We are hiring General Community Workers!
Competition number NCCCV19050820GCW
The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is seeking applications for a General Community Worker in various communities throughout NunatuKavut. Reporting to the COVID-19 Project Manager, these are full-time, temporary positions for up to 12 weeks. The candidates will help provide basic and essential general labour services identified as part of NCC’s COVID-19 initiatives and measures for NunatuKavut Inuit and communities.
NunatuKavut means “our ancient land” and refers to the territory of Inuit who reside primarily in south and central Labrador. The NunatuKavut Community Council (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
- Provide general labour assistance as identified
as part of NCC’s COVID-19 response:
- Delivery of goods and services for seniors and other vulnerable persons, delivering groceries, assisting in duties related to the pickup and delivery of supplies to and from the clinic, pharmacy, mail, assisting with property clean up, health and sanitary assistance, etc
- Delivery of essential items such as fuel, wood and water
- Promote traditional hunting and fishing activities
- Provide logistical and technical support to NCC as needed in the delivery of services to communities
- Assist with social activities for seniors and other vulnerable persons in the community.
- Other duties related to NCC’s COVID-19 initiatives
Skills and Qualifications
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills or competencies:
- A good sense of community and good community knowledge.
- Knowledge of local area and traditional practices.
- Good communication and organization skills is essential.
- Ability to get along and work collaboratively with others.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
How to Apply
The deadline for applications is May 15, 2020. Please submit resume, cover letter (stating competition number) and three references to:
Director, Human Resources
NunatuKavut Community Council