Cultural Advisor 078R3-22-1

Cultural Advisor 078R3-22-1

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 15, 2022
Deadline June 29, 2022
Type Full Time / Contract
Company Six Nations of the Grand River
Location Ohsweken, ON
Category Health Services
Client Six Nations of the Grand River
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CULTURAL ADVISOR 078R3-22-1
OGWANOHGWATRAE, HEALTH SERVICES
Contract

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, June 29, 2022, for the Cultural Advisor with Ogwanohgwatrea, Health Services Department.  The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Cultural Advisor reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Ogwanohgwatrea:’Tseh Niyowai:ho’de’ Coordinator. The Cultural Advisor acts as a primary resource to Six Nations Health Services staff in its development and enhancement of the provision of services that correspond with Ogwanohgwatrae:’  Tseh Niyogwai:ho`de` (Our Hodinohshoni Beliefs). The Cultural Advisor thereby supports consistent, culturally safe service delivery. The Cultural Advisor ensures the appropriate development of cultural resources and delivery of cultural programming to facilitate preservation and promotion of traditional Hodinohshoni practices, thereby enhancing a positive and strong cultural identity among clients and staff. The Cultural Advisor works within the policies and procedures established by Six Nations of the Grand River.

Type Contract
Closing Date  June 29, 2022
Hours of Work  37.5 hours per week
Wage TBD

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Indigenous studies and five (5) years’ experience working in cultural preservation

OR

A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience working in cultural preservation

  • Must have exceptional knowledge of Cayuga and/or Mohawk languages and possess an ability to communicate with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of, and personal commitment to Hodinohshoni way of life
  • Hodinohshoni ancestry with understanding, practice and sharing of Hodinohshoni history, culture, traditions, ceremonies, principles and values
  • Demonstrated commitment to the culture and community by providing services in ways that respect Hodinohshoni culture and practices
  • Knowledge of Hodinohshoni concepts of health and wellness
  • Must possess a valid Ontario G Driver’s Licence, own vehicle and be willing to travel.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at [email protected].

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

Cultural Advisor – Contract – 078R3-22-1
c/o Reception Desk
Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)
P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court
Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

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