Indigenous Homeward Bound Program Coordinator

The Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound Program Coordinator shall be responsible for the daily administration of the Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound program, its values, mission and vision. Extensive knowledge on Indigenous Womens pedagogies required, along with a demonstrated skillset of reducing barriers for Indigenous families. Knowledge of Indigenous community and history is crucial to supporting the Friendship Centre movement.

- Education or experience equivalent to a bachelors or higher in social work or 5years experience working within Indigenous communities.
- Strong understanding and awareness of Indigenous Peoples’ contribution to our community.
- Knowledgeable about health, social and economic influences that impact Indigenous people in London and area.
- Ability to liaise with case managers, facilitate workshops, and oversee comprehensive wraparound programming.
- Ability to file quarterly reports to funders, maintain files, and keep administrative aspects of program up to date.
- Experience managing a program budget, following financial controls, and reporting on financial goals of the program.
- Excellent skills in both written and oral communications
- Proficiency in MS Office 365 software an asset
- Must have valid driver’s license, Insurance and reliable vehicle.
- Must have or able to obtain a clear CPIC for the Vulnerable Sector


1. Responsible for the maintenance of effective partnerships with area organizations
2. Responsible for the development and maintenance of program records.
3. Provides monthly, quarterly and written reports as required.
4. Manage resources and materials within the program budget.
5. Assist in securing possible funding sources through proposals.
6. Develops and maintains effective partnerships with program clients.
7. Develops schedule of supports based on program description and work plan.
8. Energetically promotes the availability of the program.
9. Participates in relevant activities at community level.
10. Actively begins to recruit program participants within the Aboriginal Community.
11. To undertake any other such reasonable duties as maybe assigned from time to time.

Interested applicants please submit:

Cover letter
The names of three Work Related references
Copy of relevant certificate, diploma, degree
Copy of drivers' abstract
Vulnerable CPIC to:

Mail: Hiring Committee
  Re: Indigenous Homeward Bound Program Coordinator
  N’Amerind Friendship Centre
  260 Colborne Street
  London, ON
  N6B 2S6

  Re: Indigenous Homeward Bound Program Coordinator

Fax: (519) 672 0717
  Attention: Hiring Committee
  Re: Indigenous Homeward Bound Program Coordinator


All applications will be screened based on receiving a complete application package and according to the qualifications listed in the posting.
Only those contacted will be granted an interview.
A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16 (1) of the Human Rights Act is preferred.

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