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Proposal Writer

 

B.  POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Proposal Writer researches, writes and applies for available funding and/or grant opportunities for Batchewana First Nation (BFN), from the direction of the CEO.   

 

It is imperative that the Proposal Writer knows and understands the legal standing, assertion and direction of the Batchewana First Nation, its treaties, history, and territory as asserted by BFN. 

 

C.  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works and meets with all program and services directors/ managers/ supervisors/ coordinators (managerial staff) to determine opportunities for growth and development.
  • Researches and uses statistical analysis to find new or upcoming opportunities to present to managerial staff. 
  • Coordinates with managerial staff to prioritize the grants/proposals to focus on.
  • Notifies managerial staff, CEO and Chief and Council of any risks, regardless of weight, that may accompany a particular proposal/grant
  • Write the prioritized funding/grant opportunities to be reviewed with the applicable managerial staff; including implementation strategies
  • Responsible for adhering to all BFN’s laws, policies and assertions as defined by Chief and Council
  • Responsible for following all necessary legal, legislative, and restrictions that may come with funding opportunities
  • Prepares presentations for managerial staff, CEO, Chief and Council and/or outside bodies as applicable
  • Responsible for maintaining a professional appearance, attitude and work ethic that reflects positively on BFN
  • Incorporate First Nation history, culture and values when researching, evaluating and proposing all proposals/grants
  • Liaise with federal, provincial, and regional and local service agencies;
  • Works with the Director of Finance to create forecasted financial data, based on the implementation of new/existing proposals;
  • Work with the Director of Finance and the Director of Human Resources to develop and implement financial and human capital analysis in regards to proposals.
     

D.  WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Normal office setting; regular scheduled hours but expected to work as required to meet critical deadlines and deal with unexpected organizational or community issues;
  • Work has a high public profile, extensive public contact and subject to deadlines and interruptions;
  • Work involves one on one contact and group leadership and direction;
  • Work is subject to unusual and unscheduled hours;
  • Multiple evolving demands and shifting priorities with frequent critical deadlines.
  • May involve travel including but not limited to; training, conferences and/or development
     

E.  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or a related field with 2-3 years experience in business development, program design, delivery and evaluation; proposal development, business and strategic planning and implementation
     

OR

 

  • Diploma, preferably in business or related field with 5 years’ experience in proposal writing
     
  • Experience in a First Nation, Aboriginal organization or the not for profit sector an asset 

 

F.  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic insights and operate proactively in response to the dynamic demands of First Nations
  • Ability to develop and analyse risk/benefits of business plans
  • Experience in preparing and administering budgets;
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement strategic objectives;
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.
  • Familiar with First Nation traditions and history
     

G.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Provide a clear CPIC
  • Valid Class G Ontario Drivers License
  • Access to an insured vehicle
     

First Nation preference in hiring, please indicate in your cover letter.

 

Full job description available upon request.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, current CPIC and at least (3) professional reference letters in a sealed envelope, marked:

 

“Confidential”

Attention: Proposal Writer Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

Or email at humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY June 22, 2018 AT 12:00PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

Carpenter / Labourer

(AMIK Contracting)

1 position available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of the foreman, other members of the company and also the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Secondary student in school and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 15-21 years of age.
  4. Communication, organization and planning skills are an asset.
  5. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.
  6. Must have motivational skills and be able to create a good plan of activities.
  7. Interest in related field of study is an asset.
  8. Must be certified in First Aid / CPR.
  9. Must provide a clean Criminal Reference Check (CPIC).
  10. Successful applicant must have steel toe boots/shoes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. The Carpenter / Labourer will follow all health and safety procedures
  2. Will ensure work and instruction is taken seriously and with respect.
  3. Will become familiar with the usage of a variety of power tools
  4. Will assist with transportation of materials to job sites and help with clean-up.
  5. Will gain knowledge in blue print reading, while assisting with painting, framing, flooring, roofing, shingling, siding and fascia installations.
     

Wages:  $14.00 per hour                    Duration:  July 3rd, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (9 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday June 15th, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Attention:        Carpenter / Labourer Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

 

 

Please limit applications to only your top 2 desired positions

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview

 

 

DAY CAMP COUNSELOR

(Batchewana First Nation)

5 positions available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Secondary student in school and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 15-21 years of age.
  4. Communication, organization and planning skills are an asset.
  5. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.
  6. Must have motivational skills and be able to create a good plan of activities.
  7. Must be a caring individual and have a sincere interest in working with children.
  8. Must be certified in First Aid / CPR.
  9. Must provide a clean Criminal Reference Check (CPIC).

Duties:

  1. The Day Camp Counselor must be able to follow instructions from the Day Camp Coordinator and Summer Employment Coordinator.
  2. Must be able to help plan and organize activities for children ages 6-10 years old.
  3. Must ensure a safe and healthy environment for the children.
  4. Responsibility to fill out incident reports, a weekly journal and an evaluation at the end of the summer.
  5. Ability to handle stressful situations.
  6. Create a positive role model for the children and the Day Camp

Wages:  $14.00 per hour              Duration:  July 3rd, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (9 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday June 15th, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Attention:        Day Camp Counselor Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

 

Please limit applications to only your top 2 desired positions

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview

 

 

RANKIN DAYCARE TEACHERS ASSISTANT

(Batchewana First Nation)

1 position available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of the teachers and supervisor of the Rankin Daycare and also the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Secondary student in school and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 15-21 years of age.
  4. Communication, organization and planning skills are an asset.
  5. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.
  6. Must have motivational skills and be able to create a good plan of activities.
  7. Interest in related field of study is an asset.
  8. Must be certified in First Aid / CPR.
  9. Must provide a clean Criminal Reference Check (CPIC).

Duties:

  1. The teacher’s assistant will be assisting with morning, and afternoon snack.  Making sure to check allergy list and also assist with clean up.
  2. The teacher’s assistant will also assist with toileting and assist with supervising the children indoors and outdoors.
  3. Must ensure a safe healthy environment for the children.
  4. Responsible to disinfect toys and/or other jobs as directed by teachers or supervisors.
  5. Ability to handle stressful situations.
  6. Create a positive role model for the children at the Daycare.
  7. Dress accordingly to weather and job duties.
  8. Will be assisting with Day Camp for two weeks when Daycare is closed in the summer.

Wages:  $14.00 per hour                    Duration:  July 3rd, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (9 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday June 15th, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Attention:        Rankin Daycare Teachers Assistant Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

 

 

Please limit applications to only your top 2 desired positions

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview

 

GUEST SERVICES

(Silver Creek Golf Course)

2 positions available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicants will work under the direction and supervision of the Club House Manager/Pro Shop and also the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Secondary student in school and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 15-21 years of age.
  4. Communication skills, positive attitude and professional demeanour
  5. Must have knowledge of the rules of golf and golf etiquette
  6. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.
  7. Must be courteous, pleasant and be able to deliver quality customer service
  8. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  9. Must be certified in First Aid / CPR.
  10. Must provide a clean Criminal Reference Check (CPIC).

Duties:

  1. Participate in all activities related to outside member/guest services. Activities include: serving as a valet in the bag drop area and parking lot, loading and unloading golf bags, transporting golf bags, cleaning clubs, cleaning and maintaining golf carts.
  2. Monitor driving range throughout the day, ensuring all baskets and balls are returned
  3. Assist with golf pro shop staff in preparing for and running tournaments clinics and other special events.
  4. Pick up garbage, trash and fallen debris around the cart staging area, parking lot and dumpsters.
  5. Dress accordingly to weather and job duties.

Wages:  $14.00 per hour                    Duration:  July 3rd, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (9 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday June 15th, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Attention:        Guest Services Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

 

 

Please limit applications to only your top 2 desired positions

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview

 

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE WORKER

(Batchewana First Nation)

2 positions available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of the Operation & Maintenance Coordinator, operations & maintenance staff and the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Secondary student in school and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 15-21 years of age.
  4. Communication, organization and planning skills are an asset.
  5. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.
  6. Must have motivational skills and be able to create a good plan of activities.
  7. Interest in related field of study is an asset.
  8. Must be certified in First Aid / CPR.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. The operations and maintenance worker will follow all health and safety procedures.
  2. Will ensure work and instruction is taken seriously and with respect.
  3. Will assist with general maintenance repairs, community service maintenance such as water, sanitation, cemeteries and public parks.
  4. Road maintenance as specified.
  5. Operate hand and riding lawnmowers and weed whackers for grass cutting.
  6. Care and maintenance of all Band asset owned buildings and surrounding grounds.
  7. Must complete daily detailed timesheets, work orders and carry out job orders in relation to approved minor community repairs as assigned.
  8. Must perform regular scheduled inspections and maintenance reports.
  9. Maintain inventory control and report any repairs needed.

Wages:  $14.00 per hour                    Duration:  July 3rd, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (9 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday June 15th, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Attention:        Operations & Maintenance Worker Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

 

 

Please limit applications to only your top 2 desired positions

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview

 

DRYWALL INSTALLER

(Dave’s Drywall)

1 position available

Pending Funding

Reporting Relationship:

Successful applicant will work under the direction and supervision of Dave’s Drywall Supervisor and the Summer Student Employment Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a Batchewana First Nation Member.
  2. Secondary student in school and returning in the fall.
  3. Must be between 15-21 years of age.
  4. Must be able to do moderate to heavy lifting and some physical labour.
  5. Must be able to take instructions and work independently.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. The Drywall installer will follow all health and safety procedures.
  2. Will ensure work and instruction is taken seriously and with respect.
  3. Assist with installation of drywall, insulation, vapor barrier, etc.
  4. Will become familiar with the usage of a variety of power tools.
  5. Will ensure all others duties are completed as assigned.

Wages:  $14.00 per hour                    Duration:  July 3rd, 2018 – August 31st, 2018 (9 weeks)

Please submit resume with a cover letter and Application no later than Friday June 15th, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Attention:        Drywall Installer Assistant Hiring Committee

                        Batchewana First Nation

                        236 Frontenac Street,

                        Sault Ste. Marie, ON

                        P6A 6Z1

 

 

Please limit applications to only your top 2 desired positions

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those contacted will be granted an interview

 

 

 

Plant Superintendent          

Department: Education

Reports to:  Education Director

Position Summary:  The candidate will assume the overall maintenance and daily janitorial duties for the School and Grounds at 15 Jean Avenue, Batchewana Learning Center

Job Duties:

  • Be responsible for the care and maintenance of the School and grounds
  • Be knowledgeable with the care and maintenance of the facilitates operating units (eg. Heating and ventilation units, plumbing, electrical, gas, sound and security systems.
  • Be knowledgeable and responsible for the use and care of equipment needed for the maintenance of the facility and grounds including industrial cleaning equipment and supplies, vacuum cleaner, polisher, outdoor equipment for maintenance of grounds
  • Be able to establish and maintain complete inventory control of facility, supplies and equipment
  • Be responsible for the daily cleaning and maintenance of the interior and exterior of the school and surrounding grounds
  • Sweep, mop, scrub and wax hallways and floors
  • Operate industrial vacuum cleaners to remove scraps, dirt, heavy debris and other refuse
  • Empty trash cans and other waste containers
  • Wash windows, interior walls and ceilings
  • Clear snow and ice from walkways and parking areas
  • Cut grass and tend grounds
  • Clean and disinfect washrooms and fixtures
  • Make adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling ventilating, plumbing and electrical systems
  • Perform other routine maintenance jobs and repairs such as painting
  • Perform other tasks as required

Other: 

Candidate must be willing to work various hours outside the normal working day.  Candidate must be in good physical health and able to lift and carry a minimum of 60 lbs.  Candidate must be able to work as a team member in a friendly and courteous manner with staff, students and visitors.  Candidate must be able to generate reports and work schedules as required.

 

Applications accepted until June 22, 2018 by 12:00pm

Please forward your cover letter, resume, CPIC and at least three (3) references in a sealed envelope to:

 

Education Plant Superintendent Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation Administration Office

236 Frontenac Street,

Batchewana First Nation, On P6A 6Z1

 

OR          humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

 

 

 

Special Education Case Manager

 

The Batchewana Special Case Manger’s position is to create a caring and productive, learning support in order to address the special education needs of Batchewana parents and student(s) in the classroom and the school/home environment.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Batchewana Special Education Case Manger’s position will work under the general supervision of the Batchewana Education Director in consultation with the designated school principal(s) to perform the duties as outlined below.

  • To provide special education information and training opportunities to the Batchewana communities and students/parents/guardians.
  • To act as a liaison between parents/guardians and school principal(s), teachers and the Batchewana Special Education Support Workers to keep them informed and updated on their child’s progress.
  • To develop and implement a cohesive special education transition strategy and protocol for Early Learning, elementary and secondary students.
  • To serve as a resource person for any in-service required as related to Batchewana traditional learning ways, teachings, best practices, support services and resources available.
  • To provide general supervision of the Batchewana Special Education Support Workers workload and schedule and training plan.
  • Documenting and maintaining all files on Batchewana student’s identification, assessments and to make necessary referrals as required.
  • Work in collaboration with Batchewana Data person in collecting and maintaining special education statistics.
  • Will acquire and/or lobby for any special education equipment as required
  • Completing all administrative and funding reports required for special education funding purposes.
  • Keeping updated on legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures changes to inform all parties involved.
     
    Qualifications
    The Batchewana Special Education Case Manager position shall possess a secondary school diploma along with a post-secondary degree and/or diploma in the field of social services and counselling with a minimum of two years’ experience working with First Nation youth.
    The applicant shall be knowledgeable and possess skills in the following areas:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Batchewana First Nation Community.
  • Basic understanding of Aboriginal learning ways and traditional culture teachings.  The ability to speak or understand the Ojibwa Language would be an asset.
  • Knowledgeable of provincial school board policies as it applies in a school environment.
  • Knowledgeable of school boards special education policies, learning supports and resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with people
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and car insurance
  • Be able to work flexible hours, meet deadlines and/or emergency call outs.
  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft
     
    Applications accepted until June 22, 2018 by 12:00pm
     
    Please forward resume, CPIC and 3 working references in a sealed envelope attention:
     
    Batchewana Special Education Case Manager Hiring Committee
    Batchewana First Nation Administration Office
    236 Frontenac Street,
    Batchewana First Nation, On P6A 6Z1
     
    OR      humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

 

Batchewana First Nation Education

Special Education Support Worker (10 positions)

 

Employment Status: Contract August 27st2017 – June 2019

 

SUMMARY OF FUNCTION:

 

The Batchewana Special Education Support Worker will assist Batchewana First Nation students with special education needs reach their maximum potential within the school setting. The Special Education Support Worker will use cultural teachings and a variety of programming techniques to support the strengths and needs of our students receiving special education program and services. The goal is to create a caring, productive and collaborative environment that enhances the learning experiences of students with special educational needs and allow them to work towards their true potential. The Special Education Support Worker functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures as well as the mission, beliefs and vision of the Batchewana First Nation, and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Special Education Support Worker will work under the supervision of the Education Director & Special Education Case Manager, the school principal and the classroom teacher to perform the duties as outlined below.

  • Assist Batchewana student(s) with special educational needs within the classroom and school.
  • Assist in preparation of learning materials to address the needs of the student(s).
  • Act as a resource person by utilizing cultural teachings and traditional learning techniques to support strengths and needs of the student(s).
  • Attend workshops, seminars, education programs and/or meetings as requested.
  • Maintain a daily log on any communication, activities and observations on student progress.
  • Research and establish a personal knowledge base on learning disabilities, learning strategies and best practice.
  • Fully participate and contribute as a positive member of the Batchewana First Nation Education team

 

QUALIFICATIONS

The Special Education Support Worker shall possess:

  • A secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • A postsecondary diploma or degree in the following areas would be an asset- Early Childhood Education, a Teacher Assistant diploma, Native Classroom Assistant certificate or relevant social science degree
  • Previous experience working with First Nation youth
  • Knowledge and understanding of Batchewana First Nation community
  • Through knowledge of the range of relevant community-based and external programs and services available to community members
  • Understanding of Ojibwe holistic learning approach and traditional teachings
  • Ability to speak or understand the Ojibwe language would be an asset
  • Familiar with school policies as it applies in the classroom and school environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues
  • Ability to use good judgement in assessing difficult situations
  • Ability to be consistent and display a positive/helpful attitude
  • Flexibility to keep pace with an ever-changing environment
  • Excellent facilitation, coordination, assessment and planning skills
  • Ability to accept changes in work practices and technology
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must undergo a criminal record check prior to employment
  • Possess a valid driver license and car insurance certificate

 

 

Please submit resume with cover letter, criminal reference check and 3 working references no later than:  June 22, 2018 @ 12:00pm

 

Special Education Support Worker Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, ON

P6A 6Z1

 

OR: humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

Teacher

 

Employment Status:             Contract Position August 27, 2018- June 2019

 

The Successful applicant:

  • Must possess a valid Ontario Teaching Certificate and be eligible to teach in Ontario
  • Must have intermediate or Senior Qualifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be in good standings with Ontario college of Teachers
  • Must have a University Degree
  • Additional qualifications in Co-op Education
  • Clear CPIC

 

The Following experience would be an asset;

  • Co-op
  • Special Education
  • Special education literacy and numeracy
  • IT
  • Native Education
  • Ojibway as a second language

 

Ability Requirements

  • Patient, Dependable, Flexible, Ability to work under pressure, Sensitive, Sense of Humor, Compassionate, Cooperative, Acceptance of others, Responsible, Ethical, Respectful, Enthusiastic, Good mental and physical health, Energetic, Honest, Courteous, Persistent, Confident, Punctual

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, CPIC and at least (3) references in a sealed envelope marked;                          

Teacher Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, Ontario P6A 6Z1

 

OR: humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

Deadline for application: June 22, 2018 at 12:00 noon. Only those granted an interview will be contacted. Aboriginal preference in hiring. For a complete job description please contact the Administration Office at (705) 759-0914.

 

 

Teacher’s Assistant

Department                       Batchewana Learning Centre

Status                                   Contract Position: August 27 2018 – June 2019

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work under the direction of the Batchewana Learning Centre staff and Education Director to meet the needs of the Batchewana Learning Centre students.
  • To determine, recommend and assist in the program development and in the program policies as they relate to students in these specific programs.
  • Will work within an established framework to provide support services that maximize student learning experiences
  • To assist the Batchewana Learning Centre staff in preparation of course outlines and delivery of all programs offered:
  • Prepare learning materials for students
  • Assist students with lessons
  • To mark student work using marking schemes
  • Maintain confidential student files
  • Prepare letters / correspondence
  • Monitor attendance
  • Call / track students

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must possess the capabilities and distinctive qualities and patience to deal effectively with students
  • Must possess a diploma from a program in the Social Sciences Field and/or relevant experience
  • Must be able to provide a Criminal Records Check
  • Strong communication skills
  • Leadership, organizational, decision-making and problem-solving skills necessary to be a productive team member
  • Candidates must demonstrate technological competency in Microsoft Office Software
  • Knowledge and awareness of the Batchewana First Nation Education Programs
  • Should be familiar with Education policies, regulations and procedure including Private School Legislation, MET Curriculum Guidelines, OSR Regulations and First Nation Program Policies
  • Must enjoy working with people and demonstrate confidence in dealing with the public
  • Must be bondable
  • Native Counselor or Teacher’s Aid Diplomas will be considered an asset
  • Please forward your cover letter, resume, CPIC and at least (3) references in a sealed envelope marked;                                

Teacher Hiring Committee

Batchewana First Nation

236 Frontenac Street

Batchewana First Nation, Ontario P6A 6Z1

 

OR: humanresources@batchewana.ca

 

Deadline for application: June 22, 2018 at 12:00 noon. Only those granted an interview will be contacted. Aboriginal preference in hiring. For a complete job description please contact the Administration Office at (705) 759-0914.

 

 

Education Event & Special Projects Coordinator (Contract)

 

Reporting Relationship

Successful applicant will work directly with the Education Department Team to produce events from conception through to completion.  The Event Coordinator will develop, plan and execute culturally appropriate programs and services and resources for and within the three BFN Communities

(Obadjiwon-Goulais-Rankin).  These programs/services will be determined based on community consultation and research of current and new initiatives.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Must be Batchewana First Nation Member
  2. Post-Secondary Diploma required, minimum OSSGD
  3. Responsible for the development of proposed budgets and financial reporting for specific programs and events
  4. Responsible for final reports as required by the program funders
  5. Ability to bring energy, creativity and community relations expertise
  6. Project management, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  7. Outstanding ability to multi-task.  Meticulous attention to detail
  8. Proven ability to meet goals and ensure a professional execution of all related events/programs
  9. Ability to troubleshoot critical issues in a timely fashion
  10. Demonstrated high energy level and flexibility, pleasant persona, sound judgement, flexible, discreet and able to maintain confidential information, knowledge or correct protocol for specific situations
  11. Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
  12. Must be a team player, and have the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, working in a team environment and be self-motivated  
  13. Must be able to work flexible hours
     
    Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Liaise and conduct community forums to identify specific needs and to establish culturally appropriate programming opportunities for Batchewana First Nation Communities
  2. Conduct research, gather information from communities and BFN service providers to establish goals, identify target groups and determine a delivery plan for culturally appropriate programs and events
  3. Responsible for event design, planning, budgeting, marketing and delivery including final evaluations
  4. Must work closely as a team member of BFN Education Department.  Liaise with BFN program staff; Health, Teen Center, Activator and Day Care
  5. Facilitate meetings with youth and staff to develop best practices and problem solve, as well as coordination of activities
  6. Responsible for overall organization of delivery of programs/events, such as engaging facilitators, guest speakers, booking facilities, promotional material, transportation, catering, entertainment and final reports
  7. Develop a customized marketing strategy for each event.  Lead promotional activities and publicize event to BFN communities including, youth, parents, program staff and Chief & Council
  8. Proactively handle any issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
  9. Conduct pre-  and post- event evaluations and report on outcomes
  10. Propose ideas and changes for new events to attract targeted participants
  11. Ensure overall event/programs are delivered within time restraints of funding sources
  12. Develop data base to manage external resources, managing event processes, coordinating meetings, preparing, monitoring and distributing event/program budgets, including attendance and overall outcomes
  13. Current CPIC required for this position
     
    Please submit resume with cover letter, criminal reference check and 3 working references no later than:  June 22, 2018 @ 12:00pm
     
    Education Event & Special Project Coordinator Hiring Committee
    Batchewana First Nation
    236 Frontenac Street
    Batchewana First Nation, ON
    P6A 6Z1
     

OR: humanresources@batchewana.ca