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JOB TITLE: Indigenous Knowledge Keeper

JOB STATUS: Full-Time

REPORTS TO: Executive Directors (IPS Indigenous Perspectives Society & Surrounded By Cedar)

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Executive Directors, the Indigenous Knowledge Keeper will have a range of responsibilities within both organizations and will be dedicated to advising and guiding the leadership of the workplaces toward a more focussed and knowledgeable approach to working with the local Indigenous community.

In working with IPS, the Indigenous Knowledge Keeper will be an integral part of a team working to create a training model rooted in cultural understanding for staff and volunteers. In working with SCCFS, the Indigenous Knowledge Keeper will provide a range of cultural support to all program areas, while offering support, guidance, advice and encouragement to all agency staff, children and youth in care, caregivers and birth family members.

The Indigenous Knowledge Keeper will be based in-house, rotating their schedule between both organizations. They will be considered an employee of the societies and therefore subject to the policies and workplace standards in place for all employees.

 

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Learning Opportunities

SCCFS believes in the importance of mentoring and supporting practicum students from post-secondary bodies and Interns from the Aboriginal Youth Internship Program. 

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