Internship

Pathways Community Coordinator

Temiskaming Native Women's Support Group


  Posted: May 27, 2021

  Location: Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Ontario

  Internship Program: Natural Resources

  Salary Range: $30,000 - $40,000

  Hours per Week: 35

  Start Date: July 1, 2021

  End Date: June 24, 2022

Job Description

Keepers of the Circle has launched a pre-employment training program called "Pathways to Resilience: Intro to Emerging and Established Careers for Indigenous Women". It was designed to introduce Indigenous women to new opportunities and potential career pathways in emerging and non-traditional natural resource sectors including:

- Green Jobs: renewable energy, climate adaptation initiatives, circular economy, agri-food etc..
- Construction and Housing - green building, net-zero carbon technology, Indigenous built and owned housing etc..
- Impact Assessments - environmental monitoring, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, environmental justice etc..

The Pathways Community Coordinator position will work on-site and remotely to assist the program leads in providing industry specific training and supports to increase the representation of Indigenous women in the Green Job sector in Northern Ontario.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Pathways Community Coordinator will help support over 100 Indigenous women throughout Northeastern Ontario by:
- Developing individual training plans
- Educating members about the Green Job sector
- Assisting in establishing Green Job placement opportunities within Northern Ontario
- Assisting with communications & outreach
- Create engagement strategies for Pathways members
- Coordinate and attend ‘online’ strategic planning activities
- Update and maintain event information on websites and social media
- Tracking of related data and operational requirements using Excel

Knowledge and Skills


• Knowledge of Indigenous cultures
• Basic knowledge of the Green Job sector
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Familiarity with various media outlets and social media
• Experience with Microsoft and/or G-Suite Applications
• Can work independently and cooperatively by distance
• Has extensive networking abilities within Northern Ontario
• Knowledge of renewable energy, sustainability concepts and environmental justice

Education Required

Post-secondary education in a field relating to renewable energy, environmental justice or sustainability

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to a.hache@keepersofthecircle.com.

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