Website Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation

Job Summary:

The Cultural Awareness Coordinator works with tourism-related projects that support Moccasin Identifier’s mandate of creating awareness about the Treaty relationships between non-Indigenous and Indigenous Peoples. This position will be responsible for reporting directly to the Culture & Events Coordinator.

As the Cultural Awareness Coordinator, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with tourism organizations, managing projects identified as tourism/cultural awareness, identifying funding sources, and supporting the Three Fires Collaborative Quest with Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) in developing and coordinating a cultural and Treaty awareness workshop(s) and experiential land-based interactive storytelling (i.e. Augmented Reality (AR)).

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Grade 12 or equivalent plus 6 years related work experience

OR a College Diploma in Tourism, Business, Marketing or related field plus 4 years’ experience

OR a comparable combination of education and experience relevant to the position

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • A passion for cultural awareness initiatives, community tourism or a keen interest to learn about the tourism sector
  • Strong research skills & thorough understanding of treaties
  • Experience in the community tourism and/or community development sector is an asset
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build & maintain relationships
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and share information openly
  • Experience in grant writing and fund applications preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must be available mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • Results of a current criminal reference check

Salary: $40,250.00 Based on a 37.5 Hour Work Week

 

Contract term:  ASAP – until March 31, 2023

Please submit your cover letter, resume, proof of educational qualifications and three current references to:

The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation

Attention:  Personnel Committee

2789 Mississauga Road

Hagersville, ON

N0A 1H0

Applications will also be accepted by fax at 905-768-1225 or via email listed below.

A detailed job description is available at the MCFN Admin Building or by email at stephanie.laforme@mncfn.ca

Miigwech to all who apply, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Moccasin Identifier strongly encourages Indigenous applicants to apply for the position.