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Source: LocalWork.ca Listed: Thursday 01 September, 2022
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M tis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) 
Community Engagement Coordinator 
M TIS NATION BRITISH COLUMBIA COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTCOORDINATOR POSITION: PERM FULL-TIME (37.5 hours per week) LOCATION: Hybrid- Any MNBC Regional Office CLOSES: Posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice ABOUT M TIS NATION BRITISH COLUMBIA M tis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) develops and enhances opportunities for our M tis communities by implementing culturally relevant social and economic programs and services. Through teamwork, respect, dedication, accountability, integrity, and professionalism, MNBC strives to build a proud, self-governing, sustainable Nation in recognition of inherent rights for our M tis citizens, assisting in the delivery of services based on policy, process, and specified regulations. MNBC s Employer of Choice Initiatives offers employees a competitive total compensation package including: Comprehensive group benefit package or health-care spending account and enrollment in the Municipal Pension Plan 15 paid days per year for statutory and cultural days (Indigenous Peoples Day, Truth and Reconciliation Day, Louis Riel Day) Carpool, parking public transit subsidies (Provincial Office only) Educational spending account and professional development allowances to provide annual funding to continue lifelong learning and skills upgrade. Remote workplace supports. Internal advancement redeployment opportunities ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY We are seeking a highly motivated, team-orientated individual to join our Community Service team team as a Community Engagement Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the primary purpose of the Community Engagement Coordinator is to foster, form, and strengthen respectful relationships with MNBC Chartered Communities and to ensure the communities are self-sustaining and thriving for M tis people. The position will be responsible for nurturing these relationships and will connect/inform communities and citizens of internal and external resources. KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Creates respectful trusting relationships with Chartered Community leadership and seeks to strengthen workings relationship between communities and MNBC. Schedules regular visits to communities in collaboration with other MNBC ministries to ensure a cohesive approach to engagement, prioritizing relationships, and identifying resources needed to support the capacity for self-sustaining communities. Takes a consultative approach to collect data related to the strengths and needs communities and seeks to understand the unique prescription/approach required for individual communities. Strategizes and innovates with the Director and Engagement Lead on how Community Services can best support each community. Organizes and distributes a Community Newsletter that highlights the programs and services available at MNBC. Collaborates with MNBC Ministries to develop a working knowledge of the organization s programs and services and develops a plan to share information in a unified manner. Works in partnership with Regional Directors to plan and attend quarterly Regional General Community meetings and Annual General Meetings (virtually or in person). Assists communities with the rollout of events, programs, and support. Prepares a variety of progress and success reports for the Engagement Lead. Increases capacity of MNBC Chartered Communities by researching and dispersing information related to funding opportunities, assists with completing fund or grant applications, and supports with the submission of reporting documentation. Seeks creative ways to support program development and assists communities to plan and use any funds received in a timely manner. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related discipline such as Business, Communications, or Community Relations, or another related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. At least three (3) years experience in program coordination. Knowledge and/or awareness of the historical and contemporary contributions made by M tis people in BC. The ability to collaborate with M tis Communities and citizens to build positive and mutually beneficial relationships. Previous experience working in an Indigenous community is considered an asset. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to lead, problem solve and utilize team-building skills. Proven ability to utilize strong interpersonal skills to deal with others effectively. Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision. Proven ability to utilize, adapt and embrace new technologies, including Microsoft Office 365 and other databases/software required by the position. OTHER COMMENTS Other duties may be assigned as needed to help ensure the efficient operation of MNBC. There will be a need to attend meetings and events which may require work and travel outside of the normal business hours. Ability to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Valid BC Class 5 Driver s license and access to reliable personal vehicle for work purposes. The above requirements are what MNBC is seeking in the ideal incumbent at the time of posting and are subject to change based on needs. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nation, M tis or Inuit). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Using: Community Engagement Coordinator in the subject line of your email, please send your resume and cover letter to: Celina Moore Director- Community Services M tis Nation British Columbia Email: cmmore@mnbc.ca MNBC is committed to promoting the health, safety, and well-being of all staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety of our employees and Chartered Communities is paramount, and vaccination against COVID-19 is a key public measure to reduce the spread and severity of the virus and its variants. As such, all employees, vendors, and visitors are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates for employment must provide Proof of Vaccination, to be verified by Human Resources, as a mandatory condition of their employment. To meet us in person, please come and see us at The Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Event. - Free Admission - Bring Your Resume Thursday September 8th, 2022 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Cranbrook History Centre, 57 Van Horne St. S., Cranbrook, BC (1142019h)

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