Published On: March 4, 2021Categories: Employment, Language, News, Workshops

Posting Period:       March 2, 2021 – March 19, 2021 @ 4:00p.m.


Position:                  Language & Cultural Coordinator

Location:                 Woodland Cultural Centre

Job Status:              Full-Time Permanent

Hours of Work:      37.5

Salary Range:         $30,000 -$46,865/annum




Reporting to the Curator, the Language & Cultural Coordinator will manage the daily operations of the Dwadwenaga:dat Language Centre.  The Language & Cultural Coordinator will lead language and cultural programs, continue the documentation, research, stabilization, and promotion of Ǫngwehǫ:weh languages, train contract staff and summer students, and work closely with the language programs in the three support First Nations.  The Language & Cultural Coordinator will work within the policies and procedures established by the Woodland Cultural Centre.



  • Act as first point of contact for the Dwadwenaga:dat Language Centre including greeting visitors as they enter the Centre, answering calls/emails, and responding to inquiries.
  • Assist the Curator by leading the cultural educational programming initiatives. Coordinates with the Cultural Interpreters in delivery of cultural education programming.
  • Hire, train, and supervise the contract staff and summer students, ensuring staff understand language and culture of the community.
  • Assist in the maintenance of partnerships and relationships with Six Nations, Wahta Mohawks and Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte language programs.
  • Development and coordination of introductory level Haudenosaunee languages workshops
  • Ensure safe and secure handling of language recordings.
  • Develop and install language displays in the Centre and Museum/Galleries.
  • Assist with grant proposals, employment incentives, and requests for funding proposals.
  • Assist in the development of strategies to improve the viability and growth of language learners.
  • Assist with design of financial models, budgets and proposals.
  • Perform other administrative duties as required



***For a full description of the Essential Duties & Responsibilities and Education/Experience, please refer to attached Job Description for further details***

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All applicants for this position should submit a current CV or Resume, a sample of writing in an Ǫgwehǫ:weh Language on the topic of their choice, and three references. References must include one reference who can attest to applicants level of proficiency and literacy in an Ǫgwehǫ:weh Language, one employment reference, and one personal or community reference.


Preference will be given to applicants of Ǫgwehǫ:weh heritage who are proficient in the languages of Cayuga or Onondaga.


Closing Date: March 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm




If interested, please send cover letter and resumé with references to:


Woodland Cultural Centre

184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3S 2X2


Administrative Assistant

(519) 759-2650




Please Note:

  • Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview
  • Police Record Check and copies of education will be required at the time of Offer of Employment




Nia:wen/Thank You

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