**Indigenous Women are encouraged to apply. First preference will be given to all qualified Indigenous applicants.**
Why make ONWA your career choice?
Make a difference in the lives of Indigenous peoples by supporting and advocating for positive change. ONWA prides itself on providing all employees with a total rewards package that is generous and supports our workforce and their family members:
At the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA), we celebrate and honour the safety and healing of Indigenous Women and Girls as they take up their leadership roles in the family, community, provincially, nationally, and internationally for generations to come.
The Indigenous Youth Leadership Coordinator position is a key component in the delivery of the ONWA Indigenous Youth Life Promotion Program and ensures a range of holistic services for youth across the province. This provincially focused program will provide culturally based services that meet the inclusive needs of Indigenous youth.
The Indigenous Youth Leadership Coordinator will provide/coordinate services that focus on the mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being through a cultural, trauma informed gender-based approach. Programming will focus on land-based programming and ceremony through traditional teachings and mentorship programs provided to Indigenous youth. The Indigenous Youth Leadership Program works to meet the need of Indigenous community members by providing training opportunities, leadership events and work experience to participating youth.
KEY CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
To execute duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description.
The Indigenous Youth Leadership Coordinator will be directly accountable to the Community Development Manager for the proper completion of the functions outlined in the job description.
We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
As Indigenous leaders, ONWA is continuing full operations including hiring, while working from home, as supporting our community members is a priority. ONWA is scheduling all interviews, providing all training, onboarding and orientation for new employees, through the use of virtual tools. We will continue to accommodate remote and home based work arrangements in an effort to keep our ONWA employees healthy and safe.