Anti-Racism Coordinator

Posted on January 13, 2022. Primary Region: Kenora, ON

Position Title: Anti-Racism Coordinator
Location: Kenora & Fort Frances
Closing Date: Open until filled

Grand Council Treaty #3 Kaakewaaseya Justice Services, invites applications from Treaty #3 Nation for a full time Treaty #3 Anti-Racism Coordinator in Kenora and Fort Frances, ON. Anti-Racism Coordinator's role is to raise community members' and justice officials' awareness and understanding of racism, discrimination, and systemic barriers that Treaty 3 community members face.

• A series of workshops for youth, provided in schools, including information about potential careers in justice.
• Presentations to local justice officials to Increase awareness in the justice community regarding racism and how change can be implemented.
• Development of Anti-Racism committees in Treaty 3 communities.

• A college diploma or equivalent experience in social work, mental health, law, or related area.
• Two years’ experience and knowledge of First Nation issues and the current legal system is an asset.

• Proficient use of various office based software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), online video-conferencing platforms (Zoom, Blue Jeans, Microsoft team).
• An understanding of the Anishinaabe language, culture and traditions.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills that take into consideration the complexity of information and intended audience.
• Ability to work with all levels of employees and departments.
• Ability to provide professional customer service.
• Communicate effectively and diplomatically orally and in writing.
• Proven skill to format and draft correspondence, forms, reports, and proposals.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task.
• Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.

• An Anishinaabe background.
• Applicants that have prior knowledge of Anishinaabe Worldview, have a basic understanding of the Ojibwe language and understand the Anishinaabe protocols and customs.
• Experience communicating and building relationships with Treaty 3 communities.
• Knowledge of Treaty and Aboriginal rights and issues related to Aboriginal peoples.
• Basic knowledge, skills and experience with service providers in catchment area (formal and informal, traditional and mainstream) and case management.

• Must have valid driver’s license, in good standing and a reliable vehicle.
• Must have a clear criminal records/vulnerable sector check is required upon hiring.
• Must be able to travel on short notice.
• Travel may be required within Kenora, Fort Frances and surrounding areas.
• Busy office setting and repetitive work.
• Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
• Interacts with public at large.
• Overtime may be required.

Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of:

Human Resources
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O Box 1720 Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Fax: 807.548.5041

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.


1455 Idylwild Dr
Fort Frances, ON

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

Human Resources Manager
Phone: 8075484214