Non-profit society is offering a 26 week part-time contract, approximately 10 hours per week, depending on schedule, past experience, and talents.

 

The  Coordinator will organize an Annual General Meeting,  Cultural Learning Circles  and similar events.  The Coordinator will manage projects to ensure that information and photographs are easily accessible to the public and will assist the Association in a variety of roles, many of which rely on reliable volunteers. The Coordinator will recruit a team with willing hearts and the desire to learn and will monitor, and schedule volunteers for any of these tasks:

 

  • help out at events and gatherings
  • create, update and distribute promotional materials
  • attend events to assist people tracking their family tree and doing research
  • sort, organize and research archival photographs, enhance images with Adobe Photoshop (or similar software)
  • enter genealogy data into Family Tree Maker software; include sources where information was located
  • Update biographies and photo-stories of Aboriginal achievers and make their stories broadly available through a publication, collage, audio or video recording, Youtube, etc.

 

REQUIREMENTS for Volunteer Coordinator:  maturity and previous contract experience

  • Able to work efficiently and accurately with limited supervision
  • Realistic Work Plan, efficient timeline management, and ability to meet agreed objectives.
  • Routine communication with the Steering Committee
  • Must have own equipment and knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Adobe Photoshop; expenses including some travel will be reimbursed
  • Must have contacts and experience working with Aboriginal people
  • All contractors and volunteers must communicate clearly, be respectful with elders, understand traditional protocols (or be willing to learn)
  • Honor the policies of confidentiality and ‘informed consent’ to ensure protection of privacy and appropriate use of personal information.
  • Contract fee and reimbursement of expenses will be negotiated.

 

Deadline: October 7th, 2019.  Apply to ancestorconnections@gmail.com with summary of relevant experience and skills, and list of references.

 

The Aboriginal Genealogy Network is a volunteer-based not-for-profit working cooperatively and sharing family trees and information about aboriginal, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis ancestors.  

Check out our on-line presence at facebook.com/aboriginal.ancestors.