Job Opportunity -Reconciliation Program Coordinator

The Women’s Centre of Calgary is seeking a Reconciliation Program Coordinator to fill a part-time, project position until the end of March 2020. Work within an open, supportive team environment with a strong community-based organization focused on social justice.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Reconciliation Coordinator will oversee the Women’s Centre’s (WC) Reconciliation strategy and work to:

  • Develop and share strategies and best practices to promote the inclusion of Indigenous women’s leadership in WC programs, services and community;
  • Recruit Indigenous volunteers, match them to existing Centre volunteer opportunities, and create new roles to meet volunteer needs and interests;
  • Develop and facilitate a training workshop for all volunteers on Indigenous practices and issues;
  • Work closely with other WC staff and volunteers to foster participation and leadership for Indigenous women in all areas of the WC;
  • Act as community liaison to build strategic relationships in Calgary;

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have many, or all, of the below qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Reconciliation in a Calgary/Alberta context;
  • In-depth understanding of the history, location and cultural diversity of Indigenous people in Alberta;
  • Have experience working with Indigenous groups, communities, and Indigenous-serving agencies;
  • Possess critical awareness of the nature and root causes of complex issues such as gender inequality and issues experienced by Indigenous communities in Canada;
  • Ability to accommodate some evening work;
  • Experience working with volunteers;
  • Knowledge of Treaty Seven Indigenous language or Cree an asset.

Please send resumes and letters of interest to resume@womenscentrecalgary.org. This position will be filled as soon as possible.

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