POSITION TITLE: Project Manager—Inuit Communities
CONDITIONS: Contract position: maternity leave replacement (October 2020 to December 2021)

Possibility of a permanent position at the end of the mandate

Schedule: 37.5 hours per week

REGION: The position is based in Montréal, but requires travels, approximately 4 to 6 times a year, to Inuit communities.
SALARY: To be discussed according to the candidate’s qualifications.

The minimum salary scale for this position is $20.51/hour ($40,000/year).

OTHER BENEFITS: Flexible schedule

Temporarily working remotely because of COVID-19, possibilities for working remotely afterwards.

Social benefits

 

Under the authority of the Assistant Director of Educational Programming—Inuit Communities of Youth Fusion, the Project Manager—Inuit Communities will be in charge of coordinating the delivery of daily programming for Indigenous youth, in various fields (performing arts, media and film creation, science and robotics, leadership, healthy living and elementary school involvement). They will have to ensure that the projects respect the standards of Youth Fusion and the school partners. They will collaborate in the recruitment, training and event management of projects in Indigenous communities, and will be in charge of supervision, logistics and administration specific to the projects under their supervision.

 

Our vision

That each youth achieves educational success by discovering, cultivating and valuing their abilities with the support of the school ecosystem and the community.

 

Our mission

Promote school perseverance by creating continuous links between the school system and the community, while implementing pedagogical, practical and innovative projects for youth in order to contribute to their education, socialization and qualification.

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT MANAGER POSITION—INUIT COMMUNITIES:

Main responsibilities

 Create and maintain relationships with the schools, the Indigenous communities and the youth with whom the organization works;

  • Develop and maintain a network of local mentors in the communities under their supervision;
  • Contribute to the training and the recruitment of project coordinators;
  • Prepare and organize travel and accommodation for project coordinators in Indigenous communities;
  • Evaluate the material needs in the homes of the project coordinators under their supervision, and the material for academic projects. Make the necessary purchases (pots and pans, utensils, etc.) and send the material;
  • Provide ongoing support and supervision to project coordinators and facilitators under their supervision to ensure the well-being of employees and that program objectives are met;
  • Collaborate in the coordination and management of events, including post-event follow-ups;
  • Contribute to improving existing initiatives and developing new ones by evaluating existing activities;
  • Process and approve timesheets and expense reports related to the projects of their employees;
  • Distribute annual evaluation in the communities under their supervision and contribute to the writing and distribution of the final reports.

Education

  • University degree in a relevant discipline for this position

Experience

  • At least two years experience in project management
  • Experience in human resources management
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities and individuals
  • Knowledge of the cultures and traditions of one or more Indigenous nations 

Skills

  • Committed leader with experience in human resources management;
  • Ability to solve problems, to take initiative and to work autonomously;
  • Excellent organizational skills and professionalism;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to create positive and strong relationships with internal and external partners;
  • Event planning and project management, a requirement.

Technical knowledge

  • PC environment
  • Office 365 suite

Languages 

  • French and English, spoken and written
  • Written and/or oral knowledge of an Indigenous language is an asset 

Additional

  • Be available to travel to Inuit communities several times a year
  • Driver license (essential)

 

TO APPLY:

Send your application to candidatures@fusionjeunesse.org. Indigenous knowledge is highly valued and respected by our organization and is considered to be a strong asset for this position. Therefore, self-identifying indigenous applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only the applications that meet our needs and criteria will be called. Thank you for your interest in Youth Fusion.