Indigenous Programs Manager

In by Tyne

Spirit Staffing Omega
Published
June 15, 2022
Location
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
Salary/Pay
$60,000-$70,000 a year
City
  • Lethbridge

Description

Full Job Description

Our Client is looking for a talented Manager, Indigenous Programs in Toronto, ON.

Position: Full-time, Permanent

Reports to: Director, Indigenous Initiatives and Equity Programs

Location: Remote (Ability to travel within the assigned geographic region, as well as occasionally to Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and or across Canada)

Is this you?

Are you motivated by the opportunity to positively impact mental health for Indigenous young people across Canada?

We are on a transformational journey, one that will change the landscape of youth mental health in Canada. We cannot do it without a team who are willing to be game changers and help fuel that journey. We need team members that are passionate about making a real difference in young people’s lives. It will take courage. It will take resilience.

Indigenous Initiatives are led by an Indigenous Advisory Council and a team of First Nations, Inuit and Metis staff. Preference for this role will be given to First Nations, Inuit and Métis applicants.

Does this sound like you? If so, then keep reading…

The Position

The Manager, Indigenous Programs will manage the delivery of an Indigenous Wellness Program: An Indigenous Engagement Program under the leadership of the organization's Indigenous Advisory Council. They will manage community engagement with Indigenous youth and communities with the goal of fostering meaningful relationships that will increase awareness and access to services among Indigenous youth. The manager will do this by leading a team of Indigenous Engagement Coordinators and working directly with regional Indigenous organizations. The Manager, Indigenous Programs will also manage the distribution of outreach materials to communities, marketing campaigns and other outreach activities that will advance the programs action plan for supporting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Young People.

The manager, Indigenous Programs will support the organizations Indigenous Advisory Council: recruiting and onboarding new members, coordinating meetings including travel and accommodations, processing expense claims and honorariums, and supporting ongoing engagement with council members.

What You'll do

  • Manage a team of Indigenous Engagement Coordinators
  • Deliver presentations to, and work closely with Indigenous regional organizations who wish to increase access to, and awareness of services
  • Support the Indigenous Advisory Council: recruiting and onboarding new members, coordinating meetings including booking travel and accommodations, processing expense claims and honorariums, and supporting ongoing engagement with council members.
  • Collaborate with the Special Initiatives Manager, Indigenous Initiatives in the development of the programs wellness modules and other special projects.
  • Manage the delivery of Indigenous programming the Indigenous Wellness, Indigenous Engagement Program
  • Manage the inventory and distribution of outreach materials to Indigenous youth
  • Identify potential Indigenous partners, vendors, and trainers to support Indigenous and diversity initiatives
  • Contribute to proposal development and reporting
  • Contribute to program and service development and evaluation
  • Other duties as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in relevant discipline (e.g. public health, social work, education, applied social sciences, communications)
  • People management experience
  • Program management or delivery experience
  • Two years of experience supporting youth volunteers
  • French or an Indigenous language is an asset

You’ll already have the following:

  • Able to manage projects and tight deadlines in a fast paced, resource-lean environment
  • Strong sense of professionalism, confidentiality and commitment to maintaining a safe environment for youth
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Demonstrated commitment to volunteerism, non-profit and/or mental health sector

And finally…

If you are inspired by helping to meet the quickly evolving needs of young people in Canada today and are ready to contribute to a dynamic organization dedicated to improving their mental health and well-being, please apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all those interested.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00-$70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Extended health care

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
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