Traditional Knowledge Teacher/Keeper (EHKINOOMAAGEJIG) -AA

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NOGDAWINDAMIN FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES WE ARE HIRING!

NOGDAWINDAMIN Family and Community Services, a designated Aboriginal Child Welfare Agency under the Child Youth and Family Services Act serving member First Nations situated between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury is seeking to hire a:

FULL-TIME CONTRACT TO MARCH 31, 2022
EHKINOOMAAGEJIG (TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE TEACHER/KEEPER)
LOCATION: ATIKAMEKSHENG ANISHNAWBEK

Salary Range: $54,223.00 to $66,605.00
Proposed Interview Date: Week of May 24th

Job Summary

Reporting to the Cultural Services Supervisor, the Ehkinoomaagejig (Traditional Knowledge Teacher/Keeper) is responsible for providing direct and indirect cultural services to the Agency, Board of Directors and staff in order to develop and enhance the cultural service practice of the Agency. The Ehkinoomaagejig (Traditional Knowledge Teacher/Keeper) will develop and deliver locally accepted
cultural practices for the Agency in consultation with community Elders and cultural practitioners to facilitate preservation and promotion of traditional practices within member First Nations to enhance positive and strong cultural identity.

Qualifications

• Bachelor of Social Work or Native Studies Degree is preferred
• Post-Secondary Diploma in Social Services or Native Studies will be considered
• Three (3) years’ experience in a Social Services organization developing and delivering cultural
programs and services
• Experience working with Aboriginal people, organizations and communities

Other Requirements
• Respect for, sensitivity towards as well as knowledge and understanding of Anishnawbek culture,
traditions and the Seven Grandfather Teachings
• Ability to understand and speak Anishnaabemowin is a definite asset
• Must provide a Criminal Records Check deemed satisfactory by the employer
• Must have a Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel
• Must have $1M automobile insurance coverage

Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services has been in operation for over 25 years. We are committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

JOIN A GROWING AND DYNAMIC ORGANIZATION OFFERING REWARDING CAREERS, COMPETITIVE SALARIES, BENEFITS, PENSION AND A GREAT WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS COMMITTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE.

Please submit a job-related resume and cover letter along with three work related references by:
Monday, May 17, 2021 – 4:00 pm

Hiring Committee
Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services
210B Gran Street, Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 0C4
FAX (705) 946-3717 Email: hr@nog.ca

Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Self-Identification is encouraged.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
A full job description is located on our website at www.nog.ca

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