The Martin Family Initiative (MFI) is a charity that works alongside First Nations, Inuit and Métis People in Canada to help foster Indigenous children and youth’s education and wellbeing. MFI works with Indigenous people to adapt successful existing programs and create new programs tailored to local needs. The MFI Early Years is an innovative evidence-informed program model that seeks to honour parents as their children’s first teachers, support healthy pregnancies and infancy and successful service navigation. It combines home visitation with community-based group events to centralize Indigenous ways of knowing in the context of optimal child development and family well-being.
Reporting to the Training and Development Manager, the Early Years Trainer will train and support the ongoing professional development of community-based staff in all Early Years program sites and for early learning professionals working with Indigenous organizations and families across Canada. The position is permanent, full time, and may be remote or based in the Martin Family Initiative office in downtown Montreal.
EXPECTATIONS OF THE ROLE
• Ability to travel.
• Ability to clearly receive and transmit information.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Knowledge around early childhood development and/ or anti-colonial theory.
• Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Organization and planning skills, ability to effectively manage workflow with multiple projects simultaneously.
• Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field (Early Childhood Education, Education, Indigenous/Native Studies).
• Master’s degree in a related field preferred.
• Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
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