Oct 25, 2022
Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families
Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families is a multi service non- profit organization serving Inuit children, youth, and their families. We are dedicated to providing cultural, educational, and support services in a caring, respectful, and collaborative environment that fosters strong and proud Inuit children and families.
Under the supervision of the Education Manager and Support of the BTG Coordinator, the Bridging the Gap Presenter develops and provides cultural information through presentations to students and school staff, thereby promoting school success for Elementary and Secondary school students and staff.
37.5 hours- Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours required
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain a wide selection of Inuit cultural materials for cultural education
- Provide Inuit cultural information and resources during presentations
- Provide Inuit cultural information and educational presentations to students and school staff
- Promote the BTG program in the community
- Adhere to and promote the mandate and mission of Inuuqatigiit
- Promote the completion of evaluation forms after presentations and ensure feedback is shared with BTG Coordinator
- Maintain strong relationships with school partners
- Attend all scheduled presentations in a timely manner
- Ensure clear communications with schools and BTG Coordinator regarding availability or schedule changes
- Travel to schools and other locations to make presentations as scheduled
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Ability to create content on Inuit Culture (new presentations)
Qualifications and Requirements
- Inuit descent
- Fluency in Inuktitut preferred
- Fluency in French an asset
- Knowledge of the school system and Inuit children and families
- Knowledge of Inuit culture and practices
- Experience working with Inuit or Indigenous communities
- Secondary school diploma an asset
- Experience facilitating groups and/or doing presentations
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
- Ability to work independently and to task
- Ability to operate computer systems and relevant software
- Good organizational, planning, evaluation, and problem-solving skills
- Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
- Ability to work in a collaborative staff team environment
- Ability to function effectively in a high stress, high noise environment
- Enthusiasm, flexibility, dedication and commitment to children, youth, and families
- TB Test if applicable and other immunizations up to date • Medical certification of good health
- Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check
- Willing to travel Independently throughout Ottawa.
Conditions of Employment
- Medical certification of good health.
- TB Test, if applicable, and other immunizations up to date.
- Negative COVID-19 test.
- Police Record Check – Vulnerable Sector required in keeping with Inuuqatigiit Centre Personnel Policies and Procedures; and
- First Aid/CPR certification or willingness to become certified.
Please apply with a cover letter and up-to-date resume by to: Human Resources Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note that accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require specific accommodations, please contact the HR Department through the contact information provided above, so that we can make suitable arrangements with you.
When two equally qualified candidates are considered for the same position, preference will be given to the candidate of Inuit descent.
We thank all who apply for this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position is dependent upon funding approval.