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.

Requirements:

  • 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 columbiavalleycc@mnbc.ca

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.