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Indigenous Candidates: Indigenous Outreach and Program Coordinator

Laidlaw Foundation

The Laidlaw Foundation supports young people in being fully engaged in the civic, social, economic and cultural life of diverse and environmentally healthy communities.

What can I expect to do in the Role:

  • Spreadhead the design of an Outreach plan to engage Indigenous youth from the Rural Remote North as well as Urban Indigenous youth in Southern areas of the province
  • Serve as the primary contact for the fund within the community, and be able to contribute with program updates at regular team meetings
  • Play key role in the review and assessment of submitted applications and provide insights and knowledge from lived experiences supporting youth within Indigenous Communities across the province
  • Cont.

Requirements:

  • Self identify as First Nations/Metis/Inuit
  • College diploma or University degree in education, policy, social services, special events and/ or arts and culture
  • At least 3 years of work experience in industries such as education, business, policy, social services, special events and/or arts and culture
  • Strong oral communicator and strong problem solver
  • Self starter, strong multitasker, ability to work collaboratively on a small team and contribute to a team effort (Note: position will be a remote position at this time due to the pandemic, but is based out of our office in Foundation House in Toronto)
  • Quick learner when it comes to program and technologies
  • Able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines

Knowledge of Indigenous languages is an asset.

Salary Range: $55-60k /year How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:​ ​info@laidlawfdn.org​ ​by Wednesday February 10, 2021 at 5pm

Please see the Learn More link for a full list of job responsibilities and requirements!

Greater Toronto Area February 10, 2021 Learn More

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