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Youth Life Promotion Program Worker

Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre

Term: Permanent Fulltime

GBNFC Salary Scale: $43,000.00 – $54,080.00 per Annum

Closing: May 14, 2021

Interviews: May 24, 2021

Start Date: June 2, 2021

Position Summary 🙁 Full program description available at reception desk)

The Youth Life Promotion program is a newly funded program that is based on principles of self-determination and cultural reclamation for urban Indigenous youth (ages 13-24). The program will support the wholistic development and provide a continuum of care services for Indigenous youth at-risk. These services will address the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and well- being of our youth. Youth Culture Camps; water and land-based activities; one-on-one supports; and access to elders & traditional knowledge keepers will be an integral foci of this program.


Basic Requirements Include:-

Ø Post-secondary education in the social sciences with emphasis in Indigenous studies;

Ø Knowledge and experience working with urban Indigenous youth in a healing and reconciliation capacity;

Ø Demonstrated and related work experience within an Indigenous organization or community;

Ø Physical ability to fully participate in culture-based outdoor & over-night/weekend youth-camp activities;

Ø Knowledge of the Friendship Centre and the various program provided to the community;

Ø Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and the social reality that Indigenous people experience in urban settings;

Ø Experience in program planning, development, implementation, data collection, and evaluation;

Ø Good oral/written communication and technology skills.

Ø Ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision;

Ø Ability to work as a team player and be capable of coordinating activities with other Friendship Centre programmers;

Ø Must be willing to travel occasionally to attend professional development;

Ø Must be able to role-model healthy living behaviors.

Ø Possess a current First Aid / CPR certification or be willing to be certified;

Ø Vaccinated or committed to be vaccinated against the Covid_19 virus.

Ø Produce a recent and acceptable Criminal Police Reference Check and Vulnerable Persons’ screening prior to a job an employment offer.

Ø Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

Ø Must be able to demonstrate and model excellent work habits including punctuality, attendance, and commitment.


Your application package must include a cover letter, resume, and the names & contact information of three professional references including most recent supervisor, (with permission to contact) to:

Compton Khan, Executive Director

Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre

175 Yonge Street, Midland, Ontario L4R 2A7

Tel. (705) 526-5589 x 224 Fax (705) 526-7662 Email:

*Note: -Preference will be given to Aboriginal Candidates: Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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