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Job Title: Full-time, Permanent, Education Outreach Officer
Location: Corner Brook, NL
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Salary: $42,000/per annum
The Education Outreach Officer is responsible for assisting in the development, coordination and delivery of Indigenous education and child/youth initiatives within the NLESD and Wards of Qalipu First Nation. The Officer will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Education Outreach Program, the Outdoor Education Program, One Sky Program and other child and youth special projects and initiatives. The Officer will coordinate community engagement sessions, schedule meetings, assist in the creation of cultural programming, deliver cultural content, and assist in the administration of programs and events.
The preferred candidate will have a degree or diploma in a field related to education or community development.
The successful applicant will have teaching experience and/or experience coordinating and delivering child/youth programs. They will also have experience working as part of a team in a fast paced and dynamic work environment. Consideration will be given to those applicants who possess equivalent training and experience.
Skills, Ideal candidates will possess the following skills and abilities:
This position will have duties predominantly met during regular business hours. Travel and overnight stays are required during the Outdoor Education Program at Killdevil Camp and Conference Centre in Lomond from May to June and from September to October, annually. Additional travel and flexibility of work schedule are required throughout the year.
A portion of the work will take place in outdoor environments with variable weather conditions. Physical activity is required including walking, hiking, bending, light lifting and crouching.
Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet Education and Experience requirements outlined above.
If you are interested in this position, please apply with resume, covering letter, and three professional references using one of the options listed below. Submissions are to be addressed to:
Mrs. Janet McAuley, Human Resources Manager
Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation
3 Church Street
Corner Brook, NL A2H 2Z4
To Apply, please use one of the options listed below:
Electronically apply by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org using MS Word with subject line: “Education Outreach
Deadline for receipt of Cover Letter and Resume: Wednesday, September 29th, 2021, at 4:00 pm.
Please note: Diplomas/certificates for Post-Secondary Education and Training and a Code of Conduct with a vulnerable sector query are required. The successful applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a private vehicle.
QFN is an equal opportunity employer, in situations where candidates have equal credentials, preference will be given to aboriginal candidates. If you are a member of Qalipu First Nation please indicate it in your cover letter.
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