Position: Coordinator, Youth Programs. Location: Iqaluit Nunavut

Position: Coordinator, Youth Programs. Location: Iqaluit Nunavut

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Position: Coordinator, Youth Programs

Tenure: Indeterminate

Location: Iqaluit Nunavut

Open to: Inuit applicants only



The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) QIA is seeking candidates who are committed to fostering Inuit youth development through the efficient administration of QIA social programs and initiatives.

Reporting to the Manager of Inuit Development and Wellness, in the Department of Inuit Programs & Services (DIPS) the Coordinator ensures efficient administration and delivery of QIA youth programs while supporting delivery of QIA programs and initiatives related to learning, development, and wellness. This role will provide accountability and transparency to Inuit in the coordination and delivery of youth programming. This means consistent and efficient coordination, administration, evaluation, accounting, and reporting related to project execution is a critical function of the role.

This position works closely with community, regional and national committees related to youth programming and is responsible for sharing information, securing and coordinating funding, and supporting the delivery of youth activities, initiatives and programs such as Sprouts, Suicide Prevention, and Youth Leadership for Qikiqtani Inuit youth.  This position will act as a point of contact for all QIA’s youth related programming and shares information regarding the availability of funding at the community level and with current or prospective strategic partners. This position will represent QIA at youth-related events, working groups and committees and provides leadership through in-depth knowledge of community programs, resources and services aimed at Inuit youth.

This position requires a high degree of organization and attention to detail with the ability to complete multiple tasks in a demanding environment.  This role requires a strong leader who possesses excellent interpersonal and team building skills. The incumbent must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, active listening skills and demonstrate a tolerant and compassionate approach to relate to young people. This position requires significant knowledge of Inuit culture, language, and traditional knowledge.

Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of one (1) year of experience in program coordination and service delivery. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel is required.  Experience supporting workshop facilitation or presentations is required.  The successful candidate will need comfort with public speaking.  Experience working with Nunavut communities, with Inuit or Indigenous organizations or governmental agencies is an asset. Fluency in both English and Inuktitut is preferred.

This position generally requires completion of a post-secondary diploma in Social Studies, Inuit Studies or other related discipline.  A combination of relevant education and related experience may also be deemed an acceptable equivalency.

Starting salary for this position is $72,477 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $27,600 per annum.

Vacation Travel Allowance, Group Insurance and NEBS Pension will be offered. Housing is not provided.

Applications can be delivered by fax, email, in person, or mail to:

Human Resources                               Tel: (867) 975-8400

Qikiqtani Inuit Association                 Fax: (867) 979-3238

Igluvut building, 2nd floor

922 Niaqunngusiariaq Street              Email: Resumes@qia.ca

Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0

CLOSING DATE: November 17, 2023 5:00pm EST                                              

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