Reporting to the Territorial Planning Unit Director and with oversight provided by the Partners in Climate Action Program Mentor, the Partners in Climate Action Program Coordinator will develop and deliver a climate action curriculum that integrates climate action with the Anishinaabe worldviews. This program will intend to reduce greenhouse gas emission through educating students within Treaty #3 First Nations about various climate action initiatives.
- Develop a culturally and contextually appropriate climate action program to deliver to First Nations schools in Treaty #3.
- Communicate with schools to coordinate appropriate time, place, and student groups to deliver the program.
- Assist schools in developing climate action projects (composting, recycling, waste reduction, community gardens, etc.), which includes assisting in the development of a project plan and methods of evaluation.
- Identify potential funding streams that could help schools start program(s).
- Evaluate the behavioral change in students and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions that have occurred as a result of the program.
- Build and maintain relationships with Treaty #3 schools, teachers and staff, communities, and other organizations to stimulate information sharing on climate change and related issues.
- Develops outreach programs and educational tools to inform and build capacity within Treaty #3 communities and students related to climate change.
- Perform other duties as necessary as assigned by immediate supervisor.
- Strong interest in community-led environmental sustainability.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, federal or provincial ministerial staff, and the general public.
- Understanding of Anishinaabe culture and customs, as well as the appropriate federal or provincial regulatory regimes and the policy-making processes.
- Ability to speak and understand Anishnaabemowin is an asset.
- Ability to work independently and manage workloads, set priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure, and adjust to constant change.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills that take into consideration the complexity of information and intended audience.
- Must possess or obtain a valid Ontario drivers license (equivalent to Class G).
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of:
Jeffrey Ross, TPU Director
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O Box 1720
Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position. However only those being considered will be contacted.
|Location||Grand Council Treaty #3 Administrative Offices, Kenora, ON|
|Closing Date||November 13, 2017 @ 4:00 p.m.|
|Hourly Wage||Commensurate with experience|