Responsibilities

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• Develop relationships with established and potential stakeholders and service providers to facilitate integrated services and/or pertinent specialized information to enhance program effectiveness and outcomes for women & families.

• Advocate for and with women to navigate systems including, but not limited to, justice, education, health and social services

• Recruit and support a Women’s Advisory Council, arrange and coordinate regular meetings, training.

• Develop an annual plan for women’s activities, special events & initiatives (Take Back the Night, MMIWG, International Women’s Day, etc)

• Liaise and partner with Women’s Shelters within Nunatsiavut with a goal to share ideas, resources and 

work collaboratively on women’s programs and events

• Engage and coordinate with community staff to deliver programming, special events, advocacy and support to women.

• Keep abreast of current issues regarding the Status of Women in Nunatsiavut communities by engaging community members, collecting relevant statistics and reviewing relevant documents

• Represent NG in regional, provincial, national and international committees related to women’s issues Travel throughout Nunatsiavut to hold public consultations regarding women’s issues

• Provide monthly activity reports

• Secure funding through grant and proposal writing for event and program implementation

• Other related duties as required

Qualifications

• Bachelor degree in a related field i.e. sociology, social work, human services with 3 years of related experience. Combination of relevant education and/or experience will be considered.

• Extensive experience in dealing with general public and good oral, interpersonal, written, communication and organizational skills

• Have excellent knowledge of women’s issues in today’s society and Inuit culture

Assets

• Bilingual in Inuktitut and English

Benefits
  • 4% vacation pay with the option to accrue 
  • Paid sick leave

 

Department: Health and Social Development

Location: Nunatsiavut (Nain, Hopedale, Postville, Makkovik, Rigolet)/Happy Valley Goose Bay

Term: Temporary Full-Time

Closing Date: July 23, 2024

 

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume to careers@nunatsiavut.com.

Applications should be submitted before 4:30 pm on closing day.

Interested in a Career?
If you have any questions about employment with the Nunatsiavut Government, you can always reach out to our Human Resources department at careers@nunatsiavut.com.

We look forward to speaking with you!