Employment, Opportunities

Language Implementation Coordinator – Employment Opportunity

Reporting to the Director of Governance, the Project Manager will be responsible for directing and managing the implementation of the language program and other programs/services intended to empower communities to meet the language needs of our staff, senior management, committees, and Governing Council. The Language Implementation Coordinator will provide direction and supervise all staff as the organization evolves, including the development of culturally rooted strategies, proposals, programs, and services. The Language Implementation Coordinator will be responsible for securing and managing the organizations financial resources and seeks new or alternate sources of funding. The position maintains public relations and a strong positive rapport with the community as well as government partners and organizations.


Administrative and Financial

  • Assumes responsibility for annual budget submissions and expenditures, and reporting requirements to the Director of Governance
  • In conjunction with the Director of Governance, develops policies, standards, and procedures to improve or enhance program quality.
  • Recommends developmental changes or operational improvements for consideration by the Director of Governance as required.
  • Develops strategies for fund raising and develops grant applications to alternative funding sources/organizations.
  • Attends meetings, as pre-set and requested, and provides financial and statistical reports as

Staff Management

  • Provides oversight, input, and assistance into the recruitment and retention of qualified
  • Development of Job Descriptions and a suitable performance management system to develop and enhance employee skills and abilities.
  • Conducts regular performance reviews with staff on an annual basis
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the organizational policies to be consistent with the Strategic

Program Planning and Services

  • Develops, implements, and monitors a program in accordance with the culture, language, and ways of life of Indigenous communities.
  • Develop practices to evaluate, assure or enhance program effectiveness

Liaison and Public Relations

  • Ability to connect with and engage Elders, Grandmothers, Knowledge Keepers, and Traditional Healers to work with the Program Staff in designing and delivering culturally rooted programs, services, and
  • Prepares submissions and presentations for the government, other funding agencies and community organizations
  • Contribute to public education through presentations, workshops, and speaking engagements
  • Participation in inter-agency networking and activities to promote collaboration and raise awareness of the many issues affecting women through pregnancy, birthing, and childrearing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other persons and


  • University Degree or equivalent demonstrated education and employment
  • Specialized knowledge of Anishinaabe language and cultural
  • Strong understanding of government funding requirements, fundraising, and grant development
  • Training or experience in business management; organizational leadership and planning
  • Must have creativity, initiative, flexibility, and strong communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently and provide direction and leadership to support to employees in a manner that empowers and builds capacity
  • Experience – Minimum on 3 Years in a Management Position
  • Subject to a Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION IS: Monday June 20, 2022, at 4:30 PM CST

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three work related references to:
Human Resources
Treaty One
103-1075 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0R8 kbluesky@treaty1.ca

*Please note resumes without a cover letter will not be considered complete*

Preference will be given to qualified First Nation candidates Please self-identify as First Nations in your cover letter We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected will be contacted for further consideration.