In Northern Quebec, Nunavut and Nunatsiavut, Frontier College runs Summer Literacy Camps in partnership with FNMI communities. We also develop other year-long literacy initiatives and programming in collaboration with community partners in Northern Quebec and Nunavut.
We are seeking a full-time Regional Camp Coordinator who will provide logistical, program and administrative support to Literacy Camps in rural, remote and community settings. The Coordinator will be part of a regional team responsible for relationship-building, logistics and planning, staff hiring and training, project delivery, administration, evaluation and reporting. Some travel to urban, rural and remote locations is required, and will be frequent (especially over the summer months). The Coordinator will also provide support as needed to ongoing programs.
The Camp Coordinator will report directly to the Regional Manager of Quebec, Nunavut and Nunatsiavut and works closely with other regional staff on all aspects of the Summer Literacy Camps. The Camp Coordinator works both independently and collaboratively to carry out and promote the work of Frontier College in the province.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Build strong relationships with camp communities and the development of camp delivery plans
Co-coordinate and implement all logistics related to summer literacy camps including travel, training, food, housing, materials, shipping, etc.
Coordinate and support camp staff recruitment and hiring process by scheduling and performing interviews, checking references, managing paperwork, etc.
Support program administration, evaluation and reporting by collecting, receiving, compiling and submitting results on a weekly basis during and after camp period.
Support and liaison with camp counsellors’ teams throughout the duration of the project: community visits, weekly follow up calls, daily problem-solving, managing social media, etc.
Provide general administrative support including phones, mail, supplies, filing systems, research, and other requests.
Skills and Attributes:
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, lively and constantly changing environment
Experience with travel to and/or working in remote communities
Welcoming, confident and friendly manner, with excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills
Experience in delivering training material and fostering a vibrant, inclusive learning environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and French
Highly committed and organized multi-tasker, with exceptional attention to detail
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word
Willingness to work extended or weekend hours on occasion, and available to travel at short notice
Demonstrated ability to manage multi-stakeholder projects
Experience working with or living in FNMI communities
Possess a passion for literacy and community capacity building
A sense of adventure and ability to both work independently and as member of a team
Compensation: We offer an attractive compensation package, excellent benefits and a chance to work in a supportive environment.
Interested candidates should send resume and covering letter to:
Mélanie Valcin, Regional Manager - Quebec, Nunavut and Nunatsiavut
Closing date: September 30th 2016.
For more information about Frontier College visit www.frontiercollege.ca
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from diverse individuals who self-identify on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code. We are committed to integration and maintaining the independence of individuals and removing barriers to accessibility in the workplace. We are committed to full compliance with the Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation. We invite applicants to request accommodation, as required, throughout the application and hiring process.