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Language Revitalization Worker - 1 Year Contract

The Indigenous Language Revitalization Program (ILRP) – 1 year contract will support the development of Friendship Centre language hubs and will work toward integrating Indigenous languages into daily operations of the Friendship Centre.

Schedule:

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, 35 hours per week. 1 Hour unpaid lunch each day. Some flexibility to meet program needs.

 Duties and Responsibilities include but is not limited to:

  • Provide language learning opportunities for community members

  • Promote the use of language within the Centre and externally

  • Plan and execute activities and events for language development to learners of varying capabilities

  • Develop and execute lesson plans that account for diverse learning needs

  • Track statistics and submit reports on a monthly basis

  • Create purchase orders and follow all finance policies and procedures

  • Regularly provide reporting updates and maintain client files in alignment with DNFC policy and procedures;

  • Other responsibilities, as required;

 Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Ojibwe or OjiCree

  • A Bachelor of Education may be considered an asset

  • 1 year experience delivering language learning opportunities or developing lesson plans is preferred

  • Community experience that can include organizing events, holding traditional roles, and volunteering;

  • Proficiency in applicable software programs (e.g.: Microsoft Word, Outlook, etc.)

  • Satisfactory vulnerable sector check will be a requirement of the job;

  • Class G Ontario Drivers License

  • First Aid Certificate or ability to obtain

  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with emphasis on the impacts of trauma, Indigenous youth engagement and community outreach;

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work independently and within a team;

  • Excellent organizational skills and excellent networking and facilitation skills;

Work Conditions & Remuneration

  • Working in a shared office environment

  • $23-25.00 per hour

 

SEND RESUME & COVER LETTER with 3 EMPLOYMENT REFERENCES (1 of which is a recent employer) and PERMISSION TO CONTACT TO:

Hiring Committee; Dryden Native Friendship Centre

74 Queen Street, Dryden ON P8N 1A4

Fax: 807-223-6275    e-mail:  hr@dnfconline.org

CLOSING DATE: May 10th, 2024, at 4:00PM

Full job description available upon request

DNFC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourages all person to apply. Anyone needing accommodations at any time during the hiring process please just let us know and we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.

***** Only those deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview *****

 

 

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