Community Navigator Position

Position Title: Community Navigator

6 month Contract – 20 hours per week

Wage: $18-$22 per hour depending on experience

Start Date: Immediately

The successful Candidate will work under the direction of the Columbia Valley Metis Board.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for citizens in all aspects, including assistance in completing Citizenship applications, program applications and renewals, provide information and direction for programs, services and resources available in the community.
  • Compile and maintain an up-to-date contact list of membership.
  • Conduct surveys on cultural programing, employment and skills training, mental health support requirements, develop directory of Metis businesses with the CVMA area.
  • Communicate with membership, develop bi-monthly newsletter, post CVMA activities on social media.
  • Schedule Board meetings, prepare agenda and minutes as required.  
  • Facilitate events and programs.
  • Prepare applications for future funding, complete necessary reports, cheque issuance, entry and monitoring of budgets and expenditures. 
  • Facilitate communication with Metis citizens, board members and MNBC staff in a constructive, effective manner. 
  • Process all correspondence, letters, documents and proposals, records, distribute all incoming mail, maintain on-line filing system.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of office administration
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to utilize strong interpersonal skills to deal with others effectively
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision
  • High aptitude with Microsoft Word, Excel, video conferencing, MailChimp and other digital applications
  • High standard of ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge and/or awareness of the historical and contemporary contributions made by Métis people in B.C.

Other duties may be assigned as needed to help ensure the efficient operation of CVMA.


  • Criminal Record Check required
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

For more information or to apply, please submit your resume including references to

Thank you for your interest and we appreciate your application. However, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants with a valid Métis card will have preference; however, it is not a requirement for this position.