Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date February 20, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Save the Children
Location Toronto, ON
Category Education/Administrative
Client Save the Children
Contact Information


Save the Children Canada is a member of Save the Children International, a federation that works in more than 120 countries worldwide delivering programs focused on health and nutrition, education, child protection, child poverty, humanitarian response, and child rights governance. As the world’s leading independent organization for children, Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development, and participation.

Position Title: Trainer Status FT
Department: National Reconciliation Job Level Classification: 4 Specialist
Reporting to: Director Bargaining Unit (Y/N): Y
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada People Manager (Y*/N): N
*Number of Reports: N/A

Primary Job Purpose

Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. How we translate this mission into our National Reconciliation Program is by inspiring breakthroughs in the way Canada treats all children, especially First Nations, Metis and Inuit children, and to achieve both immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Our vision for reconciliation is centred on:

  1. Realizing the rights of First Nations, Metis and Inuit children, their families and communities
  2. Learning and capacity building for our staff members and leadership, including board members from the broader First Nation, Metis, and Inuit communities. This enables staff and leadership to develop a more meaningful understanding of First Nation, Metis, and Inuit Indigenous cultures and histories. Allowing them to build meaningful relationships with First Nation, Metis, and Inuit colleagues and beneficiaries
  3. Engaging in partnerships and collaborations with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit organizations, and communities to bring meaningful, tangible and sustainable results to our National Reconciliation Program through a child-centred approach.

The Trainer position will play a critical role in the realization of the vision for the National

Reconciliation Program through the development, delivery, implementation, and evaluation of trainings in collaboration with Indigenous partner communities and various stakeholders.

Responsibilities Time %
1. Training — (Assessment, Evaluation. Development, Design, Delivery and Implementation)

  • Contributes to the National Reconciliation Program Training Initiative through delivery, evaluation of learner development and participation in training evaluation
  • Contributes to the development of training and promotional materials, including curriculum/curricula and training resource materials
  • Maintains the training skills and abilities to deliver specialised training sessions as assigned
  • Works collaboratively with co-trainer(s) to review, revise and prep for upcoming training and curriculum revisions
  • Delivers and understands the National Reconciliation Program training approaches through a trauma informed lens
  • Facilitates learning through a variety of delivery methods and delivers accommodating learning approaches
  • Develops training modules, materials, courses, processes, evaluations and supportive resources for Trainers, SCC employees and external parties as requested
  • Ensures consistency in assessing performance and ensures all the sessions have an evaluation component which summarizes the learner’s experience, as part of the training/workshop records
2. Program Support:

  • Contributes to the development of proposals and project concepts with a focus on training, workshops and education
  • Working in close collaboration with delivery partners, supports timely production and submission of high quality updates to donors including financial and narrative reports
3. Technical Knowledge and Program Delivery Support

  • Supports delivery of quality programs including developing logic models and adapting methodologies and tools
  • Working in close collaboration with MEAL and Program Manager, Humanitarian Programs, monitors and supports implementation of culturally relevant analytic tools, learning systems and project deliverables.
  • Upholds and integrates the principles of the Indigenous Programs Relationship Framework with all stakeholders both internally and externally
4. Other:

  • Collaborates with Program team, International Programs, Humanitarian Team, and Resource Development Program on training and program initiatives development
  • Maintains and upgrades professional skills
  • Promotes a healthy, safe work environment; and
  • Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned by the National Reconciliation Director or designate.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience working with/within Indigenous communities
  • Post-secondary education combined with 3 — 5 years of experience in instructional design, curriculum development and training and delivery or an equivalent combination of education and training experience.
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Gender Equity and Child Rights, considered an asset
  • Ability to travel (20%) for extended periods, and provide training and facilitation for groups.

Competencies, Skills and Behaviors

  • Culture – Takes personal responsibility to increase sensitivity, awareness and implementation of SCC’s Wi-Mino-Kisikat Relationship Framework and organisational practices in both professional conduct and work-related deliverables.
  • Accountability – Takes personal ownership and responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work commitments.
  • Critical Thinking – Applies systematic, logical reasoning when addressing problems or situations in order to arrive at an appropriate solution or outcome.
  • Building Relationships and Strategic Partnerships – Builds, develops and sustains business relationships / strategic partnerships that are mutually beneficial, reciprocal and

grounded in trust and respect. It is recognising we are all interdependent and working towards the common good of the organisation.

  • Results Orientation – Accomplishes established goals, delivers the outcomes required and achieves the results. It includes the efficient and effective use of all resources (time, financial, people and technology).

Teamwork and Collaboration – Works collaboratively with others and addresses conflict in a win-win productive manner. This includes a mindset of sharing with others whether it is knowledge, recognition, information and skills. Working towards a common purpose for the

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  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, takes responsibility for their own personal development
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail a letter of application and a resume by Tuesday, March 12th 2019 , to with Subject heading “Trainer- National Reconciliation Program”.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. While self-identifying Indigenous candidates will be given preference, we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Save the Children welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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