Job Posting 91093

Metis Middle Years Navigator
Metis Nation BC
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 6 days (Sun, 12 Feb)
full time - temporary / contract

MÉTIS MIDDLE YEARS NAVIGATOR - #23-006

Ministry of Education

  

Position:     Temporary Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)

Location:    Hybrid/Provincial office – Station Tower (13401 – 108th Avenue, Surrey)

Closes:       Posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice

 

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 Education team as a Métis Middle Years Navigator with the Ministry of Education.

Reporting to the Métis Early Years Manager, the primary purpose of the Métis Middle Years Navigator is to provide information to ensure Métis children (9 to 12) and their families are connected to culture, virtual events and the Métis Child Care Benefit. Collaborating with the Métis Family Connections team and the Child Care Coordinators, they will connect families to services related to the middle years by increasing the availability and accessibility of quality childcare resources and services.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Connect families to services related to the middle years.
  • Maintain documentation and lists in relation to children accessing our services 9-12 years.
  • Refer families to the childcare coordinators for support with the Métis childcare benefit.
  • Distribute relevant middle years information to families.
  • Document barriers for Métis families in accessing middle years programming and services.
  • Planning, coordinating meetings and events, as required.
  • Attend community partner meetings and community events, as required.
  • Carry out various administrative tasks, as assigned.
  • Reporting of activities to the Métis Early Years Manager, as required.
  • Create relationships with middle years programs and services.

  

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Degree or diploma in Early Childhood Education, Community Support Work, Primary Education or a related field, and
  • Knowledge of middle years programs and services.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children and families.
  • 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.
  • 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 normal business hours.
  • Ability to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s license and access to a 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 Indigenous (First Nation, Métis or Inuit). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

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