Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
Closes: Posted until filled
The Hamilton Regional Indian Centre is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-
Time Educational Resource Assistant.
The Hamilton Regional Indian Centre (HRIC) is a large Indigenous not for profit organization.
We are culturally based and community focused, and committed to driving positive change for
the community. As a staff member of HRIC you will have opportunity for professional growth,
access to Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers, and a generous benefit package. We
strive to uphold pre-colonial management and policy structure, while being supportive and
maintaining a positive work atmosphere. The HRIC is in compliance with Ontario Pay Equity
Under the direction of the Strengthening Hamilton’s Aboriginal Education (SHAE) teacher, and
as a member of the students’ learning team, this position provides assistance in the education
and support of students.
High School Diploma and two year College diploma in Education/Teacher Assistant
Certificate or a combination of education and related experience working with youth;
Experiencing working in an Indigenous organization is an asset
Ability to work effectively as an active team member in cooperation with other school
personnel, parents/guardians, therapists, and students
Being Trauma informed is considered and asset for this position
Ability to manage situations of conflict, frustration and unpleasantness effectively
Ability to respond appropriately to challenging behaviour’s of students
Good written and oral communication skills with strong time management and
Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft office suite and databases and other
technologies to support student learning
Ability to provide administrative assistance to classroom teacher
Must maintain confidentiality and a provide patient, supportive, and enthusiastic
commitment to students:
Must have or obtain, within 60 days of hiring date, a Vulnerable Sector CPIC.
HRIC is a highly flexible organization offering additional compensation including; 5 paid cultural days, 4 paid holidays beyond mandatory Employment Standards and paid shutdown over the Christmas holiday week.
HRIC is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.
HRIC strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.
Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Indigenous people, HRIC shall give preference to Indigenous people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org or in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL to:
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
34 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 3Y7