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Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services

Ehkinoomaagehig (Traditional Knowledge Teacher/Keeper)

Education, Social Services
POSTED: 3 weeks ago
Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services
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Closing Date:
June 07, 2023
Full Time , Temporary
Job Description:
NOGDAWINDAMIN Family and Community Services, a designated Indigenous 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, 2024
Salary Range: $54,223.00 to $66,605.00

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.

- 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
Required Skills:
- 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 Indigenous people, organizations and communities
- Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered


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