Education and Social Services Coordinator

Name of organization posting this job/opportunity: 
Kanaka Bar Indian Band
Community / Organization: 
Kanaka Bar Indian Band
Posting Date: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 22, 2021
2693 Siwash Road, Lytton, BC
Job Status: 
Full Time

The Coordinator of Education & Social Services is responsible for planning, developing, managing, and delivering education, social, language programs to the community members of Kanaka Bar across the lifespan. The Coordinator of Education & Social Services’ main objective is to achieve success in meeting Kanaka’s vision statement regarding community development by creating a personalized program for each member. For more information on the community, please review our website at:

The Coordinator of Education & Social Services assists community members in the areas of:
• Staying informed on relevant Kanaka Bar’s policies, monitoring, evaluating, and recommending changes as directed
• Assisting with the development of policies and procedures, strategic plans, goals, objectives and departmental work plans;
• Ensuring that all PSE applicants are treated in a consistent and fair manner.
• Development of a robust afterschool program for K-12 learners;
• Working with adult learners ensuring dignity and confidentiality of learners is maintained.
• Connecting SA clients with health, education and job opportunities while ensuring confidentiality;
• Monitoring, evaluating and managing education programs, services, policies and procedures;
• Managing the development and delivery of specific activities and services;
• Researching funding opportunities and ensuring proposals are submitted;
• Continually evaluating community, client and partner needs, strategic goals and plans, policies and procedures, as required;
• Identifying how services and programs can be integrated with other departments of Kanaka Bar Indian Band and consulting with those departments;
• Develop, update, and enforce all organization policies and procedures regarding Education & Language,
• Able to speak and write Nlaka’pamux or willingness to learn
• Work and develop relationships with community-based groups, leaders, and staff to create programs that promote education and language
• Take the lead role in working with other departments, specialists, and staff to promote on-going Education, Training, Social & Language projects
• Highly effective project management, prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills to meet deadlines
• Ability to work effectively and independently with all levels of health and administrative managers within the organization and with community leaders
• Effective written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills
• Energetic, self-motivated, and results-oriented
• Knowledge of education, social and language organizations, and agencies
• Sound leadership, staff management, and teambuilding skills
• Computer literate, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and Adobe Products.
• Ability to follow through and complete overlapping projects
• Strong work ethic and positive team attitude

Michael Geoghegan
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