Location: Líl̓wat7ul Culture Centre
Status: Temporary Full Time – 1 year with possibility for extension
Reporting to: Manager, Líl̓wat7ul Culture Centre
The Líl̓wat7ul Culture Centre Project Coordinator will be tasked with implementing language and culture programs through the Líl̓wat7ul Culture Centre. In this position, you will need to use a wide range of coordination, relationship building and project management skills to lead, support and guide several grant funded projects across multiple departments.
- Coordinate two projects that entail research on various Lil̓wat ways of knowing and being, including the digitization of materials in various file formats
- Coordinate the Nt̓ákmen Program – a professional development Ucwalmícwts immersion program for Lil̓wat language teachers
- Coordinate the Kwezatstust Rediscovery camps with community leaders
- Coordinate the Silent Speaker program that helps Ucwalmícwts speakers address barriers to speaking
- Coordinate the Lil̓wat Ucwalmícwts Mentor Apprentice Language program as needed
- Coordinate preparations for Hobiyee 2020
- Coordinate other projects and programs, pending grant outcomes
- Assists the team and Líl̓wat7ul Culture Centre Manager with other deliverables as required
- Produce well-written reports for funders that clearly communicate project summaries and updates
- Prepare and manage grant applications as needed
- Help build community capacity of Líl̓wat language and culture by planning, organizing and implementing programs.
Key Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:
- Strong writing skills with the ability to clearly communicate complex concepts
- Project coordination and project management skills
- Strong financial literacy and financial tracking abilities
- Knowledge of the traditions, culture, customs and language, specific to Líl̓wat Nation
- Self-starter and able to work in a team, committed to keeping projects on time and on budget
- Understanding of the importance of funder and community relations
- Ideally, Class 5 Driver’s license and vehicle to attend community events
- Understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing.
- Excellent organizational and time management skill.
- Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a balanced perspective.
Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than Friday June 7, 2019
to: Dan.Piotrowski@lilwat.ca or PO Box 602 Mount Currie VON 2K0