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CULTURAL COORDINATOR - MINO BIMAADIZIWIN CHILD CARE CENTER MINNEAPOLIS

 

January 26, 2023

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

CULTURAL COORDINATOR

MINO BIMAADIZIWIN CHILD CARE CENTER MINNEAPOLIS

Open: January 26, 2023 – Until filled

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Cultural Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the cultural activities and to support the development of a sustainable cultural healing program. Key activities include planning cultural trainings and activities within the urban Native American (NA) community. Building collaboration within and across Mino Bimaadiziwin Development, as well as external programs, agencies, and key stakeholders that are serving the NA community. This position reports to the Clinical Supervisor. Full-time position with benefits, salary DOQ.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

• Identify and coordinate resources to develop and support the cultural programming.

• Implore NA values and community needs to plan effective cultural healing activities.

• Establish partnerships and agreements with cultural advisors and elders that offer ceremonies and trainings.

• Develop strategies and infrastructure to deliver cultural services and activities virtually and in person.

• Engage NA community leaders and elder to foster participation in traditional healing activities.

• Work collaboratively with community partners to support engagement in cultural activities.

• Facilitate cultural activities that support cultural reclamation, identity formation, and family (re)unification, prevention and resilience.

• Provide opportunities for cultural and traditional knowledge, skills, abilities and wisdom to be shared.

• Coordinate and referral clients to ceremonies such as shaken tent and sweat lodge.

• Encourages clients and employees to take an active part in cultural community-based activities offered.

• Adapt programming to fit current COVID-19 protocols.

• Purchase materials that are needed for cultural activities planned.

• Market and publicize scheduled activities and events that will be offered to patients and community members.

• Conduct inventory and complete purchase orders for programming.

• Group Facilitation- planning and facilitation of group.

• Works on a multidisciplinary team and make referrals to additional programming to address health and social needs.

• Plan and implement activities to meet grant objectives and evaluate for effectiveness.

• Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

• High school graduate or equivalent.

• Willing to obtain first aid and CPR within 6 months of hire.

• Knowledge and experience working with Native Americans.

• Familiar with local cultural resources and spiritual care/activities

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847

 

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