Workshop Coordinator/Instructor – Entrepreneurial Skills

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Author pmnationtalk
Date November 11, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Native Women's Association of Canada
Location Ottawa, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Native Women's Association of Canada
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Workshop Coordinator/Instructor – Entrepreneurial Skills

Reports to: Business Employment and Social Development Director
Term: Indefinite
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Ottawa

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.

What 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.

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience

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

Core 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.

Asset Qualifications

  • Certification in teaching, adult training, essential skill instruction, coaching and/or event planning.
  • Experience in training or curriculum design.
  • Experience in working with a National Indigenous Organization, Indigenous Peoples, especially women.
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Ability to speak an Indigenous language.


  • Preference will be given to Indigenous women candidates, please self-identify.
  • Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.
  • Willingness to travel when necessary.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodations will be provided at all stages of the hiring process. We ask applicants to make their needs known in advance.


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