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PROJECT FINANCE ASSISTANT

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Special Project Manager the Project Finance Assistant position is responsible for assisting on day-to-day processing of Accounts Payable and Receivable, and other functions related to financial processing such as grant budget preparation and reporting and compilation of financial information as it pertains to the Mohawk Institute Residential School Phase Three Renovation Project.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Day-to-day processing of finance tasks such as AP, AR, payroll, and other similar items.
  • Special projects related to assistance with grants administration, updating Finance Policy, preparation of updated procedures, streamlining systems/processes, audit and other similar tasks.
  • Assistance with archiving of project finance documentation, and preparation of Annual Report.
  • Assistance with Mohawk Institute Residential School Phase Three Renovation Project fundraising planning.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • A strong work ethic with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
  • The ability to perform well under pressure and to assess and prioritize workload.
  • Excellent time management skills. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive with the ability to problem solve and anticipate needs.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and an understanding of the importance of confidentiality
  • Ability to embrace and champion change.
  • Reliable and able to work independently.
  • Ability to handle the public with tact, discretion, and with a pleasing personality.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bookkeeping certification or other financial management certification or equivalent 3 years of experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with accounting software: Sage, ACCPAC, Quickbooks.
  • Attention to detail, professionalism, confidentiality and strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with a range of standard Office software: Excel, Power Point and others.
  • Must pass a police record check.
  • Willingness to learn, accept change, and adapt to new ideas, business concepts, and cultures.
  • Flexible (extra hours may be required on occasion).

IMPACT OF ERROR

Error in judgement may lead to loss of credibility, poor public relations, public confidence and misinformation resulting in embarrassment and potential liability to the Woodland Cultural Centre.

CULTURE

Woodland Cultural Centre serves to preserve and promote Indigenous history, art, language and culture.

EXTERNAL/INTERNAL RELATIONSHIP

Community Members, Contractors, Government Agencies, Council Members, Woodland Cultural Centre Staff, Tourism Partners, Maintenance Contractors, Business Partners, and Vendors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • This position requires normal physical effort. 
  • This position requires normal visual/sensory effort. 
  • This position typically operates in a generally agreeable work environment.
  • Mental Stress: There is regular deadline pressure from various sources.

REPORTS TO

Special Project Manager

 

SUBMISSION PROCESS:

All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. 

 

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.

Closing Date: September 10, 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

administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca

 

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

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Development Coordinator

Posting Period: August 16 – August 30, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Position: Development Coordinator

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre

Job Status: 12-month contract, full-time

Hours of Work: 9:00am – 4:30pm Monday-Friday. with some evenings and weekends

Salary Range: $16.50-25/hr

 

Summary

The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking an individual to coordinate our fundraising and development initiatives, including the Save the Evidence Fundraising Campaign. This position requires a highly motivated individual with experience in donor relations, donor management software, database management, development, project management, partnership development, fundraising strategy, and administration.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all fundraising endeavours, including the Save the Evidence Campaign
  • Maintain all records and databases related to fundraising and development initiatives
  • Coordinate major fundraising initiatives like Giving Tuesday and Orange Shirt Day
  • Be featured in photographs, lead public presentations, and draft public campaign updates
  • Manage all correspondences related to the Save the Evidence Campaign and fundraising initiatives
  • Administration related to donor management, including thank you letters and website donor lists
  • Collaborate in the planning and implementation of fundraising social media and marketing
  • Be familiar with the Centre’s programs and upcoming events
  • Promote a positive image of Woodland Cultural Centre to the community and the public

 

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years experience working in Development, Fundraising, and/or Donor Relations
  • Experience working with CanadaHelps, or equivalent donor management software
  • Demonstrate a track record of success in building and maintaining community partnerships
  • Knowledge of relevant computer software (emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Teams)
  • Exceptional organizational skills with both physical and digital records and data
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • Time management skills, and completion of assigned projects
  • Able to work as a team as well as independently
  • Access to reliable internet, reliable transportation, and have the ability to work remotely if needed
  • An understanding of the impact of Residential Schools, and/or experience working with Survivors

 

Physical requirements

Physical requirements for this position include carrying medium weight boxes and equipment up and down several flights of stairs, and to off-site locations. Must have access to own vehicle with a valid G licence. Office is located on the second floor of the Mohawk Institute Building.

 

Please click here to download the PDF version of the Job Posting

SUBMISSION PROCESS:

All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.

 

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage

Closing Date: August 30, 2021, at 4 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

administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca

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Job Posting: Weekend Custodian, Part Time

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre

Salary: $15-16.78 per hour depending on experience

Job Status: Permanent, part time

Hours of Work: 14 Hours a Week, Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5pm

Deadline: Aug 13th, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Reporting to the Building and Grounds Maintenance, the Weekend Custodian will perform custodial duties, including disinfecting, dusting, mopping, finishing and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms. The Custodian will work within the policies and procedures established by the Woodland Cultural Centre.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs general, routine custodial duties, to include disinfecting, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, and restocking paper and soap supplies.
  • Performs routine maintenance to custodial equipment and supplies.
  • Empties trash receptacles, disposes trash into compactors and/or dumpsters, and bags trash for proper disposal.
  • Unlocks the museum building in the morning and ensures the museum is locked up at the end of day. Ensures locked doors are locked after cleaning areas.
  • Reports needs and concerns to appropriate staff, which may include submitting or recommending work orders and checking supply levels.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Performs cleaning functions specific to the assigned facilities and/or based on seasonal/project requirements.
  • May assist or perform snow removal, lawn mowing, and minor maintenance, such as replacing light bulbs, adjusting furniture, or other similar activities.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.

 

SUBMISSION PROCESS:

All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.

All applicants for this position should submit a complete application. Applications which are missing any of the necessary documents as listed will be considered incomplete.

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.

 

The Woodland Cultural Centre welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Closing Date: August 13th, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Download Full PDF Job Description

 

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 administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca

Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview

Police Record Check will be required at the time of Offer of Employment

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Job Posting: Visitor Special Project Assistant (One Month Contract)

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre
Position: Visitor Special Project Assistant ((One Month Contract)
Hours: 9 am to 4:30 pm, Mondays to Fridays
Lenght: August 23rd to September 17th 2021
Rate: $16.00 per hour
Posting Period: August 5th to August 16th 2021

 

The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking a dynamic individual for a one-month contract position as Visitor Special Project Assistant. We are looking for someone with exceptional organizational and customer service skills to assist our Visitor Services Coordinator with administrative tasks including greeting visitors, collecting

payments, answering questions, and helping with ecommerce activities.

Basic Job Description:

  • Responsible for greeting visitors and keeping visitor statistics.
  • Use the museum POS system to collect payments for museum admissions and gift shop sales.
  • Answer the telephone and provide information to the caller, or route calls to the appropriate staffmember and place out-going calls.
  • Promote a favourable image of the Centre at all timesQualifications
  • Must have experience working in public relations and customer service
  • Must have experience working retail and handling transactions with a POS system and managinginventory
  • Must possess an understanding of Indigenous cultures, histories and traditions
  • Must have reliable transport to and from the centre, and a way to be reached in case of emergency

Download PDF Job Posting Here

 

If interested, please send cover letter, 3 references and resumé to:

Woodland Cultural Centre 184 Mohawk Street

Brantford, ON N3S 2X2 519-759-2650 administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca

All applicants for this position should submit a complete application. Applications which are missing any of the necessary documents as listed in the job posting will be considered incomplete. Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage. The Woodland Cultural Centre welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Group Visits & Cultural Interpreter

Posting Period:       July 27, 2021 – August 9, 2021 @ 4:00p.m.

Position:                  Group Visits & Cultural Interpreter

Location:                 Woodland Cultural Centre

Job Status:              Contract until March 31, 2022

Hours of Work:      37.5

 

SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Curator, the Group Visits & Cultural Interpreter assumes responsibility for all tour booking requests, scheduling, conducting tours and administrative work necessary for organizing tours and workshops for visitors to the Woodland Cultural Centre in an efficient manner. The Group Visits & Cultural Interpreter will work within the policies and procedures established by the Woodland Cultural Centre.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Handles all booking requests, scheduling and confirmation of tours, workshops and presentations.

• Acting as the main point of contact between the Woodland Cultural Centre and the booking group contact.

• Informs Cultural Interpreters of scheduling changes

• Assists in preparing of workshop materials when needed

• Be ready and able to assist Cultural Interpreters in Education Department workshops

• Books residential school Survivors for all requested events

• Manages invoices for Education

• Works with the Finance Department to process payments

• Keeps Tour Calendar up-to-date

• Maintaining up-to-date Education statistics as well as Education budget

• Other office administration duties as needed

 

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

 

SUBMISSION PROCESS

All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.

Closing Date: August 9, 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

administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca

 

Nia:wen/Thank You

 

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

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Final funding for Woodland Cultural Centre from Canada and Ontario Government helps complete Phase 3 of the restoration project.

 

Brantford/Six Nations, ON, July 20, 2021 – The Woodland Cultural Centre is pleased to announce complete funding for Phase 3 of the physical restoration of the Mohawk Institute Residential School building.  Janis Monture, Executive Director, noted, “With this funding we are that much closer to realizing our dream of opening up the former Mohawk Institute Residential School as an important interpretive heritage site to educate Canada and to uncover the truth.”

 

The Woodland Cultural Centre was able to raise substantial funds for Phase 3, in the amount of $378,437 through individual and community donors.  The Centre’s Board of Director is happy that the broader community has actively supported the aspiration of the Centre ensuring the preservation of the Mohawk Institute Residential School as a heritage site dedicated to honouring the memories of its Survivors and ensuring that it is place of learning and remembrance.

 

Phase 3 funding has been supported by the Government of Canada, through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program in the amount of $7.6 million, and by the province of Ontario in the amount of $1.8 million.  Additional support was provided by the City of Brantford and SC Johnson.

 

“This investment represents another critical step forward on Canada’s path to reconciliation, which involves preserving and confronting the tragic truths of the residential school system, to ensure this horrific and dark chapter in our history is never forgotten.  I commend the Woodland Cultural Centre for this powerful and important project, and all levels of government for standing beside Six Nations as partners as they continue to heal”, noted Phil McColeman who has supported the project from the outset.

 

Phase 1 and 2 of the Mohawk Institute Residential School restoration was generously supported through funding from Six Nation of the Grand River, City of Brantford, Government of Canada, through the Cultural Spaces program and a major Phase 2 contribution from the Province of Ontario, in addition to the generous donation to the Woodland Cultural Centre, Save the Evidence campaign.

 

“Across the country, Indigenous communities and Canadians are mourning as more unmarked graves are located at the sites of former Residential Schools. Ensuring Canadians have a space where they can learn and acknowledge the past is an important step in reconciliation. Today’s announcement for the third phase of the Save the Evidence project at the Woodland Cultural Centre, will help rehabilitate the Mohawk Institute Residential School site in Six Nations of the Grand River, and allow for healing and the preservation of a past that should not be forgotten. In partnership with Indigenous peoples, provinces and territories, we continue our work to advance reconciliation and ensure Indigenous communities have the tools needed to succeed and ensure the well-being of their people.” – The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

 

“Our government stands shoulder to shoulder with Indigenous partners as we support community-directed work to identify and commemorate Indigenous Residential School sites across the province. Today’s investment in the Woodland Cultural Centre is critical to the important work being done by Six Nations of the Grand River to build a national resource to support public education and centre for healing for the community.”  – The Honourable Greg Rickford, Ontario’s Minister of Indigenous Affairs

 

“It was a good day to know that the site of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School will receive the funding necessary to restore the building and will house the history and stories of the “Mushhole” school children.  Having the site designated as a National Heritage Site is significant to this history as well.” – Roberta Hill, Mohawk Institute Residential School Survivor

 

What is the Woodland Cultural Centre: Woodland Cultural Centre serves to preserve and promote Indigenous history, art, language and culture. We welcome you to visit and learn with us as we bring the story of the Haudenosaunee people of the Eastern Woodlands to life through innovative exhibitions and programs. The Save the Evidence is a campaign to raise awareness and support for the restoration of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School, and to develop the building into an Interpreted Historic Site and Educational Resource. As a site of conscience, the final goal is to create a fully-realized Interpretive Centre that will be the definitive destination for information about the history of Residential Schools in Canada, the experiences of Survivors of the schools, and the impact that the Residential School system has had on our communities.

Download PDF Press Release Here

Learn more about the Save the Evidence Campaign

 

 

To stay plugged into media announcements and updates click here or reach out to Layla Black, marketing@woodlandculturalcentre.ca

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Weekend Visitor Services Clerk

Posting Period: July 16, 2021 – July 30, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Position: Weekend Visitor Services Clerk

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre

Job Status: Permanent, part time

Hours of Work: 10am – 5pm; Saturdays

 

Summary

The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking a dynamic individual with exceptional customer service skills to greet visitors and provide them with information regarding the Centre and its activities. This individual should be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for greeting visitors and keeping visitor statistics. 
  • Provide information to visitors regarding the museum and exhibitions on display. 
  • Use the museum POS system to collect payments for museum admissions and gift shop sales, and conduct day-end accounting. 
  • Answer the telephone and provide information to the caller, or route calls to the appropriate staff member and place out-going calls. 
  • Assist the Visitor Services Coordinator with various tasks regarding the museum reception area. 
  • Promote a favourable image of the Centre at all times.

 

Click Here for the full Job Description and Qualifications, please refer to attached Job Description for further details

 

SUBMISSION PROCESS:

All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.

 

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage

Closing Date: July 30, 2021 at 4 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

administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca