Our Ideal Candidate
Must be someone committed to the strengths and values of Indigenous knowledge, cultural
reclamation, and able to imbed traditional ways of being into their practice. You are supportive to
Ka Ni Kanichihk’s values and beliefs.
About The Role
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. requires an innovative, motivated and engaged Coordinator for The Butterfly
Club to be a positive role model and support Indigenous girls and two-spirit youth, 9-13 years of age,
in academic, cultural, and leadership development activities. The program – focusing on Indigenous
cultural reclamation, environmental stewardship, self-development, leadership, and community
involvement – provides youth an opportunity to develop self-confidence, a sense of belonging,
protective factors, and involvement in things they may otherwise not have access to. The Coordinator
must be prepared to work 40 hours a week with flexible hours including two evenings a week, and
one weekend a month.
The Coordinator is responsible for managing the program implementation and evaluation related to
objectives and budget; supervising staff and youth; preparing internal and comprehensive reports as
per program requirements; and seeking additional sources of funding.
What You Bring
Relevant post-secondary education, or combination of education and experiences
At least three (3) years’ experience in successful event/program creation, planning,
coordination, recruitment, youth engagement, and facilitating groups
At least three (3) years’ experience working with Indigenous youth
Experience in supervising and managing staff, demonstrating leadership skills
Experience maintaining budgets, writing reports and applying for funding
Knowledge of and committed to addressing issues that Indigenous girls and two-spirit youth
and adults experience
Knowledge, identification and assessment of risk and protective factors
A high degree of resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability
Excellent organizational, time management, and classroom management skills
Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to staff and participant privacy
Commitment to cultural reclamation practice
Here’s a sample of the many benefits Ka Ni Kanichihk employees enjoy:
Comprehensive Benefits including Health and Dental • Long-Term Disability • Life
Insurance • Employer Contributed RRSP • Employee and Family Assistance • Training and
Development opportunities • Free on-site parking • Employee appreciation events •
Candidates are required to provide a current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check,
a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and a driver’s abstract.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Ka Ni Kanichihk is committed to
achieving employment equity; therefore candidates are encouraged to indicate in their covering
letter if they are of Indigenous ancestry.
Please send the following in on attachment: Resume, Cover Letter, and three supervisor related
Human Resources Administrator
Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.