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Training Facilitator

Position Type: Contract
Closing Date: November 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training is a non-profit organization, established as G.T.A.M.B. in 1991, our main objective is to provide employment and training services to the Aboriginal community in the Greater Toronto area.

General Function

In this role, you will design, deliver and evaluate highly engaging programs that enable our students to learn and develop the necessary skills to help them succeed in their chosen career path.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare training materials, and presentations with specific learning objectives and outcomes
  • Deliver training programs in a variety of topics, such as essential skills, web development or business administration
  • Provide relevant assignments for participants to demonstrate learning outcomes
  • Engage and communicate with participants to encourage their learning while maintaining safe, respectful and collaborative experience
  • Develop and/or adapt training content to an indigenous context
  • Keep and report data on completed courses, absences and issues
  • Conduct and report on training assessments
  • Determine overall effectiveness of programs and make improvements
  • Contribute to marketing materials for training programs
  • Stay up-to-date on leading developments in the training profession
  • Participate in organization’s planning and activities as required upon request

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in adult education, training and facilitation, or related discipline
  • Proven experience as instructor or training facilitator
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • Knowledge of training and curriculum development and design
  • Proven ability to manage group dynamics, including problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Ability to explain complex tasks and concepts in a clear and simple way
  • Basic numeracy
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional skills in PowerPoint and presentation software with ability to troubleshoot technical difficulties
  • Knowledge of career interest and aptitude assessments
  • Ability to design web pages and coding (HTML, CSS and Javascript) an asset
  • Related certification in Essential Skills, Life Skills, True Colours, Personality Dimensions an asset
  • Strong knowledge and sensitivity to Indigenous issues, communities, values, traditions, cultural norms and practices
  • Awareness of trauma-informed approaches within an Indigenous cultural context
  • Experience working within an Indigenous community
  • Results-driven person with the ability to develop work plans and prioritize work activities while focusing on results
  • Ability to respect client confidentiality

Attributes

  • Flexible
  • Organized
  • Problem-solving capacity
  • Punctual and reliable

First Nation, MĂ©tis and Inuit applicants are encouraged to apply and asked to please self-identify on their cover letter. Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Human Resources (hrjobs@miziwebiik.com).

**Closing Date: November 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM**

We thank all applicants for their interest.

If you are invited for an interview and require access accommodation, please let us know in advance so that we can make adequate arrangements.

Download the Job Description here.