Family and Cultural Development Coordinator

Wage Range:     $18.00 – $24.00

 Dependent on Qualifications and Experience

Department:      Oneida Nation Head Start and                              

Term:    One Year, with possibility of permanent full-time

Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8:30a.m – 4:30p.m, 35 hours/week, some evenings and weekends

Posting Date: January 13, 2020             Closing Date: January 24, 2020 @4:30PM


This position is directly responsible to assist in the recruitment of families and enrollment of children. This position is responsible for the scheduling and implementing parent/child interactional activities as well as parent activities. The duties include occasional home visits to ensure that parent’s needs are being met and for the well-being of families. This position is also responsible for implementing and the coordination of cultural content which includes the Oneida language, language speakers, language classes for children and parents and implementing of a “language nest”.


  1. Early Childhood Education Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institute and enrollment with the College of RECE; OR
  2. Any diploma or certificate that relates to working with families/parents/children;
  3. Minimum of 3 years in a capacity working with families/parents/children within a First Nations Community, REQUIRED.



  1. The successful candidate will submit proof of being a Member of the College of Early Childhood Education and in good standing
  2. The successful candidate will submit a VS-CPIC at own expense. VS-CPIC must be clear
  3. The successful candidate will submit an up-to-date immunization record
  4. The successful candidate will submit a copy of First Aid/Infant CPR



  1. Cover letter, resume, three 3 previous work related references (names and telephone numbers only), copies of all applicable educational qualifications;


Interested applicants please submit documentation to:

Oneida Nation of the Thames, Administration Office

Human Resource Department

2212 Elm Avenue,

Southwold, Ontario   N0L 2G0

OR Fax (519) 652-2930 or (519) 652-2930


  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested. (Only those selected for an interview will be contacted).
  • A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16(1) of the Human Rights Act, is a preference.
  • Where non-Aboriginal employees have accepted, as a term of their employment, that they may be displaced in preference to an Aboriginal candidate, the Oneida Nation of the Thames must still treat the non-Aboriginal employee in a fair and reasonable manner, by for example, ensuring that adequate notice of termination is given. It is not acceptable to dismiss a permanent employee in favour of an Aboriginal employee if no preferential policy or practice was in place at the time of the permanent hiring.


NOTE:  All applicants are urged to obtain a full job description, by contacting the Human Resources Department at 519-652-3244.

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