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Hiring: Indigenous Program Lead
Program: Integrated Ocean Conservation & Shipping (IOCS) Program
Organization: Clear Seas
Location: This position is open to interested candidates across Canada with a preference for those based in Canada’s Pacific region.
Welcome to Clear Seas: a Canadian not-for-profit and independent research centre that provides impartial information on marine shipping to policy makers and the public. Through comprehensive research, communications, and Indigenous-focused programs, Clear Seas helps fill knowledge gaps and build capacity in this important sector. Being part of Clear Seas is a unique opportunity to help generate sound solutions to recognized issues and shape a safe, sustainable and inclusive ocean economy.
Join the Clear Seas team in delivering the Integrated Ocean Conservation & Shipping (IOCS) program and bring shipping perspectives into marine conservation and management decisions.
Funded through DFO’s Ocean Management Contribution Program, the IOCS program will expand upon Clear Seas’ existing Indigenous Internship Program and Mapping Marine Traffic (MMT) initiative, as well as create new opportunities for Indigenous communities to gain skills and capacity and contribute knowledge related to marine shipping and ocean conservation. New activities include the delivery of community workshops on topics related to marine shipping and ocean conservation, and community projects to advance the stewardship of marine areas and cultural values that are significant to Indigenous communities. The scope of this program is focused on Canada’s Pacific region.
Our team is currently seeking an Indigenous Program Lead for the Integrated Ocean Conservation & Shipping (IOCS) Program, a new full-time position at Clear Seas created to support IOCS program activities. This is a unique opportunity to shape a new role, build partnerships with Indigenous communities and organizations, and support the expansion of Clear Seas’ research partnership model to include community research.
Reporting to the Director of Indigenous Programs and working in collaboration with multidisciplinary project teams, the Indigenous Program Lead will connect and engage with Indigenous communities, support the design and delivery of community workshops, and support community research projects. This is a cross-functional and bridging role that will work closely with Clear Seas teams in the areas of Indigenous Programs, Research and Knowledge Mobilization, and Strategy, supported by external contractors as needed. This role has several interconnecting focus areas:
Other Related Tasks
You bring lived experience of Indigenous worldviews, cultures and values and you draw upon the values and principles from your own community and history. You can foster and maintain collaborative relationships with Indigenous community leaders, officials, agency representatives, and colleagues from other institutions, and you are able to motivate and influence a team to co-create with partners and strive for new and innovative approaches.
Your skills and experience include:
Other relevant skills and experience could also include:
Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to members of the following designated group: Aboriginal Peoples. Candidates who wish to qualify for preferential consideration are encouraged to self-identify.
Clear Seas’ team is working primarily remotely (at home) and meeting quarterly at the organization’s downtown office in Vancouver, British Columbia. This position is open to interested candidates across Canada with a preference for those based in Canada’s Pacific region.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$70,000 – $90,000 per year, depending on experience. Clear Seas also provides a comprehensive health benefits plan.
SUPPORTING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE
Equity, diversity and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and an inclusive maritime industry. We encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested? Please submit your cover letter and resume to email@example.com . The name of the PDF attachments should include the name of the position followed by your first and last name. Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.
The position will remain open until filled.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 23 2023 ID: 68262