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The Chiefs of Ontario is looking for a qualified and motivated individual for the position of Social Services Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Director of Social Services the Coordinator is expected to coordinate a wide range of complex and confidential administrative and support tasks. The incumbent provides intermediate level expertise to the position, manages confidential and time sensitive information and serves as a primary point of contact with management.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing daily assistance in administrative duties by providing effective scheduling management.
  • Record, transcribe and prepare minutest for Meetings, workshops and seminars.
  • Full meeting preparation including agendas, booking location/venue, catering, and preparation of approved meeting packages.
  • Communication on meetings and preparation including recording and transcribing meeting minutes.
  • Maintenance of an effective electronic filing system.
  • Drafting and editing correspondence, reports and internal office communications.
  • Manage and oversee small projects, task teams and budgets.
  • Collaborate and share information in a dynamic team environment within COO.
  • Responsible for general administrative duties as required.

Must be able to work flexible hours during busy seasons i.e. assembly seasons; out of town meetings, etc.


  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines
  • 2 years of proficient work experience in a First Nations community of organization is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of First Nations governance structure.
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree is not required, but is extremely recommended.
  • A valid driver’s licenses and any other licenses and/or certificates will be considered an asset i.e. first aid/CPR training, coaching, WHMIS, etc.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture and values and rights in particular, the nations that reside within the boundaries of the province of Ontario.
  • Exceptional knowledge of various computer applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both written and orally.
  • Demonstrates the ability to stay organized in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships within the organization and external agencies or affiliates.

DURATION: December 1st, 2020 – March 31st, 2021, with the potential for renewal based on funding.


Send letter of application, resume and include 2 references marked confidential to:

Ashley Nardella
Chiefs of Ontario