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Position: Indigenous & Special Programs Coordinator

20 hours per week, $18-$22/hr



The Indigenous and Special Programs Coordinator will work primarily at the FNCLS Learning Centre to coordinate programming and help learners one to one. The position includes regular travel to both Fort Nelson First Nation and Prophet River First Nation to deliver learning services to community members. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and plan Indigenous programming and learning services.

  • Travel to Prophet River First Nation and Fort Nelson First Nation to deliver programming. 

  • Facilitate & plan family learning workshops or special events. 

  • Help drop-in learners with tutoring, forms, computer help and other tasks.

  • Work one to one with learners for form completion, technology tutoring, intake, and orientation 

  • Maintain statistics and program reporting. 

  • Create posters and other marketing materials as well as use social media for program & event promotion. 

  • Liaise with community members and conduct outreach.

  • Work closely with the small staff at the learning centre to collaborate on other programs and events. 

Position requirements:

  • A university degree or diploma in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and your own reliable vehicle and be willing to travel on a regular basis.

  • A vulnerable sector criminal records check is required

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be skilled in tutoring and teaching

  • Must be passionate about learning and helping others

  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in using Word, Excel, Outlook & Teams.

  • Excellent communication skills, including patience and listening skills

  • Ability to work independently, while receiving support and guidance from the Executive Director.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. 

Professional Experience:

  • Experience working with adults and families in a learning environment would be an asset.

  • Experience working with vulnerable populations would be an asset.

  • Experience with curriculum planning or events planning would be an asset.

  • Experience working for a non-profit would be an asset.


A keen understanding of the broad definition of literacy and the issues confronting Canadian societies and Indigenous communities today.  A good understanding of trauma-informed service delivery is necessary, as well as a full understanding of colonialism and its effects on Indigenous communities. 


Email resume and cover letter in PDF format to

For more information, contact Heather Maga at 250 774 4415.

The competition closes when the position is filled. 

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