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New Beginnings House Program Assistant

This position is responsible for assisting the Program Coordinator in developing and overseeing programs which provide community members the opportunity to learn basic life skills in a “home” setting. Different programs will be developed for each age group and will aim to be delivered in a social atmosphere. These programs are intended to give the attendees an opportunity to learn skills which will make them more adaptive and better able to effectively deal with the every-day demands and challenges of life. 


• Assist the coordinator in developing and overseeing programs to be run out of the “New Beginnings” House
• Distribute and collect consent forms from program applicants; file the forms accordingly
• Help to ensure the house is clean and kept in order; work with maintenance and housing department when issues related to the house arise
• Help to ensure the house is stocked with the necessary supplies required to execute a program successfully; shop for supplies as required and as budgeted for
• Clean and prepare house in preparation for program dates and upon completion of events
• Assist in eliciting sponsorship and/or prepare grant proposals whenever applicable to gain additional funding in order to be able to provide more extravagant programs
• Laisse with other Saulteau First Nations departments for collaboration opportunities
• Work with the Communications Coordinator to adequately market the programs being offered
• Maintain confidentiality at all times
• Promote learning through tradition and culture whenever possible
• Survey attendees and community members for programs which they would find effective and try and incorporate their feedback whenever possible


• High school diploma
• 1 years of experience working with youth in a social assistance role
• 1 years of experience in mentoring or coaching
• Certificate in First Aid

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge and experience of Indigenous community and culture
• Outstanding organizational and budgeting skills
• Professional and confidential person
• Team player
• Great interpersonal and communication skills
• Public Speaking abilities
• Compassionate and caring personality
• Ability to remain calm and poised in sensitive situations/conversations

Additional Info

  • Position Start Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
  • Position Type: Permanent
  • Expected Hours: Full Time
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