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TRAINING + COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Northern Mosaic Network
Published
January 2, 2023
Location
Yellowknife, NT
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
$35.00 / hour

Description

Northern Mosaic Network (NMN) is seeking a candidate for the Territorial Training and Community Engagement Coordinator. The person in this position is NMN’s connection to communities across the NWT, providing programming to Northerners outside of Yellowknife, such as virtual drop-ins and support groups, overseeing our new Train-the-Trainer program and cohorts to help get our content out into the territory, and forming partnerships with other NGOs, governments, grassroots organizers and more, in hopes of building stronger connections and collaboration on future projects. This position also involves traveling to communities to support special projects (like community Prides!) in partnership with local organizers, facilitating train-the-trainer cohort gatherings, and supporting other projects and programs that NMN takes on.

Working Conditions

The successful candidate can be located in any community in the NWT provided you have access to reliable internet. This position is full-time, meaning an average of 37.5 hours per week. Specific hours will be discussed during the interview process as NMN staff have flexible schedules.

If located in Yellowknife or surrounding communities, you can expect to report to the NMN Main Office located at 5112 52nd Street (flexibility to work part-time from home is an option after the first three months). If not located in Yellowknife or surrounding communities to be able to commute to the NMN Main Office, you can expect to work from home with a provided laptop, work phone and printer and regular check-ins during the first three months while you are onboarded.

This position includes travel, a projected 10 trips before March 31, 2024. This will involve arranging flights, car rentals, hotel accommodations and other logistics.

Compensation: $35.00/hour + Benefits + Northern Bonus

Employment Term: January 16th, 2023 to March 31st, 2024 (position to be extended dependent on funding)

Duties

Duties & Responsibilities

Train-the-Trainer Program: Interview, train and support groups of facilitators to deliver NMN’s in-house developed training and workshops. Oversee the development of facilitators and provide additional skill development opportunities to facilitators. This will require five trips to be planned over the course of this contract to travel to hub communities to conduct the training of new facilitators.

Program Coordination and Facilitation: Collaborate with the NMN team to create online and distance programming options, to be facilitated by you, volunteers or local groups. This can also mean collaborating on putting together gatherings in communities in partnership with local groups, and arranging five trips over the course of this contract to visit communities and participate in-person.

Training Facilitation: Facilitate NMN’s training and workshop content, including taking on existing training contracts, and create a training calendar available to membership to access on a monthly basis, with sessions facilitated by the train-the-trainer cohorts.

Partnership Building: Engage with community members, organizations, businesses, local governments, and more to establish partnership opportunities, develop relationships, and help get collaboration opportunities for NMN.

Youth Advisory Committee: NMN is creating a youth advisory committee with representation from each of the regions. Part of this position’s responsibilities include supporting the creation and development of the Committee.

Budgeting and Grant Writing: Manage a small budget and apply for additional funding to support the work of this position.

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience

Northern Mosaic Network prioritizes candidates who are gender, sexually, culturally and racially diverse, and/or are living with a disability. You are welcome to self-identify in your cover letter if you so choose.

Organizational Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in working for a non-profit organization

  • Experience working with vulnerable populations, including youth - amount of experience will be considered in lieu of formal education

  • Experience working in youth-centred spaces or organizations

  • Experience with frontline service delivery

  • Knowledge of and experience working with Black, Indigenous and racialized communities

  • Historical context of land and Indigenous groups in the NWT

  • Capable of working collaboratively with a team, as well as independently

  • Grant writing experience considered an asset

  • Knowledge of technology such as G Suite, Zoom, Canva, Discord and social media

  • Criminal Record Check with clear Vulnerable Sector Screening required

Position-Specific Qualifications & Experience

  • Workshop facilitation - amount of experience will be considered in lieu of formal education

  • Project management - minimum 1 year of experience

  • Supervisory experience considered an asset

  • Valid Driver’s License and clear driver’s abstract

  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to make phone calls and craft emails

To submit your proposal, please submit the following to admin@northernmosaic.net:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Contact information for two references

Interviews will take place ongoing until the position is filled. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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