Community Coordinator- Attawapiskat- Creating Safe Environments and Disaster Risk Reduction
City : CAN - ON - Attawapiskat
Category : CHW-Community Support Services
Industry : Civil and Social Organizations
Employer : Canadian Red Cross
Title: Community Coordinator – Creating Safe Environments
Employee Working Location: Remote/Virtual (Attawapiskat First Nation, ON)
Employment status: Temporary full-time (12 months)
Salary Band: $46,983-$58,729/year
The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) – one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet and an awardee on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022 - is seeking a Community Coordinator to join our team.
We are guided by our Fundamental Principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.
Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons who share our values and want to contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace to apply.
The incumbent will work with the Senior Manager, Indigenous Programming (IP) and work closely with the Creating Safe Environments Team (CSE) and the Disaster Risk Reduction Team (DRR). The CC will be the link within the Community to communicate, plan, coordinate, develop and implement a Community Action Plan for violence prevention and disaster risk reduction, utilizing Community strengths and Indigenous cultural teachings and practices.
In this role, you will:
- Facilitates Community mobilization while following cultural protocols, traditions, and practices.
- Plans and coordinates learning events and workshops within the community.
- Supports the development, implementation, and data collection to understand the community.
- Builds and maintains healthy relationships and safe environments with Indigenous communities across Ontario, achieving project objectives in ways that promote local leadership action and capacity.
- Supports recruitment efforts by engaging with Community and promoting volunteer opportunities
- Identifies, maintains, and communicates information regarding project and organizational challenges.
- Ensures accurate tracking of project activities and programs.
- Ensures community action/work plan and reporting meet deadline requirements.
- Works closely with the Senior Manager, IP to identify, maintain and communicate information regarding project and organizational challenges.
What we are looking for:
- Post-secondary education
- Fluency In English is required, French and Cree is an asset.
- An individual who is known and respected, a role model of healthy lifestyle in the Community, someone rooted in Traditional Cultural Practices
- A strong understanding of cultural and communications protocols related to Risk Reduction.
- Demonstrated commitment to principles of gender equality, diversity, inclusion and child protection.
- Ability to build key relationships and mobilize community members
- Ability to identify strengths within community and utilize those strengths to support the project goals.
- Ability to apply cultural teachings and practices within the project.
- Possess computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs.
- The majority of the work will be performed in a clean and comfortable environment, however travel throughout the assigned geography may also be required.
- Ability to work non-traditional hours and occasional requirement to work overtime hours.
- Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
- If you are selected for this role, you will be required to complete a successful pre-employment screening process which includes a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC).
- At this time, the CRC has temporarily suspended our Covid-19 vaccination policy and does not require but continues to strongly encourage full vaccination of all our personnel.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible - those who apply after the selection process has started may be held for a second review if needed OR reviewed for alternative roles. We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply and thank you in advance.
If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.