Job Opportunity: Cultural Program Coordinator
Competition number NCCCC092021
The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is accepting applications for the position of Cultural Program Coordinator, ideally located in a NunatuKavut community on the south coast. Under the direction of the COVID-19 Community Response Team, this position will be responsible for planning, developing and coordinating Indigenous cultural initiatives in multiple communities.
This is a full-time, temporary position until March 25, 2022.
NunatuKavut means “our ancient land” and refers to the territory of Inuit who reside primarily in south and central Labrador. NCC is a rights-based governing body that represents NunatuKavut Inuit. We are a dynamic, fast-paced, and growing team that strives to meet the priorities, interests and needs of our people. Our governing vision demonstrates commitment to community and culture as we seek “to govern ourselves, provide and care for one another, our families and our communities while nurturing our relationship with our lands and waters.” We foster an open and transparent working environment which incorporates Inuit values of caring, fairness, respect, accountability, and teamwork.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Develop, coordinate and facilitate various Inuit cultural initiatives such as traditional crafting and on-the-land activities to engage youth, elders and other members in NunatuKavut communities.
- Lead and host events and activities both virtually and in-person as required.
- Engage in community outreach to promote cultural awareness.
- Represent NCC on various committees.
- Other duties as required.
Conditions of Employment
Must be flexible and able to work evening and weekends.
Skills and Qualifications
- Experience in planning, developing and implementing events and activities.
- Experience in relationship building with communities.
- Strong problem-solving, organizational and communication skills.
- Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate motivation and initiative.
- Must have computing skills using MS office, social media and other relevant software.
- Must be a team player.
- Knowledge of cultural safety within Indigenous communities.
- Experience working in an Indigenous/cultural setting an asset.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Post-secondary education in social sciences, community development or other relevant field of study OR demonstrable equivalent expertise gained through education, training, life and work experience.
- Experience in program and or event coordination.
Preference may be given to qualified members of NunatuKavut Community Council.
How to Apply
Please submit resume, cover letter and three references to:
Chelsea Dyson, HR Coordinator
NunatuKavut Community Council
In Person: 200 Kelland Drive, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Application deadline is October 1, 2021.
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.