Anti-Racism Coordinator

Full Time
Fort Frances, Kenora
Posted 7 months ago

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.

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Job Features

Job CategoryJustice
LocationFort Frances or Kenora
Closing DateOpen until filled

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