Culture Camp Coordinator
Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation
Old Crow, YT,Canada
3d ago
source : MNC Jobs

The Job :

Reporting to the Education & Recreation Director, the Coordinator will be responsible for

coordinating this years’ Culture Camp from April 8 30 in partnership with the Education

Support Worker Old Crow. Start Date March 4 - April 30

The ideal candidate will be expected to perform the following duties :

  • Engage in effective communication with the staff to ensure coordination of cultural
  • services and attainment of the project’s cultural and service objectives;
  • Develop and plan program activities with incorporate traditional Gwich’in harvesting,
  • hunting, gathering, trapping and fishing practices and knowledge;
  • Demonstrate and explain to participants how to field dress, prepare and store traditional
  • food, and explain wildlife management practices;
  • Conduct field trips to share traditional knowledge on the identification, collection,
  • preparation and storage of berries, medicinal plants, and wood types;
  • Incorporate the Gwich’in language in program activities;
  • Identifies Gwich’in Elders and traditional advisors for the provision of culturally
  • appropriate knowledge for staff and students as it relates to Gwich’in history and cultural

  • practices;
  • Ensures that staff and students are aware of the cultural resources available to maintain
  • their cultural identities and practices;
  • Assist Program staff as a resource or provides resources to ensure that cultural
  • knowledge and practices are maintained within the camp;
  • Oversee the daily operations of the camp;
  • Supervise the camp cook, guides and attendants;
  • Ensure teachers, parents and resource persons are presented with the pre-camp
  • information;
  • Organize materials and supplies needed for camp;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality; and
  • Prepare a final written evaluation report upon completion.
  • Qualifications :

  • Applicant must have on-the-land experience as it relates to Gwich’in history, culture,
  • traditions, values, knowledge of traditional lands; and be familiar with the Gwich’in

    language and have the capacity to communicate and work alongside camp workers or

    others who have diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

  • Must be reliable and on-site at all times while camp is in progress;
  • Must have the ability to interact and maintain good working relationships with all
  • individuals;
  • Must complete a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check;
  • Must have a Valid Wilderness First-Aid.
  • Wage : 32.31 per hour

    Closing Date : February 21, 2020 4 : 00 P.M.

    If you are interested in working with the Education team please submit cover letter and

    resume to : Human Resource Manager

    Vuntut Gwitchin GovernmentBox 94, Old Crow, YT Y0B 1N0

    Phone : (867) 966-3261 ext. 256Email : jobs

    Priority Consideration will be given to qualified beneficiaries of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation.

    We thank all who apply but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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