Instructor for Cultural Trainings

  • Full Time
  • Langford

Website Indigenous Perspectives Society

Are you eager to work in a dynamic environment where your passion for knowledge-sharing creates excellence through training and leadership? Are you willing to help nurture a deeper understanding of Indigenous perspectives and cultural differences? We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the lives and voices of Indigenous people, and we are looking for an energetic and confident Instructor to join our dedicated team. We are looking for an Instructor to deliver a variety of culturally related trainings to Indigenous audiences and groups working with Indigenous communities.

In this role, you can display your love of bringing ideas and theories to life while fostering a meaningful dialogue that boosts self-determination and social change for Indigenous communities. As an instructor, you will be sharing your natural aptitude for developing, reviewing, and delivering curriculum. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to travel frequently within BC as allowed and available.

Are you a confident and natural teacher, coach, and mentor? If you thrive in a dynamic environment, have a passion for adult education, and are enthusiastic about working in partnership with Indigenous families, Elders, and communities, then we want to talk with you!

Who are we?

Indigenous Perspectives Society is a provincial not-for-profit organization that strengthens the voice of Indigenous communities through culturally relevant education, professional development, research, and policy. Unique to our organization is our commitment to culturally relevant services. For 30 years, our programs have been fostering a deeper understanding of Indigenous perspectives and cultural differences and helping build successful relationships with Indigenous communities, stakeholders, and government partners.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor of Social Work or a related
  • Multiple years of experience working in and delivering training in Indigenous communities.
  • Thorough knowledge of Indigenous pedagogy.
  • Demonstrated experience in adult education instruction and delivery.
  • Sound knowledge of Indigenous communities, cultures, traditions, and practices in BC and Canada.
  • Proficiency with computer software including MS Office, databases.
  • Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous Descent.

What we can offer you:
• Healthy workplace which offers professional development, a wellness program, and other cultural initiatives
• Competitive benefits package after 3 months of employment
• Matched RRSP Group Savings Plan after 6 months of employment
• Annual salary $75,000 based on previous experience or related experience
• Monday- Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm at our office in Langford.

How To Apply

If you are qualified and interested in this challenging position, please send your resume with an accompanying cover letter describing how your strengths and experience make you the ideal fit to  rachelled@ipsociety.ca with “Instructor: Cultural Training” as the subject line. Position open until a successful candidate has been appointed.

The Indigenous Perspectives Society thanks all applicants for their interest and advises that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to Aaronn@ipsociety.ca.