Job Posting 71727

Project Coordinator, Women and Gender Equity
Métis Nation British Columbia
North Coast / Nechako / North East
closed 3 days ago (Fri, 11 Jun)
full time - term / contract

PROJECT COORDINATOR - WOMEN AND GENDER EQUITY

 

TEMPORARY FULL-TIME POSITION UNTIL MARCH 31ˢᵗ 2022
LOCATION: Any Northern BC Regional Office (Prince George, Terrace, or Fort St John) C

LOSES: June11, 2021 at 4:30 PM PST

 

ABOUT MÉTIS NATION BRITISH COLUMBIA
Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) develops and enhances opportunities for our Métis 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 Métis citizens,
assisting in the delivery of services based on policy, process, and specified regulations.

 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a highly motivated, team-orientated individual to join our Ministry of Women &
Gender Equity team as a Women’s Project Coordinator.
Reporting to the Provincial Women’s Manager, the primary objective of the role is to oversee and
support the implementation and delivery of Sashing Our Warriors Campaign and support activities
related to MWBC project deliverables.

 

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
✓ 14 paid days per year for statutory and cultural days (Indigenous People 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


KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Support management of the day-to-day operations of Ministry of Women & Gender Equity
• Consult and regularly obtain feedback from MNBC Chartered Community leaders
regarding Métis women’s needs, which reflect rural, remote and urban environments
• Consult and regularly obtain feedback from Métis Women BC (MWBC), provide updates on
Ministry activities and implement activities related to MWBC strategic plan
• Support research and analysis of local, provincial and national policies, programs,
initiatives and economic trends that affect the well-being of Métis women and their families
• Support on gender-based analysis, and ensure that the Métis women’s perspective are
being represented in negotiations, positions and frameworks created for Métis Nation British
Columbia
• Examine existing and emerging legislation and policy development to uncover the
potential impacts on Métis women, and their families
• Liaise and build strong relationships with key stakeholders including funders,
community organizations, Provincial and Federal Government
• Represent MNBC at various government committees and tables including Women’s Health,
Housing & Homelessness, Justice, Economic Development, Employment & Skills, Mental Health, Children
& Family, Early Years
• Work with the Province of BC in the response to the calls to justice for the Missing
Murdered and Indigenous Women and Girls report “Reclaiming Truth to Power”
• Support developing reports and presentations to Provincial and Federal Governments,
Communities, and Ministers
• Prepare information packages, tool kits, policy papers, and briefing notes
• Assist with design and event planning for the Ministry of Women & Gender Equity
(MOWGE), which includes provincial, regional and community events, gatherings, workshops &
engagement sessions
• Draft correspondence, position papers, project proposals, briefing notes,
work-plans, and reports
• Create, design, format, write, edit and produce print and digital materials, news
releases, communications, event, and project related materials including formatting and updating
website content and social media platforms, and work with MNBC Communications Department for
branding and distribution
• Maintain event budgets and track expenditures/transactions and evaluate budget and
activity success to submit reports


THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

• Completion of relevant Post-Secondary Degree
• Two years’ recent, related experience in health, not-for-profit, government, social
services, or Women’s/Indigenous sector
• Combination of relevant experience, education, and training will be considered
• Knowledge and/or awareness of the historical and contemporary contributions made by
Métis people in B.C.

• Working knowledge of social media marketing and design will be 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 Word, Excel
and other database/software required by the role

 

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, Métis or Inuit). All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply.

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