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Francophone/Indigenous Program Facilitator

Employment Options, KL

Full-Time • Temiskaming Shores Region

Employment Opportunity

Francophone/Indigenous Program Facilitator, EarlyON Program

Job type: Contract - Full Time
Work Hours/ Week: 35 hours/week (Including Evening and Weekends)
Hourly Wage (range): $31.00
Available: Immediately
Reports to: Program Manager

Position Profile:
As part of the EarlyON team, the Indigenous Program Facilitator is responsible for creating learning environments that reflect Indigenous culture, effective practices; facilitating developmentally responsive and interactive programs with parents/caregivers and their children up to the age of 6 years and providing relevant information and referrals to Francophone families.

WHAT THIS POSITION HAS TO OFFER:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make an impact and gain unique work experience by:

  • Interacting with Francophone children and their parents/caregivers during play and inquiry-based learning
  • Facilitating age specific programs and special events for the francophone families
  • Assist in the development and preparation of program materials, activities and meals, including helping to develop meal plans for dinner programs.
  • Engaging francophone parents/caregivers in discussions regarding their child’s development and learning
  • Facilitating Programs in centre, outdoors and virtually while keeping in line with health and safety guidelines
  • Supporting francophone families/caregivers by providing agency referrals and contact information
  • Working with partners to enhance services to francophone families and promote programs
  • Setting up environments/programs to reflect Indigenous culture, effective practices, and are inclusive, accessible, appropriate and safe
  • Conducting administrative duties including: welcoming families for each visit and maintaining program attendance records, conducting orientations with new families; providing and documenting referrals; data entry of participants and outreach efforts; responding to voicemail and e-mail messages
  • Attending staff meetings and professional learning opportunities

 

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
The successful candidate will have:

  •  Knowledge of the Indigenous culture, traditions, and practices
  •     Ability to effectively communicate in both French and English
  • Minimal 1-year experience working directly with families and children (from birth-6 years)
  • Skilled at collaboration with program partners
  • Follow in-centre Health and Safety regulations in all work environments
  • Follow all policies and procedures in all work environments
  • Ability to work flexible hours and act independently
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to be reliable, flexible, professional, and positive
  • Ability to effectively manage time to meet program deliverables
  • Acceptable Criminal Reference Check/vulnerable sector check
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License, and a safe driving record and access to independent transportation
  • Willing to travel within the district of Temiskaming to provide programing

HOW TO APPLY:

Thank you for your interest. Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to hr@keepersofthecircle.com

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility

We advocate for the presence and contributions of all people regardless of race, colour, religion, age, genetic status, sex, military status, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. As an Indigenous organization, Keepers of the Circle has an affirmative action policy that prioritizes the hiring of Indigenous Peoples and community affiliates. Please let us know of any specific requirements during the application process by emailing hr@keepersofthecircle.com – we are happy to work with you on accommodation requests.

Applicants who are selected to move forward in the application process will be contacted by email.

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Job Expires: 2023-05-17

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Employment Options, KL

Timiskaming District Timiskaming District, ON, Canada

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