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

JOB OVERVIEW
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.

RESPONSIBILITES:
• 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES:
• 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.

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE APPLICANTS WITH:
• 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.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• 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
Email: hr@treaty3.ca

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

Location:

1455 Idylwild Dr
Fort Frances, ON

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

Human Resources Manager
Phone: 8075484214