.arcticsmash.ca
Instagram: foxysmash

Full-time Management Position

Yellowknife

Published By

FOXY

Published Date

Nov. 7, 2022

Hockey Coach - Seasonal

Job Description/How to Apply

The Hamlet of Tulita requires a reliable, innovative, and energetic individual for the position of Seasonal Hockey Coach. He/she will report directly to the Recreation Director and will plan, develop, administer, and co-ordinate a variety of hockey related programs for the community.

Responsibilities include acting as Head Coach for the Tulita Wolves Minor Hockey team, working with the Recreation Director to develop immediate hockey development plans and strategies, drafting practice plans, coordinating games and tournaments, identifying program needs and preparing the required reports for the Recreation Department and Hamlet Council. The term of this position will be from November 1st, 2022, through March 31st, 2023. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience coaching in a hockey related environment, experience working with youth and have experience in developing recreation programs in a Northern setting. Strong leadership and organizational skills are essential, and he/she must be committed to living a healthy lifestyle and being a positive role model for the young people of the community. It is essential that candidates have experience in human resources management and team-building.

The applicant must have, or be willing to obtain the following certifications: - Hockey Canada Community Coach 1 and Coach 2 or NCCP equivalents - Valid First Aid, CPR and AED certificates - A class 5 driver’s license - Fundamental Movement Skills certification - Respect in Sport Training - Aboriginal Sports Circle Coaching Module - Complete a satisfactory Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector check.

Renumeration for this position is between $25.00 - $35.00 per hour dependent on experience, with the successful applicant working 35 hours a week. Relocation flights to and from Tulita will be covered and accommodations are available. If you have further questions about this position or require additional information. Please email the Hamlet of Tulita Recreation Director at recreation@hamletoftulita.ca or call 867-588-3517. To apply please email resumes to recreation@hamletoftulita.ca or fax to 867-588-4908

Resumes must be submitted by October 1st, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time).

Thank you to everyone who applies but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tulita, NT, Canada

Published By

Hamlet of Tulita

Published Date

Sep. 15, 2022

Recreation Program Coordinator

The Village of Fort Simpson is looking for a Recreation Program Coordinator for a one-year term (with the possibility to extend)

Qualifications:
Diploma/degree in recreation management, health/fitness or in a similar field
Valid NWT Class 5 Driver's License or equivalent
Experience or a willingness to work with youth
Coach theory and practice.
Event coordination and planning.
An understanding of northern cultural activities and traditional sports/activities.
Ability to work with the public in a professional and friendly manner.
Must possess strong organizational skills.

Duties:
Develop specific sport, recreation, and leisure programs for community members.
Deliver sport and recreation programs to ensure that residents have access to quality,
diverse programming.
Cooperate with staff in the recreation facilities and provide support as and when needed.
Administer recreation programming and maintain records/information on activities.
Perform other related duties asrequired.

Fort Simpson, NT X0E, Canada

Published By

Village of Fort Simpson

Published Date

Aug. 4, 2022

Program and Events Coordinator

Northern Mosaic Network is seeking a motivated, creative, and organised full-time Program & Events Coordinator (PEC). The PEC will be responsible for coordinating the various programs and events our organisation runs, as well as managing our social media presence. Day-to-day responsibilities include handling bookings, creating online content, coordinating volunteers, purchasing supplies and facilitating programs.

This position will incorporate mentorship to enhance existing skills and will have opportunities for continuous learning (meaning if you don’t have all the qualifications, apply! We can mentor you into meeting the qualifications of this position).

Working Conditions:
The successful candidate can expect to commute to the Rainbow Centre office daily, located downtown Yellowknife. The typical hours worked for this position are 9:30am-6:00pm or 12:30pm-9:00pm and reaches up to 37.5 hours per week (full-time hours), both of which will be discussed more in the interview process.

Compensation: $30.00/hour

Start Date: As soon as possible (start date negotiable)

Duties & Responsibilities
Program and Event Coordination: Booking venues and facilitators, creating a monthly program schedule, connecting with youth on program feedback and planning out programs/events in advance
Territorial Program and Event Coordination: Prepare a series of online and distance content to be facilitated in-house or by local groups as NMN decentralizes supports and programming to encompass the entire territory.
Social Media Management: Creating online content for the organisation’s social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & TikTok - in collaboration with youth)
Volunteer Management: Oversee the recruitment, training and coordination of volunteers that help to run the Rainbow Centre
Budgeting and Grant Writing: Manage a small program and events budget and work with the Sustainable Fund Development Coordinator to apply for additional funding to support different programs and events
Program and Event Facilitation: Facilitate programs and events when there are no volunteers to cover and/or are the designated facilitator for a specific project
Advocacy: Connect with program and service users to identify areas of advocacy that should be brought to the organization’s attention and contribute to advocacy efforts

Qualifications & Experience
Comprehensive understanding of Two Spirit, Indigiqueer and gender and sexually diverse communities, people and issues, including lived experience
Experience working in youth-centred spaces or organizations
Comfortable using social media and engaging with service users on online platforms
Knowledge of Northern communities and cultures
Strong interpersonal skills, able to make phone calls and craft emails
Knowledge of intersectionality and concepts of marginalisation, power and privilege
Experience using Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Zoom are assets
Knowledge of another official language of the NWT an asset
Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle an asset

To submit your proposal, please submit the following to admin@northernmosaic.net:

Detailed cover letter (applicants who do not include a cover letter will not be considered) describing why you are the best candidate for the position. Northern Mosaic Network prioritizes candidates who are 30 and under, are gender, sexuality, culturally and racially diverse, and/or are living with a disability. You are welcome to self-identify if you so choose.

Resume highlighting relevant education and work experience

Contact information for two references (one professional or employment-related reference)

Interviews will take place ongoing until the position is filled. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Full Time

Published By

Northern Mosaic Network

Published Date

Jul. 20, 2022

Community Recreation & On-the- Land Coordinator

The Community Recreation & On-the-Land Coordinator is responsible to supply cultural education, artistic, recreational, and entertainment opportunities to the members of Acho Dene Koe First Nation. In doing so, to promote healthy wellness, and healthy development for the members of Acho Dene First Nation.

Activities that are targeted at meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of the members of Acho Dene Koe First Nation and will give everyone the opportunity to have fun, socialize, promote physical activity and participate in cultural activities as it is recognized that those who take part in culture, arts, recreation, or entertainment activities are most likely to promote a healthy community.

Ultimately, the Community Recreation & On-the-Land Coordinator exists to help build capacity for Acho Dene Koe First Nation with the intent to increase access to, and participation, in sport,
culture and recreation – ultimately contributing to increased quality of life and grassroots
development. This is achieved by actively working with other delivery partners to ease relations,
build capacity and increase access to sport, culture, traditional practices, and recreation
programming.

Fort Liard

Published By

Acho Dene Koe First Nation

Published Date

Aug. 17, 2022

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