Career Opportunity – Indigenous Program Development Manager

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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (November 20, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada is the national body for competitive paddling in Canada. We are a volunteer lead and staff driven organization made up of a community of paddling enthusiasts – athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, staff and supporters – from coast to coast.

We are seeking a full time Indigenous Program Development Manager to join our team for an eight-month term. Reporting to the Director of Development (DD), the Indigenous Program Manager (IPM) working closely with Community Program Leaders and PTSO Partners, will be responsible for leading and executing Canoe Kayak Canada’s (CKC) Indigenous Paddling Pilot Program and support other Indigenous programing development. Single year funding for this position has been received from Indigenous & xNorthern Affairs Canada.

Click here to download CKC Indigenous Program Manager complete job description.

The Fit

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional sport leader with experience in coaching education delivery and development. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following experience:

  • Have demonstrated experience working in and with Indigenous communities in Canada,
  • Possess an understanding of the unique position of paddling in Indigenous communities in Canada
  • Have a clearly identifiable track record of delivering on educational development projects
  • Be passionate about Indigenous culture, understand and be willing to work within an Indigenous value system that emphasizes caring, sharing and respect for all.

Ideally this position will be based out of CKC’s Office in Ottawa, however remote working solutions will be considered.

The Process

If you believe you possess the appropriate experience and skill set for this position, please submit your resume and covering letter with the top 3 reasons why you are the ideal candidate for this position. Applications are to be summited electronically by Monday, December 3, 2018 at midnight EST to Ian Mortimer at

Canoe Kayak Canada is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. In addition, Canoe Kayak Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We appreciate your interest however only those that will be selected for an interview will be contacted.