Employment & Contract Opportunities
~~ʔaq̓am INTERNAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY~~
YOUTH GOVERNANCE COORDINATOR
The intention of this position is to support overall youth engagement and leadership according to ka kniⱡwitiyaⱡa stated goals and objectives, across all tipi poles. As such this position is directly responsible for the implementation and sustainability of Ɂapakinŧu.kuɁnaŧ—as defined by the Terms of Reference and as proposed to Columbia Basin Trust and Community Futures East Kootenay, current funders of Ɂapakinŧu.kuɁnaŧ. This position will work closely with different staff from across departments, organizations and systems. This position will be directed by and receive supervision and guidance from the Governance Coordinator.
*The directive of funding for this position is: applicants must be 18 to 25 years old.
Contact with external organizations about their support, involvement and participation
Assist Youth Governance Facilitators in their duties
Gather and assist in suggested events
Assistance in internal events – May Celebration
Organize events and keep track of logistics:
Promote events in person and through media and meetings
Contact and maintain list and relationships with volunteers
Create and manage event budgets
Draft reports and finalize project completion responsibilities
Provide transportation as requested and needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Able to work in fast paced and high intensity environment
Able to communicate openly verbally and in writing in timely fashion
A self-starter able to work independently or in a team environment
Excellent time management skills
Good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
Good relationship building skills
Ability to lead and speak in groups
Able and willing to accept guidance from multiple sources without losing long term vision
Desire to pursue life-long learning by developing a plan of action with the intension of returning to school to upgrade or attend post-secondary
Demonstrated knowledge of Ktunaxa/Aboriginal people and Ktunaxa/Aboriginal culture
Education, Training and Experience:
Grade 12 Graduate
Possesses a comprehensive understanding of ka kniⱡwitiyaⱡa and Ɂapakinŧu.kuɁnaŧ
ktunaxa language competency and have had cultural experiences
Valid B.C. Driver’s Licence
Willing to undergo a criminal record check
Remuneration: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes a favourable benefits package and pension plan.
Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:
Jan Bailey, HR Manager
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5;
Closing Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m. MT - Any applications received after this time will not be considered.
Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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