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Workshop Coordinator/instructor - Entrepreneurial Skills

Job IDA3-D2-99-6E-FB-B3
CompanyNative Women's Association Of Canada
Date Posted2019-10-23
Posted Until2020-04-20
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
Reports to: Business Employment and Social Development Director
Term: Indefinite
Closing Date: Open until filled

Your Impact

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is a National Indigenous Organization representing the political voice of Indigenous women and girls in Canada. Incorporated in 1974, NWAC works to advance the social, political, and cultural well-being and equality of Indigenous women through advocacy, education, research and policy.

This exciting opportunity aims to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous women, Two-Spirit and gender diverse entrepreneurs in Canada and around the world.

Your Work

Develop and provide training to Indigenous women, Two-Spirit and gender diverse entrepreneurs on starting and managing a small business.

Responsible for the creation of high quality education products and workshops designed to meet the professional development needs of students in a safe learning environment.

Plan, organize and coordinate the execution of the education program including workshops.
Start DateMid-November
Salary$45,000 To $55,000
CredentialsPost-secondary diploma
Education RequirementsRequired

Post-secondary diploma or certificate or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Certification in teaching, adult training, essential skill instruction, coaching and/or event planning.
Essential SkillsCore Competencies

● Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and execute training and performance improvement programs.
● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
● Ability to develop and present information and ideas to diverse groups.
● Well-developed critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
● Ability to work as a team member.
● Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities.
● Ability to interact professionally.
● Reliable and dependable.

Experience developing and facilitating educational workshops.

Relevant experience in a small or medium-sized private or non-profit organization, related to branding, marketing, finance or management.

Must be computer literate with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe.


Experience in training or curriculum design.

Experience in working with a National Indigenous Organization, Indigenous Peoples, especially women.
LanguagesRequired: English

Asset: French, An Indigenous Language
Work SettingsWhat We Value

We value diversity, sharing, adaptability and a willingness to learn.

How We Work

Our team is organized to maximize collaboration, information exchange, as well as efficiency. We are looking at various approaches to organize our teams and foster a great workplace environment, and as such we are open to hearing about your experiences and ideas to ensure we achieve our team objectives as efficiently as possible.
Other● Preference will be given to Indigenous women candidates, please self-identify.
● Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
● Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.
● Willingness to travel when necessary.
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